Joe Biden

Foreign policy

Candidates lay out China policy in Democratic debate

Seven presidential contenders faced off in California for the final Democratic debate before heading into the new year. One topic came up that really hadn't before: China. Bonnie Glaser with the Center for Strategic and International Studies spoke with The World about implications.

US lawmakers debate rules for Trump impeachment vote

Democrats and Republicans were set to grapple Tuesday starting at 11 a.m. ET over the rules of engagement for an historic vote in the House of Representatives, where President Donald Trump is likely to become the third US president to be impeached.

Trump impeachment

Judiciary Committee’s First Impeachment Hearing

US President Donald Trump solicited foreign interference to boost his re-election chances, undermined national security and ordered an "unprecedented" campaign to obstruct Congress, the House Intelligence Committee said Tuesday in a report that lawmakers will use as the basis of any formal impeachment charges.

US diplomat thought it was 'crazy' to withhold Ukraine aid: texts

As part of his Thursday testimony to members of the US House of Representatives, former US envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker turned over text messages between himself, diplomats in Kyiv and others involved with Ukraine, including President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, who played a major part in the administration's dealing with Kyiv.

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Environment

Building green with less green

Jeff Young visits an energy-efficient, solar powered house in Maine. Its owner uses technology he calls "state of the shelf," rather than state of the art. The goal is a green house that's as economically affordable as it is environmentally sustainable.

Global Politics

Senate hearing on Iraq

The World's Jason Margolis reports on today's hearing on Iraq before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, as the committee heard a bleak assessment of the security situation in Iraq.