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Pompeo CIA confirmation vote: A preview of the 2020 presidential debate?

Kansas Republican Rep. Mike Pompeo secured 66 votes late Monday, enough to be confirmed as CIA director. But the real drama involved Democrats — and one Republican — who voted no on Pompeo and are likely to remind voters of the stand they took in the next presidential election. The dissenters have been building this case almost since the day President Donald Trump nominated Pompeo in November.

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Helmet cam captures motorcyclist's brush with death on freeway

An Olympia motorcyclist captured his ride on the top of a car’s trunk after a freeway crash in Tumwater, Wash. The helmet-cam footage shows a first-person view of his brush with death.
CREDITS: Courtesy of Seth Dieckman
Helmet cam captures motorcyclist's brush with death on freeway 1:11

Helmet cam captures motorcyclist's brush with death on freeway

Protesters take to streets of D.C. on inauguration day 1:21

Protesters take to streets of D.C. on inauguration day

Trump protesters hit with pepper spray on Inauguration Day 1:22

Trump protesters hit with pepper spray on Inauguration Day

Yes We Can: People Share Their Most Memorable Moments from the Obama Presidency 5:50

Yes We Can: People Share Their Most Memorable Moments from the Obama Presidency