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As Iranian missiles rained down on U.S. bases last week in Iraq, the head of the Pentagon confronted this scary prospect - possible all-out war with Iran.

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Over the weekend, there were protests in Iran. But they were not protests against the United States.

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What really brought down a passenger plane after takeoff from Tehran?

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Insulting and demeaning, that's how Republican Mike Lee of Utah described the briefing that lawmakers got yesterday from the White House about that deadly strike on Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.

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Iran's retaliation for the killing of a top commander came early Wednesday morning. More than a dozen ballistic missiles targeted two military bases in Iraq that housed U.S. and coalition forces.

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Well, Boeing has a new chief executive now, but he is facing the same problems as the old one.

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About 90 minutes after President Trump talked to Ukraine's president on July 25 of this year, a White House official was voicing concerns about military aid to Ukraine in an email.

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Today, the House of Representatives will vote on whether to impeach President Trump.

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The impeachment inquiry will be in new hands today.

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Dueling reports on impeachment are taking center stage on Capitol Hill.

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Many hours of public impeachment hearings left little dispute about the facts.

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There was one thing a key witness said yesterday that is sure to hang over this morning's impeachment hearings.

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So how do Americans feel about the idea of an impeachment?

UNIDENTIFIED PERSON #1: I think the impeachment thing is a total fraud. The swamp in D.C. - they're just kidding themselves.

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The situation in Hong Kong is getting worse.

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Yeah, a fiery standoff at one of its major universities culminated with police storming the barricades in the predawn hours.

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Did a top White House lawyer make the decision to lock up President Trump's Ukraine call in a secret computer system?

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If there were ever a person stuck in a place he never wanted to be, it's Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

Zelenskiy had been in his post for only two months when he had that infamous July 25 phone call with President Trump — during which Trump asked the Ukrainian president to help investigate former Vice President Joe Biden. For Zelenskiy, the call made what was already a delicate diplomatic situation even more complicated.

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What happens now that the House has approved an impeachment resolution?

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Yesterday's vote means the impeachment inquiry is entering a new, much more public phase.

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After weeks of raucous, jubilant protests and sometimes violent attempts to quell them, there was celebration in the streets of Beirut today.

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One of the world's most wanted terrorists is dead. So what does this mean for the Islamic State?

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President Trump announced the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi yesterday.

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It was supposed to be a closed-door deposition.

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Right. That is, until a group of very upset Republicans let themselves in.

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All right, so acting Ambassador William Taylor is the top United States diplomat in Ukraine, and he is a key figure in the impeachment inquiry.

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The fear among many in the region was if the U.S. got out of the way in Syria, some longtime U.S. allies would be vulnerable. And that is now happening.

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President Trump told reporters that he, quote, "consulted with everybody. I always consult with everybody." But if that's true, why were even some of his closest advisers left in the dark even at the Pentagon?

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Another witness has information about President Trump and his dealings with Ukraine.

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House Democrats have told the Trump administration subpoenas are coming.

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