Rachel Martin

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News Brief: Impeachment Probe, Ukraine Cease-Fire, College Admissions Suit

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

House Democrats to unveil articles of impeachment against President Trump. Russia and Ukraine's presidents agree to a cease-fire. A lawsuit claims SAT and ACT are illegal in California admissions.

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Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker Dies

Monday, December 09, 2019

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker has died. He was 92 years old and served as Federal Reserve Chairman to Presidents Carter and Reagan. Later he was an adviser to President Obama.

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World Anti-Doping Agency Bans Russia From Global Sports For Next 4 Years

Monday, December 09, 2019

The World Anti-Doping Agency has banned Russia from competing in global sports for the next four years, including the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics and 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.

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News Brief: Pensacola Shooting, Russia Probe, Impeachment Inquiry

Monday, December 09, 2019

The FBI probes Pensacola shooting as terrorism. DOJ's inspector general will weigh in on the early stages of the Russia probe. And, a House panel hearing sets the stage for impeachment charges.

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Biden Rejects Calls For Impeachment Testimony As A Trump Ploy To 'Divert Attention'

Monday, December 09, 2019

In an interview with NPR, the former vice president said no one warned him about the optics of his son working in Ukraine. Biden also defended calling a voter a "damn liar" in Iowa last week.

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Biden Doubles Down On Heated Town Hall Where He Called Voter A 'Damn Liar'

Saturday, December 07, 2019

"The fact of the matter is, this guy stood up and he was, in fact, lying," Biden said in an interview Friday evening with NPR Morning Edition host Rachel Martin.

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'The L Word' Returns, Rebooted For 'Generation Q'

Friday, December 06, 2019

The original Showtime series portrayed the lives of LGBTQ women in LA. Show creator Ilene Chaiken and returning star Jennifer Beals say the show has changed — along with the LGBTQ community.

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi: House To Pursue Articles Of Impeachment

Thursday, December 05, 2019

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced she is asking House lawmakers to proceed with articles of impeachment against President Trump.

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News Brief: Impeachment Probe, NATO Meeting, Student Loan Investigation

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

The impeachment inquiry moves to the House Judiciary Committee. A showdown between Turkey and the rest of NATO. And, student loan borrowers with disabilities aren't getting the help they deserve.

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Scientists Say Cats Should Stay On Leashes Outdoors; EU Hisses, Thrashes

Friday, November 29, 2019

An article in Oxford's Journal of Environmental Law recommends the move to limit felines' impact on biodiversity.
The European Union says it strongly defends free movement rights, including for cats.

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Some Worry Trump's Move To Boost Hong Kong Protests Could Backfire

Friday, November 29, 2019

The president signed a law supporting the protesters and ordering sanctions for human rights violations. Kevin Lam, a pro-democracy activist elected to the district council, details reactions there.

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News Brief: Giuliani Report, Mexican Drug Cartels, Plant Explosion

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Rudy Giuliani reportedly was in talks to be paid by Ukraine's top prosecutor. The president plans to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorists. And, a big blast rips through Texas chemical plant.

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News Brief: Impeachment Inquiry, Opioid Crisis, Amazon Workers

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

More transcripts are released in the House impeachment inquiry. Federal prosecutors begin a probe of some pharmaceutical companies. A report finds high injury rates among Amazon warehouse employees.

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News Brief: McGahn Ruling, Impeachment Probe, Colombia Protests

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Federal judge rules an ex-White House counsel must testify in the impeachment probe. Also, the view from Moscow on that inquiry. And, Colombia is entering its sixth day of planned protests.

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News Brief: SEAL Case, Bloomberg Candidacy, Hong Kong Election

Monday, November 25, 2019

The Navy secretary is forced out over a SEAL case. Billionaire Michael Bloomberg is officially running for president. And, Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement gains in regional elections.

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Neal Katyal Lays Out Legal Argument For Trump Impeachment, Pointing To 'Core Bribery'

Monday, November 25, 2019

In an interview with NPR about Impeach, the former acting U.S. solicitor general said that when it comes to Ukraine, President Trump put "his personal interests over those of the American people."

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For Pence, Impeachment Inquiry Will Test A Political Path Shaped By Faith

Friday, November 22, 2019

As Vice President Pence's role in the Ukraine story comes under increased scrutiny, how might his biography inform how he navigates the crisis in the White House?

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News Brief: Impeachment, Presidential Primary Debate, Hate Messages

Thursday, November 21, 2019

A review of Ambassador Gordon Sondland's testimony in the impeachment inquiry. Ten Democratic presidential contenders debated in Atlanta. And, recent racial incidents rattle Syracuse University.

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Sondland Testimony Lays Out Link Between Trump And Ukraine Aid

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Gordon Sondland also says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo knew about his efforts to pressure Ukrainians. In his prepared statement, Sondland wrote: "Everyone was in the loop. It was no secret."

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Gordon Sondland Returns To Impeachment Inquiry As A Key Witness With An Updated Story

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

The U.S. ambassador to the EU will give much-anticipated public testimony Wednesday in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump. His story has changed since he first testified last month.

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