Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., gives his opening statement during a House Judiciary Committee markup of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Judiciary panel to take first steps toward impeachment vote

Report: Weinstein reaches tentative $25M deal with accusers
FILE - Harvey Weinstein leaves New York Supreme Court, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, in New York.

Santa, soldiers bring joy to beleaguered Alaska village
This Dec. 3, 2019, photo shows Santa Claus arriving in Napakiak, Alaska, on an Alaska National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter.

Flooded farmers face growing dilemma in warming world
FILE - Jeff Jorgenson looks over a partially flooded field he farms near Shenandoah, Iowa.

Fed leaves low rates alone and foresees no moves in 2020
FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2018, file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at a news conference in Washington DC.

Suspect arrested amid lockdown at Texas naval air station

This photo provided by Time magazine shows Greta Thunberg, who has been named Time’s youngest “person of the year” on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. The media franchise said Wednesday on its website that Thunberg is being honored for work that transcends backgrounds and borders.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg is Time 'person of the year'

Democrats, White House forge new North American trade deal
Jersey City's mayor says gunmen targeted kosher market
Bill Cosby loses appeal of sex assault conviction
Feds defend creation of fake school to fight visa fraud
The word

Merriam-Webster declares 'they' its 2019 word of the year

Trump, Dems in tentative deal on North American trade pact
Wisconsin Guard leader resigns in wake of sex assault review
Accidental shootings by police expose training shortfalls
Broadcast TV shut out of Globe nods, Netflix edges HBO

Ice bucket challenge inspiration Pete Frates dies at 34

DOJ watchdog finds Russia investigation not improper, despite missteps

Arkansas officer 'ambushed and executed,' police chief says

World Anti-Doping Agency imposes 4-year ban on Russia

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker has died

Saudi gunman tweeted against US before naval base shooting

Time names Lizzo as 2019 Entertainer of the Year
Record-breaking liquor sales in reported in Minnesota for 23rd consecutive year
SpaceX delivers 'mighty mice,' worms, robot to space station

New Brighton man pleads guilty to stealing from historic church

Walz orders flags flown at half-staff in honor of National Guard soldier

Police investigating social media threat at New Ulm High School

Man charged in St. Paul homicide enters not guilty plea

Record-breaking liquor sales in reported in Minnesota for 23rd consecutive year