Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the House of Representatives will proceed with articles of impeachment against US President Donald Trump. The Judiciary panel could vote as early as next Thursday to recommend impeachment charges to the full House.
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 US House of Representatives will vote on a resolution to formalize the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump Thursday, which will set rules for the investigation going forward. But what's happened in the inquiry so far? The World looks back at some key moments.
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.
The US House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the US-Mexico border, including new standards for migrants in custody following reports of poor conditions facing young children at overcrowded facilities.
President Donald Trump urged Congress in a televised speech on Tuesday to give him $5.7 billion this year to help build a wall on the US border with Mexico but stopped short of declaring a national emergency to pay for the barrier with military funds.
Some agriculture experts say demand for ethanol is to blame for the global crisis in food prices. They want Congress to back away from aggressive targets. But Living on Earth's Jeff Young finds little appetite for that on Capitol Hill.
The Republicans' claims that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was briefed about the CIA's 'enhanced interrogation techniques' placed her and other California politicians under a microscope. How will these rivalries affect the national debate over torture?
We preview what we can expect from the House's version of health care reform, we discuss how new home sales unexpectedly dropped in September, and listeners
weigh in on our conversations about okra and the perennial battle over the toilet seat.
We discuss the health care reform bill, a new report by the Pew Charitable Trusts that found that 100% of the credit cards issued by the nation's 12 biggest banks are in violation of the recently passed Credit Card Act, and a World Series recap.
Charlie Herman, economics editor for The Takeaway and WNYC Radio and Fernando Pizarro, Washington correspondent for Univision, tackle as we look ahead to this week's news: the Fed's upcoming decision on interest rates, and an upcoming House vote.