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China’s Unexpected Export Drop Shows Why It Wants a Trade Deal

China’s Unexpected Export Drop Shows Why It Wants a Trade Deal

The unexpected drop in China’s exports in November shows one reason why the nation wants to agree on a phase one trade deal - U.S. tariffs are hurting China’s exports at a time when global demand is
The Good and Bad of East Africa’s Delayed Rains in Charts

The Good and Bad of East Africa’s Delayed Rains in Charts

Heavy rains pounding East Africa have been deadly and destructive, while creating hope that the delayed storms will rescue the region from a withering drought.
Gabrielle Union Launches New Fashion Collection for Plus Size Women

Gabrielle Union Launches New Fashion Collection for Plus Size Women

Gabrielle Union is not buying into the concept of “The Forgotten Woman.”Read more...
AOC Celebrates That “Amazon is Coming to NYC Anyway” Without Tax Incentives

AOC Celebrates That “Amazon is Coming to NYC Anyway” Without Tax Incentives

Amazon signed a lease for 335,000 square feet in New York City, where it will have more than 1,500 employees.
Trump Frustrated With Toilets: “People Are Flushing … 10 Times, 15 Times as Opposed to Once”

Trump Frustrated With Toilets: “People Are Flushing … 10 Times, 15 Times as Opposed to Once”

The president also complained about energy-efficient lightbulbs again, saying that they make him look orange.

White House tells Democrats it will not participate in Trump impeachment hearing

The White House said on Friday it would refuse to take part in hearings in the U.S. House of Representatives set for next week that will consider what articles of impeachment to bring against

U.S. lawmakers work on articles of impeachment against Trump

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday will deliberate over what charges to bring against President Donald Trump, after Speaker Nancy Pelosi ordered the Judiciary Committee to draft
Pelosi: "I am asking our chairmen to proceed with articles of impeachment"

Pelosi: "I am asking our chairmen to proceed with articles of impeachment"

Lawmakers are contemplating​ the next steps in the probe following testimony from four constitutional scholars on Wednesday.

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to boost broadband access, break up internet and cable titans

Sanders calls out companies such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon as he announces a sweeping plan to boost affordable broadband access.

Biden finally finds social media buzz with viral Trump video, voter spat

For a candidate who has struggled at times to get noticed on social media, Joe Biden finally got some online attention on Thursday - for better or worse.
Bloomberg says Trump should be impeached

Bloomberg says Trump should be impeached

Bloomberg sat down with Gayle King for his first TV interview since joining the presidential race.

'You’re a damn liar, man': Biden lashes out at Iowan over Hunter claim

The former vice president challenges an 83-year-old man to a push-up contest or an IQ test.
John Kerry Endorses Joe Biden For President, Touting His International Experience

John Kerry Endorses Joe Biden For President, Touting His International Experience

Kerry also praised Biden's resume as a Delaware senator and U.S. vice president

'No choice': Pelosi proceeds with articles of impeachment

The speaker said investigators have uncovered more than sufficient evidence to show that Trump abused his office.
Ukraine lawmaker seeking Biden probe meets with Giuliani in Kyiv

Ukraine lawmaker seeking Biden probe meets with Giuliani in Kyiv

Giuliani later said some U.S. aid to Ukraine could face “major obstacles” without investigations into Joe Biden.
Senate Confirms Trump Judicial Nominee Who Fought Against Abortion, Surrogacy, and Fertility Treatment

Senate Confirms Trump Judicial Nominee Who Fought Against Abortion, Surrogacy, and Fertility Treatment

Pitlyk, a Federalist Society stalwart, will serve in Missouri, which is fighting to shut down its lone remaining abortion clinic.
TikTok Admits It Suppressed Videos by Disabled, Queer, and Fat Creators

TikTok Admits It Suppressed Videos by Disabled, Queer, and Fat Creators

TikTok asked moderators to watch 15-second videos and decide if the creator looked like the type of person others might want to bully.
What Did Barr Mean When He Said Ungrateful “Communities” Could “Find Themselves Without Police Protection”?

What Did Barr Mean When He Said Ungrateful “Communities” Could “Find Themselves Without Police Protection”?

One way to read Barr’s comments is as a not-so-thinly-veiled threat to communities of color.
With a Shrug Gesture Gone Viral, Princess Anne Receives the Internet’s Royal Treatment

With a Shrug Gesture Gone Viral, Princess Anne Receives the Internet’s Royal Treatment

Princess Anne appears to have refused to greet President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump at Buckingham Palace