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Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, a military officer at the National Security Council (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) 

Alexander Vindman, a lieutenant colonel was the first current White House official to appear before the impeachment panels. With the administration directing staff not to appear, he was issued a subpoena to testify


President Donald Trump speaks at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Convention Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) 

The president used a conference of police chiefs on Monday to slam the host city as "embarrassing to us as a nation"


A man walks past a burning home during the Getty fire, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, in Los Angeles, Calif. (AP Photo/ Christian Monterrosa) 

Fifteen wildfire strike teams, about 300 firefighters, from Oregon are on the way to help battle the California wildfires



Former U.S. Rep. John Conyers, one of the longest-serving members of Congress whose resolutely liberal stance on civil rights made him a political institution in Washington and back home in Detroit has died...



Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the shadowy leader of the Islamic State group is declared dead after being targeted by a U.S. military raid in Syria


Vines surround a burning building as the Kincade Fire burns through the Jimtown community of unincorporated Sonoma County, Calif., on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Noah Berger) 

The fire near the Northern California town of Geyserville burned at least 49 buildings and 34 square miles


(Michael Reynolds/Pool via AP) 

The son of sharecroppers, Rep. Elijah Cummings became the first African American lawmaker to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol today


In this April 27, 2017, file photo, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., ranking member on the House Oversight Committee, speaks to reporters (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File) 

As a tribute to Cummings, no votes were scheduled Thursday in the House


Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper arrives for a closed door meeting to testify as part of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) 

Around two dozen GOP House members stormed into a closed-door deposition with a Defense Department official. Democrats said the move compromised national security as some brought electronic devices into a secure room



Amid outcry to remove the Tweet, the president has not deleted it and continued the series of posts declaring his innocence


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