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PBS News: December 2 – 5, 2019, A look back at presidential impeachment in U.S. history, The Plastic Problem – A PBS NewsHour Documentary,

TED Talks: Alejandro Duran How I use art to tackle plastic pollution in our oceans?, and Emma Bryce What really happens to the plastic you throw away

60 Minutes Australia: Exposing Jeffrey Epstein’s international sex trafficking ring | 60 Minutes Australia

DW Documentary: How poor people survive in the USA | DW Documentary

The Atlantic: 2019 in Photos: Wrapping Up the Year

PBS NewsHour full episode December 5, 2019

Dec 5, 2019  PBS NewsHour

Thursday on the NewsHour, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi formally requests the House Judiciary Committee to move forward with articles of impeachment against President Trump. Plus: Lawmaker reaction to the latest impeachment developments, Pete Townshend on rocking his seventies, what a wrongful imprisonment says about American criminal justice and comedian Nick Kroll’s journey through adolescence. WATCH TODAYS SEGMENTS: The anticipated timeline for Trump impeachment articles https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYWuE… News Wrap: U.S. says Iran may have killed 1,000 in crackdown https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFHik… On Trump impeachment, ‘facts are in dispute,’ says Collins https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nhLH… Constituents ‘gravely concerned’ by Trump actions, says Dean https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bf4jw… Why is The Who’s Pete Townshend still touring at age 74? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iW7JK… Ricky Kidd’s 23-year-long nightmare of wrongful imprisonment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6P4_j… Nick Kroll’s Brief But Spectacular journey through puberty https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUfim… Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

PBS NewsHour full episode December 4, 2019

Dec 4, 2019  PBS NewsHour

Wednesday on the NewsHour, the House Judiciary Committee holds its first hearing in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Plus: Legal experts weigh in on testimony from the hearing witnesses, divisions on display at the NATO summit in London, the fallout from cutting eligibility for food stamps and mushroom foragers confront a changing climate. Editor’s Note: An earlier version of the news summary included an image in a graphic about protests in Iran that mistakenly shows an anti-Iranian protest in Germany. It has been corrected with an image of the Iranian flag. NewsHour regrets the error. WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS: Judiciary hearing’s witnesses put Trump’s conduct in context https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEfqC… Legal debate on impeachment accompanied by partisan attacks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5JGe… 2 impeachment experts on the case against Trump https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOQWY… News Wrap: More doubts about potential U.S.-China trade deal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6ZJN… Trump leaves NATO summit after drama-filled visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujQGy… How Trump’s food stamp rules could increase ‘poor outcomes’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpCV6… These forest fungi are a bounty for Arizona mushroom hunters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leg&f… Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6 Follow us: Facebook: https://www.pbs.org/newshour Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/newshour Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/newshour Snapchat: @pbsnews Subscribe: PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts Newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe

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PBS NewsHour full episode December 3, 2019

Dec 3, 2019  PBS NewsHour

Tuesday on the NewsHour, House Democrats laid out their case for impeaching President Trump, arguing he abused his power and obstructed justice. Plus: Trump’s visit to a NATO summit in London, Sen. Kamala Harris drops out of the 2020 presidential race, new information about the Sackler family and the opioid crisis, a new book about Brett Kavanagh and a Brief But Spectacular take on photography. WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS: House Intelligence Committee lays out case against Trump https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4oVL… News Wrap: Trump says he might delay China trade deal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_brJd… NATO member countries squabble amid 75th anniversary summit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXshc… Why Kamala Harris’ campaign failed to gain traction https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByXfj… What the Sackler family knew about OxyContin’s abuse risks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qdk3F… Inside the campaign to put Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qvoeb… Photographer Uldus Bakhtiozina on documenting dreams https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFICA… Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

PBS NewsHour full episode December 2, 2019

Dec 2, 2019  PBS NewsHour

Monday on the NewsHour, the House Judiciary Committee moves closer to impeachment as President Trump travels abroad. Plus: The Supreme Court hears oral arguments in its first gun control case in a decade, 2020 Democrats on the campaign trail, Politics Monday, why millennials are moving away from urban centers and Now Read This with Richard Powers, author of December book pick “The Overstory.” WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS: What’s ahead for the impeachment inquiry? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsHB3… News Wrap: China bars U.S. military from Hong Kong https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=675_u… Supreme Court hears arguments about now-repealed NYC gun law https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XacDL… 2 months away from Iowa, Democratic race is still in flux https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obudO… Amy Walter and Domenico Montenaro on 2020 Democrats in flux https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tokuD… Why millennials are moving away from large urban centers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjZu5… ‘The Overstory’ author Richard Powers answers your questions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIfWv… Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

