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WATCH LIVE: House Judiciary Reviews Of Articles Of Impeachment Resumes Thursday At 9am

Live Coverage Resuming Thursday at 9 AM. The House Judiciary Committee is considering two articles of impeachment against President Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Watch as the panel debates and then votes on the allegations.

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Barriers Discourage Some Latinos From Seeking Medical Care

Hispanics are the least likely racial and ethnic group to see a doctor when they have health problems. That’s according to a study by the United States Census Bureau. There are several barriers that discourage some from that community from seeking medical attention in the U.S.

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Islamist militants attacked an army camp in Western Niger on Tuesday, killing 71 soldiers, according to an army spokesman. It was the deadliest assault on the country's military in living memory, the spokesman told news outlets on Wednesday.

"The combat [was] of a rare violence, combining artillery shells and the use of kamikaze vehicles by the enemy," army spokesman Colonel Boubacar Hassan said, according to Reuters. An additional twelve soldiers were injured in the fighting that stretched over three hours, he said.

Federal prosecutors are charging 10 former NFL players accused of defrauding the league's health care program, resulting in payouts of $3.4 million for medical equipment they allegedly never purchased.

It was a busy fall morning at Reagan National Airport near Washington, D.C. Myrieme Churchill found a clearing in the arrivals hall and scanned the crowd.

One by one, her people showed up: A black father and daughter from Tennessee. A white couple from Georgia. A Somali immigrant. Two South Asians — one from Canada, one from Britain. Churchill greeted them in a blend of languages: Salaam! Bonjour! Welcome to D.C.!

Two years ago, the Grammy Awards faced a moment of reckoning after its then-leader, Neil Portnow, said that women had to "step up" in order to be recognized in the music industry. He's gone now. And the Recording Academy, the membership organization which gives out the Grammys, is trying to reinvent itself from top to bottom. It's under new, female leadership — and with the Grammy ceremony coming up on Jan.

U.K. voters are heading to the polls Thursday for a general election to select 650 members of Parliament — and determine the futures of Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. The election is expected to have high turnout, with key questions about Brexit left to resolve.

Polling stations opened at 7 a.m. local time and were scheduled to close at 10 p.m. (5 p.m. ET). That's when the first projections of the results will likely emerge. So far on election day, the most popular figures at polling stations seem to be dogs.

Just more than a week after Germany announced the expulsion of two Russian diplomats, citing evidence of a state-sponsored contract killing in Berlin, the Russian government has retaliated in kind.

The country's Foreign Ministry announced Thursday that, "guided by the reciprocity principle," it was declaring two members of the German diplomatic mission in Moscow to be personae non gratae.

On Dec. 26 last year, in a town surrounded by tea and rubber plantations in central Sri Lanka, residents discovered Buddhist statues had been vandalized on the side of the road. In the middle of the night, some saw young men speeding away on motorbikes after they'd shattered glass cases protecting the statues and hacked off the stone and marble Buddhas' noses and hands.

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A new state program designed to combat Indiana’s high infant and maternal mortality rates launches in January. The OB Navigator program will start in 20 counties. 

The program connects women early in their pregnancy with an OB navigator – someone who provides guidance through at least the first six months after birth. 

State Health Commissioner Kristina Box says the program will be available to women on Medicaid in the highest-risk counties. She says the program is an important step in lowering the state’s infant and maternal mortality rates.

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With the legislative session weeks away, state lawmakers and the governor are talking more about their plans and priorities for 2020.

Education policy has been getting a lot of attention lately, but lawmakers say the upcoming legislative session should be a quiet one – for the most part. Senate Education and Career Development Committee Chair Jeff Raatz (R-Centerville) says, with a short session, there just isn’t time to get to everything.

“From an overall perspective I’d say this year would be less is best,” he says. 

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IU South Bend Presents Its Teddy Bear Concert: 'Amahl And The Night Visitors'

IU South Bend is presenting its Teddy Bear Concert: Amahl and the Night Visitors on Friday, December 13 at 7pm. The event will be at the IUSB Campus Auditorium, hosted by the Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts. Doors for the event will open approximately 30 minutes prior to curtain. Teddy bear donations are welcome at this event.

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Two Holiday Shopping Options In One Location: Just Goods & Brain Lair Books

Just Goods is a local store popping up for the holidays from now through December 29th offering organic, sustainable, and naturally produced goods from near and far. It's located with Brain Lair Books at 714 E. Jefferson Blvd. in downtown South Bend. It's two holiday shopping experiences in one location. Shop near the newly reopened Howard Park which is just steps away. The Brain Lair this holiday season and year round is dedicated to helping children and teens see themselves in a new light...

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Night of Hanukkah, Monday, December 23rd, 9 PM – 12 AM

Hanukkah Lights 2019 - 9 pm. The NPR favorite returns with all new Hanukkah stories. Hosted by Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.

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