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Democrats say Trump impeachment charges must come swiftly

Democrats say Trump impeachment charges must come swiftly

WASHINGTON — House Democrats moved aggressively to draw up formal articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Thursday, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying he “leaves us no choice” but to act swiftly because he's likely to corrupt the syst

10 Things to Know for Today

1. 'DO IT NOW, FAST' President Trump is embracing a new strategy if he gets impeached, focusing on the Senate, where he and his allies see a potential political upside to a public trial on friendlier turf. 2.
Indian police fatally shoot 4 suspects in gang-rape case

Indian police fatally shoot 4 suspects in gang-rape case

SHADNAGAR, India — Police on Friday fatally shot four men suspected of raping and killing a woman in southern India, drawing both praise and condemnation in a case that has sparked protests across the country.
'Devastated': 3 crew killed in Black Hawk crash in Minnesota

'Devastated': 3 crew killed in Black Hawk crash in Minnesota

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Three soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard were killed Thursday when the Black Hawk helicopter they were riding in for a routine maintenance test flight crashed in a farm field in central Minnesota, Gov. Tim Walz confirmed.
Pearl Harbor commemoration to go on after fresh tragedy

Pearl Harbor commemoration to go on after fresh tragedy

HONOLULU — Officials will beef up security as usual for the ceremony to remember those lost in the attack on Pearl Harbor 78 years ago, with service members and dignitaries confronting a fresh tragedy after a U.S.
US considers sending several thousand more troops to Mideast

US considers sending several thousand more troops to Mideast

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is considering sending several thousand additional troops to the Middle East to help deter Iranian aggression, amid reports of escalating violence in Iran and continued meddling by Tehran in Iraq, Syria and other parts of th
Tufts University severs ties with family behind OxyContin

Tufts University severs ties with family behind OxyContin

BOSTON — Tufts University is cutting ties with the billionaire family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, saying it will strip the Sackler name from its campus and accept no further donations amid concerns over the family's role in the opioid cr
House Speaker Pelosi rebukes reporter: 'Don't mess with me'

House Speaker Pelosi rebukes reporter: 'Don't mess with me'

WASHINGTON — Finger pointing and voice hoarse, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday delivered a broadside to a reporter that might well apply to all of impeachment-era Washington: “Don't mess with me.
US trade gap narrows as imports fall amid China conflict

US trade gap narrows as imports fall amid China conflict

WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in October as imports fell faster than exports. The politically sensitive trade gap with China dropped.
November sweeps victory makes NBC the king of network TV

November sweeps victory makes NBC the king of network TV

NEW YORK — NBC's victory during the November ratings sweeps period means there's a new king of broadcast television — at least for now.