Author: KEVIN LIPTAK, CNN

Sondland testimony raises questions about Pence denials

A key witness testified in public on Wednesday that he expressed concerns to Vice President Mike Pence in September that U.S. aid to Ukraine was being tied to investigations into President Donald Trump's political rivals.

US-China trade deal negotiations hit another snag

President Donald Trump was supposed to sign a partial trade deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week, but negotiations over the final text have reached a rough patch, according to people familiar with the matter.

Republicans shrug off impeachment hearings

Heading into Wednesday's first public impeachment hearing, Republicans had argued the facts weren't there to impeach President Donald Trump. And they complained the proceedings were taking place behind closed doors.