The House Judiciary Committee is formally hearing evidence of alleged wrongdoing against President Donald Trump Monday, as it moves toward a likely vote on whether to approve formal impeachment charges.
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.
The White House told Democratic lawmakers on Sunday that US President Donald Trump and his lawyers would not participate in a congressional impeachment hearing this week, citing a lack of "fundamental fairness."
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.
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.
China is threatening to revoke visas for two dozen journalists from the New York Times and Bloomberg. Both news organizations have published reports about the personal wealth of those close to China's top leaders.
Japan and China dispute which country owns several islands in the East China Sea. With its recent unilateral declaration of an air defense zone, China risks triggering an accidental conflict that could involve the US.
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.
The missing piece of the Democratic convention is now revealed with Joe Biden as Obama's running mate. The Takeaway goes live to Denver where Political Director Andrea Bernstein looks at the implications of the VP choice and how it will play out in the convention.
Not all Democrats have been wooed by Obama?or, for that matter, Biden. On occasion of Barack Obama's selection of running mate Joe Biden, we check in with two Hillary Clinton supporters for their thoughts.
When Barack Obama picked Delaware Senator Joe Biden as his running mate, there was a group of online gamers that already knew. They weren't political insiders, yet they predicted Joe Biden would get the nod even as the media and blogs were touting other contenders. So who were they? The players of our own Veepstakes Game on Facebook.
Tonight, Alaska governor Sarah Palin takes on Delaware Senator Joe Biden in a highly anticipated vice-presidential debate. As an Alaskan journalist and ex-Palin employee, Larry Persily has had many opportunities to witness her technique.