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Staffers for NJ Democrat Resign Over His Decision to Join GOP

Staffers for New Jersey Rep. Jeff Van Drew are resigning after the lawmaker announced he would break from the Democratic party and vote against impeaching President Donald Trump.

  • China Dec 14

    AP Exclusive: China Tightens Up on Info After Xinjiang Leaks

    The Xinjiang regional government in China’s far west is deleting data, destroying documents, tightening controls on information and has held high-level meetings in response to leaks of classified papers on its mass detention camps for Uighurs and other predominantly Muslim minorities, according to four people in contact with government employees there.

  • North Korea Dec 14

    North Korea Conducts Another Test at Long-Range Rocket Site

    North Korea said Saturday it successfully performed another “crucial test” at its long-range rocket launch site that would further strengthen its nuclear deterrent.

    The test possibly involved technologies to improve intercontinental ballistic missiles that could potentially reach the continental United States.

  • impeachment Dec 14

    Icy Silence, Frayed Connections: Impeachment Takes a Toll on Congress

    The most raucous committee in Congress sat stone-faced, barely speaking. One by one, the members around the Judiciary Committee dais voted on the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. Then they bolted for the doors and the airports, in more than one case without a word. The all-business iciness during those eight gavel-to-gavel minutes reflected the gravity of advancing…

  • Greta Thunberg Dec 14

    First Lady Appears to Condone Trump’s Criticism of Greta Thunberg

    Melania Trump on Friday appeared to condone her husband’s criticism of 16-year-old Greta Thunberg, saying through a spokeswoman that her 13-year-old son, Barron, is in a different category than the teenage climate activist “who travels the globe giving speeches.” “He is a 13-year-old who wants and deserves privacy,” spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham said in an emailed statement the day after President

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