A look back at presidential impeachment in U.S. history

Nov 28, 2019  PBS NewsHour

Impeachment is a rare event in American politics. Amid the past few weeks of public hearings, we have wondered how this episode compares to previous instances of impeachment. Amna Nawaz spoke with three historians, each focused on a former president who had to grapple with that threat: Peter Baker on Bill Clinton, John Naftali on Richard Nixon and Brenda Wineapple on Andrew Johnson. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

The Plastic Problem – A PBS NewsHour Documentary

Premiered Nov 27, 2019  PBS NewsHour

By 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the oceans. It’s an environmental crisis that’s been in the making for nearly 70 years. Plastic pollution is now considered one of the largest environmental threats facing humans and animals globally. In “The Plastic Problem: PBS NewsHour Presents”, Amna Nawaz and her PBS NewsHour colleagues look at this now ubiquitous material and how it’s impacting the world, why it’s become so prevalent, what’s being done to mitigate its use, and what potential alternatives or solutions are out there. This hour-long program travels from Boston to Seattle, Costa Rica to Easter Island to bring the global scale of the problem to light. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

Alejandro Durán uses art to spotlight the ongoing destruction of our oceans’ ecosystems. In this breathtaking talk, he shows how he meticulously organizes and reuses plastic waste from around the world that washes up on shores — everything from water bottles to prosthetic legs — to create vivid, environmental artworks that may leave you mesmerized and shocked.

This talk was presented at “We the Future,” a special event in partnership with the Skoll Foundation and the United Nations Foundation.

About the speaker

Alejandro Durán · Multimedia artist

Alejandro Durán collects the international trash washing up on the Caribbean coast of Mexico, transforming it into aesthetic yet disquieting artworks that wake us up to the threat of plastic pollution.

About TED Salon

TED Salons welcome an intimate audience for an afternoon or evening of highly-curated TED Talks revolving around a globally relevant theme. A condensed version of a TED flagship conference, they are distinct in their brevity, opportunities for conversation, and heightened interaction between the speaker and audience.

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We the Future | September 2019

We’ve all been told that we should recycle plastic bottles and containers. But what actually happens to the plastic if we just throw it away? Emma Bryce traces the life cycles of three different plastic bottles, shedding light on the dangers these disposables present to our world. [Directed by Sharon Colman, narrated by Addison Anderson, music by Peter Gosling].

Meet the educator

Emma Bryce · Educator

About TED-Ed

TED-Ed Original lessons feature the words and ideas of educators brought to life by professional animators.

Exposing Jeffrey Epstein’s international sex trafficking ring | 60 Minutes Australia

Nov 10, 2019  60 Minutes Australia

The Jeffrey Epstein scandal – Tara Brown reports how a New York billionaire masterminded an international sex trafficking ring of young women, and why wealthy and powerful men, including HRH Prince Andrew, are now implicated in the saga. Subscribe here: https://9Soci.al/chmP50wA97J Full Episodes here https://9Soci.al/sImy50wNiXL WATCH more of 60 Minutes Australia: https://www.60minutes.com.au LIKE 60 Minutes Australia on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/60Minutes9 FOLLOW 60 Minutes Australia on Twitter: https://twitter.com/60Mins FOLLOW 60 Minutes Australia on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/60minutes9 For forty years, 60 Minutes have been telling Australians the world’s greatest stories. Tales that changed history, our nation and our lives. Reporters Liz Hayes, Allison Langdon, Tara Brown, Charles Wooley, Liam Bartlett and Sarah Abo look past the headlines because there is always a bigger picture. Sundays are for 60 Minutes. #60MinutesAustralia

