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Republicans can’t hide as new week of impeachment drama consumes Washington

Republicans can’t hide as new week of impeachment drama consumes Washington

Republican lawmakers will face fraught questions most have tried to dodge over President Donald Trump’s fight against impeachment as they return to Washington for a week pulsating with political drama. First up on Monday, Trump’s former top National Security Council Russia specialist Fiona Hill is expected to give a deposition to House committees — and…MORE

‘Succession’ finale makes good on ‘blood sacrifice’ promise

‘Succession’ finale makes good on ‘blood sacrifice’ promise

The following contains spoilers about the “Succession” season 2 finale. “Succession” spent most of its season finale on board a massive Mediterranean yacht, which was more than a little symbolic, since the entire episode hinged on deciding who was going to get thrown overboard. In the final moments, that decision crystallized in a manner that…MORE

Trump’s language is his tell on Syria — Meanwhile in America

Trump’s language is his tell on Syria — Meanwhile in America

Ever since Donald Trump became president, critics have worried that his rudimentary knowledge of global affairs, erratic decisions and politicized foreign policy would get people killed. It’s happening now. “You are leaving us to be slaughtered,” Gen. Mazloum Kobani Abdi, commander of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces told a senior US official last week. Trump’s…MORE

Here’s what we know about the Fort Worth police shooting

Here’s what we know about the Fort Worth police shooting

A concerned neighbor called police at 2:23 a.m. to check on the woman across the street because her front door was open. At 2:30 a.m., she would be dead. A white police officer shot and killed Atatiana Koquice Jefferson, a 28-year-old black woman, through her window early Saturday morning in Fort Worth, Texas. Police say…MORE

6 people hospitalized after being shot in Philadelphia

6 people hospitalized after being shot in Philadelphia

Six people, ranging from 14 to 27 years old, are being treated in a Philadelphia hospital after being shot, police said. A 911 call came in Sunday evening reporting “gunshots and several victims,” Philadelphia police said. “At 8th Street and Clearfield Street on the highway at approximately 5:24 p.m., E-911 received a call for gunshots…MORE