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Navy to name new aircraft carrier for African American WWII hero

Washington (CNN)The US Navy will name a new aircraft carrier after Doris "Dorie" Miller, a decorated African American World War II veteran who defended Pearl Harbor during the 1941 attack on the Hawaii naval base, making it the first aircraft carrier to be named after an African American. Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly…

Body found near rest area in Montana confirmed to be Selena Not Afraid missing since New Year’s Day

The body of Native American teenager Selena Not Afraid was found Monday morning about a mile away from the I-90 rest stop near Billings, Montana, where she was last seen on New Year’s Day, according to the Big Horn Sheriff’s Office.Selena Not AfraidThe 16-year-old, who lived on the Crow reservation near Billings with her mother,…

China coronavirus claims 4th victim as more screenings added

BEIJING (AP) — A fourth person has died in an outbreak of a new coronavirus in China, authorities said Tuesday, as more places stepped up medical screening of travelers from the country as it enters its busiest travel period. The increased control measures followed a sharp rise in the number of infections to more than…

Lev Parnas accuses AG William Barr of conflict of interest, seeks special prosecutor

CLOSENEW YORK — Rudy Giuliani's ex-associate, Lev Parnas, on Monday accused U.S. Attorney General William Barr of having a conflict of interest and asked Barr to recuse himself from the criminal campaign finance case against Parnas and allow a special prosecutor to handle the matter.In a court-filed letter on the eve of President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate, a…

George Conway: The worst thing about Trump’s answer to the impeachment articles

This column has been updated.President Trump’s lawyers have begun to lay out their defense to the articles of impeachment. Their arguments are wrong on the facts and wrong on the law, but that’s not the worst part. At its core, they represent an attack on the impeachment process — and on the Constitution itself.On Saturday,…

As virus spreads to more Chinese cities, WHO calls emergency meeting

BEIJING (Reuters) - An outbreak of a new coronavirus has spread to more Chinese cities, including the capital Beijing and Shanghai, authorities said on Monday, and a fourth case has been reported beyond China’s borders. China’s National Health Commission confirmed that the virus, which causes a type of pneumonia, can pass from person-to-person, the official…

Alan Dershowitz Insists Trump Shouldn’t Be Removed, Even If He Committed All the Actions Democrats Claim

Alan Dershowitz, a constitutional scholar and member of Donald Trump's legal team, argued on Sunday that the Articles of Impeachment passed by the House of Representatives last month should not lead to the president's removal, because they were for "two non-criminal actions."The retired Harvard law professor made similar arguments in appearances on CNN's State of…

Elizabeth Warren’s support from Julian Castro matters to Latinos. But we need a starring role.

Julián Castro wasn’t my first choice for president this year. So I was surprised when I found myself on the verge of tears watching the video of him announcing he was dropping out of the campaign earlier this month — and the extent to which his endorsement of Democratic rival Elizabeth Warren mattered to me."Ganaremos…
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