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Trump Impeachment

Trump impeachment trial gets under way with clash over rules

McConnell abruptly changes proposed rules, backing off condensed two-day schedule to add a third for opening arguments.

Trump impeachment trial gets under way with clash over rules

Gun control

Thousands of gun rights activists, many armed, rally in Virginia

The rally, which prompted fears of violence, ended peacefully amid tight security after state of emergency was declared.

Thousands of gun rights activists, many armed, rally in Virginia

The Far Right

Virginia gun rally: Fears of violence as militia groups gather

Pro-gun rally expected to draw dozens of militia groups, prompting experts to warn of potential violence.

Virginia gun rally: Fears of violence as militia groups gather

Women's Rights

'A rapist in your path' anthem sets defiant tone at Women's March

Thousands march around White House and perform Chilean feminist anthem at 4th annual Women's March in Washington, DC.

'A rapist in your path' anthem sets defiant tone at Women's March

Trump Impeachment

Trump impeachment: Republicans, Democrats spar over next steps

When a Senate trial will take place and what it will look like remain major points of contention between the parties.

Trump impeachment: Republicans, Democrats spar over next steps

US Elections 2020

Impeachment, organised labour: What to expect at Democrat debate

The last 2020 presidential Democraitc debate of 2019 comes on the heels of Trump's impeachment.

Impeachment, organised labour: What to expect at Democrat debate

Narendra Modi

'Howdy Modi!': Indian PM's supporters, critics to gather in Texas

Protests planned as more than 50,000 people are expected to gather in Houston to see Modi and Trump take the stage.

'Howdy Modi!': Indian PM's supporters, critics to gather in Texas

Donald Trump

Who is Robert O'Brien, Trump's national security adviser pick?

Trump says he will name the lawyer and hostage negotiator as hawkish John Bolton's replacement.

Who is Robert O'Brien, Trump's national security adviser pick?

US Elections 2020

September US Democratic debate: schedule, candidates, issues

Everything you need to know as 10 and only 10 candidates take the stage for the third Democratic debate.

September US Democratic debate: schedule, candidates, issues

Julian Assange

US charges WikiLeaks' Assange with 'computer hacking conspiracy'

Assange charged with conspiracy in trying to access a classified US government computer with Chelsea Manning in 2010.

US charges WikiLeaks' Assange with 'computer hacking conspiracy'

United States

Liberians welcome US DED extension, call for permanent solution

Amid pressure, White House announces it is extending temporary protections for some 4,000 Liberians in US for a year.

Liberians welcome US DED extension, call for permanent solution

Abortion

US expansion of global gag rule will 'punish women' worldwide

Rights groups slam Trump administration's decision to expand ban on foreign aid to groups providing, promoting abortion.

US expansion of global gag rule will 'punish women' worldwide