Spain reports the world's second-highest number of deaths due to the novel coronavirus after Italy, as India locks down 1.3 billion people and Zimabwean doctors issue desperate calls for basic medical equipment. The US Senate is likely to vote on a $2 trillion economic stimulus package after days of intense negotiations. And while this summer's Tokyo Olympic Games have been postponed, one Mexican American breakdancer hopes to go for gold in Paris in 2024.
US President Donald Trump has rejected the impeachment charges and called for their immediate dismissal while Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has proposed rules that would execute a potentially quick trial. Senators could vote on McConnell's resolution Tuesday as the impeachment proceedings are due to start at around 1 p.m. ET. Watch the proceeds streaming live here.
Nearly a month after the House of Representatives took two historic votes to impeach the 45th president of the United States, the case moved to the Senate for trial. Look back at The World's coverage of the trial here.
While Republicans are still divided over whether the Senate should eventually hear more testimony, the vast majority of them have agreed to leave the decision until after the trial has started, McConnell told a news conference.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is known as a master of Senate rules. Now that the House has impeached President Donald Trump, what will he do to influence the process — and outcome — of a trial?
The US House of Representatives is set to take a momentous and deeply polarizing vote Wednesday when it is likely to impeach President Donald Trump on charges of abusing his office and obstructing a congressional probe.