Wednesday morning news: May 8, 2019

House panel to vote on holding Barr in contempt of Congress » Members of the House Judiciary Committee are scheduled to vote today on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress.

Tuesday morning news: May 7, 2019

U.S. dispatches aircraft carrier to counter Iranian threat » The U.S. military has deployed an aircraft carrier and a bomber task force to the Middle East amid threats from Iran.

Monday morning news: May 6, 2019

Fighting intensifies in Gaza after Palestinian rocket attacks » Palestinian militants fired hundreds of rockets into southern Israel again on Sunday. The rocket blasts killed at least four Israelis.

Friday morning news: May 3, 2019

Democrats take aim after Barr skips House hearing » House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler glared at an empty chair on Thursday where Attorney General William Barr was to be seated.

Thursday morning news: May 2, 2019

Attorney general testifies on handling of Mueller report » Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee fired questions and accusations at Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday. Barr testified about his response to the Mueller report.

Wednesday morning news: May 1, 2019

Guaidó calls on military to join opposition in final push to oust Maduro » Soldiers loyal to disputed Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro fired tear gas canisters at demonstrators on Tuesday. Thousands gathered outside an air base and elsewhere in the nation’s capital of Caracas to demand Maduro’s ouster.

Tuesday morning news: April 30, 2019

Victim of synagogue shooting laid to rest » Members of the Jewish community are still trying to make sense of the second violent attack on a U.S. synagogue in the last six months.

Monday morning news: April 29, 2019

Suspect in synagogue shooting may face hate crime charge » AUDIO: [Sound of mourners singing] Mourners singing at a vigil at a Presbyterian church in San Diego in honor of a woman killed in Saturday’s shooting at a California synagogue.

Friday morning news: April 26, 2019

Kim and Putin meet in Russia » Russian President Vladimir Putin says he is satisfied with his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Thursday morning news: April 25, 2019

Sri Lankan president fires top officials in wake of bombings » Sri Lanka’s president is firing the country’s defense secretary and national police chief in the wake of the deadly Easter Sunday bombings. That after officials failed to act on intelligence reports warning of possible attacks.