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Ex-envoy to Ukraine: ‘I drew a sharp distinction between the two’

Kurt Volker added that he did not think 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden acted in ways designed to favor his son or Burisma, an obscure natural gas company that employed Hunter Biden.
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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.

Vindman’s dress uniform reveals a tug of war using troops as political totems, experts say

President Trump mentioned the uniform in a Cabinet meeting in an apparent swipe at Vindman during the hearing.

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.
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What Sondland allegedly said after Trump hung up on July 26 badly undercuts him and the president

The ambassador said the president cared about Biden but not Ukraine, according to diplomat David Holmes. Sondland is testifying publicly tomorrow; Holmes is set to testify Thursday.
Five former Trump administration officials said they did not recall any such messages, and Stephanie Grisham modified her assertions later in the day.
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. 
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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.
All citizens owe it to the nation to stop shrugging — and start paying close attention to the news.
Amid mounting global concern about climate change, Denmark has turned into a buzzing hive of green experimentation.
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.”
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.
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What happened when Brooklyn tried to integrate its middle schools

New York is among the nation’s most segregated school systems, but it’s now become a laboratory for experimentation in fixing that.
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