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Will televised Trump impeachment hearings convince Americans that he should be removed from office?

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 12:07:59 -0500

After weeks of closed-door testimony, public impeachment proceedings against President Trump will begin Wednesday. But will they change public opinion?....
PHOTOS: Venice flooded from rising tides and rain

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 11:33:15 -0500

Tourists and Venetians alike have donned high boots and taken to temporary raised walkways to slosh through the high water that has hit much of the lagoon city.....
At an Iowa rally, progressive voters already talk about an Ocasio-Cortez presidency

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 09:18:39 -0500

As she took the stage in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Friday night, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez noted it was her “first time” in the key presidential primary state. But many of the thousands of people w....
Shootings, blasts prompt Denmark to tighten border controls

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 10:50:36 -0500

Denmark will temporarily reinstate border controls with Sweden and step up police work along the border after a series of violent crimes and explosions around Copenhagen that Danish authorities say we....
Mexico makes arrests in massacre of American women, children -minister

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 13:03:44 -0500

Mexico has made an unspecified number of arrests over last week's massacre of three women and six children of dual U.S-Mexican nationality in the north of the country, Security Minister Alfonso Durazo....
Aides reportedly anticipated fallout from Biden's son's work in Ukraine back in 2014 but were shut down because Biden was consumed by grief

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 10:57:01 -0500

When news broke in 2014 that Hunter Biden had joined the board of Burisma, he was struggling with addiction and Beau Biden had brain cancer.....
See Photos of the 2020 Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 00:01:00 -0500

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What slowdown? Chinese shoppers set new 'Singles' Day' spending record

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 05:54:10 -0500

Chinese consumers spent a record amount on Alibaba platforms Monday during the annual "Singles' Day" buying spree, the world's biggest 24-hour shopping event, which kicked off this year with a glitzy ....
Airline pilot receives $300k for wrongful arrest after being seen naked near airport

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 12:35:57 -0500

An airline pilot who was arrested after being spotted naked in his hotel room overlooking Denver International Airport has been awarded a $300,000 wrongful arrest settlement from the Colorado city.The....
Kavanaugh Returns to Spotlight a Year After Nasty Senate Fight

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 04:00:00 -0500

(Bloomberg) -- Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has done his best to keep a low profile in the 13 months since one of the most polarizing Senate confirmation fights in U.S. history.From the bench....
Democrats need to stop being such babies about Barack Obama

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 05:50:02 -0500

Pete Buttigieg got in hot water with many loyal Democrats on Sunday when the Los Angeles Times reported that he cited the "failures of the Obama era" as part of why Trump's election happ....
Jordan retakes lands leased by Israel in 1994 peace accord

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 14:15:07 -0500

Jordan's king announced Sunday that his country is retaking "full sovereignty" over two pieces of land leased by Israel, reflecting the cool relations between the neighboring countries a....
Substitute teacher fired after student beating goes viral

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 22:12:25 -0500

A substitute teacher has been fired and charged with aggravated assault following the beating of a 15-year-old female high school student in an incident captured on video. Tiffani Shadell Lankford is....
Uganda charges 67 after raid on gay bar

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 14:03:07 -0500

A Ugandan court charged 67 people with causing a nuisance on Tuesday after they were arrested in a gay-friendly bar, in a move condemned by activists as the latest "homophobic" attack. The 67 - who w....
The China-Russia Relationship Is More About Survival Than Friendship

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 03:00:00 -0500

Fears are overblown. Mistrust remains.....
Liz Cheney Backs Barring Erdogan Bodyguards Who Assaulted Protesters from U.S. Reentry

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 17:28:17 -0500

Representative Liz Cheney (R., Wyo.) called on the State Department Monday to ban the bodyguards of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan who assaulted protesters in a 2017 incident in Washington, D.....
U.S. troops who remain in Syria are redeploying to bases: Senior commander

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 11:58:29 -0500

At a base in eastern Syria, a senior U.S. coalition commander said Monday that American troops who remain in Syria are redeploying to bases, including in some new locations, and working with the Kurdi....
Restive Kashmir marks 100 days since India stripped autonomy

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:24:47 -0500

Kashmir on Tuesday marked 100 days since India stripped the restive Himalayan valley of its autonomy and imposed a strict communications blackout, with local journalists protesting the internet blacko....
Don't stop the fight against mercury pollution: Republican and Democrat to Trump EPA

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 09:25:04 -0500

The mercury rule has protected Americans from dangerous pollution. Changing it threatens gains that include cleaner air and edible seafood.....
Former Bolivia president Evo Morales flees to Mexico as country descends into chaos

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 05:28:54 -0500

Former Bolivian president Evo Morales has flown to Mexico after fleeing his South American homeland which has descended into chaos following an allegedly rigged election.....
South Korea President’s Biggest Headache Is Prosecutor He Picked

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 21:00:12 -0500

(Bloomberg) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in -- swept into office on a vow to clean up government after his predecessor was ousted for graft -- wanted a prosecutor who wouldn’t hesitate to go aft....
These Are the Shortest-Stopping Cars We've Ever Tested

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 18:13:00 -0500

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Hong Kong police shoot protester, man set on fire

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 11:55:32 -0500

Following a day of violence in which one person was shot by police and another set on fire, Hong Kong's leader pledged Monday to "spare no effort" to halt anti-government protests that have wracked th....
Man charged in Caribbean hotel worker's death skips hearing

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 12:45:53 -0500

A Connecticut man charged in the death of a hotel worker he says attacked his family in Anguilla has declined to return to the British Caribbean territory for the latest pretrial hearing, a spokesman ....
Buttigieg rises in Iowa to lead Democratic White House pack: poll

