CNN:"The latest on the Trump impeachment inquiry. What you need to know. Now: Trump's former adviser Fiona Hill is on Capitol Hill and is expected to speak today to three House panels behind closed doors as part of the impeachment probe into the President. More testimonies: Democrats have depositions scheduled this week with Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent, State Department Counselor Ulrich Brechbuhl and US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland...The House Intelligence Committee and one of Rudy Giuliani's associates reached 'an understanding' for now to avoid a closed-door deposition over any knowledge he may have of Giuliani's efforts to push the Ukranian government..."
BBC:"Syria's army has started to reach the north of the country, hours after the government agreed to help Kurdish forces facing Turkey. This is seen as a boost for President Bashar al-Assad as it is the first time his troops, which are backed by Russia, will enter those areas since 2012. The deal came after the US, the Kurds' main ally said it would withdraw its remaining troops from northern Syria. Turkey's offensive aims to push Kurdish forces from the border region. Syrian state media said government forces had entered the strategic town of Manbij, inside the area where Turkey wants to create a 'safe zone' cleared of Kurdish fighters..."
HuffPost:"George Will has a warning for Republican lawmakers: If you don't stand up to President Donald Trump, you deserve to lose everything in next year's election...He wrote:'Trump's gross and comprehensive incompetence now increasingly impinges upon the core presidential responsibility. This should, but will not, cause congressional Republicans to value their own and their institution's dignity and exercise its powers more vigorously than they profess fealty to Trump.' Will added that Trump's refusal to cooperate with the House impeachment inquiry into his dealings with Ukraine was in itself an impeachable offense..."
CNN: Retired Marine Gen. John Allen: 'There is blood on Trump's hands for abandoning our Kurdish allies'
Reuters:US, China agree 'Phase 1' trade deal; Trump suspends October tariff hike
ABCNews: Second whistleblower with direct knowledge comes forward
CNN: New revelations deepen scandal over whistleblower complaint
CNN: Giuliani denies asking Ukraine to investigate Biden before admitting it
CNN: Trump's rollback of climate regulations will be felt far beyond his presidency
Cuomo to Press Secretary: He lies and you know it
Reuters: Thousands of Russians rally to demand free elections
Reuters: Russia, China accuse U.S. of stoking tensions with missle test
Reuters: U.S. to states: School lunch changes none of your business
Reuters: Chinese defense minister says war with the US would be a disaster
ABCNews: Rouhani: Iran isn't seeking war against any nation
CNN: US Navy confirms unidentified aerial phenomena
Reuters: Indicted Giulani associate worked for Ukrainian oligarch Firtash
CNN: 5 explosive lines from ex-amassador Marie Yvoanovitch's statement to Congress
CNN: Indictment of Rudy Giuliani's associates, annotated
CNN: Trump campaign still hasn't paid at least 6 cities for rally bills
CNN: Trump's ex-national security adviser: 'Absolutely not' appropriate for presidents to ask for foreign interference in US politics
CNN: Fox News poll: 51% of registered voters want Trump impeached and removed from office
CNN:Trump criticizes Fox News for impeachment poll
Reuters: Thousands rally in Kiev to protest autonomy deal with Moscow for eastern Ukraine
CNN: Putin jokes that Russia will meddle in US elections
CNN: Trump circulates quote invoking 'civil war-like fracture' if he's removed from office
CNN: Trump pressed Australian Prime Minister to help with Justice review of Russia probe origins
CNN: Giuliani Associates arrested
CNN:Trump appointee froze Ukraine aid despite concerns from career officials
CNN Opinion: This commander in chief is clueless
NYT: Turkish-backed militia appear to shoot Kurdish prisoners
Reuters: Pentagon: Need to de-escalate situation in northeast Syria before it's irreparable
BBC: Japan hit by biggest typhoon in decades
BBC: In policy shift US endorses Turkish military operation against US backed Kurdish forces
BBC: Kurds condemn US 'stab in the back' in Syria
ABC: Thousands protest rising anti-semitism in Germany
Reuters: China will not tolerate any form of secessionism
Russia's ruling party hit badly in Moscow election
CNN: Netanyahu says Israel will annex parts of the West Bank
BBC: Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU
CNN: Amazon rainforest burning at a record rate
BBC: Indigenous man killed as miners take land in Brazil
CNN: George Will: Trump's 'public and constant' damage to the country is worse than Nixon's
Hubblesite.org: "This Hubble Space Telescope image represents a portion of the Hubble Legacy Field, one of the widest views of the universe ever made. The image is a combination of thousands of snapshots represents 16 years' worth of observations...This cropped image mosaic contains roughly 200,000 galaxies..."
