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    Friday, January 24, 2020

    Friday, January 24, 2020

    Friday will be the last chance for House Democrats to make their case for the removal of President Donald Trump. How have Republicans pushed back, and what can we expect as the president's lawyers get ready to launch their defense? Friday's "March for Life" rally is a chance for President Trump to shore up an important part of his base. Will these voters support him in 2020? And a former "Sopranos" actress testifies in Harvey Weinstein's trial about the trauma she suffered.

    • 13 min
    Thursday, January 23, 2020

    Thursday, January 23, 2020

    Democrats will take the stage again on Thursday in the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump. Are any of their arguments winning over Republicans? China has stopped all transportation within the city of Wuhan and canceled all outgoing flights and trains. At least 17 people have died so far from a new strain of coronavirus. What is causing this disease to spread? And the International Court of Justice ruled on a request for "emergency measures" in Myanmar to protect Rohingya Muslims and preserve evidence of past abuses against the ethnic minority.

    • 11 min
    Wednesday, January 22, 2020

    Wednesday, January 22, 2020

    The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump will continue Wednesday afternoon. The first day of the trial was dominated by partisan fighting over the rules of the trial. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had to make some last-minute changes. How will these changes affect the process? A new virus thought to have originated in China made it all the way to Washington state. How is the Chinese government responding to the outbreak? And some more news from Washington state. More than a million people will be able to vote in a local election using a smartphone. Does this present a security risk?

    • 13 min
    Tuesday, January 21, 2020

    Tuesday, January 21, 2020

    The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump starts on Tuesday. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., released his trial rules late on Monday, and Democrats are incensed. How is McConnell limiting the trial? A new virus is causing international concern. Health authorities say the disease can spread from person to person. How dangerous is this virus? Also, more than a week after a volcano erupted in the Philippines, we get a view from right above it. How long before the next eruption?

    • 13 min
    Monday, January 20, 2020

    Monday, January 20, 2020

    The Senate impeachment trial against President Donald Trump starts on Tuesday. Democrats argue it won't be a fair trial unless new witnesses are being called to testify. What's the White House's response? Virginia's capital is under a state of emergency because of who might come to a pro-gun rally Monday. What's the mood in Richmond? And Prince Harry goes public after he and Meghan Markle begin their split from lives as full-time working royals. What is the new arrangement?

    • 14 min
    Saturday, January 18th, 2020

    Saturday, January 18th, 2020

    With the President's impeachment trial in the Senate set to begin next week, Trump assembles his legal team. Also, a scandal over stealing signs is roiling Major League Baseball. And Taal Volcano in the Philippines may be in a lull but it's still dangerous.

    • 13 min

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