Category  Entertainment

How poor people survive in the USA | DW Documentary

Nov 27, 2019  DW Documentary

Homelessness, hunger and shame: poverty is rampant in the richest country in the world. Over 40 million people in the United States live below the poverty line, twice as many as it was fifty years ago. It can happen very quickly. Many people in the United States fall through the social safety net. In the structurally weak mining region of the Appalachians, it has become almost normal for people to go shopping with food stamps. And those who lose their home often have no choice but to live in a car. There are so many homeless people in Los Angeles that relief organizations have started to build small wooden huts to provide them with a roof over their heads. The number of homeless children has also risen dramatically, reaching 1.5 million, three times more than during the Great Depression the 1930s. A documentary about the fate of the poor in the United States today. We closed the commentary section because of too many inapproriate comments. ——————————————————————– DW Documentary gives you knowledge beyond the headlines. Watch high-class documentaries from German broadcasters and international production companies. Meet intriguing people, travel to distant lands, get a look behind the complexities of daily life and build a deeper understanding of current affairs and global events. Subscribe and explore the world around you with DW Documentary. Subscribe to DW Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW39… Our other YouTube channels: DW Documental (Spanish): https://www.youtube.com/dwdocumental DW Documentary ??????? ?? ?????: (Arabic): https://www.youtube.com/dwdocarabia For more documentaries visit also: https://www.facebook.com/dw.stories DW netiquette policy: https://p.dw.com/p/MF1G

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https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2019/12/2019-photos-wrapping-up-the-year/602857/

2019 in Photos: Wrapping Up the Year

Alan Taylor  1:35 PM ET

40 Photos  In Focus

As the year comes to a close, it’s time to take a look at some of the most memorable events and images of 2019. Events covered in this essay (the last of a three-part photo summary of the year) include pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, anti-government protests in Chile and Iraq, a toxic sky over New Delhi, an all-female team of spacewalkers, a planned “storming” of Area 51, the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, and much more. See also “Top 25 News Photos of 2019” and “2019 in Photos: Part 1” and “2019 in Photos: Part 2.” The series comprises 120 images in all.

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Police in riot gear move through a cloud of tear gas as they detain a protester at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, in Hong Kong, on November 18, 2019. (Ng Han Guan / AP)

Police in riot gear move through a cloud of tear gas as they detain a protester at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, in Hong Kong, on November 18, 2019. #

Ng Han Guan / AP

This photo provided by NASA shows the eye of Hurricane Dorian, as seen from the International Space Station on September 2, 2019. (Nick Hague / NASA via AP)

This photo provided by NASA shows the eye of Hurricane Dorian, as seen from the International Space Station on September 2, 2019. #

Nick Hague / NASA via AP

Damage in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian on the Great Abaco island town of Marsh Harbour, Bahamas, September 2, 2019. Picture taken September 2, 2019. REUTERS/Dante Carrer TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY – RC1F32CE7750

Men survey damage in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian on the Great Abaco island town of Marsh Harbour, Bahamas, on September 2, 2019. #

Dante Carrer / Reuters

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA – SEPTEMBER 05: BMX rider Logan Martin rides at Elanora Skatepark on September 05, 2019 in Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

BMX rider Logan Martin rides at Elanora Skatepark on September 5, 2019, in Gold Coast, Australia. #

Chris Hyde / Getty

WOODSTOCK, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 12: (EDITORS NOTE: Retransmission of 1174135592 with alternate crop) “Novecento”, a taxidermy horse suspended from the ceiling, created by artist Maurizio Cattelan, is seen at Blenheim Palace on September 12, 2019 in Woodstock, England. The Italian artist is known as the prankster of the art world. His most notable piece being “America” a solid gold usable toilet which had art lovers queuing to use when it was shown at the Guggenheim Museum in New York. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

“Novecento,” a taxidermied horse suspended from the ceiling, created by artist Maurizio Cattelan, is seen at Blenheim Palace on September 12, 2019, in Woodstock, England. #

Leon Neal / Getty

CHICHESTER, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 15: 18 month-old Georgia Ricketts sits in a 1934 ERA R3A once driven by the famous racing driver Raymond Mays, which her father maintains and looks after on day three of the Goodwood Revival Festival at Goodwood on September 15, 2019 in Chichester, England. Thousands of classic car enthusiasts and fans of all things vintage have attended this year’s festival, celebrating the styles and cars of decades gone, with visitors wearing period dress from the 1940’s to 1960’s. (Photo by Kiran Ridley/Getty Images)

18-month-old Georgia Ricketts sits in her father’s 1934 ERA R3A—once driven by the famous racing driver Raymond Mays—on day three of the Goodwood Revival Festival in Chichester, England, on September 15, 2019. #

