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Schiff grills ex-envoy to Ukraine over inconsistencies in earlier testimony

Kurt Volker testified alongside Tim Morrison, a former senior National Security Council official. Morrison told lawmakers that his predecessor warned him about the “Gordon problem,” referring to E.U. ambassador Gordon Sondland, and that he responded by tracking Sondland’s efforts in the context of Ukraine.
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He is the top Russia and Europe adviser on the National Security Council.

Vindman reveals in testimony that he told an intelligence official about Trump’s call with Ukrainian leader

Republicans used the exchange to raise questions about whether Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman was the source for information that ended up in the complaint filed by a whistleblower that kicked off the impeachment inquiry.
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Using grab bag of arguments, Republicans stick together against impeachment

The attacks have done little to undermine the core allegations under investigation, but they have kept the GOP united as the party casts the probe as partisan.

House panel tells U.S. judge it seeks December testimony by former White House counsel McGahn

The House Judiciary Committee asked the court to expedite a ruling on a White House claim that top aides are “absolutely immune” from congressional subpoena.
Five former Trump administration officials said they did not recall any such messages, and Stephanie Grisham modified her assertions later in the day.
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Even as the former vice president retains a national lead in polling, he is falling behind in a state that doomed his campaign the last time he sought the presidency.
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Millions are being invested globally in indoor urban farms because of their promise to produce more food with less impact. But high start-up costs, urban rents and other issues could stymie the efforts in the United States.
The prime minister and his challenger faced sharp, aggressive questions from the audience over Brexit, broken promises and truthfulness ahead of the general election on Dec. 12.
The Senate is expected to vote on the resolution later this week, and White House officials have suggested President Trump would sign it into law. 
When it comes to the centerpiece of the classic holiday meal, there are a lot of options — and they can get overwhelming.

Americans have questions about Medicare-for-all. Canadians have answers.

“I’ve never had to reach into my wallet for anything other than my health-care card,” says an Alberta cancer survivor.

Fact-checking ‘The Crown’: A royal documentary despised — and buried — by the queen

Like so much else about the queen, it's not clear why she regretted the 1969 film. But it's never aired in its entirety again.

‘Meth. We’re on it,’ South Dakota says in ridiculed ad campaign

The $449,000 awareness initiative was meant to address the state’s methamphetamine crisis. Instead it became what one marketing expert called “a colossal blunder.”
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