Democrats, Republicans spar on last day of impeachment hearings

Taking the stand in the final hearing of testimonies were Dr. Fiona Hill, a former advisory to Russia, and David Holmes, an embassy official working in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. Democrats saw to illustrate two separate campaigns run in dealings with the eastern European country - one of diplomacy run by Hill, and the other a political gambit run by Ambassador Gordon Sondland.

U.S has told the UN it has begun process of pulling out of 2015 Paris climate agreement

The United States has told the United Nations it has begun the process of pulling out of the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that he submitted a formal notice to the United Nations. That starts a withdrawal process that does not become official for a year. His statement touted America's carbon pollution cuts and called the Paris deal an "unfair economic burden" to the U.S. economy. 

CEO of McDonald's stepping down due to relationship with employee

McDonald's chief executive officer has left the company after violating company policy by engaging in a consensual relationship with an employee, the corporation said Sunday. The fast food giant said former president and CEO Steve Easterbrook demonstrated poor judgment. McDonald's forbids managers from having romantic relationships with direct or indirect reports.