Kiran Ridley / Getty

A man poses as if he is going to “Naruto run” at an entrance to Area 51 as an influx of tourists responding to a call to ‘storm’ Area 51, a secretive U.S. military base believed by UFO enthusiasts to hold government secrets about extra-terrestrials, is expected in Rachel, Nevada, U.S. September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart – RC14E0DF0BA0

A man poses as if he is going to “Naruto run” at an entrance to Area 51 as an influx of tourists responded to a call to “storm” Area 51, a secretive U.S. military base believed by UFO enthusiasts to hold government secrets about extra-terrestrials, in Rachel, Nevada, on September 20, 2019. While millions showed interest in the event posted on social media, fewer than 200 people showed up, and, according to reports, none made their way on to the base. #

Jim Urquhart / Reuters

People run as Haiti’s Senator Jean Marie Ralph Fethiere (PHTK) fires a gun in the air, injuring Chery Dieu-Nalio, a photographer for Associated Press, while facing opposition supporters in the parking lot of the Haitian Parliament and Senate, as the government attempted to confirm the appointment of nominated Prime Minister Fritz William Michel, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY – RC1B2F462E20

People run as Haiti’s Senator Jean Marie Ralph Féthière fires a gun in the air, injuring Chery Dieu-Nalio, a photographer for the Associated Press, while facing opposition supporters in the parking lot of the Haitian Parliament and Senate, as the government attempted to confirm the appointment of nominated Prime Minister Fritz William Michel, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on September 23, 2019. #

Andres Martinez Casares / Reuters

LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 25: Dame Helen Mirren attends the Premiere Screening of new Sky Atlantic drama “Catherine The Great” at The Curzon Mayfair on September 25, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Sky)

Dame Helen Mirren is carried as she attends the premiere screening of the new drama Catherine the Great at The Curzon Mayfair in London, England, on September 25, 2019. #

David M. Benett / Getty for Sky

A frog is pictured on a lotus leaf in a pond after rain in Lalitpur, Nepal September 26, 2019. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY – RC1CD5467020

A frog is pictured on a lotus leaf in a pond after rain in Lalitpur, Nepal, on September 26, 2019. #

Navesh Chitrakar / Reuters

As seen from the International Space Station (ISS), the second stage of the Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft deploys shortly after the rocket launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on September 25, 2019. The Russian rocket was carrying the U.S. astronaut Jessica Meir, the Russian cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka, and the United Arab Emirates astronaut Hazzaa Ali Almansoori to the ISS. (NASA)

As seen from the International Space Station (ISS), the second stage of the Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft deploys shortly after the rocket launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on September 25, 2019. The Russian rocket was carrying the U.S. astronaut Jessica Meir, the Russian cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka, and the United Arab Emirates astronaut Hazzaa Ali Almansoori to the ISS. #

NASA

A Ukrainian serviceman fires a heavy machine gun during combat with Russian-backed separatists on the front line near Gorlivka, Donetsk region, on September 28, 2019. (Anatolii Stepanov / AFP / Getty)

A Ukrainian serviceman fires a heavy machine gun during combat with Russian-backed separatists on the front line near Gorlivka, Donetsk region, on September 28, 2019. #

Anatolii Stepanov / AFP / Getty

Militia members march in formation past Tiananmen Square during the military parade marking the 70th founding anniversary of People’s Republic of China, on its National Day in Beijing, China October 1, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter – RC131C36CE50

Militia members march in formation past Tiananmen Square during the military parade marking the 70th founding anniversary of the People’s Republic of China, on its National Day in Beijing, China, on October 1, 2019. #

Thomas Peter / Reuters

Botham Jean’s younger brother Brandt Jean hugs former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger after delivering his impact statement to her following her 10-year prison sentence for murder at the Frank Crowley Courts Building in Dallas, Texas, U.S. October 2, 2019. Tom Fox/Pool via REUTERS MANDATORY CREDIT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY – RC12CC20A990

Botham Jean’s younger brother, Brandt Jean, hugs former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger after delivering his impact statement to her following her 10-year prison sentence for the murder of Botham Jean, at the Frank Crowley Courts Building in Dallas, Texas, on October 2, 2019. #

Tom Fox / Pool via Reuters

Mounted police advance on demonstrators protesting the president near the government palace in Quito, Ecuador, on October 3, 2019. (Dolores Ochoa / AP)

