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impeachment 16 hours ago

Icy Silence, Frayed Connections: Impeachment Takes a Toll on Congress

The most raucous committee in Congress sat stone-faced, barely speaking. One by one, the members around the Judiciary Committee dais voted on the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. Then they bolted for the doors and the airports, in more than one case without a word. The all-business iciness during those eight gavel-to-gavel minutes reflected the gravity of advancing…

  • Brexit 34 mins ago

    Johnson’s Win May Deliver Brexit But Could Risk UK’s Breakup

    Leaving the European Union is not the only split British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has to worry about. Johnson’s commanding election victory this week may let him fulfil his campaign promise to “get Brexit done,” but it could also imperil the future of the United Kingdom of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Scotland and Northern Ireland didn’t vote

  • trade 5 hours ago

    China and US Reach Phase One Trade Deal

    President Donald Trump said Friday that as part of the U.S.-China trade deal Washington will not charge China with any new tariffs and slightly reduce existing tariffs.

  • Anti-Semitism order Dec 13

    Anti-Semitism Order Raises Tough Issue of Defining Prejudice

    President Donald Trump signed an order this week that expands the potential scope of anti-Semitism complaints on college campuses. At the heart of the debate around the issue are two thorny questions: when speech about Israel crosses the line into anti-Semitism, and whether the Trump administration is equipped to effectively draw that line.

  • Sandy Hook 2 hours ago

    Church Services, Vigils to Mark 7 Years Since Sandy Hook Shooting

    Vigils and church services are planned Saturday in Connecticut to mark the seventh anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and remember victims of other gun violence incidents. Twenty first-graders and six educators were killed at the Newtown school on Dec. 14, 2012. The Newtown Congregational Church and St. Rose of Lima Church will hold remembrance services in Newtown…

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