Impeachment hearings: A look at who's scheduled to appear next week

Luka Banda/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The House Intelligence Committee will hold public impeachment hearings with eight additional witnesses next week, the panel announced Tuesday night, on the eve of the first public hearings...

Hillary Clinton says she's under 'enormous pressure' to think about running in 2020

BasSlabbers/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Hillary Clinton, the former secretary of state and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, said in a Tuesday interview on BBC Radio 5 Live that she's under "enormous pressure" to consider a...

Former Trump admin officials push back against recruitment claims by former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(WASHINGTON) -- Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and former White House chief of staff John Kelly are pushing back against former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations...

The facts behind GOP claims about Ukraine and 2016 likely to surface this week

Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour(WASHINGTON) -- In session after session behind closed doors last month, House Republicans repeatedly suggested that President Donald Trump’s push for Ukraine to launch a...

Simple questions about the Trump impeachment hearings answered

Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour(WASHINGTON) -- As public hearings start this week in the House impeachment inquiry, here’s everything you need to know about allegations against President Donald Trump, his...

Ex-Trump campaign aide testifies in Roger Stone trial, describes 'brainstorming' sessions about WikiLeaks

Marilyn Nieves/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Former deputy Trump campaign manager Rick Gates testified during Roget Stone's trial on Tuesday that the campaign had a keen interest in the anticipated release of stolen emails from...

Trump campaign staffs-up press team as public impeachment hearings set to begin

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(WASHINGTON) -- A year out from Election Day, President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign is beefing up its already sizable communications team and war room as the...

Supreme Court grapples with Trump cancellation of DACA, impact on immigrant families

vichinterlang/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A divided Supreme Court on Tuesday grappled with the rationale behind President Donald Trump's decision to end protections for 700,000 young immigrants and the subsequent consequences for...

Former SC Gov. Mark Sanford suspends presidential race bid

adamkaz/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has suspended his 2020 presidential race bid two months after announcing his challenge to President Donald Trump in the 2020 Republican primary. ...

Republican who helped lead Clinton impeachment says Trump-Ukraine call 'troublesome'

Official Whte House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian(WASHINGTON) -- The Republican governor of Arkansas, who acted as a prosecutor during former President Bill Clinton’s impeachment trial, called President Donald...

Biden campaign pushes foreign policy credentials in new ad as impeachment inquiry begins

ABC News(DES MOINES, Iowa) -- As the country will see the first public hearing in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign is hoping to capitalize on their...

Former President Jimmy Carter admitted to hospital for brain surgery

aimintang/iStock(ATLANTA) -- Former President Jimmy Carter was hospitalized on Monday for a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due to his recent falls, a spokesperson said.

Defense aides confused by hold on military aid for Ukraine: Transcripts

rarrarorro/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- House Democrats on Monday released three more transcripts from closed-door testimony that showed that Defense Department aides were confused by a hold on U.S. military aid for Ukraine, and...

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick weighs potential late 2020 presidential bid: Sources

adamkaz(WASHINGTON) -- Deval Patrick, the politician who made history as Massachusetts' first black governor, is eyeing a potential late bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, according to two Democratic Party...

Gabbard lawyers call out-of-context Clinton comments 'defamatory,' demand she issue a retraction

Jenny Anderson/Walt Disney Television(WASHINGTON) -- Lawyers representing Hawaii Rep. and 2020 Democratic presidential contender Tulsi Gabbard wrote a letter to former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic nominee Hillary...

Judge dismisses Trump lawsuit against NY officials, House committee over taxes

ftwitty/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- A federal judge on Monday issued another blow to President Donald Trump and his ongoing effort to avoid having his tax records turned over to Congress.

Mulvaney withdraws motion to join lawsuit over congressional testimony after House Democrats, Bolton ally push back

Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour(WASHINGTON) -- Attorneys for the House Democrats and the former deputy national security adviser, have jointly filed with a federal judge saying acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney...

Longtime New York Republican Rep. Peter King will not run for re-election

rarrarorro/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Congressman Peter King, who has represented his Long Island congressional district for almost 30 years has announced that we will retire and not seek re-election in 2020. King, 75, is a...

Gov. Ricketts Launches Trade Mission to Germany

Governor Pete Ricketts is leading a trade mission to Germany this week to promote Nebraska’s quality ag products.

Chief Justice John Roberts, who's clashed with Trump, would oversee impeachment trial

JPecha/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- If President Donald Trump faces an impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate, it would mark the third time in history a U.S. Supreme Court chief justice would have to preside over the affair -- but...

Wood River accident victim identified

Wood River accident victim identified

Vargas Running for Re-Election, Wants Raises for Lawmakers

Vargas Running for Re-Election, Wants Raises for Lawmakers

Trial scheduled for midwife blamed for death of baby

Trial scheduled for midwife blamed for death of baby

Man dies after vehicle runs off Kearney County road

Man dies after vehicle runs off Kearney County road

Palmer Veterans Memorial has hopes of expansion

Palmer Veterans Memorial has hopes of expansion

Falls City Sacred Heart rolls over Bloomfield in D2 quarterfinals

Falls City Sacred Heart rolls over Bloomfield in D2 quarterfinals

Perry Wins Nebraska's Toughest Mile

Perry Wins Nebraska's Toughest Mile

List: 2019 Class D1-2 All-District Football Teams

List: 2019 Class D1-2 All-District Football Teams

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Nov. 12

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Nov. 12

Beatrice Lady Orange Softball Team Honored for Runner-Up State Finish

Beatrice Lady Orange Softball Team Honored for Runner-Up State Finish