Mounted police advance on demonstrators protesting against President Lenín Moreno, near the government palace in Quito, Ecuador, on October 3, 2019. #

Dolores Ochoa / AP

Police motorcycles lead a procession ahead of the casket carrying New York City Police Department officer Brian Mulkeen from his funeral service at the Sacred Heart Church in Monroe, New York, on October 4, 2019. Mulkeen was killed while making an arrest, when another police officer inadvertently shot him. (Mike Segar / Reuters)

Police motorcycles lead a procession ahead of the casket carrying New York City Police Department officer Brian Mulkeen from his funeral service at the Sacred Heart Church in Monroe, New York, on October 4, 2019. Mulkeen was killed while making an arrest, when another police officer inadvertently shot him. #

Mike Segar / Reuters

Jerry Rowe uses a garden hose to save his home amid swirling embers on Beaufait Avenue from the Saddleridge fire in Granada Hills, California, on October 11, 2019. (Michael Owen Baker / AP)

Jerry Rowe uses a garden hose to save his home, amid swirling embers on Beaufait Avenue, from the Saddleridge fire in Granada Hills, California, on October 11, 2019. #

Michael Owen Baker / AP

A masked Kashmiri man with his head covered with barbed wire attends a protest after Friday prayers during restrictions following the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail – RC1B5A586660

A masked Kashmiri man with his head covered with barbed wire attends a protest after Friday prayers during restrictions following the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar, on October 11, 2019. #

Danish Ismail / Reuters

WESTERVILLE, OHIO – OCTOBER 15: Democratic presidential candidates (L-R) Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), billionaire Tom Steyer, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg, former tech executive Andrew Yang, former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and former housing secretary Julian Castro at the start of the Democratic Presidential Debate at Otterbein University on October 15, 2019 in Westerville, Ohio. A record 12 presidential hopefuls are participating in the debate hosted by CNN and The New York Times. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Democratic presidential candidates, from left: Representative Tulsi Gabbard, billionaire Tom Steyer, Senator Cory Booker, Senator Kamala Harris, Senator Bernie Sanders, former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Elizabeth Warren, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, former tech executive Andrew Yang, former Representative Beto O’Rourke, Senator Amy Klobuchar, and former Housing Secretary Julian Castro, at the start of the Democratic Presidential Debate at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio, on October 15, 2019. #

Chip Somodevilla / Getty

A hiker walks in the Zillertal Alps during an autumn day near the village of Ginzling, Austria, October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner – RC128ACBAEE0

A hiker walks in the Zillertal Alps during an autumn day near the village of Ginzling, Austria, on October 15, 2019. #

Lisi Niesner / Reuters

Trains in a Shinkansen bullet-train rail yard in Nagano, Japan, sit in floodwater due to heavy rains caused by Hagibis on October 13, 2019. (Kyodo / Reuters)

Trains sit in floodwater in a Shinkansen bullet-train rail yard in Nagano, Japan, due to heavy rains caused by Typhoon Hagibis on October 13, 2019. #

Kyodo / Reuters

President Donald J. Trump meets with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Congressional leadership Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, in the Cabinet Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

President Donald J. Trump meets with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and congressional leadership on October 16, 2019, in the Cabinet Room of the White House. #

Shealah Craighead / The White House

In this photo released by NASA on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, U.S. astronauts Jessica Meir, left, and Christina Koch pose for a photo in the International Space Station. On Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, the two are scheduled to perform a spacewalk to replace a broken battery charger. (NASA via AP)

U.S. astronauts Jessica Meir, left, and Christina Koch pose for a photo in the International Space Station on October 17, 2019. The two performed a spacewalk the following day to replace a broken battery charger—the first all-female spacewalk in history. #

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A woman covers her face as she stands along the side of a road on the outskirts of the town of Tal Tamr, near the Syrian Kurdish town of Ras al-Ain, along the border with Turkey in the northeastern Hassakeh province, on October 16, 2019, with smoke from tire fires billowing in the background. The fires were set to decrease visibility for Turkish warplanes that are part of operation “Peace Spring.” (Delil Souleiman / AFP via Getty)

A woman covers her face as she stands along the side of a road on the outskirts of the town of Tal Tamr, near the Syrian Kurdish town of Ras al-Ain, along the border with Turkey, on October 16, 2019, with smoke from tire fires billowing in the background. The fires were set to decrease visibility for Turkish warplanes that were part of the cross-border operation “Peace Spring,” aimed at removing Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, after the United States withdrew troops from the region. #

