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Trump Impeachment Recap: Dems Wrap With Exhortation To Act

54 min 39 sec ago

President Trump will go on abusing his office and imperiling elections unless the Senate removes him, House Democrats argued on Friday as they wrapped their opening presentation in Trump's impeachment trial.

Trump Unveils New Space Force Logo, Inciting 'Star Trek' Fan Outrage

Fri, 2020-01-24 23:55

In the voyage to the final frontier there is a wave of ridicule being directed toward President Trump who unveiled the U.S. Space Force logo on Friday afternoon.

Fidget Spinners, Sleeping Senators: A Sketch Artist's View Of The Senate Trial

Fri, 2020-01-24 22:27

The public's view of President Trump's impeachment trial is limited. In an era of ubiquitous cameras, no photographs are allowed in the Senate chamber. The only video comes from a set of cameras operated by government employees that's used by the television networks.

Pompeo Won't Say Whether He Owes Yovanovitch An Apology. 'I've Done What's Right'

Fri, 2020-01-24 21:31

With the State Department facing continued questions over the treatment of Marie Yovanovitch before she was recalled as U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would not say on Friday whether he owed the career diplomat an apology.

Pentagon Says 34 U.S. Troops Suffered Brain Injuries From Iranian Missile Strike

Fri, 2020-01-24 20:39

Eight U.S. troops diagnosed with traumatic brain injury (TBI) arrived in the U.S.

'Please Help Me.' What People In China Are Saying About The Outbreak On Social Media

Fri, 2020-01-24 18:48

"I don't feel in the Chinese New Year mood at all this year," a netizen with username 朱一龙qwertyuiop416 posted this week on Weibo, China's equivalent to Twitter. "I'm panicking. I'm getting more scared every day."

The Cloud Over The Grammys: Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct, Vote Rigging

Fri, 2020-01-24 17:52

Winners of the 62nd Grammy Awards will be announced Sunday night — but there's a cloud hanging over the ceremony. Last week, Deborah Dugan, the recently installed president and CEO of the Recording Academy — which hands out the awards — was placed on administrative leave.

As Esports Take Off, High School Leagues Get In The Game

Fri, 2020-01-24 17:13

Nowadays, if you're a teenager who's good at video games there's a lot more to be had than just a pot of virtual gold.

There's college scholarships, tournament money and high salary jobs.

Trump Administration Threatens California Over Mandate That Insurers Cover Abortion

Fri, 2020-01-24 15:59

Just hours before President Trump was to address thousands of anti-abortion rights activists at the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., his administration has g

At Least 2 People Killed In Massive Industrial Explosion In Houston

Fri, 2020-01-24 15:36

Updated at 2:39 p.m. ET

A massive industrial explosion in northwest Houston early Friday killed two people, left a business in ruins, knocked homes off their foundations and sent debris flying for about half a mile.

Drug To Prevent Premature Birth Divides Doctors, Insurers And FDA Experts

Fri, 2020-01-24 15:23

Doctors fear that the only drug approved to prevent preterm birth, the nation's leading cause of infant mortality and disability, will no longer be available to expectant mothers.

Is Davos As Bad As Critics Say? Global Leaders Weigh In

Fri, 2020-01-24 15:19

The 50th Davos gathering ended on Friday. It's the annual meeting that critics love to hate. They say the World Economic Forum's event is just a forum for the rich and powerful to feel as if they're making a difference.

Megan Thee Stallion Introduces Fans To Her New Alter Ego With New Single

Fri, 2020-01-24 15:19

Don't say she didn't warn you!

Back when Megan Thee Stallion graced the Tiny Desk Fest in the fall of 2019, she gave fans a hint about what — or who — her new music would sound like.

2nd U.S. Case Of Wuhan Coronavirus Confirmed

Fri, 2020-01-24 15:07

A second person in the United States has been infected with a dangerous new coronavirus that is spreading in China, U.S. health officials announced Friday.