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With no apparent indications of a breakthrough in the Senate to avoid a government shutdown, the Capitol is illuminated in Washington, Friday evening, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
US government shuts down; Dems, GOP blame each otherBitterly divided Congress careens fails to stave off government shutdown
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
US government shuts down as Congress fails to overcome standoff over spending and immigrationUS government shuts down as Congress fails to overcome standoff over spending and immigration
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
White House blames impending shutdown on Democrats, calls them "obstructionist losers, not legislators"White House blames impending shutdown on Democrats, calls them "obstructionist losers, not legislators"
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
In this Jan. 17, 2018, photo, Jeri Burton makes a sign in preparation for a rally in Las Vegas. A year after more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches around the world with a message of female empowerment and protest of President Donald Trump, organizers will mark the anniversary with more than a hundred marches around the world and a rally in Las Vegas aiming to channel the activism to register voters and swing elections for progressives this year. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Women will march again with aim to become a political forceActivists return to the streets a year after 1 million people rallied worldwide for female empowerment, hoping to create an enduring political movement that will elect more women to government office.
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
President Donald Trump waits to be introduced to speak to the March for Life participants from the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Bad timing: Shutdown spoils Trump's 1-year festivitiesPresident Donald Trump was supposed to be spending the weekend celebrating the one-year anniversary of his inauguration. Now he's dealing with a government shutdown.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2017 file photo, Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Kevin Davis, left, speaks alongside Mayor Catherine Pugh at a news conference outside the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. Pugh has replaced the city’s police commissioner, saying a change in leadership is needed to reduce crime.  A news release from the mayor’s office Friday, Jan. 19, 2018,  says Deputy Commissioner Darryl DeSousa will take Kevin Davis’ place. The release says DeSousa, a 30-year veteran of the force, will assume responsibility immediately.   (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Baltimore's new police leader faces numerous challengesThe new leader of the Baltimore Police Department is pledging to fight violent crime by putting more uniformed officers on the streets, an effort he says is already underway
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Enough senators have voted against a bill preventing government shutdown to block the measure, roll call still underwayEnough senators have voted against a bill preventing government shutdown to block the measure, roll call still underway
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Businessman may get 6-month delay in deportationOhio businessman who faces deportation to Jordan may be able to stay in US about 6 months while case is reviewed
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Appeals court stays order for changes in Texas foster systemJudge orders Texas to make sweeping changes to foster care system 2 years after she found it unconstitutionally broken.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
The Latest: Appeals court stays order in foster system caseA federal appeals court has halted implementation of a judge's order that Texas make sweeping changes to its foster care system.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Trump tweets as shutdown nears: Effort to keep government open is "Not looking good," blames DemocratsTrump tweets as shutdown nears: Effort to keep government open is "Not looking good," blames Democrats
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Vice President Mike Pence with his wife Karen Pence, left, speaks to anti-abortion supporters and participants of the annual March for Life event, during a reception in the Indian Treaty Room at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Pence's Mideast trip still on as government shutdown loomsVice President Mike Pence has departed for the Middle East as scheduled Friday night as U.S. lawmakers seek to avert a federal government shutdown
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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