The House of Representatives passed a bill this week in defense of former US Marine Paul Whelan, calling on Russia to either offer up "legitimate evidence" of wrongdoing against Whelan or release him from prison.
A witness in the impeachment inquiry faced accusations of being a "double agent" by conservative media before his appearance on Tuesday. A retired general who supervised Army Lt. Col. Alex Vindman says the suggestions and innuendo are "reprehensible."
The impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump moved to open hearings Wednesday. The central issue in the inquiry is what responsibility the president may carry for abandoning public duty in favor of private interests.
One Uighur activist living in Virginia started speaking out to protest his mother's detainment in a Chinese "re-education camp." Now, he's calling on the US to do more to protect other Uighurs in China.