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Attention turns to Bolton after ex-aide’s explosive testimony

A former top National Security Council official said that former national security adviser John Bolton likened President Trump’s lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani to a “hand grenade” and wanted it to be clear he was not involved in any “drug deal” on Ukraine, according to people familiar with the testimony.
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Lawyer says Giuliani will not obey subpoenas in impeachment inquiry

Democrats blasted Rudolph W. Giuliani, President Trump's personal lawyer, for the decision.
Trump criticized the inquiry as lacking transparency as another closed-door deposition took place.
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What to watch in tonight’s Democratic debate

The questions everyone is asking; the candidates left outside the hall; and the polls that explain why everyone not named “Elizabeth Warren” is worried.

Elizabeth Warren faced sexism, divorced, and found her voice teaching law in Houston

The University of Houston was where Warren met law professor Eugene Smith, who had been an early champion of hers. Before he died, he specifically requested that she speak at his funeral. When that day came, what she said inside a small campus chapel stunned her former colleagues.

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The fourth debate will be held in Ohio at 8 p.m. ET. Watch it live on CNN.
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Trump’s moves in Ukraine and Syria have a common denominator: Both help Russia

Russia fills the U.S. vacuum in Syria and Vladimir Putin is able to extend leverage over Ukraine as a result of President Trump’s treatment of the country’s popular new leader.
Staff for the Tongass National Forest walk through the Russel Fiord Wilderness in Yakutat, Alaska. (Paul A. Robbins/U.S. Forest Service)
Staff for the Tongass National Forest walk through the Russel Fiord Wilderness in Yakutat, Alaska. (Paul A. Robbins/U.S. Forest Service)

Trump administration issues plan to lift limits on logging in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest

The move would enable development in more than half of North America’s biggest temperate rainforest.
The full U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit agreed to rehear the lawsuit in December over whether the president is illegally profiting from foreign and state government visitors.
British leaders appeared willing to make concessions as the Oct. 31 deadline neared.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials dispute the family’s version of events. Records show the family had been previously denied U.S. travel authorization.
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These players have developed fame and friendship through online gaming.
Campaign 2020
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The president’s effort to portray Fox News campaign polls as inaccurate took a body blow Tuesday morning.
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Magnificent desolation

The United States confronts race riots and the Vietnam War. Science fiction wrestles with its purpose now that space travel has become real. And NASA investigates its own failings. In the 11th chapter of “Moonrise,” we look inward.
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Third time was not the charm: Rudy Giuliani’s latest divorce is bitter, expensive and very public

The former mayor’s personal life is also making headlines as the Ukraine impeachment scandal plays out.
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‘I don’t think they know we exist’

In a small Alabama town, a quest to be recognized in one of America’s most powerless places.
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