‘I’m so sorry,’ ex-Dallas cop weeps on witness stand at her murder trial

A former Dallas police officer charged with murdering an unarmed neighbor when she walked into his apartment thinking it was her own, wept as she testified in her own defense on Friday, saying she asks God daily for forgiveness.

House committee subpoenas Pompeo for Ukraine documents

A Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives committee issued a subpoena on Friday for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, seeking to compel him to hand over documents concerning contact with the Ukrainian government.

‘Damning’ facts will help sell impeachment probe to divided voters at home, Democrats say

Some moderate Democratic lawmakers who a week ago had little interest in talking about an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump say they are now optimistic they can sell it to voters at home during a recess of the U.S. …

Handbag designer Marks appointed U.S. ambassador to South Africa

Luxury handbag designer Lana Marks has been appointed U.S. ambassador to South Africa, the U.S. embassy said on Friday.

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi says Attorney General Barr “has gone rogue”

U.S. Attorney General William Barr and the U.S. Justice Department have gone “rogue”, U.S. House Speaker Pelosi said on Friday, days after opening an impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump over allegations that the president solicited Ukraine to interfere in the …

Republican Senator Sasse calls details in whistleblower complaint ‘troubling’

A Republican member of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday said there are “real troubling things here” in a whistleblower’s complaint about President Donald Trump’s conversation with Ukraine’s leader.

Senator Grassley warns Democrats: Don’t use impeachment proceedings to delay USMCA

Republican U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley on Tuesday urged Democrats not to use impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump to delay action on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement.

U.S. Supreme Court not politicized, says Chief Justice Roberts

U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts, speaking at a New York synagogue on Tuesday night, lamented the perception that the Supreme Court is becoming politicized and that the justices’ decisions are guided primarily by their partisan affiliation.

Biden backs impeachment if Trump does not cooperate with Congress

Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden said on Tuesday he would support opening impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump if the Republican president fails to comply with congressional requests for information on Ukraine and other matters.

Ahead of Trump meet, Ukraine fears being dragged into Washington bear pit

A trip to the United States that began as a golden opportunity for Ukraine to burnish relations with its most powerful international backer has turned into a diplomatic tightrope walk for President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.