Pelosi calls Trump’s actions ‘bribery’ as Democrats sharpen impeachment case

The shift toward bribery as an impeachable offense, one of only two crimes specifically cited in the Constitution, comes after nearly two months of debate over whether Trump’s conduct amounted to a “quid pro quo.”
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How Rep. Adam Schiff avoided a circus

Schiff, a former prosecutor, kept control of the first public hearing Wednesday, just as he’s kept the impeachment inquiry on track.
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2 dead, at least 4 injured in shooting at Los Angeles-area high school; suspect in custody

On his 16th birthday, according to police, a student pulled a gun from his backpack and opened fire on classmates before turning the gun on himself. The shooter survived and is in grave condition at a hospital.

Watchdog rebukes Pompeo aide over treatment of staffer suspected of disloyalty

The State Department’s inspector general concluded that the move was based not on the employee's merit but on improper and false perceptions of her political opinions, her association with the previous administration, and her national origin.
Lauren Griffis is photographed in Nokesville, Va. (Calla Kessler/The Post)
Lauren Griffis is photographed in Nokesville, Va. (Calla Kessler/The Post)

‘I don’t know about normal love’: A church leader’s abuse and a woman’s years-long struggle

With a rise in clergy abuse cases coming to light in the #MeToo era, some church leaders are becoming transparent with congregants, rather than sweeping allegations under the rug.
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But there is little sign so far that the former Massachusetts governor can gain name recognition and support among more black voters.
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Officers fatally shot Ghaisar, who was unarmed, in 2017 after he drove away from a fender bender in Alexandria, Va.
Democrat Andy Beshear is slated to be sworn in next month, after Bevin said a recanvass of the election results is unlikely to change the outcome.
Former executives say that Amazon, which last year spent $400 million fighting fraud and abuse, has prioritized its broad selection over anti-counterfeiting technologies and policies.
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This year's Country Music Awards remained stuck in the present, nodding to the most essential women’s voices while largely bestowing its highest honors on men.
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Leaked emails show Stephen Miller promoted white nationalism, SPLC reports

The Southern Poverty Law Center drew its report from a trove of more than 900 leaked emails that President Trump’s point man on immigration sent to a reporter between 2015 and 2016.
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‘One in a million’ deer captured on camera in Michigan woods

A retired legislator and amateur photographer went into the woods to capture wildlife. He ended up with images of a rare three-antlered deer.
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These warm, fluffy pull-apart dinner rolls are bliss to eat and a cinch to make

This is the quick and easy roll recipe you've been waiting for, and it would be just the thing to add to your Thanksgiving repertoire.
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