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Democrats pounce on Bolton report to demand testimony in Senate impeachment trial

Democrats pounce on Bolton report to demand testimony in Senate impeachment trial

Democrats demanding new witnesses in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial are seizing on a report that the President ordered former national security adviser John Bolton to keep military aid to Ukraine frozen in a bid to coerce political favors. The revelation, first reported by the New York Times, heaped new pressure on a handful of Republican…MORE

Bolton bombshell raises the stakes as Trump’s defense team takes the spotlight

Bolton bombshell raises the stakes as Trump’s defense team takes the spotlight

An explosive New York Times report detailing an unpublished draft manuscript by former national security adviser John Bolton has added new uncertainty to this week’s crucial vote to determine whether the Senate should subpoena witnesses and documents in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, several GOP sources said. Citing multiple people’s description of the unpublished draft…MORE

NTSB sending investigative team to helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant

NTSB sending investigative team to helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant

A team of 18 people from the National Transportation Safety Board is making its way to the scene of a helicopter crash that killed NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven other people in California. The investigative “Go Team” from the NTSB includes investigators and media relations and family assistance staffers, among others, and…MORE

A Bernie Sanders sweep?

A Bernie Sanders sweep?

With just 8 days until the Iowa caucuses, welcome to 2020! Every Sunday, I outline the 5 BIG storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaign trail. And they’re ranked — so the No. 1 story is the most important of the coming week. Tell your friends to subscribe to…MORE

Three rockets hit US Embassy compound in Baghdad, US official says

Three rockets hit US Embassy compound in Baghdad, US official says

Three rockets struck the US Embassy compound in Baghdad on Sunday, leaving one person injured, a US official told CNN initial reports indicate. The official said the injury was minor and the individual had since returned to duty. A State Department spokesperson said Sunday evening that they “are aware of reports of rockets landing in…MORE

Biden expects to be focus of Trump impeachment defense

Biden expects to be focus of Trump impeachment defense

As President Donald Trump’s legal team prepares to continue arguments in the impeachment trial Monday, Joe Biden said he expects to be a focus of their presentation. But the former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful insisted he’s not concerned about any political fallout. “Look, they’ve been going full bore at me all the…MORE

Impeachment, war, and rally crowds: Trump made 49 false claims last week

Impeachment, war, and rally crowds: Trump made 49 false claims last week

President Donald Trump made 49 false claims last week, sprinkling his dishonesty around a wide range of subjects. Between January 13 and January 19, Trump made eight false claims related to the economy, eight related to the military, seven related to impeachment, seven related to Democrats, and six about energy. While 49 false claims across…MORE

Andrew Yang qualifies for February debate stage with latest poll

Andrew Yang qualifies for February debate stage with latest poll

Businessman Andrew Yang on Sunday qualified for the February Democratic presidential debate after earning 5% in a CNN Poll conducted by the University of New Hampshire. Yang had previously met the fundraising threshold needed to make the stage, and a Washington Post/ABC News poll released prior to the CNN poll this weekend also added to…MORE

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Dave Says: Playing the lottery robs you of your future

Dave Says: Playing the lottery robs you of your future

Dear Dave, I’ve been struggling financially for the past few months, so I’ve been playing the lottery once a week. To me, the chance to win millions is worth a few dollars a month, even if things are tight. Paula   Dear Paula, You’ve told me you’re having money troubles, and at the same time…

Dave Says: Keep your dignity, and work your way out

Dave Says: Keep your dignity, and work your way out

Dear Dave, My wife and I will both turn 30 next month. We have two young children, and we make a little over $85,000 combined. The problem is we have about $70,000 in debt. Some of it is credit card debt, but nearly $50,000 is in two car loans. Her mom and dad have offered…

How to Budget in the New Year     

How to Budget in the New Year     

We all love a good New Year’s celebration, but with it comes the reminder of goals, responsibilities, and resolutions for the upcoming year. And if you’re like most people, somewhere in the middle of all your resolutions is money—as in, the desire to manage it better.