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Special Report: How the Impeachment Inquiry is Testing Pence

As Vice President Mike Pence's role in the Ukraine story comes under increased scrutiny, how might his biography inform how he navigates the crisis in the White House?

Special Report: How the Impeachment Inquiry is Testing Pence

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Impeachment Next Steps, Netanyahu Indicted, U.S.-Guatemala Asylum Deal

Two weeks of public impeachment testimony are now over. Where does the inquiry go next? Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust. Could his 10-year grip on power be coming to an end? And the U.S. deports a Honduran asylum-seeker to Guatemala, signalling a big change in asylum rules.

Impeachment Next Steps, Netanyahu Indicted, U.S.-Guatemala Asylum Deal

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Sondland Implicates Trump, Democratic Debate, Syracuse University Hate Crimes

President Trump's EU ambassador says there was a quid pro quo with Ukraine. As impeachment hearings continue today, was Gordon Sondland's testimony a game-changer? Democratic presidential candidates took the stage for the latest debate. Who stood out? And a rash of racist incidents at Syracuse University has sparked student protests there.

Sondland Implicates Trump, Democratic Debate, Syracuse University Hate Crimes

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Special Report: U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland's Public Testimony

What does U.S. ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland's public testimony in the impeachment inquiry reveal?

Special Report: U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland's Public Testimony

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Sondland Testifies, Trump Defender Jim Jordan, Hong Kong Citizen Claims Torture

Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland changed his testimony once. Will he do it again when he testifies in the public impeachment inquiry today? Who is Jim Jordan, the Ohio lawmaker who has defended Trump in the inquiry? And a former British consulate worker and Hong Kong citizen claims torture by Chinese officials.

Sondland Testifies, Trump Defender Jim Jordan, Hong Kong Citizen Claims Torture

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Impeachment Attitudes Poll, Alexander Vindman Testifies, Iran Gas Protests

A new poll shows Americans are following the impeachment saga, but is the inquiry swaying anyone's opinion? What might we learn from Alexander Vindman, a key impeachment witness, when he testifies today? And how might Iran respond to protests that flared after the regime hiked gas prices?

Impeachment Attitudes Poll, Alexander Vindman Testifies, Iran Gas Protests

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Hong Kong University Clashes, Impeachment Week Two, Huawei Extension

A Hong Kong university has becomes a battle zone as protesters fight off police with arrows and Molotov cocktails. How does this standoff end? More witnesses in the impeachment inquiry go before cameras this week. What can we expect? And Chinese tech giant Huawei is expected to get a reprieve from the White House.

Hong Kong University Clashes, Impeachment Week Two, Huawei Extension

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Impeachment Debut Week, Trump Military Clemency, New Polio Cases

What we learned from the impeachment hearings, and what will we hear next week? Three service members accused or convicted of war crimes are cleared by President Trump; why did the Pentagon want him to stay out of it? Plus, a setback in the fight to eradicate polio.

Impeachment Debut Week, Trump Military Clemency, New Polio Cases

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Yovanovitch Testifies, Defrauded Student Loan Borrowers, Lebanon Protests

Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testifies publicly in the impeachment inquiry today. What more will she reveal? What prompted Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to agree to release department records amid a fight over student loan forgiveness? And will Lebanon's protests be quelled by a potential new prime minister?

Yovanovitch Testifies, Defrauded Student Loan Borrowers, Lebanon Protests

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Impeachment Hearings, Google and Health Data, Stephen Miller Email Leaks

During the impeachment inquiry's first public testimony, a top diplomat describes a previously unknown phone call involving President Trump. What else did we learn? Why is a federal regulator probing Google's collection of health data? And a civil-rights group says it has hundreds of emails suggesting a key White House adviser promoted white-nationalist views — and plans to release more.

Impeachment Hearings, Google and Health Data, Stephen Miller Email Leaks

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