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Sunday, Jan 20, 2019 at 06:26 PM EST

Democrats Don't Buy Trump's Shutdown-Ending Compromise

Democrats Don't Buy Trump's Shutdown-Ending Compromise

In a bid to break the shutdown stalemate, President Donald Trump offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children and those fleeing disaster zones in exchange...

Saturday, Jan 19, 2019 at 07:30 PM EST

Fact Check: Trump's Twists on Russia, Shutdown, Vets

Fact Check: Trump's Twists on Russia, Shutdown, Vets

It was a week of half-truths, changed stories and outright fabrications in President Donald Trump's Washington. Trump assailed Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., for playing on the beach in Puerto...

Saturday, Jan 19, 2019 at 08:57 PM EST

Trump Proposes Some ‘Dreamer’ Protections for Border Wall Money

Trump Proposes Some ‘Dreamer’ Protections for Border Wall Money

President Donald Trump outlined Saturday his proposal for a compromise to end the government shutdown and fund his border wall by giving three-year protections to DACA recipients and those with temporary...

Saturday, Jan 19, 2019 at 08:00 PM EST

Trump Salutes Remains of 4 Americans Killed in Syria Attack

Trump Salutes Remains of 4 Americans Killed in Syria Attack

President Donald Trump traveled to Delaware's Dover Air Force Base on Saturday to pay his respects to the returning remains of four Americans who were killed this week in a suicide bomb attack in Syria. The...

Saturday, Jan 19, 2019 at 05:14 AM EST

Wild Week Over Brexit Leaves British Politics in Crisis Mode

Wild Week Over Brexit Leaves British Politics in Crisis Mode

Britain's Parliament is crumbling — shored up by scaffolding, patched by endless repairs. And after a week of upheaval over Brexit in the House of Commons and angry exchanges on the streets outside, Britain's...

Saturday, Jan 19, 2019 at 02:40 AM EST

Trump Lends Support to March for Life Participants

Trump Lends Support to March for Life Participants

President Donald Trump sought to assure opponents of abortion rights on Friday that he stands with them and would veto any legislation from a Democratic-controlled House that "weakens the protection of human...

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 11:49 PM EST

Mueller Disputes Buzzfeed Story on Cohen Testimony

Mueller Disputes Buzzfeed Story on Cohen Testimony

Special counsel Robert Mueller's office issued a rare public statement Friday night that disputes a BuzzFeed News report that President Donald Trump had directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress, NBC News...

Saturday, Jan 19, 2019 at 07:54 PM EST

Trump Offers 'Dreamers'-for-Border-Money Proposal; Dems Opposed

Trump Offers 'Dreamers'-for-Border-Money Proposal; Dems Opposed

President Donald Trump sought to break the government shutdown impasse Saturday, offering to extend protections for young people brought to the country illegally as children, if Democrats give him $5.7...

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 06:14 PM EST

Bush Delivers Food to Workers; Calls for End to Shutdown

Bush Delivers Food to Workers; Calls for End to Shutdown

Former President George W. Bush delivered food to federal workers on Friday who are still on the job despite not being paid due to the partial government shutdown. Bush posted a photo of himself in Florida...

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 04:35 PM EST

Travel Industry Fears Damage From a Long Shutdown

Travel Industry Fears Damage From a Long Shutdown

America's busiest airport, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International, is a blur of activity on the best of days. But an extra layer of anxiety gripped the airport Friday, the eve of a three-day holiday weekend....

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