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What To Watch For As Trump's Legal Team Resumes Its Impeachment Defense

Updated at 11:28 a.m. President Trump's defense team is expected to maintain Monday, the second day of its arguments in the Senate impeachment trial, that the president was legally justified in freezing military assistance to Ukraine and that the case against Trump presented by Democrats does not clear the bar of an impeachable offense. The arguments come a day after a report by The New York Times that Trump directly told his former national security adviser John Bolton in August that he...

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More Texas Companies Are Improving The Workplace For LGBTQ Employees

The number of companies in Texas – and the U.S. as a whole – adopting policies and practices inclusive of LGBTQ employees is growing, a new study finds.

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There are 5.2 million known American Indians and Alaska Natives in the U.S., less than 2% of the nation’s overall population. Historically underrepresented — and undercounted — that population is often called “invisible.”

The upcoming U.S. census offers an opportunity to change that.


Updated at 11:28 a.m.

President Trump's defense team is expected to maintain Monday, the second day of its arguments in the Senate impeachment trial, that the president was legally justified in freezing military assistance to Ukraine and that the case against Trump presented by Democrats does not clear the bar of an impeachable offense.

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Veterans and other activists gathered outside Lackland Air Force Base Saturday to protest U.S. sanctions and military action in Iran. 


Updated at 8:23 p.m. ET

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday in Calabasas, Calif., the city's mayor has confirmed. Bryant was 41.

Updated at 3:32 p.m. ET

Health officials in two California counties have reported over the weekend two new cases of Wuhan coronavirus in the state, bringing the total number of cases in the U.S. to four.

The Orange County Health Care Agency reported Saturday that a man in his 50s tested positive for the infectious disease and is currently being treated in isolation at a local hospital.

Updated at 3:24 p.m. ET

Two astronauts aboard the International Space Station conducted their fourth and final spacewalk Saturday to finish a series of repairs aimed at extending the functioning of a cosmic ray detector attached to the spacecraft.

The six-hour, 16-minute foray outside the space capsule began shortly after 7:00 a.m. ET and ended at 1:20 p.m.

When I met Tom Railsback a few years ago, he told me he'd worried about going to a Chamber of Commerce meeting in Peoria in the fall of 1974.

Tom Railsback of Illinois was a middle-aged Republican congressman from the middle of a state in the middle of America when he was on the House Judiciary Committee in 1974 that heard the case for impeachment against President Richard Nixon.

Mr. Railsback greatly admired President Nixon. "His opening of the door to China," he told me, "had to be the most brilliant foreign policy move ever."

Updated at 1:32 p.m. ET

President Trump "did absolutely nothing wrong," White House counsel Pat Cipollone said Saturday, as lawyers representing the president got their first shot to poke holes in the impeachment case made this week by Democrats.

Saturday's proceedings, which lasted a little more than two hours, set up the White House arguments in the impeachment trial. The proceedings resume Monday at 1 p.m.

Winery co-owner Julie Kuhlken shows off stored wine barrels at Pedernales Cellars in Stonewall, Texas area.
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This semester, Palo Alto College introduced a new associate’s degree program called Applied Science in Viticulture and Enology. 

A sick 18-month-old girl (center) was sent to Guatemala along with her mom and sister after being denied asylum into the U.S.
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A Honduran mother and her two young daughters reached the Texas-Mexico border in December — and just this week — were deported to Guatemala.

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When I was ten years old, nuclear war seemed a real possibility. I knew U.S. relations with the Soviet Union were fraught through occasional glimpses of the NBC Nightly News with John Chancellor. I had seen Carl Sagan in 1980 warn about the dangers of escalating stockpiles of weapons on “Cosmos.” In early 1983, I was glued to the edge of my bed as I watched “Special Bulletin,” a made-for-TV movie about rogue terrorists who detonate a small nuclear device in South Carolina.

San Antonio Symphony

Two familiar faces come back to the San Antonio Symphony. Also, listen to a string quartet in a dive bar. And then take a cinematic journey with cowboys at the Briscoe Museum. Your weekend is here, and it's definitely interesting!


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The Washington Redskins. The Atlanta Braves. The Kansas City Chiefs. Chief Wahoo -- the now-retired cartoonish mascot of the Cleveland Indians. Professional sports have often used offensive Native American terms or imagery for their team names or mascots. The NBA made an important step to amend those wrongs with an event this weekend in San Antonio.

The San Antonio Spurs hosted Indigenous Night Sunday. It paid homage to San Antonio’s indigenous cultures and native people from around the world.


Jeremy Brimhall / San Antonio Symphony

This weekend you can enjoy a pops concert that's like a bouquet of different Broadway hits. You can take a musical tour of the dark side of the moon. Then you can experience violin and piano in a cave, with bats overhead. The Weekend is here, and there’s plenty to do.


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