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Striking impeachment testimony, no signs yet of GOP cracks

Alan Fram and Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:51pm

Congressional Republicans are showing no overt signs of abandoning their support for President Donald Trump.

Trump’s ‘no quid pro quo’ call open to interpretation

Jill Colvin and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:48pm

On the same day that members of Congress learned of a whistleblower complaint that would trigger impeachment hearings, President Donald Trump uttered 12 words that he claims establish his innocence.

Fiona Hill, adviser with sharp eye for detail, is next up

Lynn Berry, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:47pm

They have heard the measured testimony of career diplomats and the mind-boggling account of a first-time ambassador who declared he was in charge of President Donald Trump’s Ukraine policy. Now House impeachment investigators will hear from Fiona Hill, a no-nonsense former White House adviser who was alarmed by what she saw unfolding around her.

‘On whose authority?’: What to watch in impeachment hearings

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:45pm

They owned the White House’s policy on Ukraine.

Key witnesses will cap intense week in impeachment inquiry

Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:44pm

House impeachment investigators will hear from two key witnesses Thursday who grew alarmed by how President Donald Trump and others in his orbit were conducting foreign policy in Ukraine, capping an intense week in the historic inquiry.

Homemade bomb found at California high school

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:26pm

Police confirm that they found a homemade bomb at a San Jose high school.

From Lizzo to Lil Nas, new kids on the block rule Grammys

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:01pm

Genre-mashing, bold and chart-topping new artists have caught the attention of the Recording Academy, as Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X lead in nominations at the 2020 Grammy Awards.

Bei Bei arrives at giant panda base in China’s Sichuan

Yanan Wang, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 9:05pm

After a transcontinental flight on the “Panda Express,” a furry American darling arrived early Thursday in his new Chinese home.

Body of long-dead man found in his suburban Dallas apartment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 8:16pm

The body of a long-dead man has been found in his suburban Dallas apartment.

Police officer fatally shot investigating home invasion

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 8:10pm

A police officer was fatally shot and another was wounded while responding to a home invasion on Detroit’s West Side, authorities announced late Wednesday.

Honolulu acting prosecutor gets federal subpoena to testify

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 7:13pm

Honolulu’s acting prosecutor has been subpoenaed to testify before a federal grand jury.

Lawsuit: US border officers questioned journalists at length

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 5:49pm

Five American journalists sued the U.S. government Wednesday, alleging border authorities violated their First Amendment rights by inspecting their cameras and notebooks and questioning them extensively about their coverage of last year’s migrant caravan.

Affidavit: Woman was strapped into seat of submerged truck

Dave Kolpack, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 5:43pm

An American Indian woman whose body was found in a submerged truck in a North Dakota lake was strapped into the passenger side with a seatbelt around her waist, according to court documents released Wednesday.

Illinois governor’s order restricts timeout rooms in schools

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 5:38pm

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Wednesday ordered the state’s public schools to immediately restrict the use of isolation rooms for students who don’t pose a clear safety risk.

UW-Eau Claire suspends 5 football players for racist message

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 5:19pm

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has suspended five football players after racist messages were shared on Snapchat.

Congress adopts bills to support human rights in Hong Kong

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 5:07pm

Congress has approved two bills aimed at supporting human rights in Hong Kong following months of unrest in the semi-autonomous Chinese city.

FedEx package killed dog, Los Angeles couple says

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 5:00pm

FedEx says it’s investigating after a Los Angeles couple said a package flung over a fence into their yard injured their dog so badly he had to be euthanized.

Official: Ukraine asked about aid on day of Trump call

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 4:55pm

In a blow to GOP defenses of President Donald Trump, a Defense Department official said Wednesday the Ukrainian government asked “what was going on” with U.S. military aid as early as July 25 — the very day that Trump asked Ukraine’s president to investigate Democrats.

Judge to rule by year end on ICE arrests at New York courts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 4:54pm

A federal judge says he’ll rule by the end of the year on the constitutionality of Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrests in New York courthouses.