Read the full declassified text of the Trump whistleblower complaint

Read the full declassified text of the Trump whistleblower complaint

Editor's note: This text was digitized using software from the original file released by the House of Representatives. The content was not changed. The original document is available at the bottom of the page and here.August 12, 2019The Honorable Richard Burr Chairman Select Committee on Intelligence United States Senate The Honorable Adam Schiff Chairman Permanent Select Committee…
Hong Kong elections draw record turnouts as pro-democracy protesters challenge establishment

Hong Kong elections draw record turnouts as pro-democracy protesters challenge establishment

CLOSE Getaway motorbikes waited as trapped protesters climbed down ropes to escape a Hong Kong university Monday night. Clashes with officers left some people trapped inside Polytechnic University, which remains surrounded by police. (Nov. 19) APHong Kong's district council elections drew an overwhelming, record turnout Sunday as residents weighed in on months of tumultuous, pro-democracy protests…

Justin Verlander vintage as Astros beat Rays in ALDS Game 1

CLOSEAutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideJustin Verlander tossed seven shutout innings and the Astros scored four runs in the fifth inning to beat the Rays 6-2 in Game 1 of the American League Division Series at Minute Maid Park.The Rays managed just one hit against Verlander, who struck out eight on 100 pitches. Tampa failed to get a…
College student loans: Debt hits a new high, though growth slows, as free tuition plans spread

College student loans: Debt hits a new high, though growth slows, as free tuition...

CLOSEAbout 2 in 3 graduates from the class of 2018 graduated a little deeper in debt than the classes before them. The average bachelor's degree holder owes about $29,200 in student loan debt — a record high in the U.S. That is about a 2% increase from the class of 2017, whose members graduated with an average debt of $28,500,…
Trump’s Ukraine call and Nixon’s Watergate are drawing increasing parallels as scandal erupts

Trump’s Ukraine call and Nixon’s Watergate are drawing increasing parallels as scandal erupts

CLOSE US President Donald Trump is lashing out at House Democrats amid an impeachment investigation and a whistleblower complaint over his efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden. (Sept. 26) AP DomesticWASHINGTON – It started with the White House going after a political opponent and ended up with a disgraced president being forced…
A rare but spectacular ‘unicorn’ meteor storm possible Thursday night

A rare but spectacular ‘unicorn’ meteor storm possible Thursday night

CLOSE This week's upcoming meteor shower, the Alpha Monocerotids, could produce a storm of hundreds of meteors. Its name is Greek for "unicorn." AccuweatherStory HighlightsIn 1995, the Alpha Monocerotids produced 400 meteors per hour.The meteors radiate from Monoceros, a faint constellation that is Greek for unicorn.The best viewing conditions are expected across the western and…
Hurricane Dorian travel update: 700 Wednesday flight cancellations; Charleston airport to close

Hurricane Dorian travel update: 700 Wednesday flight cancellations; Charleston airport to close

CLOSE Residents and visitors are still closely monitoring what hurricane Dorian could bring in the next few days. (Sept. 3) AP, APTravelers should brace for another round of heavy flight cancellations Wednesday and potentially for the rest of the week as Hurricane Dorian trudges its way up the East Coast.Airlines already have canceled nearly 700…
Trump campaign shares video depicting POTUS as ‘Avengers’ villain Thanos

Trump campaign shares video depicting POTUS as ‘Avengers’ villain Thanos

CLOSE House Democrats are pushing toward historic votes on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. AP DomesticWASHINGTON – President Donald Trump's campaign morphed him into the Avengers supervillain Thanos in a video that appeared on Twitter Tuesday."House Democrats can push their sham impeachment all they want," the tweet said. "President Trump's re-election is inevitable." The video…
‘Ridiculous’: Viola Davis on Julia Roberts being considered to play Harriet Tubman

‘Ridiculous’: Viola Davis on Julia Roberts being considered to play Harriet Tubman

CLOSE The suggestion for Julia Roberts to play Harriet Tubman shook social media. USA TODAYViola Davis has some thoughts about Julia Roberts as Harriet Tubman.The Academy Award-winner spoke to MadameNoire about the news an executive reportedly suggested Roberts play the historical figure, as well as what she sees as the best way to make sure controversies like this do not happen…