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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer made it clear in a letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Sunday night that he prefers a Senate impeachment trial with witness testimony and new documents, a direct rebuttal to top Republicans who have argued in recent days that a shorter trial without witnesses would spare the Senate from becoming a partisan circus.
In the letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Sunday evening, Schumer called for at least four witnesses -- including acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, former national security adviser John Bolton, senior adviser to the acting White House chief of staff Robert Blair and Office of Management and Budget official Michael Duffey to testify.
Five aides to Rep. Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey resigned on Sunday as the lawmaker prepares to switch to the Republican Party, according to a signed resignation letter obtained by CNN.
Five staffers serving a freshman Democratic congressman resigned on Sunday after sources said he was intending to switch to the Republican Party.
Ahead of the House's historic vote on the articles of impeachment, CNN's SE Cupp blasts Republicans for protecting Trump, saying history will remember the party for enabling the President's "corruption and self-interest."
c on Sunday criticized Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after the Kentucky Republican said he would coordinate with White House counsel on "everything" regarding the looming Senate impeachment trial.
A group of freshmen Democrats are working to convince House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to draft Rep. Justin Amash as an impeachment manager for the expected Senate trial, a source familiar told CNN on Sunday.
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The US Naval Academy says it has launched an internal investigation after two midshipmen were captured on ESPN's pre-game show for the Army-Navy game Saturday making what some are interpreting as a white nationalist hand gesture and what others are interpreting as innocent.
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A clearer picture of the next charged investigation into the FBI's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election is emerging, and President Donald Trump is already cashing in on suggestions that it could reveal damning accusations of bias by law enforcement and intelligence officials that last week's inspector general report debunked.
CNN's Brooke Baldwin responds to President Donald Trump's Twitter attacks on 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg.
The Hallmark Channel is facing calls for viewers and advertisers to boycott its television channel and other areas of business after it pulled advertisements featuring same-sex couples from the air.
Guitarist John Frusciante is rejoining the Red Hot Chili Peppers, 10 years after he last left the band, bassist Flea said.
A storm system moving east with rain and snow has put more than 20 million people under winter weather alerts from Colorado to West Virginia.
"Saturday Night Live" took audiences inside people's homes to see how many are talking about impeachment of President Donald Trump during the holidays.
In the late 1970s, Linda Ronstadt was the biggest female rock star in America. She had a string of platinum records, she packed concert halls and her wide-eyed beauty graced magazine covers across the country.
Surveillance video from a middle school in Vance County, North Carolina, shows a school resource officer slam a child to the ground.
Andy Ridley is shivering in a wet T-shirt on the deck of the Dreamtime after coming up from a dive on the outer edge of Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
Major League Baseball player Josh Donaldson surprises his mother with her dream car after she keeps up her end of a deal and quit a habit.
A real-life Grinch took nastiness to a new level after snatching a gift from a doorstep and leaving a sarcastic thank-you note for the victim.
A seasonal worker for UPS has been arrested following accusations of package theft.
Home surveillance video shows a woman stealing an Amazon package from an Arizona man's home. Erin Burnett reports.
Amazon appears increasingly serious about stopping crime in your neighborhood.
Security footage captures the moment when a salt truck plunges into Chicago's Lake Michigan. The two men inside the truck managed to escape without incident. CNN affiliate WLS' Karen Jordan reports.
A shopping bag steals the show at the impeachment hearings. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports the reusable bag is the new briefcase.
Host Steve Harvey blamed the teleprompter after being involved in a mix-up during the 2019 Miss Universe pageant broadcast.
Security footage shows a Texas man leap into action and save his neighbor's Pomeranian after its leash got caught in elevator doors.
New Zealand on Monday marked one week since the deadly volcano eruption that came with little warning while 47 people were visiting White Island, as the search continues for the bodies of two people who remain missing.
A volunteer rescue worker died Saturday while searching for a hiker on Mount Baldy in California, the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department said.
Housing non-profit New Story has partnered with ICON to create the first 3D printed housing community. The houses will be granted to families in Mexico living in extreme poverty and who are currently in make-shift housing.
YouTube channels posing as American news outlets racked up millions of views on false and inflammatory videos over several months this year, all with the help of YouTube's recommendation engine.
Netflix executives have repeatedly said the company will not run ads to generate more revenue. But with competition getting more intense, one Wall Street analyst thinks Netflix should offer a cheaper ad-supported service.
IHOP, known for booth seating, table service and, of course, pancakes, is trying something a little different — a new restaurant concept called Flip'd by IHOP.
In 1974, at the height of the Watergate investigation of President Richard Nixon, the House Judiciary Committee asked Yale historian C. Vann Woodward to prepare a comprehensive account of misconduct by all American presidents from George Washington to Lyndon Johnson. Woodward assembled a star-studded team of American historians who proceeded to deliver a book-length report in record time. Entitled "Response of the Presidents to Charges of Misconduct," it provided the most comprehensive account of presidential misdeeds ever assembled. The goal was to recover the historical context within which Nixon's behavior could be most fairly and fully assessed.
While Kim Jong Un may like hyperbole almost as much as President Donald Trump does, his regime's latest claim of successfully conducting "another crucial test" is a cause for serious concern as analysts determine exactly what transpired.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made a very bold statement on Thursday during an interview with Sean Hannity on Fox News. Although Senate Republicans are supposed to be part of a jury hearing the evidence from the House managers, the majority leader bluntly stated that he would be in "total coordination" with the White House on the trial strategy.
Democrats should be paying close attention to the Labour Party's brutal beating in the UK elections last night.
White Island is the most active volcano in New Zealand. It is also a tourist volcano.
"Dear Customer, As per the Government instructions, the internet services have been temporarily stopped in your area." Internet users in the Indian State of Jammu & Kashmir received this text flash on their phones as an Internet shutdown was imposed across the state on August 4, when Article 370 of the Constitution was abrogated. It was a part of a communication blockade in the state that has still not been lifted.
Danny Aiello, the Brooklyn-born, Oscar-nominated character actor who died at 86 Thursday, was, among many things, a paradigm of the late bloomer and an inspiration for anybody who believes their best selves are never far removed from discovery, no matter how old they are.
A six-year-old girl was among three people killed when a 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck the southern Philippines island of Mindanao on Sunday.
Guillaume Debré didn't know how to break it to his young daughters and has yet to show them a photograph of the swastika. "They are markings on sacred stones, that spell out hate and in this country, we understand what that means and what it can lead to," he says.
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Young activists speak on how climate change has affected their lives at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP25). CNN's Arwa Damon reports.
Qantas is choosing Airbus over Boeing as a partner to fly the world's longest passenger routes. It's yet another blow to the embattled American aircraft maker, which continues to weather fallout from the 737 Max crisis.
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Holiday shopping took a violent turn Saturday when shots were fired at Cumberland Mall in Atlanta following a dispute in the food court, police said.
President Donald Trump's administration is preparing to announce a reduction of US troops from Afghanistan amid a diplomatic push to renew peace talks with the Taliban, a senior administration official confirmed to CNN.
When Mario Arreola-Botello was pulled over, he didn't understand much of what the Oregon police officer was telling him.
"Star Wars" has always enjoyed a strong bond with fans, which has become one of its defining features. Yet as "The Rise of Skywalker" brings the original saga to a close, the rise of trolls threatens to fundamentally change that relationship.
TLC has a new reality show about plus-sized women and their thinner love interests and it's turning into a bigger deal than the network may have imagined.