Delil Souleiman / AFP / Getty

The surfers Leina Decker (left), Rory Chalupnik (center), and Reid Decker await waves while dressed as mariachi musicians during the 16th Annual Blackies Halloween Surf event in Newport Beach, California, on October 26, 2019. (Frederic J. Brown / AFP / Getty)

Surfers Leina Decker (left), Rory Chalupnik (center), and Reid Decker await waves while dressed as mariachi musicians during the 16th Annual Blackies Halloween Surf event in Newport Beach, California, on October 26, 2019. #

Frederic J. Brown / AFP / Getty

The flag-draped casket of late U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings is carried through National Statuary Hall during a memorial service at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on October 24, 2019. (Al Drago / Reuters)

The flag-draped casket of late U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings is carried through National Statuary Hall during a memorial service at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on October 24, 2019. #

Al Drago / Pool via Reuters

TOPSHOT – In this photo taken on October 29, 2019, a wild elephant stops a car on a road at Khao Yai National Park in Thailand’s Nakhon Ratchasima province. – The driver escaped unhurt with his car slightly damaged. (Photo by Pratya CHUTIPASKUL / AFP) (Photo by PRATYA CHUTIPASKUL/AFP via Getty Images)

A wild elephant stops a car on a road at Khao Yai National Park in Thailand’s Nakhon Ratchasima province on October 29, 2019. The driver escaped unhurt with his car slightly damaged. #

Pratya Chutipaskul / AFP / Getty

TOPSHOT – Men, suspected of being affiliated with the Islamic State (IS) group, gather in a prison cell in the northeastern Syrian city of Hasakeh on October 26, 2019. – Kurdish sources say around 12,000 IS fighters including Syrians, Iraqis as well as foreigners from 54 countries are being held in Kurdish-run prisons in northern Syria. (Photo by FADEL SENNA / AFP) (Photo by FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images)

Men, suspected of being affiliated with the Islamic State group, gather in a prison cell in the northeastern Syrian city of Hasakeh on October 26, 2019. Kurdish sources said around 12,000 IS fighters including Syrians, Iraqis as well as foreigners from 54 countries are being held in Kurdish-run prisons in northern Syria. #

Fadel Senna / AFP / Getty

TOPSHOT – Iraqi students pose for selfies with a member of the security forces during ongoing anti-government protests in the central city of Diwaniyah on October 31, 2019. – Iraq’s leaders scrambled to produce a solution to mounting protests demanding the ouster of Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi that have so far left more than 250 dead. Demonstrations first erupted on October 1 over corruption and unemployment and have since ballooned, with protesters now insisting on a government overhaul. (Photo by Haidar HAMDANI / AFP) (Photo by HAIDAR HAMDANI/AFP via Getty Images)

Iraqi students pose for selfies with a member of the security forces during ongoing anti-government protests in the central city of Diwaniyah on October 31, 2019. Demonstrations first erupted on October 1 over corruption and unemployment and ballooned, with protesters insisting on a government overhaul. #

Haidar Hamdani / AFP / Getty

A demonstrator carries an Iraqi flag during ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, Iraq, on November 4, 2019. (Thaier Al-Sudani / Reuters)

A demonstrator carries an Iraqi flag during ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, Iraq, on November 4, 2019. #

Thaier Al-Sudani / Reuters

Hindu women worship the sun god in the polluted waters of the river Yamuna during the Hindu religious festival of Chhath Puja in New Delhi, India, November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY – RC13AD185C00

Women worship the sun god in the polluted waters of the Yamuna river during the Hindu festival of Chhath Puja in New Delhi on November 3, 2019. #

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TOPSHOT – Members of the Lebaron family mourn while they watch the burned car where part of the nine murdered members of the family were killed and burned during an gunmen ambush on Bavispe, Sonora mountains, Mexico, on November 5, 2019. – US President Donald Trump offered Tuesday to help Mexico “wage war” on its cartels after three women and six children from an American Mormon community were murdered in an area notorious for drug traffickers. (Photo by Herika MARTINEZ / AFP) / The erroneous mention[s] appearing in the metadata of this photo by Herika MARTINEZ has been modified in AFP systems in the following manner: [AFP PHOTO / Herika MARTINEZ ] instead of [AFP PHOTO / STR ]. Please immediately remove the erroneous mention[s] from all your online services and delete it (them) from your servers. If you have been authorized by AFP to distribute it (them) to third parties, please ensure that the same actions are carried out by them. Failure to promptly comply with these instructions will entail liability on your part for any continued or post notification usage. Therefore we thank you very much for all your attention and prompt action. We are sorry for the inconvenience this notification may cause and remain at your disposal for any further information you may require. (Photo by HERIKA MARTINEZ/AFP via Getty Images)

