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Michael van der Veen, an attorney for former President Donald Trump, speaks during the second impeachment trial of Trump in the Senate at the US Capitol on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. 

WATCH LIVE: Trump’s lawyers deliver impeachment defense

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Here’s what to watch for on Friday as the defense opens arguments in Trump’s historic second impeachment.

Democratic US presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks at an outdoor "Black Economic Summit" while campaigning for president in Charlotte, North Carolina, Sept. 23, 2020.

‘Much more diverse than people think’: Black immigrants are reshaping the Black electorate

Palestinians watch a television broadcasting the announcement of Middle East peace plan by US President Donald Trump, in the southern Gaza Strip on Jan. 28, 2020.

Trump unveiled his Middle East peace plan. This Palestinian analyst says it’s a ‘scam.’

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People march as they take part in an anti-war protest

Escalating conflict with Iran: What’s happening?

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US President Donald Trump stands amid microphones outside

How Trump was impeached: A timeline

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Does the chaos in Syria help ISIS?

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ISIS watchers say the pullout of American troops from northeast Syria is a gift to the group.

Nancy Pelosi walks up to a podium with a line of American flags set up behind it

House to launch Trump impeachment inquiry over Ukraine controversy

“No one is above the law,” Pelosi said as she said the US House of Representatives would begin a formal impeachment inquiry.

Renu Begum, sister of teenage British girl Shamima Begum who left the UK to join ISIS, holds a photo of her sister as she makes an appeal for Shemima to return home

When an American flees to join ISIS, should they be allowed to come home?

Jesse Morton, a former jihadi recruiter who now runs the group “Parallel Networks” to rehabilitate other radicalized individuals says, “Foreign fighters with ISIS can sometimes be the most credible voices in deterring others.”

A Patriots fan poses before a NFL International Series game in Mexico City in November 2017. The Patriots have become Mexico’s team. Winning helps. The Patriots are heading to their 11th Super Bowl on Sunday, and ninth since 2002, the most of any NFL fran

Many international fans of American football are ‘born’ on Super Bowl Sunday

Perhaps 40 million people will be watching the Super Bowl outside of the US. The game is growing exponentially overseas thanks, in part, to the NFL’s promotions. 

Man wearing glasses and dark suit stands in front of White House sign, US flag to the left

In limbo, some families in the US with H-1B visas begin to make other plans


The federal government is resolute that it will end a program that gives spouses of H-1B visa holders authorization to work. They just haven’t said when.