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Our reporters break down the week in impeachment It had been a long week and everyone looked drained, from the senators slouching in their chairs or pacing near the back of the chamber to the lawyers and reporters who've sacrificed sleep and diet to cover the proceedings.

International Guitar Night International Guitar Night is the world’s premier touring guitar festival. Each show brings together innovative acoustic guitarists to exchange musical ideas in a public concert setting. Watch them play original songs and share musical ideas with their peers.

DC's living dead, costume dramas and love-starved Charlie Brown Continuing a new series, our writer reflects on how America’s impeachment-crazed capital is in reality a deserted city.

Kaine: GOP senators should 'at least' treat Trump trial with seriousness of traffic court Tim KaineTimothy Michael KaineIran resolution supporters fear impeachment will put it on back burner House war powers sponsor expects to take up Senate version of resolution Sens.

Des Moines Register endorses Elizabeth Warren as Democratic presidential nominee The endorsement comes just a week after the New York Times also endorsed Warren, along with her fellow Democratic primary challenger, Sen.

A 5.0 magnitude earthquake hits Puerto Rico A 5.0 Earthquake hit southern Puerto Rico Saturday, the Associated Press reported. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the earthquake occurred near the southern coastal city of Guayanilla, on the opposite side of the capitol, San Juan. One landslide has been reported so far.

FBI says monitoring of ex-Trump aide should've ended sooner WASHINGTON - The Justice Department has concluded that it should have ended its surveillance of a former Trump campaign adviser earlier than it did because there was "insufficient predication" to continue eavesdropping, according to an order made public Thursday by a secretive intelligence court.

Several Dodgers go public, peeved by Astros' cheating scam LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dodgers would rather earn a World Series trophy on their own than accept any scraps from the Houston Astros or Boston Red Sox, the teams that beat them in 2017 and '18.

Politics weigh heavily in Trump's Mideast peace plan WASHINGTON - A blueprint the White House is rolling out to resolve the decades-long conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians is as much about politics as it is about peace.

Trump's idea of executive power is also impeachment defense WASHINGTON - Donald Trump has always been a man of absolutes. Something is the best or the worst, a person is a winner or a total loser, an event has never happened before, even when it has.

Margo Lion, Broadway producer of "Hairspray," dead at 75 NEW YORK - Broadway producer Margo Lion, who helped bring the Tony Award-winning musicals "Jelly's Last Jam" and "Hairspray" to the stage and also worked on Tony Kushner's two-part classic "Angels in America," has died at age 75.

Pete Stark, congressman who reshaped health care, dies at 88 SAN FRANCISCO - Former California Rep. Fortney "Pete" Stark Jr., an influential Democrat whose legislative work helped reshape America's health care system, has died. He was 88. Stark's family said he died Friday at his home in Maryland. They did not disclose a cause of death.

Romney: 'It's very likely I'll be in favor of witnesses' in Trump impeachment trial However, the GOP lawmaker said he will hold off on making his final decision until after Democratic impeachment managers and the president's defense lawyers conclude their opening arguments.

No. 2 Baylor routs Texas Tech 87-79 to extend Big 12 record WACO, Texas - Juicy Landrum scored 20 points and had two 3-pointers in an early run that put No. 2 Baylor ahead to stay, and the Lady Bears beat Texas Tech 87-79 on Saturday to extend their Big 12 record for consecutive regular-season conference victories to 47.

Sen. Hawley readies subpoena votes for Bidens, Schiff Hawley's strategy harmonizes with plans from GOP Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Rand Paul of Kentucky to force votes to hear from Hunter Biden, the former vice president's son who was on the board of Ukrainian energy company Burisma.

Khashoggi documentary 'The Dissident' lands at Sundance PARK CITY, Utah - A searing documentary about the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi made its anticipated debut at the Sundance Film Festival, unveiling a detailed investigation into the Saudi Arabia regime and the companies and governments that do business with it.

Women's Top 25 Fared South Carolina did not play. Next: at Georgia, Sunday. Baylor beat Texas Tech 87-79. Next: vs Iowa State, Tuesday. UConn beat East Carolina 98-42. Next: vs Cincinnati, Thursday. Oregon did not play. Next: at No. 7 Oregon State, Sunday. Louisville did not play.

General: US committed to Syria fight; Missions up against IS Troops at military outposts ín eastern Syria asked variations of the same question to their top commander Saturday: What is our future here? What are the goals we need to think about? Gen. Frank McKenzie, the U.S Middle East commander, knows the future is not certain.

Border Patrol allows replanting after bulldozing garden SAN DIEGO - The Border Patrol, reacting to a breach it discovered in a steel-pole border wall believed to be used by smugglers, gave activists no warning this month when it bulldozed the U.S. side of a cross-border garden on an iconic bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

French automaker to evacuate expatriate workers from China The lead doctor treating two Paris hospital patients for the new virus in China said Saturday that the illness appears less serious than comparable outbreaks of the past and that the chance of a European epidemic appears weak at this stage.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows WASHINGTON - Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows:. ABC's "This Week" - Rep. Val Demings, House Impeachment manager; Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla.; and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. NBC's "Meet the Press" - Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Mike Braun, R-Ind.; Rep.

Marseille drops points in race for Champions League place PARIS - Marseille missed the creativity of Dimitri Payet as it dropped points in the race for a Champions League place after being held 0-0 at home by Angers on Saturday in a dull French league encounter.

Sunday shows preview: Lawmakers prepare for week two of impeachment trial The trial began Tuesday and went on until Saturday afternoon and will resume Monday. Several senators making bids for the White House have been forced to sit out from the campaign trail for the duration of the trial. Sens.

California faces federal lawsuit over its private prison ban Attorney General's office filed a lawsuit against the state of California for banning private prisons, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday. The lawsuit argues that though California can choose not to contract private prisons in the state, they cannot stop the federal government from operating private prisons.

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