Members of the LeBaron family mourn while they look at the burned car where part of the nine murdered members of the family were killed and burned during an ambush by gunmen in Bavispe, Sonora mountains, Mexico, on November 5, 2019. U.S. President Donald Trump offered to help Mexico “wage war” on its cartels after three women and six children from an American Mormon community were murdered in an area notorious for drug traffickers. #

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A demonstrator holds a Chilean flag near a riot police officer and vehicle amid laser beams during a protest against Chile’s government in Santiago, Chile, on November 12, 2019. (Ivan Alvarado / Reuters0

A demonstrator holds a Chilean flag near a riot police officer and vehicle amid laser beams during a protest against Chile’s government in Santiago, Chile, on November 12, 2019. #

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A policemen (left) screams after he was shot and wounded during an opposition demonstration commemorating the Battle of Vertieres Day, the last major battle of the Second War of Haitian Independence, and demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on November 18, 2019. (Valerie Baeriswyl / AFP / Getty)

A policemen (left) screams after he was shot and wounded during an opposition demonstration commemorating the Battle of Vertieres Day, the last major battle of the Second War of Haitian Independence, and demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on November 18, 2019. #

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Riot police detain two men in the Central district of Hong Kong on November 11, 2019. – A Hong Kong policeman shot a masked protester in the torso on November 11 morning, igniting clashes across the city and renewed fury towards the force as crowds took to the streets to block roads and hurl insults at officers. (Dale De La Rey / AFP / Getty)

Riot police detain two men in the Central district of Hong Kong on November 11, 2019. A Hong Kong policeman shot a masked protester in the torso on November 11, igniting clashes across the city and renewed fury towards the force as crowds took to the streets to block roads and hurl insults at officers. #

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A protester prepares to fire an arrow during a confrontation with police at Hong Kong Polytechnic University on November 17, 2019. (Kin Cheung / AP)

A protester prepares to fire an arrow during a confrontation with police at Hong Kong Polytechnic University on November 17, 2019. #

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TOPSHOT – Riot police are reached by a petrol bomb during clashes with demonstrators protesting against the government in Santiago on November 22, 2019. – Chilean President Sebastian Pinera said on Thursday that police may have broken protocols in responding to a month of protests, and prosecutors will investigate whether they violated human rights. (Photo by JAVIER TORRES / AFP) (Photo by JAVIER TORRES/AFP via Getty Images)

Riot police are struck by a petrol bomb during clashes with demonstrators protesting against the government in Santiago on November 22, 2019. #

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A man dressed as the Pope is seen as well-wishers attend the arrival of Pope Francis in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 20, 2019. (Ann Wang / Reuters)

A man dressed as the Pope is seen as well-wishers attend the arrival of Pope Francis in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 20, 2019. #

Ann Wang / Reuters

Gordon Sondland, the U.S ambassador to the European Union, arrives for testimony before the House Intelligence Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on November 20, 2019. The committee heard testimony during the fourth day of open hearings in the impeachment inquiry against U.S. President Donald Trump, whom House Democrats say held back U.S. military aid for Ukraine while demanding it investigate his political rivals. (Win McNamee / Getty)

Gordon Sondland, the U.S ambassador to the European Union, arrives for testimony before the House Intelligence Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, District of Columbia, on November 20, 2019. The committee heard testimony during the fourth day of open hearings in the impeachment inquiry against U.S. President Donald Trump, whom House Democrats say held back U.S. military aid for Ukraine while demanding it investigate his political rivals. #

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President Trump holds what appears to be a prepared statement and handwritten notes after watching testimony by Ambassador Gordon Sondland as he speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House on November 20, 2019. (Erin Scott / Reuters)

President Trump holds what appears to be a prepared statement and handwritten notes after watching testimony by Ambassador Gordon Sondland as he speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House on November 20, 2019. #

Erin Scott / Reuters

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