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This week in impeachment, in 5 minutes

This week in impeachment, in 5 minutes
By Amber Phillips Amber Phillips Reporter for The Repair overlaying Congress, statehouses Electronic mail Bio Comply with October 11 The impeachment inquiry is likely one of the fastest-moving information tales of one of many fastest-moving moments in fashionable politics. Right here’s what occurred this week on the impeachment entrance, and what it might imply for President Trump. SUNDAY: There’s a second whistleblower. We began the
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Gordon Sondland is about to blow a gap in Trump’s Ukraine protection

Gordon Sondland is about to blow a gap in Trump’s Ukraine protection
By Aaron Blake Aaron Blake Senior political reporter, writing for The Fix Email Bio Follow October 13 at 9:05 AM Ever since former U.S. special envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker handed over those text messages, President Trump’s defenders have pointed to one of them as supposedly exonerating Trump. “Bill, I believe you are incorrect about President Trump’s intentions,” Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, told another diplomat. “The President has been crystal clear no quid pro

Elizabeth Warren’s Fb advert proves the social media large nonetheless has a politics downside

Elizabeth Warren’s Fb advert proves the social media large nonetheless has a politics downside
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) during the Power of our Pride Town Hall on Thursday in Los Angeles. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP) By Kayla Epstein Kayla Epstein Embedded audience editor on the National desk Email Bio Follow October 13 at 9:24 AM The campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren trolled Facebook on its own turf last week, stoking the debate about how aggressively the social media giant, whose massive reach was exploited during the 2016 elections,

Juul Is Behaving In a different way In The Philippines Than In The U.S., Say Activists

Juul Is Behaving In a different way In The Philippines Than In The U.S., Say Activists
Enlarge this image A Juul starter kit sold at a kiosk in a mall in Makati City in the Philippines. Carlo Gabuco for NPR hide caption toggle caption Carlo Gabuco for NPR A Juul starter kit sold at a kiosk in a mall in Makati City in the Philippines. Carlo Gabuco for NPR Almost as soon as the e-cigarette maker Juul launched in the Philippines this past June, Maria Encarnita Limpin started noticing the product in shops all over

Main Crackdown In Egypt Sweeps Up Activists, Youngsters — And At Least 1 U.S. Citizen

Main Crackdown In Egypt Sweeps Up Activists, Youngsters — And At Least 1 U.S. Citizen
Enlarge this image Protesters chanted slogans against the regime last month in Cairo, Egypt, at a rare protest. Nariman El-Mofty/AP hide caption toggle caption Nariman El-Mofty/AP Protesters chanted slogans against the regime last month in Cairo, Egypt, at a rare protest. Nariman El-Mofty/AP Faced with rare protests, Egypt's government has launched a crackdown that human rights groups say is one of the largest the country has seen during Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi'sfive years as president. Authorities have arrested at least 3,000

VIDEO: Eliud Kipchoge Dashes Previous 2-Hour Marathon Barrier In Assisted Occasion

VIDEO: Eliud Kipchoge Dashes Previous 2-Hour Marathon Barrier In Assisted Occasion
Start Run Stop YouTube Updated 10:41 a.m. ET, Sunday, Oct. 13 Three-time Olympic medalist Eliud Kipchoge became the first person to run a marathon in under two hours, clocking in at 1:59:40 as he passed the finish line Saturday morning in Vienna, Austria. "It has taken 65 years for a human being to make history in sport, after Roger Bannister made history in 1954," Kipchoge, who's Kenyan, said in an interview with NTV Kenya shortly after the race. Bannister

Storm Hagibis Leaves 2 Useless As Flooding And Landslides Threaten Extra Lives

Storm Hagibis Leaves 2 Useless As Flooding And Landslides Threaten Extra Lives
Enlarge this image Workers stack sandbags at a construction site in preparation for Typhoon Hagibis on Enoshima Island, Kamakura, west of Tokyo on Friday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption toggle caption Jae C. Hong/AP Workers stack sandbags at a construction site in preparation for Typhoon Hagibis on Enoshima Island, Kamakura, west of Tokyo on Friday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Jae C. Hong/AP Typhoon Hagibis, the largest to hit Japan in 61 years, made landfall Saturday