The News Roundup - Domestic

The News Roundup - Domestic

3:22pm Jan 17, 2020
Houston Astros Fans React To Pivotal Game Seven Of World Series
Fans of the Houston Astros react to losing the lead to the Washington Nationals in game 7 of The World Series in Houston, Texas.
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The House lawmakers designated as impeachment managers delivered the articles of impeachment of President Donald Trump to the Senate and read them aloud. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that the trial would likely commence next Tuesday.

Virginia ratified the Equal Rights Amendment of the U.S. Constitution on Wednesday, becoming the 38th state to do so.

A Major League Baseball investigation found that the Houston Astros used cameras to steal pitching signs during the 2017 season and playoffs. As a result, the league has fined the team $5 million and taken their first picks in the 2020 and 2021 drafts away. Astros manager A.J. Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhniow were suspended.

These stories and more on the domestic News Roundup.


Carol Lee, Correspondent, NBC News; @carolelee

Emma Green, Staff writer, The Atlantic, covering politics, policy and religion; @emmaogreen

Jonathan Tamari, National political reporter, The Philadelphia Inquirer; @JonathanTamari

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