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Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 05:11 PM EST

Trump Says US Will Develop Space-Based Missile Defense

Trump Says US Will Develop Space-Based Missile Defense

Moving to protect the U.S. from advanced missile threats from China and Russia, President Donald Trump on Thursday laid out plans for a new array of space-based sensors and other high-tech systems designed to...

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 10:33 PM EST

Furloughed Workers Turn to Odd Jobs, Gig Economy

Furloughed Workers Turn to Odd Jobs, Gig Economy

When the nation’s capital was hit by almost a foot of snow this past weekend, Nick Elger saw a chance to make a buck. Elger, 28, usually spends his days working for the Environmental Protection Agency, but he’s...

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 07:30 PM EST

Government Shutdown’s Impact on Air Traffic Control and Immigration

Government Shutdown’s Impact on Air Traffic Control and Immigration

President Trump signed a bill that guarantees all federal employees will get their pay back once the government shutdown is over. The shutdown is having a far more reaching affect than you may even realize...

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 06:12 PM EST

Local Federal Workers Search for New Jobs Amid Shutdown

Local Federal Workers Search for New Jobs Amid Shutdown

As the government shutdown continues, local federal workers are searching for new jobs. Local non-profit Resources for Human Development is stepping up to help them find jobs during this crucial time.

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 07:16 PM EST

GSA Ignored Emoluments in Approving Trump Hotel Lease

GSA Ignored Emoluments in Approving Trump Hotel Lease

The General Services Administration improperly "ignored" the U.S. Constitution's emoluments provision outlawing foreign gifts when it green-lit President Donald Trump's management of his Washington, D.C., hotel...

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 01:30 PM EST

Puffing on Jersey Shore Beaches Goes Up in Smoke

Puffing on Jersey Shore Beaches Goes Up in Smoke

A ban on smoking at public beaches and parks in New Jersey took effect Wednesday.

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 10:41 AM EST

Karen Pence to Teach at School That Bans LGBTQ Employees, Students

Karen Pence to Teach at School That Bans LGBTQ Employees, Students

Karen Pence, the wife of Vice President Mike Pence, said Tuesday she would return to teaching art at a northern Virginia elementary school that explicitly bars its employees from engaging in or condoning...

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 01:26 PM EST

Steve King Faces Congressional Backlash Over Racist Remark

Steve King Faces Congressional Backlash Over Racist Remark

In a rare moment of bipartisan agreement, members of the U.S. House condemned Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) for his comments on white nationalism and white supremacy. Even leaders of King's own party are pressuring...

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 09:52 AM EST

Budget Deadlock Continues as Shutdown Hits Its 26th Day

Budget Deadlock Continues as Shutdown Hits Its 26th Day

Hope for the federal government to reopen is low as a deadlock over the budget from President Donald Trump, Republican lawmakers and Democratic lawmakers continue. The longest government shutdown in U.S. history...

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 08:26 AM EST

Super Bowl Planners: Shutdown Brings 'Uncharted Territory'

Super Bowl Planners: Shutdown Brings 'Uncharted Territory'

A day after travelers waited nearly 90 minutes in snail-speed security lines at the world's busiest airport, Atlanta's mayor is concerned about the waits that could result when the city hosts the 2019 Super...

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