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  • Special Report: Nancy Pelosi delivers statement on impeachment inquiry

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi provides an update on the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

  • Trump Defends Attacking Yovanovitch After Democrats Accuse Him of ‘witness intimidation’

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Democrats may see it as “witness intimidation,” but President Donald Trump says he was just offering his opinion when he bashed his former ambassador to Ukraine during her public testimony in the impeachment inquiry. “I have the right to speak. I have the freedom of speech just as other people do,” Trump told reporters at the White House Friday hours after a tweet that Democrats equated with witness tampering. “Everywhere Marie Yovanovitch went turned bad. She started off in […]

  • California Cop Gets Shocking Surprise from Leapin’ Lizard

    CHICO, Calif. — A California police officer was given quite a fright when a lizard leaped from a man’s coat during a search. Body-camera video shared Sunday by the Chico Police Department shows an officer searching the man’s coat when she suddenly yelps and jumps away when the tiny reptile jumps near her. “Terry, you gave me a heart attack! That is not OK!” the officer says while laughing. Read more:

  • Beto O’Rourke Ends 2020 Presidential Campaign, Supporters React

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke dropped out of the 2020 presidential race on Friday after a disappointing campaign that failed to build off the momentum generated from his longshot Texas Senate run. “Though today we are suspending this campaign, let us each continue our commitment to the country in whatever capacity we can,” he wrote in an email to supporters. His announcement came hours before he was expected to speak alongside 13 other candidates at the Iowa […]

  • ‘America’s Got Talent’ Crowns Winner

    “America’s Got Talent” has a new champion and for anyone who’s watched the show this season, you may not be all that surprised about who it is. For Kodi Lee it was a May audition that became a viral sensation. “From the moment Kodi Lee first opened his mouth on our stage, he had the million dollars in his pocket,” said AGT Judge Howie Mandel. And in America’s Got Talent’s finale Wednesday night, the 23-year-old blind and autistic singer-musician from […]

  • Watch Live: Robert Mueller Testifies Before Congress

    Watch former special counsel Robert Mueller’s public testimony about his office’s investigation into Donald Trump and Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election here.

  • Man Who Kidnapped Jayme Closs and Murdered Her Parents Sentenced to Life in Prison

    WISCONSIN — The Wisconsin man who admitted to kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and holding her captive for nearly three months after murdering her parents was sentenced to life behind bars on Friday. Jake Patterson — wearing an orange jumpsuit, shackled at the midsection — looked down or straight ahead throughout much of the hearing before Barron County Circuit Court Judge James Babler. “He stole my parents from me. He stole almost everything I loved from me,” Jayme Closs, 13, said in a […]

  • Edible Herbs Pop Up In Iowa City Planters

    Edible herbs are popping up in planters around Iowa City, Iowa, as a new way to interact and utilize the environment in public spaces. The planters are specifically packed with a wide variety of plants that can be used for tea-making. Some of the planters even feature actual tea-pots to promote the idea. Some of the edible plants include lemongrass, rosemary, lavender, passionflower, French thyme, black-eyed Susan, and St. John’s wort. This is the second year the Parks and Recreation […]

  • Utility Crew Helps Bobcat Down from Atop Florida Power Pole

    COLLIER COUNTY, Florida — A bobcat that somehow found itself perched on top of a utility pole along Florida’s Interstate 75 is back on the ground. The bobcat was spotted atop the pole Thursday morning. Wildlife officials originally planned to wait for the animal to climb down on its own, but eventually, utility crews were called in and a lineman used a bucket truck and pole to give the cat an encouraging nudge. Read more:

  • Canine Klepto: Shelter Dog Steals Anything He Can

    AUSTIN, Texas — A 4-year-old lab mix named Kevin, who’s up for adoption at the Austin Animal Center, is a bit of a kleptomaniac. He steals just about anything within his reach — toys, food bowls, spare change, clothing, blankets, even a purse. Kevin lives in an office at the shelter because there are no available kennels, and he’s built himself a nest of stolen goods he curls up in underneath a desk. “Every time that I’ve been assigned to […]

  • Massive Gator Takes A Stroll

    THE VILLAGES, Florida — A massive alligator out for a stroll drew a crowd at a Florida golf course Saturday. “Larry” the alligator is a bit of a local celebrity. He has his own Facebook page and even a placard at one of his favorite ponds. Despite his fame, residents day encountering Larry in real life is always an experience. “I was first scared out of my pants because he was so large. And at first I didn’t believe what […]

  • Tornadoes Kill at Least 22, Injure Dozens More in Alabama

    At least 22 people were killed and dozens more were injured Sunday when powerful tornadoes swept through eastern Alabama, authorities said. The deaths were in Lee County, on the Georgia border, Sheriff Jay Jones said Sunday night. East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, the county seat, said that it was treating more than 40 patients and that an undetermined number of others had been sent to hospitals. Jones said the ages of the dead hadn’t been fully determined. “We do […]

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