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Trump team nears end of impeachment trial defense; Bolton controversy simmers

1 hour 35 min ago
President Donald Trump's lawyers launched their final day of arguments in his U.S. impeachment trial as the Senate's top Democrat on Tuesday rejected a Republican proposal to let senators review former national security adviser John Bolton's explosive, unpublished book manuscript on a classified basis.

U.S. charges three, including Harvard researcher, with lying about China ties

1 hour 49 min ago
A Harvard University department chair and two Chinese nationals who were researchers at Boston University and a Boston hospital were charged on Tuesday for lying about their links to the Chinese government.

U.S. Senate Republicans to discuss Trump impeachment trial witnesses: NBC

2 hours 6 min ago
Senate Republicans plan to meet later on Tuesday and are expected to discuss whether to call witnesses in the impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump, NBC reported, citing four unnamed Republican aides.

Petition to make Bryant the new NBA logo nears 2 million signatures

2 hours 51 min ago
Nearly 2 million people have signed an online petition to use Kobe Bryant's image as the new logo for the National Basketball Association following the death of the Los Angeles Lakers great on Sunday.

U.S. charges Harvard, Boston University officials over dealings with China

3 hours 23 min ago
The U.S. government on Tuesday charged a Harvard University department chair and a Boston University employee with failing to disclose their dealings with Chinese research agencies while receiving federal research funding.

Trump team to use only a few hours in wrapping up impeachment defense: source

3 hours 24 min ago
The legal team representing U.S. President Donald Trump plans to wrap up its defense presentation on Tuesday after only about two to two and a half more hours, a source close to the team said.

Weinstein accuser's ex-roommate takes stand to back up story of assault

3 hours 33 min ago
The former roommate of Mimi Haleyi, one of the women who has accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, took the stand on Tuesday in the former Hollywood mogul's rape trial.

Democrat Schumer calls proposal to peruse Bolton manuscript in private 'absurd'

3 hours 59 min ago
U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on Tuesday rejected a proposal from a couple of Republican senators that lawmakers view a book manuscript produced by a former adviser to President Donald Trump in a classified setting, saying nothing can substitute for sworn testimony.

Trump team to wrap up impeachment trial defense as Bolton controversy simmers

4 hours 26 min ago
Lawyers for President Donald Trump were set on Tuesday to wrap up their arguments urging acquittal in his U.S. Senate trial after making the case that explosive allegations by former national security adviser John Bolton - even if true - do not represent an impeachable offense.

Nike says Kobe Bryant merchandise sold out on website

4 hours 44 min ago
Nike Inc's Kobe Bryant merchandise was sold out on its website, the company said on Tuesday, following reports the company had pulled products branded by the NBA star who died in a helicopter crash on Sunday.

Sen. Graham backs plan to make Bolton manuscript available to senators

5 hours 4 min ago
Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham on Tuesday said he would support a plan making former national security adviser John Bolton's book manuscript available for senators to review as they weigh President Donald Trump's impeachment.

Trump lawyers to wrap up defense in Senate impeachment trial

5 hours 37 min ago
Lawyers for President Donald Trump were set on Tuesday to wrap up their arguments urging acquittal in his U.S. Senate trial after making the case that explosive allegations by former national security adviser John Bolton - even if true - do not represent an impeachable offense.

Biden's final Iowa drive sweeps through rival territory

7 hours 52 min ago
When U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden went to an Iowa university to campaign this week, one thing was in short supply: students who support him.

Trump administration resolves fentanyl dispute but congressional support needed for broader crackdown

9 hours 7 min ago
The Trump administration has resolved an internal dispute over how to handle new variants of fentanyl that it believes can beef up the fight against the deadly synthetic painkiller without hindering research to ease the opioid crisis, according to a draft agreement seen by Reuters.

As Trump touts gains in jobs, some Democrats push for economic overhaul

9 hours 9 min ago
Republican Donald Trump is touting tax cuts and economic gains during his presidency as a reason why he should get re-elected in November.

Harvey Weinstein's New York rape trial moves on after explosive testimony

9 hours 17 min ago
Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein's New York rape trial is expected to continue on Tuesday, following explosive testimony from two women who have accused him of sexual assault.

Investigators seek answers to chopper crash as NBA star, eight others mourned

9 hours 19 min ago
Investigators will continue after sunrise Tuesday to sift through the wreckage of Kobe Bryant's ill-fated helicopter that crashed in California, killing the former NBA star, his daughter and seven others on board, as they try to answer both the why and how of the accident.

'Kind of pointless': In battleground Michigan, impeachment takes back seat to everyday issues

9 hours 21 min ago
Ask Victor Burch about the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, and he will rattle off a string of issues of more pressing concern to him, starting with making a living as a barber in this northwestern suburb of Detroit.

As primaries near, Buttigieg struggles to make headway with black voters

9 hours 25 min ago
Pete Buttigieg is betting big on Iowa and New Hampshire, hoping success in the largely white states will help him overcome dismal support from black voters by the time more diverse states weigh in on his bid for the presidency.

Trump lawyers wrap up defense in Senate impeachment trial

9 hours 27 min ago
Donald Trump's lawyers will wrap up their arguments on Tuesday in the U.S. Senate impeachment trial of the Republican president after attacking Democrat Joe Biden but shrugging off disclosures from a former top White House adviser.

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