Republicans in Congress are trying to muster the votes they need to pass a tax bill by Christmas. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson heads to the UN Security Council to discuss North Korea. Plus, European leaders decide whether the EU will begin discussions with the UK on a future trading relationship.
Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate have agreed on a final tax package. The FCC votes on net neutrality rules. Plus, Tanzania honors UN peacekeepers killed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Democrat Doug Jones beats Republican Roy Moore in Alabama's special election. Jones is the first Democrat elected to the Senate from Alabama since 1992. Plus, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offers to begin direct talks with North Korea without pre-conditions.
Voters in Alabama head to the polls for today's special election. We get an update on the race between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones. Plus, firefighters continue to battle the massive Thomas Fire in Southern California.
Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
Monday, December 11th, 2017
The candidates in Alabama's special election make their final push before voters head to the polls. And, we get an update on the wildfires in Southern California and the contested presidential election in Honduras.
We're following reaction to the president's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Sen. Al Franken makes an announcement following allegations of sexual harassment. And strong wind gusts could complicate the effort to contain wildfires in Southern California.
President Trump is expected to announce that the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. And, embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore holds a rally just days before Alabama's special election.
The RNC restores financial support for Alabama's Roy Moore. The Supreme Court allows the Trump administration to enforce its travel ban while legal challenges are heard. And, will Russia be allowed to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics?
Members of the House and Senate work on reconciling two different versions of a tax overhaul bill. CVS plans to buy health insurance giant Aetna. And, a war tribunal gathers at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Senate Republicans hit a snag in their effort to overhaul the nation's tax code. It's seemingly business as usual for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson amid reports that the White House is looking to replace him. And, President Trump reacts to the verdict in a San Francisco trial that triggered a nationwide immigration debate.
North Korea tests another long range missile and claims it could strike the United States. The U-S Senate votes on its tax overhaul bill this week and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau gets a new interim boss.
President Trump heads to the Capitol to gin up more support for the GOP tax plan. But what's the impact of a new analysis that highlights the plan's costs to middle-income and low-income Americans? Also, Pope Francis makes his first visit to Myanmar. Why are there concerns that his calls for peace in there might spark more violence?
Democratic Rep. John Conyers is stepping down from a leadership role in the U.S. House, while minority leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi defends him against sexual harassment allegations. How might voters feel about these developments, headed into a key election year? And it could be an awkward day for the agency designed to help protect your finances. What's going on with leadership at the CFPB? Plus, did the best holiday shopping prices come and go on Black Friday, or do better deals await for this Cyber Monday?
The U.S. Navy's search for three missing sailors is over, after one of its cargo planes crashed in the Pacific. What does a string of accidents say about the American fleet positioned to respond to North Korea? Also, what does it mean that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's lawyers have reportedly stopped cooperating with the White House on the FBI's Russia probe?
In a new attack ad, U.S. Senate candidate Doug Jones calls opponent Roy Moore an "abuser." How do sexual assault and misconduct allegations in the Alabama race and in Congress bode for lawmakers' ability to get work done through the rest of the year? Also, China says it's taking a more assertive role in addressing world problems. But what happens when China's solutions don't match those of the United States?
Democratic Rep. John Conyers faces a sexual harassment investigation. What was the complaint against the longest-serving member of the House, and how did President Trump defend Roy Moore, Republican candidate for Senate? Also, Uber revealed that hackers stole information from tens of millions of people. What's the fallout for the company for allegedly trying to cover up the hack?
Television host Charlie Rose is off the air, after becoming the latest powerful media figure to face sexual misconduct allegations. AT&T is ready for battle with the U.S. Department of Justice, which is suing to block the telecom giant's merger with Time Warner. Does it have anything to do with President Trump's battle with Time Warner property CNN? And after decades of tyranny in Zimbabwe, how will impeachment proceedings unfold for President Robert Mugabe?
U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore no longer has the support of a major newspaper editorial board in Alabama. So who are state newspapers endorsing instead? More violence erupted in Kenya over the controversial re-election of its president. Why did the country's Supreme Court clear the way for a new term for Uhuru Kenyatta? Also, we look back at what made the Charles Manson case so disturbing after the former cult leader's death.
Monday, November 20th, 2017
Friday, November 17th, 2017
The list of prominent people accused of sexual misconduct now includes Democratic Senator Al Franken. What happens to the tax overhaul bill now that the House passed its version and the Senate Finance Committee passed their own version? Also, will the military in Zimbabwe force President Robert Mugabe to resign?
President Trump goes to the Capitol today on the day that House Republicans hold a vote on their tax bill. Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore faces new allegations of sexual misconduct. And Zimbabwe is on the cusp of historic change.
The army in Zimbabwe has seized control of the country, though they say it's not a coup. How are voters in Alabama reacting to the allegations against senate candidate Roy Moore? And we're learning more details about the gunman who went on a rampage yesterday in northern California.
Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore is denying new sexual assault allegations. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee holds a hearing on the president's unfettered power to launch a nuclear strike. Also, why so many homes could not withstand Sunday's massive earthquake near the Iraq-Iran border.