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Kurt Volker, a former special envoy to Ukraine, is leaving after a closed-door interview with House investigators as House Democrats proceed with the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump.
Jose Luis Magana/AP Photo
AP News
October 04, 2019 - 7:26 am
Top U.S. diplomats encouraged Ukraine’s newly elected president to conduct an investigation linked to Joe Biden’s family in return for a high-profile visit to Washington with President Donald Trump. It soon escalated into what one feared was a "crazy" swap that risked vital U.S. military aid.
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President Donald Trump and Chad Kroeger of Nickelback
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CNN
October 03, 2019 - 12:52 pm
Twitter removed a video meme President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday after getting a copyright complaint about the video, which contained an altered music clip from the rock band Nickelback. Read more here.
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MGM and Las Vegas shooting victims to announce landmark settlement
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CNN
October 03, 2019 - 12:06 pm
MGM Resorts International and the victims of the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting reached a landmark settlement worth between $735 million and $800 million, depending on the number of claimants, MGM said in a statement Thursday.
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An in vitro fertilization embryologist works on a petri dish at a fertility clinic in London.
Sang Tan/AP Photo, file
AP News
October 03, 2019 - 11:05 am
Twin births steadily increased for more than three decades, driven largely by older white moms undergoing fertility treatments. But the rate of twin births apparently peaked in 2014 and has fallen 4% since.
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Fired Dallas police officer Amber Guyger listens as friends, family and coworkers speak in her defense during the sentencing phase of her murder trial/
Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool
AP News
October 02, 2019 - 6:07 pm
A white Dallas police officer was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for killing her black neighbor in his apartment, which she said she mistook for her own unit one floor below.
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Brendan Dassey
Dan Powers/The Post-Crescent, Pool, file
AP News
October 02, 2019 - 1:24 pm
Brendan Dassey was convicted of rape and murder when he was a teenager, which was documented in the 2015 Netflix series "Making a Murderer." Now, he's asked Wisconsin’s governor for a pardon or commutation of his life prison sentence. Read more here.
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Jazmyne Childs cries during a news conference on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, as she describes the sexual harassment she says she endured while employed by the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP, in Raleigh, N.C.
Martha Waggoner/AP Photo
AP News
October 02, 2019 - 12:02 pm
A former North Carolina NAACP leader has softened his denial of sexual misconduct accusations.
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In this photo provided by Antonio Arreguin, smoke fills the sky after a World War II-era bomber plane crashed, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019 outside Bradley International Airport north of Hartford, Conn.
Antonio Arreguin via AP
AP News
October 02, 2019 - 11:42 am
A World War II-era bomber plane crashed in a fireball as it tried to land Wednesday at New England’s second-busiest airport. At least five are dead, officials said. Read the latest here.
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Former Rep. Gabby Giffords, speaks during a news conference to announce the introduction of bipartisan legislation to expand background checks for sales and transfers of firearms, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Alex Brandon/AP Photo, File
AP News
October 02, 2019 - 11:15 am
After back-to-back mass shootings in Ohio and Texas this summer, gun control burst back on the scene as a major political issue for Democrats. Now it risks taking a back seat as impeachment fever overtakes Washington. Gun control advocates are determined to prevent that from happening.
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., pauses while speaking at a campaign event at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H.
Cheryl Senter/AP Photo
AP News
October 02, 2019 - 10:52 am
Bernie Sanders' campaign says the Democratic presidential candidate has had a heart procedure for a blocked artery. The Vermont senator is canceling events and appearances "until further notice."
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