BBC: "The son of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex has been christened by the Archbishop of Canterbury in a private ceremony. Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor was baptised in front of close family and friends in the private chapel at Windsor Castle on Saturday..."
CNN: "The streaks of light in NASA's latest image look like air traffic routes, but it's a different way of looking at the entire sky. The arcs are actually tracing X-rays, recorded by the Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer, known as NICER. NICER acts as a detector of cosmic sources from the International Space Station..."
CNN: Gloria Vanderbilt dies at 95
CNN harassed in Beijing while reporting on Tiananmen Square
CNN: Massive Hong Kong vigil held 30 years after Tiananmen
CNN: 19 India students committed suicide after controversial exam results
BBC: Half of German extreme right 'prone to violence'
BBC: Taliban rejects Ramadan ceasefire
BBC: International cyber crime gang busted
BBC: Humans threaten 1 million species with extinction
He left politics to treat his PTSD. His new mission is helping fellow vets
BBC: Myanmar army kills unarmed prisoners
BBC: Europe and and nationalism: A country-by-country guide
Johnny Clegg gave South Africa reason to believe
Politico: The legacy of John Paul Stevens
BBC: Outcry over deeply racist Austrian poem
Reuters: In an unprecedented move, U.S. names Iran's Revolutionary Guards terrorist group
ABCNews: Iran lawmakers convene, chant 'Death to America'
CNN: Iran designates as terrorists all U.S. troops in the Middle East
Reuters: US job growth rebounds in March, but wage gains moderate
BBC: Nike raises eyebrows with model's unshaven armpit
CNN: A police officer's heart warming surprise for a bullied child
BBC: Iran quits key parts of nuclear deal
Reuters: NATO chief warns of Russia threat urges unity in US address
Reuters: Several US states sue Trump administration over school lunch rules
Reuters: Arab leaders, grappling with regional rifts, condemn U.S. decision on Golan
BBC: Brunei has backtracked on laws introduced to punish gay sex and adultery by stoning to death.
BBC: World powers condemn new Libya fighting
BBC: Mariana Trench: Deepest-ever sub dive finds plastic bag
BBC: German politician's murder raises spectre of far right attacks
Huff Post: Laura Ingraham laughs covering Nipsey Hussle funeral
CNN: "About 30 million light-years from Earth, two galaxies came together in an epic collision, and the beautiful fallout was captured by the Hubble Space Telescope. The collision was more like an accidental hit and run between two neighboring galaxies..."
CNN:"Due to a genetic condition, Cillian Jackson, 2, can't walk. But the Minnesota boy now motors around in style, thanks to some enterprising students at a local high school. It all started when Cillian's physical therapist told his parents about a program calld Go Baby Go..."
CNN:"Alan Naiman was known for his frugality--he wore Costco jeans, bought his pocket T-shirts at a grocery store and squirreled away every penny he could. So when he died, friends were surprised to learn that he had left more than $11 million to charities in the Seattle area..."
ABCNews: Bones from Philippine cave reveal a new human cousin
Reuters: Vietnam: John McCain helped heal the wounds of war
Reuters: Easter Islanders seek outside help for iconic statues
CNN: Deputy detains tortoise for blocking the road. He got away with a warning and a selfie
IPWatchdog.com: Internet Companies file amicus briefs in support of Google against Oracle at the US Supreme Court
Mysterious radio waves detected from space
NPR: UN Rights Chief warns of threats from global disparity in wealth and access to resources and justice
CNN: Yes, thank you Nickleback for bringing us together
BBC: California officer saves choking baby
Reuters: People want higher taxes on the rich, better welfare: 21 country OECD survey
BBC: Manta ray 'doing well' after being freed from hooks
Police officer adopts homeless person's newborn
CNN: Astronauts on spacewalk outside International Space Station
CNN: NASA finds new planet
CNN: Why are Norwegians so happy? In a word: 'koselig'
CNN: Number of children going to ER with suicidal thoughts, attempts doubles, study finds
CNN: Measles on the rise
CNN: Giant collisions shake the cosmos
CNN:"When you see a big discovery about William Shakespeare hit the press before fellow scholars have had a chance to ask questions, take a breath and be very, very skeptical..."
BBC: "Five whaling ships set sail from Kushiro in Japan for the country's first commercial hunt since 1986. The ships are allowed to catch up to 227 whales in Japanese waters after it pulled out of an international whaling moratorium..."
Reuters:"...Welcome to the longest U.S. economic expansion in history, one perhaps characterized by the excesses of extreme wealth and an ever-widening chasm between the unfathomably rich and everyone else..."