Government And Politics

Pelosi: Americans want 'fair trial' on Trump impeachment

Jan 12, 2020

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says senators will “pay a price” if they block new witnesses from testifying in President Donald Trump's upcoming impeachment trial

Sultan Qaboos bin Said, who modernized Oman, dies at 79

Jan 11, 2020

State media say Oman's ruler Sultan Qaboos bin Said has died at the age of 79

Texas governor to reject new refugees, first under Trump

Jan 10, 2020

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says the state will reject the resettlement of new refugees, becoming the first state known to do so under a recent Trump administration order

Opioid-dependent kids' guardians seek to form class in suit

Jan 10, 2020

Attorneys representing guardians of children born dependent on opioids are asking a federal judge in Cleveland to include them as a group in a class action lawsuit against the pharmaceutical industry

Payment dispute keeps vet from using prosthetic legs

Jan 10, 2020

An Army veteran in Mississippi who served in Vietnam and Iraq says a dispute over payments has left him unable to use a pair of expensive prosthetic legs

On streets of Tehran, relief for now at no wider conflict

Jan 9, 2020

Many Iranians say they are relieved that neither their country nor the United States appear primed right now for a more direct military confrontation

Virginia Dems pledge to let locals move Confederate statues

Jan 9, 2020

Newly empowered Democratic leaders in Virginia are pledging to let local governments remove Confederate monuments

Chinese report says illnesses may be from new coronavirus

Jan 9, 2020

Chinese state media say a preliminary investigation into recent cases of viral pneumonia has identified the possible cause as a new type of coronavirus

US to probe fatal Indiana crash involving Tesla Model 3

Jan 9, 2020

The U.S. government's road safety agency is sending a special crash team to Indiana to investigate a fatal crash involving a Tesla electric vehicle

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