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Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 06:42 AM EST

Fact Check: Trump Isn't Holed Up at White House Nonstop

Fact Check: Trump Isn't Holed Up at White House Nonstop

Eager to defend a prolonged government shutdown over his border wall, President Donald Trump is pretending that he's holed up nonstop at the White House waiting for a deal with Democrats. He's also rewriting...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 07:44 PM EST

Trump Declares He'll 'Never Back Down' in Shutdown Fight

Trump Declares He'll 'Never Back Down' in Shutdown Fight

With the government mired in shutdown week four, President Donald Trump rejected a short-term legislative fix and dug in for more combat Monday, declaring he would "never ever back down." Trump rejected a...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 02:06 AM EST

Developers, Not Farmers, Get Biggest Hit From Wetlands Rule

Developers, Not Farmers, Get Biggest Hit From Wetlands Rule

President Donald Trump often points to farmers as among the biggest winners from the administration's proposed rollback of federal protections for wetlands and waterways across the country. But under longstand...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 01:47 AM EST

Trump Says US Will Hurt Turkey Economically If It Hits Kurds

Trump Says US Will Hurt Turkey Economically If It Hits Kurds

President Donald Trump's warning that if Turkey attacks U.S.-backed Kurdish forces in Syria, the United States will "devastate Turkey economically" has drawn a sharp response from Ankara and President Recep...

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 at 09:32 PM EST

Graham Urging Trump to Reopen Government for a Few Weeks

Graham Urging Trump to Reopen Government for a Few Weeks

A Republican lawmaker advising President Donald Trump said he is encouraging the president to reopen the government for several weeks to continue negotiating with Democrats over funding for a U.S.-Mexico border...

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...

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