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Trump’s Senate trial likely to further tear at national divides

Trump’s Senate trial likely to further tear at national divides

President Donald Trump’s Senate trial will open in an atmosphere of acrimony Tuesday that will underscore how his impeachment, far from purging political corruption, is likely to tear even deeper national divides. At a seminal moment of American history, 100 senators are serving as jurors and must decide whether to remove Trump from office for…MORE

8 things to watch at President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial

8 things to watch at President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial

Here are the key things to watch at President Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial. Things will change — We have a basic outline of how we think the trial will go, but it’s clear things will change as the trial progresses. For instance, much or all of Tuesday could be taken up by debate between…MORE

Dershowitz on impeachment reversal: ‘I am much more correct right now’

Dershowitz on impeachment reversal: ‘I am much more correct right now’

Constitutional lawyer and Trump impeachment legal team member Alan Dershowitz said Monday that he is “much more correct right now” in his current views on what qualifies a president for impeachment than his near-opposite views during the Clinton impeachment. Dershowitz, a recent addition to President Donald Trump’s team, said Sunday that the framers of the…MORE

The Hang Seng is having its worst day in nearly two months

The Hang Seng is having its worst day in nearly two months

Hong Kong stocks are having their worst day in nearly two months. The city’s benchmark Hang Seng Index fell as much as 1.9% after Moody’s downgraded the city’s credit rating, citing the “absence of effective response and lack of clarity” on how the government plans to address political and economic concerns. The city has been…MORE

Vaccine for new Chinese coronavirus in the works

Vaccine for new Chinese coronavirus in the works

The National Institutes of Health is working on a vaccine against the new virus that has infected hundreds and killed four in Asia. “The NIH is in the process of taking the first steps towards the development of a vaccine,” said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Fauci…MORE

Leading the House impeachment managers is not where Adam Schiff expected to be

Leading the House impeachment managers is not where Adam Schiff expected to be

When Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California decided to join the House Intelligence Committee in 2008, taking a leading role in impeaching a President wasn’t quite what he anticipated. “He wanted to go on the Intelligence Committee for two principle reasons: Number one, it was bipartisan, and number two, it was quiet,” said former Democratic…MORE

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow is officially a married man

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow is officially a married man

Tim Tebow and Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters tied the knot Monday in Cape Town, South Africa, according to People magazine. In a sunset ceremony at La Paris Estate, the former NFL quarterback and Miss Universe 2017 exchanged vows they had written for each other, according to People. “I want the vows to be perfect. I’m leaving in…MORE