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Protester Connor Czora spoke out on behalf of transgender students at the 2020 Women's March in Washington, D.C.
Sat, 01/18/2020 - 19:43

In its fourth annual iteration, the anti-Trump protest focused on climate change, reproductive justice and immigration.

Sat, 01/18/2020 - 17:29

The response is a formal part of the process in the impeachment trial, which begins Tuesday. It marks the first time the president has outlined a legal case for his acquittal.

The White House in Washington, on Jan. 14, 2020.
Sat, 01/18/2020 - 17:01

The response is a formal part of the process in the Senate impeachment trial, which begins Tuesday.

House managers accompany the articles of impeachment against President Trump as they are carried through the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol from the House of Representatives to the Senate on Jan. 15, 2020.
Sat, 01/18/2020 - 16:52

The response is a formal part of the process in the Senate impeachment trial, which begins Tuesday.

Prince Harry (center left), Duke of Sussex, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, join Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, at a service marking the centenary of the World War I armistice at Westminster Abbey on Nov. 11, 2018.
Sat, 01/18/2020 - 14:53

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex also will stop receiving public funds for royal duties and will not use their "royal highness" titles.

Kirkenes Harbor is currently quiet, but the mayor hopes to build it into a logistical hub 250 miles north of the Arctic Circle.
Sat, 01/18/2020 - 09:39

Melting ice means ships are plowing along polar lanes, so Rune Rafaelsen wants Chinese investors to help turn the small town of Kirkenes into a major logistics hub. But doubters abound.

Containers are stacked at the port in Qingdao, in China's eastern Shandong province. A new trade deal dictates that China buy more from the U.S.,  but that has other trading partners worried.
Sat, 01/18/2020 - 06:55

While the new deal with China lowers some trade barriers, it leaves many tariffs in place. And it dictates that China buy more from the U.S., but that has other trading partners worried.

Elk graze in Skagit Valley, an area north of Seattle, Wash., populated for centuries by Native Americans and, more recently, by farmers.
Sat, 01/18/2020 - 06:55

In Washington state's Skagit Valley, a conflict is unfolding between Native Americans and farmers. Elk are making a comeback there. Local tribes are thrilled, but the agriculture industry is not.

The Diner, which is a project of Meals on Wheels People in Vancouver, Wash., provides community in addition to meals for seniors enrolled in the program.
Sat, 01/18/2020 - 06:00

Meals on Wheels usually means home delivery or lunch at a senior center. But at a new project in Vancouver, Wash., it's a retro-hip neighborhood diner where seniors can get eggs, coffee and community.

Sat, 01/18/2020 - 06:00

Would you recognize the signs that your body is going through the big hormonal changes that lead to menopause? Here's what to look for — and what you can do about it.

Levi Draheim, 11, wears a dust mask as he participates in a demonstration in Miami in July 2019. A lawsuit file by him and other young people urging action against climate change was thrown out by a federal appeals court Friday.
Fri, 01/17/2020 - 19:04

The court said the nearly two dozen young people who were trying to force action by the government on climate change did not have standing to sue. The judges said climate change is a political issue.

Alan Dershowitz told NPR on Friday he would make constitutional arguments for President Trump at his Senate impeachment trial.
Fri, 01/17/2020 - 18:51

The Harvard law professor told NPR he will present constitutional arguments during the Senate trial — but will not be involved in other strategic decisions.

After an internal review of how foreign military students are screened, the U.S. Department of Defense says it will implement new security measures for prospective cadets.
Fri, 01/17/2020 - 18:02

Officials said they want to "ensure the program continues." To that end, the department has reviewed "how we can use our resources to do enhanced vetting."

A member of the station staff pushes a portable wheelchair lift along the platform at an Amtrak station in DeLand, Fla. The company says its policies for having to adjust or remove seats has changed.
Fri, 01/17/2020 - 17:56

It usually costs $16 to take Amtrak from Chicago to Bloomington, Ill. The company defended the $25,000 cost for the extra wheelchair users, saying it reflects a new policy.

Brock Ervin holds a sign outside the Indiana House chamber at the Statehouse before the 11 representatives of the Electoral College gathered on Dec. 19, 2016, in Indianapolis.  The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear two cases challenging state attempts to penalize electoral college delegates who fail to vote for the presidential candidate they were pledged to support.
Fri, 01/17/2020 - 17:24

At issues are state attempts to penalize electoral college delegates who fail to vote for the presidential candidate they were pledged to support.

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