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2020 Watch: Buttigieg on the defensive, Biden's strategy

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 3:29am

Presidential politics move fast. What we're watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign:

Nevada third to vote, still up for grabs for 2020 Democrats

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 10:34pm

Nevada won its coveted early date in the presidential primary because it was supposed to offer Democrats something different.

What's next in impeachment: Articles, and committee vote

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 10:29pm

The House is rapidly headed toward the real work of impeachment this week, with articles expected to be introduced and voted on in the House Judiciary Committee.

Watchdog expected to find Russia probe valid despite flaws

Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 10:27pm

The Justice Department's internal watchdog will release a highly anticipated report Monday that is expected to reject President Donald Trump’s claims that the Russia investigation was illegitimate and tainted by political bias from FBI leaders. But it is also expected to document errors during the investigation that may animate Trump supporters.

Judiciary hearing sets stage for Trump impeachment charges

Hope Yen and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 10:22pm

Pushing ahead with articles of impeachment, the House Judiciary Committee convenes Monday to formally receive the investigative findings against President Donald Trump as the White House and its allies launch an aggressive attack on Democrats and the proceedings.

Lawmakers seek suspension, review of US training for Saudis

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 10:40am

A top Republican ally of President Donald Trump went a step further than the White House on Sunday by calling for Saudi Arabia to be suspended from an American military training program after a student pilot from the kingdom shot and killed three sailors at a U.S. naval base in Florida.

Nadler says committee vote on impeachment possible this week

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 8:49am

Speeding toward impeachment, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said Sunday he expects a committee vote soon on charges against President Donald Trump that will focus on abuse of power on Ukraine in a bid to get an unfair advantage in U.S. elections and obstruction in the congressional inquiry.

Protesters in Belarus against deeper ties with Moscow

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 8:12am

Several hundred protesters have braved the repressive climate in Belarus to hold a demonstration against deepening the country's ties with Russia.

Protesters: Ukraine's leader must defend nation at summit

Yuras Karmanau, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 7:16am

Several thousand people rallied Sunday in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv to demand that the president defend the country's interests in this week's summit with Russia, Germany and France on ending the war in eastern Ukraine.

Big Bird, Ronstadt, Sally Field celebrated at Kennedy Center

Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 6:08am

Actress Sally Field, singer Linda Ronstadt and the disco-funk band Earth Wind and Fire shared the spotlight Sunday night as part of the latest group of recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime achievement in the arts.

Andrew Yang having fun, but Democrat's message is serious

Sara Burnett, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 5:51am

Of all the many Democrats running for president, Andrew Yang is having the most fun.

Watchdog expected to find Russia probe valid, despite flaws

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 5:44am

The Justice Department's internal watchdog will release a highly anticipated report Monday that is expected to reject President Donald Trump’s claims that the Russia investigation was illegitimate and tainted by political bias from FBI leaders. But it is also expected to document errors during the investigation that may animate Trump supporters.

German minister urges more action against Russia on killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 2:29am

Germany's defense minister is calling for the government to turn up the pressure on Russia over a killing in Berlin that prosecutors say appears to have been ordered by Russian or Chechen authorities.

Why home prices in Salt Lake County are higher than they’ve ever been

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Dec 7th - 6:44pm

Single-family homes in Salt Lake County are more expensive than ever, a recent report shows.

Italy investigates Maltese prof implicated in Russia probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 6:06am

Prosecutors in Sicily are investigating suspected embezzlement by a mysterious Maltese academic who has been linked to a U.S. probe of hacked emails.

Turkey deports 11 French suspected IS members

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 6:06am

Turkey has deported 11 French nationals who are suspected of being members of the Islamic State group, the Interior Ministry said Monday.

2 Turkish soldiers killed, 7 wounded while defusing bomb

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 4:46am

At least two Turkish soldiers were killed and seven others were wounded on Monday while attempting to defuse an improvised explosive device, officials said.

NATO seminar canceled as US objects to anti-Trump speaker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 10:16am

The Danish Atlantic Council says it has canceled a U.S. government-sponsored seminar on NATO and transatlantic relations after the U.S. Embassy in Denmark allegedly banned an American academic known for being critical of President Donald Trump from speaking there.

UK parties in final hunt for votes before Thursday election

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 8:34am

Britain's political parties embarked Sunday on a final hunt for votes ahead of this week's general election, making last-ditch appeals to shore up support and persuade their backers to go to the polls.