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 13:53:06 -0500

Pete Buttigieg has pulled to the top of the pack of Democratic presidential candidates in Iowa for the first time after drawing increased support from nearly every demographic group, according to a Mo....
The X-37B Could Become a Fighter Jet's Orbital Wingman

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 11:49:00 -0500

The X-37B space plane could one day pass info to F-22, F-35 jets—but what kind of info?....
Taiwan seeks return of 'criminal income' from frigate scandal

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 01:59:44 -0500

Taiwan is seeking the return of hundreds of millions of dollars in ill-gotten funds linked to a controversial deal to buy French frigates over two decades ago, prosecutors said Tuesday. Taiwanese arm....
Douglas MacArthur Is One of America's Most Famous Generals. He's Also the Most Overrated

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 15:03:25 -0500

He might be one of President Trump's favorite generals, but as Hampton Sides writes, Douglas MacArthur was far from a military genius.....
Bernie Sanders returned $470 from the only billionaire who donated to his campaign

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:06:00 -0500

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has made it clear his 2020 campaign isn't funded by billionaires.Except for a little while, it was. Marta Thoma Hall, the wife of a billionaire inventor, gave $470 to S....
Revealed: The Secret To Buying Russia's Top Arms While Avoiding US Sanctions

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 19:00:00 -0500

Don't tell the Treasury Department.....
Hillary Clinton: I Want to Hug Meghan Markle After ‘Racist’ Abuse in Britain

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 08:26:11 -0500

SAMUEL CORUMHillary Clinton has said she wishes she could hug Meghan Markle as she accused the mainstream British media of participating in a cycle of abuse against her motivated by racism and sexism.....
SPLC: Trump adviser Stephen Miller injected white nationalist agenda into Breitbart

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 13:15:13 -0500

Senior Trump adviser Stephen Miller shaped the 2016 election coverage of the hard right-wing website Breitbart with material drawn from prominent white nationalists, Islamophobes, and far-right websit....
Supreme Court weighs whether Mexican family can sue in US

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 15:22:38 -0500

The Supreme Court's left-leaning justices on Tuesday appeared willing to allow a lawsuit filed by the parents of a Mexican teenager shot over the border by an American agent, but the case will depend ....
UPDATE 10-Israel kills Islamic Jihad commander, rockets rain from Gaza

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 22:13:49 -0500

GAZA/JERUSALEM, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Israel killed a top commander from the Iranian-backed Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad on Tuesday in the Gaza Strip, drawing day-long rocket salvoes in the w....
Uighur researchers say China running more camps than known

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 16:02:19 -0500

Uighur activists said Tuesday they have documented nearly 500 camps and prisons run by China to detain the ethnic group, alleging that China could be holding far more than the commonly cited figure of....
'Doubling down on stupid': GOP warns Adam Schiff not to block Hunter Biden as impeachment witness

Sun, 10 Nov 2019 20:16:54 -0500

Republican lawmakers stepped up pressure on Rep. Adam Schiff to allow them to call Hunter Biden to testify in the impeachment inquiry.....
Rare deer-like species photographed in wild

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 13:24:33 -0500

A tiny deer-like species not seen by scientists for nearly 30 years has been photographed in a forest in southern Vietnam, a conservation group said Tuesday.....
Briton who helped found Syria's White Helmets dies in Turkey

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 13:14:11 -0500

A former British army officer who helped found the White Helmets volunteer organization in Syria was found dead in Istanbul early Monday, Turkish officials and the group said. James Le Mesurier's bod....
Is the Littoral Combat Ship One of the Worst Warships Ever?

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 07:00:00 -0500

A terrible investment.....
Cops Bust Unicorn Protesting White Supremacy at Indiana Farmer’s Market

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 15:21:54 -0500

Courtesy of The Purple Shirt BrigadeThe arrest of an inflatable purple unicorn on Saturday wasn’t even close to the strangest event to unfold at Bloomington, Indiana’s Community Farmers’ Market this y....
Europe agrees to develop more weapons independently of U.S.

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 08:41:22 -0500

European Union governments gave the green light on Tuesday for 13 new defence projects in a step to develop more firepower independently of the United States. Under plans agreed by EU defence ministe....
Ghana reverses 'premature' recognition of Kosovo

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 09:43:48 -0500

Ghana has revoked its "premature" recognition of Kosovo -- a move backed by Serbia, which opposes statehood for the former Yugoslav province. "The government of Ghana has decided to withdraw Ghana’s ....
Most priests accused of sexually abusing children were never sent to prison. Here's why

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 21:53:30 -0500

Why aren't more credibly accused Catholic priests in prison? Blame it on laws that don't allow enough time for abuse survivors to come forward....
The US Navy canceled a routine Black Sea patrol after Trump complained that it was hostile to Russia

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 15:56:46 -0500

Trump complained about a CNN report that framed the Black Sea operation as a counter to Russia, according to newly released testimony.....
Zimbabwe says 200 elephants have now died amid drought

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 09:11:56 -0500

More than 200 elephants have died amid a severe drought, Zimbabwe's parks agency said on Tuesday, and a mass relocation of animals is planned to ease congestion. Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife ....
USS Utah: The Forgotten (Drone) Battleship Sunk at Pearl Harbor

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 06:47:00 -0500

Back in July, the United States almost went to war over the downing of a drone along the Iranian border. This is not, strangely enough, the first time that an attack against the United States began wi....
13 Colleges With the Lowest Acceptance Rates

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 09:00:00 -0500

The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students and parents a way to find which undergraduate or ....