The California congresswoman will support a three-term limit for the top three House Democratic leaders, meaning she would step aside no later than 2022 as party leader. After Pelosi's statement, seven Democratic holdouts announced they would back her, and their support likely would be enough to give her the votes she needs for her election to speaker on Jan. 3.
Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former personal lawyer, took responsibility for crimes that included tax violations and buying the silence during the 2016 campaign of women who alleged affairs with Trump.
New York prosecutors also reached a non-prosecution deal with the company behind the National Enquirer for its role in paying hush money to women who said they had relationships with Trump.
The average person on Earth would live 2.6 years longer if their air contained none of the deadliest type of pollution, according to researchers at the University of Chicago. Your number depends on where you live. How does where you live measure up with the rest of the country?
By Bonnie Berkowitz, John Muyskens, Manas Sharma and Monica Ulmanu
Lawmakers in the prime minister's Conservative Party had called for a no-confidence vote, a move that had threatened her leadership as she struggles to secure a deal for Britain to leave the European Union.
In the #MeToo era, pressure was on Congress to make the process fairer for those who accuse lawmakers or staffers of sexual misconduct. More than half a dozen members of Congress were forced to resign in the last year amid such allegations.