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Hearings over, all eyes on Supreme Court showdowns over Trump’s financial records

Hearings over, all eyes on Supreme Court showdowns over Trump’s financial records

The US Supreme Court now stands at the precipice of a constitutional clash that could determine whether Donald Trump or any future President may elude an investigation and defy requests for documents. Depending on the extent of the court’s moves, it could influence Congress’ oversight authority for the ages. The nine justices could act as…MORE

Pelosi to participate in CNN town hall as House weighs impeachment

Pelosi to participate in CNN town hall as House weighs impeachment

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will participate in a CNN town hall in December, where she will take questions directly from a cross-section of voters as her colleagues consider articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. CNN’s Jake Tapper will moderate the December 5 event that will air live at 9 p.m. ET from Washington, DC.…MORE

What was the Aberfan disaster, seen in ‘The Crown’ episode 3?

What was the Aberfan disaster, seen in ‘The Crown’ episode 3?

The return of Netflix’s hit drama “The Crown” after a two-year hiatus spotlights a dark chapter in modern British history: the Aberfan disaster. The third season charts the royal family between 1964 and 1977, with the Oscar-winning actress Olivia Colman taking over the role of Queen Elizabeth II from Claire Foy, who portrayed the monarch…MORE

Fight is not over, says winner of vaginal mesh implant court victory

Fight is not over, says winner of vaginal mesh implant court victory

The woman at the center of a landmark legal victory against pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson over defective vaginal mesh implants said the battle has been won “but the war will still go on.” Julie Davis is one of three women named in the Australian class action lawsuit on behalf of thousands of women who…MORE

There have been at least 4 hate incidents reported on college campuses this week

There have been at least 4 hate incidents reported on college campuses this week

A series of racist and anti-Semitic incidents have rattled college campuses nationwide as educators struggle to stop them from spreading. Just this week alone, at least four incidents have been reported on college campuses hundreds of miles apart from one another. Here’s a breakdown: University of Georgia: Swastikas at residence halls At the University of…MORE

Sportsmen commit upper lips to charity for Movember

Sportsmen commit upper lips to charity for Movember

November is traditionally known for turkey on Thanksgiving and fireworks on Guy Fawkes Night. It is now also known for mustaches. Men around the world commit their upper lips to making a difference, all in the name of charity. Movember was set up in 2003 by two friends, Travis Garone and Luke Slattery, in Melbourne,…MORE

The case for taking better notes

The case for taking better notes

This story was originally published in the November 22 edition of CNN’s Meanwhile in America, the daily email about US politics for global readers. Sign up here to receive it every weekday morning. It’s the revenge of the note takers. The experts and diplomats whose testimony helped build the impeachment case against Donald Trump know…MORE

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