Former Vice President Joe Biden calls for President Donald Trump to be impeached

Former Vice President Joe Biden, a candidate for the presidential nomination, called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump for the first time during a campaign event in New England.Biden made the remarks Wednesday during a speech in Rochester, New Hampshire.Referencing Trump's remarks about Russia during the 2016 campaign and his July phone call with Ukraine's leader, which is the subject of a whistleblower complaint, Biden said the president is "shooting holes in the Constitution" by asking foreign powers to interfere in the election.Democrats in the House of Representatives have begun an impeachment inquiry against Trump based on a rough transcript of the July telephone call."No president in American history has ever dared to engage in such unimaginable behavior. With his words and his actions, President Trump has indicted himself by obstructing justice, refusing to comply with a congressional inquiry. He's already convicted himself in full view of the world …

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Democrats warn White House to expect subpoena on Ukraine phone call for impeachment inquiry

House Democratic leaders warned the White House Wednesday to expect a subpoena demanding documents on President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, accusing the administration of “flagrant disregard” of previous requests and saying that refusal could be considered an impeachable offense.Separately, the Democrats accused Trump of “an incitement to violence” against a national security whistleblower and advised him and his administration not to intimidate potential witnesses in their impeachment inquiry. The whistleblower exposed a July phone call that Trump had with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in which Trump pressed for an investigation of Democratic political rival Joe Biden and his family.House intelligence committee Chairman Adam Schiff, accusing Trump of inviting violence against the whistleblower, said any effort to interfere with the Democrats’ investigations would be considered evidence of obstruction and could be included in articles of impeachment…

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Little boy’s life celebrated through a book about ‘Dirty, Stupid, Cancer!’

Little boy's life celebrated through a book about 'Dirty, Stupid, Cancer!'

Children's book celebrates little boy's life

Updated: 2:51 PM EDT Sep 25, 2019

Garrett Matthias was a fun-loving little boy who unfortunately lost his battle with cancer in 2018. His obituary, which he had written himself, went viral. It celebrated his short life through jokes and touching sentiments only a child could come up with. Now, Garrett's story lives on through a children's book, "Dirty, Stupid, Cancer!"So much of today’s news emanates from New York, Washington or Los Angeles, but what we know is that amazing, authentic and genuine stories are being told around the country every day. Each week "Dispatches from the Middle," which originally aired on Facebook Watch, takes a deep dive into one powerful local news story and gets a behind-the-broadcast lo…

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Merriam-Webster announces new additions including nonbinary pronoun ‘they’ and ‘dad joke’

Merriam-Webster announces new additions including nonbinary pronoun ‘they’ and ‘dad joke’

Updated: 2:40 PM EDT Sep 18, 2019

Merriam-Webster has officially added the nonbinary pronoun "they" as an entry in its dictionary.Merriam-Webster announced Tuesday that the word "they" can be used to refer to a single person whose gender identity is nonbinary along with three other separate definitions.Merriam-Webster uses the word in a sentence as an example: "I knew certain things about ... the person I was interviewing ... They had adopted their gender-neutral name a few years ago, when they began to consciously identify as nonbinary -- that is, neither male nor female. They were in their late 20s, working as an event planner, applying to graduate school."Merriam-Webster acknowledges that "they" consistently has been used a singular pronoun since the la…

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Legendary oil tycoon, Oklahoma State University megadonor T. Boone Pickens dies

Legendary oil tycoon, Oklahoma State University megadonor T. Boone Pickens dies

Updated: 2:32 PM EDT Sep 11, 2019

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WEBVTT INTERVIEW WITH THE ONE AND ONLY BOONE PICKENS. JESSUCA: A LOT OF PEOPLE WERE WORRIED ABOUT HIM AFTER HE WASN’T SHOWING UP TO OSU GAMES. ABIGAIL: BUT I SPENT SEVERAL HOURS WITH HIM, AND HE WAS FEELING PRETTY GOOD. WE WENT TO HIS EXPANSIVE RANCH IN THE TEXAS PANHANDLE, AS THE 90-YEAR-OLD RECOVERS, REFLECTS, AND CRACKS A FEW JOKES. ♪ ABIGAIL: YOU LOOK UP AND YOU SEE BOONE PICKENS STADIUM, YOUR NAME THAT’S A BIG DEAL. >> WHEN YOU SEE YOUR NAME ON THE STADIUM, YOU KNOW THAT YOU HAVE, UHHH, YOU’VE BUILT SOME BIG THINGS. AND I’M PROUD OF THAT. ABIGAIL: THE HOUSE THAT BOONE BUILT, A COLISEUM IN THE HEART OF COWBOY COUNTRY. BOONE HAS GIVEN $500 MILLION…

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