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Trump Impeachment 1 hour ago

Impeachment Debate: Judiciary Panel Moves Closer to Historic Vote

The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday is moving closer toward a vote on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, kicking off a second session hours after a prime-time hearing to consider the historic charges at the Capitol.

  • Federal Communications Commission 24 mins ago

    FCC Votes to Set Up 3-Digit Suicide Hotline Number Like 911

    Aiming to make it easier for people to get help and to reduce the stigma associated with mental health, federal regulators are moving toward setting up a new three-digit number for people to reach a suicide prevention hotline. A law last year required the Federal Communications Commission to study assigning a three-digit number for suicide prevention. That study found evidence

  • Pentagon 29 mins ago

    Pentagon Watchdog Investigating $400M Border Wall Contract

    The Defense Department’s internal watchdog is investigating a $400 million border wall contract awarded to a firm that used multiple appearances on Fox News to push for the job. The Pentagon’s inspector general sent a letter Thursday to House Homeland Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson telling him the contract awarded to North Dakota-based firm Fisher Sand and Gravel Co. would be

  • impeachment 1 hour ago

    Johnson on Gaetz’s Hunter Biden Comments: ‘Pot Calling Kettle Black’

    Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., called out Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., for bringing up Hunter Biden’s past drug use amid the House Judiciary Committee’s debate over the article of impeachment. In 2008, Gaetz was charged with driving under the influence in Florida. Those charges were later dropped.

  • animals 2 hours ago

    Man Rescues Dog After Leash Gets Caught in Elevator

    A Texas man saved his neighbor’s dog after its leash was caught in an elevator. The incident was caught on a surveillance camera.

  • NFL 3 hours ago

    10 Ex-NFL Players Charged With Defrauding Health Care Program

    Ten former NFL players have been charged with defrauding the league’s health care benefit program out of $3.4 million in alleged false claims, the Justice Department said Thursday. Among those charged are five former Washington Redskins players, including running back Clinton Portis and linebacker Robert McCune, former San Francisco 49ers cornerback Carlos Rogers and former Houston Texans safety Ceandris Brown….

  • holocaust 4 hours ago

    Owners of Krispy Kreme, Panera, Pret a Manger to Donate Millions Over Family’s Nazi History

    One of Germany’s richest families, which owns Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Pret A Manger and other international brands, is giving millions to support Holocaust survivors as it seeks to atone for its use of forced laborers during the Nazi era and its enthusiastic support of Adolf Hitler, The Associated Press has learned.

  • Royal Caribbean 5 hours ago

    Parents of Toddler Chloe Wiegand Speak Out on Suing Royal Caribbean

    The parents of the 18-month-old girl who fell to her death on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship said enduring the pain of her loss and taking legal action has “been too much for all of us” after filing a lawsuit against the cruise line on Wednesday.

    Kim and Alan Wiegand spoke with NBC’s Kerry Sanders in an interview that aired on

  • dog rescue 1 hour ago

    WATCH: Man Rescues Dog After Leash Gets Caught in Elevator

    A 27-year-old Texas man saved his neighbor’s small dog when the Pomeranian’s leash got caught in an elevator door, NBC News reported. Security camera video footage shows Johnny Mathis getting off the elevator at his Houston apartment building and a woman walking in with her dog in tow. The elevator door closes before the dog is able to get

  • British Elections 2 hours ago

    UK Voters Choose a New Government to Resolve Brexit Impasse

    British voters are deciding who they want to resolve the stalemate over Brexit in an election seen as one of the most important since the end of World War II. Thursday’s parliamentary election pits Prime Minister Boris Johnson against opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn. Johnson says he will take Britain out of the European Union by Jan. 31. Corbyn promises another

  • New Zealand 8 hours ago

    New Zealand Planning Retrieval of Bodies on Volcanic Island

    New Zealand military specialists will land on a small volcanic island just after first light Friday to attempt to retrieve the bodies of eight victims of an eruption that claimed eight other lives and severely burned survivors. Authorities say the recovery attempt will go ahead even though scientists believe another eruption is possible on White Island. Weather concerns appeared to

  • Donald Trump 11 hours ago

    Appeals Court to Rehear Arguments in Trump Hotel Lawsuit

    A federal appeals court is set to rehear a lawsuit that accuses President Donald Trump of illegally profiting off the presidency through his luxury Washington hotel. Earlier this year, a three-judge panel threw out a lawsuit alleging Trump of violating the Constitution by accepting profits through officials who stay at the Trump International Hotel. On Thursday, the state of Maryland

  • Juvenile Detention Centers 15 hours ago

    Fewer Kids Report Sex Abuse in US Juvenile Detention Centers

    A new federal report has found the number of kids who say they have been sexually victimized in juvenile detention centers has dropped across the U.S. compared with past years. But remarkably high rates of sexual abuse persist in 12 facilities stretching from Oregon to Florida, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics report released Wednesday. The report analyzed data

  • Donald Trump 16 hours ago

    Trump Signs Order Targeting College Anti-Semitism

    President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday targeting what his administration describes as a growing problem with anti-Semitic harassment on college campuses. Trump has sought to closely align himself with Israel, a move that appeals to many evangelical voters, too. He said Wednesday that the order sends a message to universities: “If you want to accept the tremendous amount…

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