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Historic SC Senate panel of 4 women OK Equal Right Amendment

A history making group of female senators has approved a resolution to have South Carolina approve the Equal Rights Amendment.

Impeachment trial: Senators question legal teams in new phase of case

Restless Senators are getting their first chance to pose questions to House managers and President Trump's legal team as the impeachment trial enters a new stage.

Trump lawyers argue Democrats just want to overturn election

President Donald Trump's lawyers have opened their impeachment trial defense in a rare Saturday session by accusing Democrats of striving to overturn the results of the 2016 election.

Democrats resume opening arguments against Trump

Senators reconvened in the Capitol for the third day of President Trump's impeachment trial, with House Democrats resuming arguments for why the president should be removed from office for abusing his power and obstructing Congress.

Democrats lay out timeline in case against Trump

House impeachment managers accused President Trump of trying to "cheat" in the 2020 election as they made their case for his removal from office on the second day of the Senate trial.

Chief Justice Roberts, senators sworn in for impeachment trial

The Senate formally accepted the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump shortly after noon on Thursday, officially triggering only the third trial of a president in U.S. history.

House to vote on war powers resolution limiting Trump on Iran

The House is set to vote Thursday afternoon on a resolution limiting President Trump's ability to engage in hostilities against Iran under the 1973 War Powers Resolution.

McCrory won’t run for NC governor; will consider Senate bid

Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory announced Thursday that he won’t try to recapture his old office in 2020, but will continue to consider a U.S. Senate bid in 2022.

Man convicted of death threat against Muslim candidate

A North Carolina man has been convicted of a charge he anonymously threatened to lynch a Muslim-American man who ran for a state Senate seat in Virginia.

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Bipartisan bill leaves out key climate, clean energy steps

While the bill would make it easier for several kinds of structures to withstand severe weather events, it does not meet President Biden's pledge to reduce US dependence on fossil fuels.

Tennessee won’t incentivize COVID shots but pays to vax cows

The governor of Tennessee does not support offering a financial incentive for citizens to get vaccinated against Covid 19 but he does support reimbursing farmers for vaccinating their cows against several types of diseases.

Biles returns to Olympic competition, wins bronze on beam

Heavily favored to win several Olympic medals, Simone Biles will bring home the bronze for her scaled-back routine on the balance beam.

Pet Pals: 1-Year-old Tabby Cat is in need of a new home

This week’s Pet Pal is a 1-year-old Tabby Cat.