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President Donald Trump's shadow is shown on an American flag as he speaks before signing an executive order at the CPCC Harris Conference Center in Charlotte, N.C.
Chuck Burton/AP Photo, File
January 28, 2019 - 10:02 am
By Deb Riechmann and Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of Americans disapprove of the way President Donald Trump is handling U.S. foreign policy and about half think the country's global standing will deteriorate during the next year, according to new poll that...
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The severe weather is causing major headaches for travelers at Philadelphia International Airport. These travel snarls are having a ripple effect throughout the Northeast.
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
January 28, 2019 - 8:21 am
UPDATED: 11:26 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The government shutdown may be over, but federal workers who are still waiting for paychecks to come in can still go get some help at Philadelphia International Airport. From now through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., TSA officers, air traffic...
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A migrant sits with his children as they wait to hear if their number is called to apply for asylum in the United States, at the border, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in Tijuana, Mexico.
Gregory Bull/AP Photo
January 28, 2019 - 6:45 am
UPDATED: 12:39 p.m. By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said the odds congressional negotiators will craft a deal to end his border wall standoff with Congress are "less than 50-50." As hundreds of thousands of furloughed federal workers prepared to return to...
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California Sen. Kamala Harris appears at a fundraiser for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., of which she is a member, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 in Columbia, S.C.
AP Photo/Meg Kinnard
January 27, 2019 - 10:29 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris says she's the kind of leader who can unify the country and would fight for the needs of all Americans. The first-term California senator, who announced her candidacy on Monday, planned a speech at a rally in Oakland, her...
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This photo provided by the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office shows Dakota Theriot on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019.
Richmond County Sheriff’s Office via AP
January 27, 2019 - 10:07 am
GONZALES, La. (AP) — A 21-year-old man suspected of killing his parents and three other people — including a girl he was dating — was arrested Sunday when he showed up at his grandmother's house in Virginia, a sheriff there said. On Saturday, Dakota Theriot shot and killed three people — the woman...
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In this March 27, 2018 file photo, plaintiff U.S. Army Sgt. Katie Schmid, center, listens to a speaker during a news conference following oral arguments in a case to block a transgender military ban at the U.S. Western District Federal Court in Seattle.
Stephen Brashear/AP Images for Human Rights Campaign
January 26, 2019 - 2:48 pm
By David Crary, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Long term, lawyers and activists battling to ensure that transgender people can serve openly in the U.S. military are convinced they will prevail. Short term, they are braced for anguishing consequences if the Trump administration proceeds with its...
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In this Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, photo, mechanic Terry Rose talks about the government shutdown at his business in Fort Hancock, Texas.
Eric Gay/AP Photo
January 26, 2019 - 2:36 pm
By Will Weissert, Associated Press FORT HANCOCK, Texas (AP) — Donald Trump didn't carry many parts of Texas' heavily Democratic areas along the border with Mexico, but he won remote Hudspeth County thanks to people like Terry Rose. And the 71-year-old mechanic saw the longest shutdown in U.S...
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In this Jan. 10, 2019 file photo Cheryl Monroe, right, a Food and Drug Administration employee, and Bertrice Sanders, a Social Security Administration employee, rally to call for an end to the partial government shutdown in Detroit.
Paul Sancya/AP Photo, file
January 26, 2019 - 1:32 pm
By Corey Williams, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — For Cheryl Monroe and generations of other African-Americans, federal government jobs have long been a path to the middle class and a way to provide a comfortable life for their families. Then the record-long government shutdown hit, making it hard...
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In this Jan. 18, 2019 file photo, former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke attends his sentencing hearing at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago, for the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald.
Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool, File
January 26, 2019 - 10:31 am
By Michael Tarm, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Some legal experts believe there's a reasonable chance the prison sentence of less than seven years imposed on a white Chicago police officer last week for second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald 16 times could be...
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Congressman Brendan Boyle
Credit: Pat Loeb
Dan Wing
January 26, 2019 - 8:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the longest government shutdown in U.S. history over for the time being, a Philadelphia area congressman says he has drafted leglislation that would make it the last shutdown the country ever has to deal with. After seeing the pain and hardships this most recent...
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