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Impeachment Trial Opens, Imploring Senators To Consider Magnitude Of The Moment

Impeachment Trial Opens, Imploring Senators To Consider Magnitude Of The Moment

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., cast the implications of the impeachment trial into historic terms for the power of Congress and the standing of the United States on the world stage.

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Impeachment Trial Opens, Imploring Senators To Consider Magnitude Of The Moment

Utah Becomes Latest State To Ban Discredited LGBTQ 'Conversion Therapy'

Utah Becomes Latest State To Ban Discredited LGBTQ 'Conversion Therapy'

Marchers raise a rainbow flag during the 2018 Pride parade in Salt Lake City. Late Tuesday, state regulators implemented a ban on "conversion therapy" aimed at changing the sexual orientation or gender identity of LGBTQ young people.A host of medical experts has rejected the practice — aimed at changing a patient’s sexual orientation — as “futile and destructive.” In Utah, the ban took effect with a regulatory change Tuesday.

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Utah Becomes Latest State To Ban Discredited LGBTQ 'Conversion Therapy'

Supreme Court Allows Flint Water Lawsuits To Move Forward, Officials Not 'Immune'

Supreme Court Allows Flint Water Lawsuits To Move Forward, Officials Not 'Immune'

Drinking fountains are marked "Do Not Drink Until Further Notice" at Flint Northwestern High School in Flint, Mich., in May 2016. After 18 months of insisting water drawn from the Flint River was safe to drink, officials admitted it was not.In refusing to take up two cases involving the 2014 water crisis, the higher court has upheld earlier rulings saying neither city nor state officials are protected from being sued.

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Supreme Court Allows Flint Water Lawsuits To Move Forward, Officials Not 'Immune'

Trump Impeachment Trial Recap: Republicans Balk At McConnell Over Session Rules

Trump Impeachment Trial Recap: Republicans Balk At McConnell Over Session Rules

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, was among a group of Senate Republicans who insisted that that time each side has to make its case be extended.The majority leader’s own members didn’t want to go along with his first vision for the procedure in the impeachment trial. But the GOP did reject calls for more witnesses and evidence.

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Trump Impeachment Trial Recap: Republicans Balk At McConnell Over Session Rules

Migrant Caravan Crosses River into Mexico In Standoff With Security Forces

Migrant Caravan Crosses River into Mexico In Standoff With Security Forces

Central American migrants cross the Suchiate River by foot from Guatemala (left) to Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, on Monday.After closing a bridge linking Guatemala with Mexico, a caravan of Central American migrants waded across a river connecting the countries but their journey is being stopped by Mexican troops.

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Migrant Caravan Crosses River into Mexico In Standoff With Security Forces