Impeachment déjà vu: Ken Starr added to Trump’s trial defense team

In what may feel like impeachment déjà vu, former independent counsels in the Clinton impeachment investigation Ken Starr and Robert Ray will be a part of President Trump’s legal defense team in the Senate impeachment trial, CBS News has confirmed.…

Watch live: college football national champions visit the White House

President Trump is welcoming the 2019 college football national champions, the Louisiana State University Tigers, at the White House on Friday. The team’s victory against Clemson on Monday night capped one of the greatest seasons in college football history.  Mr.…

Brutal religious ritual kills 7 in remote Panama jungle community

Panama City — Seven people were killed in a bizarre religious ritual in a jungle community in Panama, in which indigenous residents were rounded up by about 10 lay preachers and tortured, beaten, burned and hacked with machetes to make them…

Ukraine’s prime minister offers to resign over leaked audio

Kiev — Ukraine’s prime minister offered his resignation on Friday after audio was leaked of him questioning President Volodymyr Zelensky’s grasp of economics. It is the first major domestic political test for the relatively inexperienced leader, and it was unclear whether…

Iranian attack on Al Asad airbase injured 11 U.S. service members

At least 11 service members were injured during Iran’s January 8 attack against Al Asad airbase, according to United States Central Command spokesperson Captain Bill Urban. “Several were treated for concussion symptoms from the blast and are still being assessed,”…

Almost 28,000 women apply for moon trip with Japanese billionaire

Tokyo — Some singles use dating apps, others seek human connections at bars. For the woman of his dreams, Yusaku Maezawa is offering a free trip — to the moon.  The eccentric 44-year-old Japanese billionaire, known for his art collecting, his…

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell on why Michigan is so important in 2020

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell hasn’t chosen a candidate to support in the Democratic presidential primary yet, but she’s looking for one who’s sure to make her home state of Michigan a priority. Dingell, who represents a district that contains a significant…

Eminem drops surprise new album with call for changes to gun laws

Rapper Eminem once again dropped a surprise album, releasing “Music To Be Murdered By” on Friday — along with a video that calls for changes to gun laws. The follow-up to 2018’s “Kamikaze” — also released without warning — was…

Iran leader blasts U.S. “clowns” in rare personal message

Tehran, Iran — Iran’s supreme leader took the unusual step of personally delivering a Friday sermon to his nation this week. The 80-year-old ayatollah took it upon himself to convey a vigorous defense of his military forces after they shot down…

Why Chief Justice Roberts’ role in impeachment trial is “critical”

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