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Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 at 04:23 PM EST

Trump: 'No Idea' If Deal With Pelosi Can Be Made

Trump: 'No Idea' If Deal With Pelosi Can Be Made

As the partial government shutdown slipped into the record books Saturday as the longest ever, members of Congress were out of town, no negotiations were scheduled and President Donald Trump tweeted into the...

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 at 03:12 PM EST

Selective Shutdown? Some Americans Impacted, Some Unfazed

Selective Shutdown? Some Americans Impacted, Some Unfazed

The government shutdown is wreaking havoc on many Americans: Hundreds of thousands of federal employees don't know when they'll see their next paycheck, and low-income people who rely on the federal safety...

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 at 06:19 AM EST

Arab Nations Inch Closer to Rehabilitating Syria and Assad

Arab Nations Inch Closer to Rehabilitating Syria and Assad

He has survived eight years of war and billions of dollars in money and weapons aimed at toppling him. Now Syrian President Bashar Assad is poised to be readmitted to the fold of Arab nations, a feat once deemed...

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 at 09:04 AM EST

Fraud Victims Unable to Get Help From FTC During Shutdown

Fraud Victims Unable to Get Help From FTC During Shutdown

After thieves stole her handbag and briefcase and everything inside - credit cards, checkbooks, business and Social Security documents, Louette Duvall, 67, a widow, scrambled to freeze or close her bank accounts...

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 at 08:34 AM EST

Democrats Roll Out Big Healthcare Proposals at State Level

Democrats Roll Out Big Healthcare Proposals at State Level

Riding the momentum from November's elections, Democratic leaders in the states are wasting no time delivering on their biggest campaign promise — to expand access to health care and make it more affordable. T...

Saturday, Jan 12, 2019 at 07:37 PM EST

FAA Bringing Back Safety Inspectors Sidelined by Shutdown

FAA Bringing Back Safety Inspectors Sidelined by Shutdown

The Federal Aviation Administration says it has brought about 500 furloughed safety inspectors back to work and expects more to return next week, potentially easing strains on the aviation system amid a partial...

Saturday, Jan 12, 2019 at 03:04 PM EST

Julian Castro Announces 2020 Presidential Bid

Julian Castro Announces 2020 Presidential Bid

The former U.S. Cabinet Secretary made his presidential campaign announcement in his hometown of San Antonio.

Saturday, Jan 12, 2019 at 03:16 AM EST

GOP Rejected Obama's Executive Reach, But Accepts Trump's

GOP Rejected Obama's Executive Reach, But Accepts Trump's

President Barack Obama stunned Republicans when he bypassed Congress and — relying on what he called his pen and his phone — used executive powers to enact his agenda, including protecting millions of young...

Saturday, Jan 12, 2019 at 07:30 AM EST

Shutdown Becomes Longest in US History

Shutdown Becomes Longest in US History

The partial government shutdown became the longest closure in U.S. history when the clock ticked past midnight into early Saturday as President Donald Trump and nervous Republicans scrambled to find a way out of...

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 11:15 AM EST
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By Nina Lin , Danielle Abreu

'Net Pay: $0.00': How the Shutdown Is Affecting the Country

Closed airport terminals. Blank paychecks. Vandalized parks and monuments. Feder...View gallery

  • Food Banks and Businesses Feed Furloughed Workers
  • Farmers Unable to Apply for Loans
  • Problems Go Unanswered
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