The House of Representatives debates and votes on articles of impeachment against President Trump. Starting at 5:00 AM local time on Wednesday, Dec. 18.
Former special counsel Robert Mueller is appearing in two separate hearings before the U.S. House Judiciary and Intelligence committees. The proceedings are scheduled to start Wednesday at 4:30 a.m. and conclude at approximately 10 a.m. Alaska time.
Residents in the town of Norilsk in northern Siberia were surprised to see the female bear, who reportedly appeared to be exhausted and looking for food.
Every year, 8 million tons of plastic wash into the oceans. The biggest sources are in Asia. In the Philippines, one man is going head-to-head with multinational corporations to stop the plastic tide.
The partial government shutdown won’t end before Dec. 27. Negotiations continue, but President Trump maintains that any bill has to include money for his wall, a demand Democrats still reject.
The Senate voted in favor of legislation that would reduce sentences for some drug crimes and offer training programs for prisoners.
The hypoxia season hits Oregon, Washington and California waters in the summer and can last from a few days to a couple of months. Some years it only affects a few square miles of ocean; other years it’s thousands of square miles.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein called for the delay shortly after The Washington Post published a story naming the woman who says that Kavanaugh tried to sexually assault her when they were both teenagers.
In times of disasters, rumors proliferate. The Federal Emergency Management Agency hopes to counter the misinformation with a rumor-control webpage.
A lawsuit says Facebook is misleading advertisers about just how effective it is. Facebook, which makes billions from ads, says it can’t guarantee that all of them will reach their intended targets.