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The Rwandan opposition politician Diane Rwigara faces up to 22 years in prison on charges of inciting insurrection and forgery. She is due to be back in court on Thursday.
She denies the charges, saying they are politically motivated after she decided to run against Paul Kagame in presidential elections.
Oregon Rep. Suzanne Bonamici on Thursday was appointed to a high-profile committee focused on combating climate change.
Two Democratic U.S. lawmakers have called on the Environmental Protection Agency to answer questions about asbestos exposure after Reuters reported that documents showed Johnson & Johnson knew for decades of the minerals presence in its popular baby powder.
Nearly 100 Democratic lawmakers called on President Trump to back federal climate change initiatives.
A record number of women are headed to Congress in January, a significant accomplishment on the path toward gender parity.
A Portland State University student found injured and unconscious last spring near a remote stretch of railroad tracks in Northern California says he did not attempt suicide from a moving train, challenging the repeated claims of Amtrak officials.