'Gaetz-crasher': Here's why a Republican lawmaker was barred from closed-door testimony

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:38:11 -0400


When Republican congressman Matt Gaetz tried to attend an impeachment inquiry deposition Monday morning in the U.S. Capitol, he ran smack into the often arcane and confusing rules of Congress. Here...



What's causing record rates of STDs?

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:25:46 -0400


After decades of decline, rates of certain STDs have spiked to record levels, according to the CDC. What's causing the increase?



Booze run from behind bars: Inmates escape from Texas federal prison, return with whiskey

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 11:11:36 -0400


The men left the prison grounds and cut through a neighboring ranch before getting caught by authorities.



Nigerian police raid frees scores of beaten, starved boys

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:45:02 -0400


For the second time in a month, police in northern Nigeria have raided a building where hundreds of boys were held in dehumanizing conditions, officials said Tuesday. This time, the building was disc...



UPDATE 1-U.S. concerned about some Hong Kong protest tactics, heavier China hand -Pentagon

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 14:40:27 -0400


The senior U.S. defense official for Asia said on Tuesday that the United States has some concerns about some of the tactics used by demonstrators in Hong Kong but was also concerned about the heavier...



India blocks SMS services in Kashmir after trucker killed

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 10:53:02 -0400


Text messaging services were blocked in Indian Kashmir just hours after being restored when a truck driver was killed by suspected militants and his vehicle set ablaze, authorities said Tuesday. Sepa...


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