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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2019, file photo, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., speaks during a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington. Cummings died from complications of longtime health challenges, his office said in a statement on Oct. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
December 23, 2019 - 10:13 am
A lauded writer who brought to light stories overshadowed by prejudice. An actress and singer who helped embody the manufactured innocence of the 1950s. A self-made billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president. This year saw the deaths of people who...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., walks to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 19, 2019 - 1:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — One day after House Republicans stood in unanimous opposition to impeachment, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell positioned his GOP-controlled chamber to second the party's unapologetic embrace of President Donald Trump, putting the president's effective takeover of the party...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., walks to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 19, 2019 - 12:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — One day after House Republicans stood in unanimous opposition to impeachment, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell positioned his GOP-controlled chamber to second the party's unapologetic embrace of President Donald Trump, putting the president's effective takeover of the party...
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FILE - The undated file photo shows German Nazi party official and head of the SS, Heinrich Himmler. at unknown location in Germany. (AP Photo/str/file)
December 19, 2019 - 9:26 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's foreign intelligence agency has declassified documents regarding its employment of the daughter of top Nazi Heinrich Himmler as a secretary in the early 1960s, the country's top-selling newspaper reported Thursday. The BND agency declassified the documents on Gudrun Burwitz-...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., strikes the gavel after announcing the passage of article II of impeachment against President Donald Trump, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
December 18, 2019 - 9:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sample of the sights and sounds across Washington and beyond on a momentous day in Washington on Wednesday as the House passed two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Minutes after the House impeached President Donald Trump, House...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., strikes the gavel after announcing the passage of article II of impeachment against President Donald Trump, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
December 18, 2019 - 9:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sample of the sights and sounds across Washington and beyond on a momentous day in Washington on Wednesday as the House passed two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump (all times local): 9:30 p.m. New Jersey Rep. Jeff Van Drew has voted against impeaching...
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President Donald Trump arrives at Kellogg Arena to speak at a campaign rally, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, in Battle Creek, Mich. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
December 18, 2019 - 9:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sample of the sights and sounds across Washington and beyond on a momentous day in Washington on Wednesday as the House passed two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Hillary Clinton. Election night 2016. Oh, and that thing called...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., strikes the gavel after announcing the passage of article II of impeachment against President Donald Trump, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
December 18, 2019 - 9:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sample of the sights and sounds across Washington and beyond on a momentous day in Washington on Wednesday as the House voted on two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump (all times local): 8:55 p.m. No Republicans voted to impeach President Donald Trump. As the...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Kellogg Arena, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, in Battle Creek, Mich. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
December 18, 2019 - 8:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sample of the sights and sounds across Washington and beyond on a momentous day in Washington on Wednesday as the House votes on two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump (all times local): 8:20 p.m. “It doesn't really feel like we're being impeached." Those...
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Vice President Mike Pence greets shoppers at Bronner's Christmas Wonderland, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, in Frankenmuth, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
December 18, 2019 - 8:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sample of the sights and sounds across Washington and beyond on a momentous day in Washington as the House lurches toward a Wednesday evening vote on two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump (all times local): 8 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence has stepped in to...
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