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READ: Testimony Of Top State Department Official David Hale

1 hour 2 min ago

House committees have released the transcript of David Hale's testimony before the impeachment inquiry.

READ: State Department Official David Holmes' Impeachment Inquiry Testimony

1 hour 5 min ago

On Monday evening, House committees released the transcript of a State Department official who testified in the impeachment inquiry Nov.

Samoa Closes Schools And Mandates Vaccinations Amid Deadly Measles Epidemic

Mon, 2019-11-18 21:34

The Samoan government closed schools indefinitely Monday as it attempts to quell a measles epidemic that has killed at least six people and hospitalized dozens more. Health officials said the Pacific island nation's low immunization rate is the cause of the outbreak.

After Venice Floods, Volunteers Wade In To Help Salvage What They Can

Mon, 2019-11-18 21:28

The Italian city of Venice is still reeling from a week of three exceptional tides whose floodwaters have caused massive damage to the city's cultural legacy and to residences and businesses.

Politics, Industry Backlash, Stall White House Ban On Flavored Vaping Products

Mon, 2019-11-18 21:13

The Trump administration's plan to ban most flavored vaping products has stalled out, at least for the moment.

State Department Loosens U.S. Policy On Israeli Settlements In West Bank

Mon, 2019-11-18 21:11

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday the Trump administration's latest pro-Israel change in U.S. policy, saying the State Department is rescinding a 1978 department legal opinion that viewed settlements in the Israeli-occupied West Bank as inconsistent with international law.

U.N. Expert Faults U.S. For 'Inhuman Treatment' And High Incarceration Of Children

Mon, 2019-11-18 20:49

The U.S. has the highest child incarceration rate in the world, according to an expert who authored a new U.N. study on the treatment of children. The expert also says the Trump administration's family separation policy is "absolutely prohibited" by the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

'Sorrow Is Not The Same As Pessimism': Comedian Jenny Slate

Mon, 2019-11-18 20:19

For comedian and actor Jenny Slate, the path to finding her own voice went through crushing failure (professional) and heartbreak (divorce).

Days From Shutdown Deadline, Congress Races To Pass Temporary Government Funding Bill

Mon, 2019-11-18 19:48

House lawmakers have introduced a temporary funding measure to thwart another government shutdown, with hopes to move the legislation to the Senate and the president's desk before federal agencies run out of money at midnight on Thursday.

Poll: Your Favorite Songs Of The 2010s

Mon, 2019-11-18 19:12

What are your favorite songs of the past decade? These are tracks released between 2010 and 2019. We know there were a lot, but we'd like to know what songs stand out the most to you — the ones you've gone back to again and again.

Taylor Swift's American Music Awards Medley In Limbo Amid Conflicting Reports

Mon, 2019-11-18 18:29

Updated Monday at 4:10 p.m. ET

Robert Pattinson Does Not Want To Play An English Prince, Thank You Very Much

Mon, 2019-11-18 18:21

British actor Robert Pattinson can't tell you how many times people have said to him: "Hey man ... you know what you'd be great at playing? An English prince."

But that's not really his thing.

Amazon Rainforest Sees Biggest Spike In Deforestation In Over A Decade

Mon, 2019-11-18 18:03

Picture, for a second, just how vast New York City is. All told, including Staten Island, the Bronx and every block in between, the massive metropolis takes up more than 300 square miles.

Kanye West Announces An Opera (Which Isn't As Crazy As It Sounds)

Mon, 2019-11-18 17:12

In a career – and personal life – loaded with enough drama to fuel an opera, Kanye West is finally presenting one.

U.S. Firms Get 90-Day Extension To Work With Huawei On Rural Networks

Mon, 2019-11-18 16:59

Updated at 2:25 p.m. ET

Fresno Police: Backyard Where 10 Shot Likely Targeted, 'We Just Don't Know Why'

Mon, 2019-11-18 16:48

A gunman walked into a backyard party in Fresno, Calif., where people had gathered to watch football on Sunday evening, and opened fire, killing four people and wounding six.

Pete Townshend On Creativity, 'The Age Of Anxiety' And The Who's New Record

Mon, 2019-11-18 14:10

Pete Townshend: Not only is he the major creative force behind The Who, but he's also released several of his own solo records, prompted the first-known use of the term "rock opera" (for 1969's Tommy) and he's even credi