Centrist senators race to strike a deal to end government shutdown

Centrist senators race to strike a deal to end government shutdown Washington PostPelosi pans Trump’s $20B wall funding: ‘Oh, come on’ The HillShutdown Day 2: Congress Seems Far Apart on a Resolution New York TimesANALYSIS: A year into Trump’s presidency, Democrats have visions of 2020 ABC NewsGovernment shutdown: Congress seeks a … [Read More...]

Moderates move to break shutdown logjam

Moderates move to break shutdown logjam PoliticoNo deal in sight as shutdown extends to second day The HillOn second day of government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans each play the blame game USA TODAYInside the Government Shutdown: What You Need to Know RollingStone.comShutdown agreement! Trump is to blame. Washington PostFull … [Read More...]

Trump launches new round of partisan attacks as government shutdown enters Day 2

Trump launches new round of partisan attacks as government shutdown enters Day 2 Washington PostTo end government shutdown, Trump suggests Senate use ‘nuclear option’ USA TODAYTrump Says GOP May Need to Use `Nuclear Option’: Shutdown Update BloombergThe Real Reasons Why the Government Shut Down The AtlanticANALYSIS: A year into Trump’s presidency, … [Read More...]

Congress shuts down the government. Now what? new

The U.S. government shutdown began at midnight Friday as Democrats and Republicans failed to resolve a standoff over immigration and spending. Here's a look at what the parties are fighting over and what it means to shut down the government. [Read More...]

As women march a year after Trump’s election, his approval with some men grows

As women march a year after Trump’s election, his approval with some men grows Washington PostNatalie Portman, at 13, experienced ‘sexual terrorism’ CNNHundreds of thousands protest in DC, across country on women’s march anniversary PoliticoSouthern California joins nation in raising angry voices at Women’s Marches OCRegisterNatalie Portman, Alfre Woodard, Olivia Munn … [Read More...]

Dangerous flu strain is widespread in most states

“You know, flu is serious and it's widespread every year, but we've never had it hit like it has our campuses this year,” school superintendent Jill Siler said. “He came home yesterday with a fever, headache and a stomach ache, and so we went straight to quarantine,… [Read More...]

At Least 5 Killed in Afghan Hotel Attack That Trapped Hundreds of Guests

At Least 5 Killed in Afghan Hotel Attack That Trapped Hundreds of Guests New York TimesKabul: Afghan forces end Intercontinental Hotel siege BBC NewsKabul Intercontinental Hotel siege ends, all gunmen killed: government ReutersKabul Hotel Siege Reportedly Ends After 13-Hour Gun Battle TOLOnewsGunmen attack Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel; two assailants killed, five people … [Read More...]

California flu deaths jump from 42 to 74

Flu deaths of Californians under 65 soared again in the latest reporting period and now total 74, according to state public health officials on Friday. The latest figure represents a spike of 32 in addition to the 42 deaths announced by the state last week – and an increase of six in the Greater Bay … [Read More...]