A look at some of today’s top headlines from select sources.

A grave charge and a momentous turn in the Trump impeachment inquiry

The stunningly consequential accusation spelled out in the Democrats’ impeachment report represents the most sweeping effort yet to capture the span of President Donald Trump’s alleged offense and to boil it into a crisp indictment.

5 takeaways from the Democratic report teeing up Trump’s historic impeachment

House Democrats on Tuesday released a 300-page report presenting what they call “overwhelming” evidence that President Donald Trump abused his official powers by pressuring Ukraine to help his reelection and then obstructed the inquiry into his actions.

Kamala Harris ends 2020 presidential campaign

Sen. Kamala Harris ended her 2020 presidential campaign on Tuesday, an abrupt departure for a candidate who was once seen as a leading contender for the Democratic nomination.

A mother in Kentucky was arrested for selling her baby for $2,000, police say

A mother in Kentucky has been accused of selling her baby for $2,000, police said.

Google co-founder Larry Page stepping down as CEO of Alphabet

Sundar Pichai, the current CEO of Google, will take over as CEO of Alphabet in addition to his current role, as Larry Page and Sergey Brin relinquish their executive roles at Google’s parent company.

Trump says he doesn’t know Prince Andrew. Photos tell a different story.

US President Donald Trump told reporters on Tuesday that he doesn’t know Britain’s Prince Andrew, despite being photographed with him on several occasions.

Huawei is facing a backlash in China when it can least afford it

Huawei is facing a growing backlash in China after new details came to light in the case of a former employee who was arrested and jailed for 251 days following an unproven accusation of blackmail from the company.

Trump announces G7 to be hosted at Camp David after Doral reversal

After a dramatic back and forth over where the next G7 will be hosted, Donald Trump announced Tuesday that the summit will be hosted at the Camp David presidential retreat in Maryland.

Brad Pitt cries more than he used to

Brad Pitt is a changed man. For one thing, he cries now.

Africa Live: Millions to get food aid in Zimbabwe drought – BBC News

A South African professor whose education was paid for by a stranger has started an online trend getting students to share their graduation pictures. Mamokgethi Phakeng told BBC OS how a stranger saw her results and offered to clear her university fees. She went on to graduate with her first class degree in mathematics.

Google founders step down from top roles

Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have announced they are stepping down from top roles at the online giant’s parent company. They will leave their respective roles as Alphabet’s chief executive officer and president but remain on the board. Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai will become Alphabet’s CEO too, a statement said.

Nato leaders gather as alliance’s cracks show

Nato leaders are to meet outside of London for formal talks on Wednesday, as they gather to mark the military alliance’s 70th anniversary. The talks will take place at a luxury hotel near Watford and follows receptions held Tuesday at Buckingham Palace and Downing Street.

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe ‘left $10m but no will’

Zimbabwe’s former President Robert Mugabe died with $10m (£7.7m) cash in the bank, a legal letter from his daughter quoted by state media says. But he appears not to have left a will, according to the family’s lawyer. Mugabe, who died in September aged 95, was ousted in 2017 after 37 years in power.

‘Masturbation photos’ prompt Tunisia’s #MeToo anger

Photos of a man allegedly masturbating in a car outside a high school in Tunisia have prompted an outpouring of stories by women about the sexual abuse and harassment they have experienced. They are being shared under the hashtag #EnaZeda, which means “MeToo” in Tunisian Arabic.

Why the floods in East Africa are so bad

Rain-triggered disasters, including flash floods and landslides, have killed at least 250 people and affected some three million people across East Africa in recent weeks, with about half of the deaths occurring in Kenya. Homes have been demolished, crops destroyed and roads swept away, hampering relief efforts in far-flung areas.

World’s carbon emissions grew in 2019 to their highest levels ever

Civilization’s carbon emissions – like Earth’s temperature, sea level, and the rate of ice sheet melting in Greenland – are still going up. Researchers at the Center for International Climate and Environmental Research (CICERO) in Oslo, Norway spend each year tediously compiling the amount of heat-trapping greenhouse gases humanity expels into the planet’s atmosphere.

Elon Musk spent 3 excruciating hours in court answering questions about his ‘pedo guy’ tweet

While testifying in U.S. District Court Tuesday, Elon Musk had to square off against one of his worst enemies: bureaucracy. The Tesla CEO was subject to the sloth of the justice system as he answered painstaking questions from the prosecution and waited through legal challenges and process scuffles while testifying in a defamation lawsuit against him.

Trudeau, Boris, and other NATO leaders caught on video apparently gossiping about Trump

For anyone whose job is to keep a straight face around Donald Trump, dozens of private conversations such as these must happen every week, and in much stronger language. But to catch world leaders apparently sharing a laugh over the president’s foibles is rare.

New Samsung foldable phone will be a lot cheaper than the Fold, report claims

Samsung is working on a new foldable phone, to be released in February, and this one won’t break the bank. This is according to a report by The Korea Herald , which cites industry sources.

Facebook bot helps employees awkwardly talk to their families about scandals

This holiday season, let’s all take a moment and remember the poor, poor Facebook employees. It’s not easy, after all, working for a company that’s widely blamed for everything from poisoning political discourse to enabling the spread of hate speech that fanned the flames of genocide.