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The Capitol is seen at dawn on the 21st day of a partial government shutdown as an impasse continues between President Donald Trump and Democrats.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
January 11, 2019 - 8:50 am
UPDATED: 1:23 p.m. By Catherine Lucey, Lisa Mascaro and Zeke Miller, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to pay for his long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall as pressure mounts to end the three-week impasse that has closed...
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At some points, the TSA checkpoint line at Terminal D/E at Philadelphia International Airport was similar to the one the day before Thanksgiving.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
January 11, 2019 - 7:18 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With no end in sight for the partial federal government shut down, TSA employees missed their first paycheck on Friday. There are reports of a good number of TSA employees calling out sick around the country, leading to long lines at security checkpoints at some...
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James Closs vanished early October 15 and her parents were found fatally shot in their home near the city of Barron in northwestern Wisconsin.
Barron Co Sheriff via CNN
January 10, 2019 - 10:09 pm
By Sheena Jones and Nicole Chavez, CNN (CNN) - - Jayme Closs, a 13-year-old girl who vanished after her parents were found dead in their northwestern Wisconsin home, has been found alive, the Barron County Sheriff's Department said. The Douglas County Sheriff's Department in Wisconsin notified the...
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With illegal drugs and weapons displayed in the foreground, President Donald Trump speaks at a roundtable on immigration and border security at U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station, during a visit to the southern border, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, in McAllen,
AP Photo/ Evan Vucci
January 10, 2019 - 9:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is considering using billions in unspent disaster relief funds earmarked for areas including hurricane-pounded Puerto Rico and Texas and more than a dozen other states to pay for President Donald Trump's border wall as he weighs signing a national...
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This Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, photo shows Hacienda HealthCare in Phoenix.
AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin
January 10, 2019 - 7:14 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A doctor examined an Arizona woman in a vegetative state nearly nine months before she gave birth but did not find that she was pregnant, and medical experts said Thursday that it's possible she displayed no outward signs that workers who cared for her every day would have noticed...
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As federal employees brace themselves for their first missed paychecks should lawmakers fail to reach a consensus by midnight Tuesday, some members of Congress have decided to join them in a show of solidarity and refuse their paychecks.
David Zalubowski/AP via CNN
January 10, 2019 - 6:38 pm
By Caroline Kelly, CNN (CNN) -- As federal employees brace themselves for their first missed paychecks on Friday, some members of Congress have decided to join them in a show of solidarity and refuse their paychecks. So far, 71 members of Congress say they will turn down their paychecks during the...
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Michael Cohen
Seth Wenig/AP, file
January 10, 2019 - 3:49 pm
UPDATED: 5.33 p.m. WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, will testify publicly before a House committee next month in a hearing that could serve as the opening salvo in a promised Democratic effort to scrutinize Trump, his conflicts of interest and his ties to...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Pool Photo via AP
January 10, 2019 - 1:43 pm
CAIRO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered a scathing rebuke of the Obama administration's Mideast policies on Thursday, accusing the former president of "misguided" and "wishful" thinking that diminished America's role in the region, harmed its longtime friends and emboldened its...
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President Donald Trump speaks from the Oval Office of the White House as he gives a prime-time address about border security Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Washington.
Carlos Barria/Pool Photo via AP
January 10, 2019 - 10:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's fight for funding for his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall and the partial government shutdown (all times local): 1:25 p.m. President Donald Trump says he is canceling his trip to Davos, Switzerland because of the partial government shutdown...
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Migrants mainly from Mexico and Central America look on as U.S. President Donald Trump gives a prime-time address about border security on television, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, watching from a border migrant shelter in Tijuana, Mexico.
Gregory Bull/AP Photo
January 10, 2019 - 7:21 am
By Catherine Lucey, Lisa Mascaro and Laurie Kellman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking the shutdown battle to the U.S.-Mexico border, seeking to bolster his case for the border wall after negotiations with Democrats blew up over his funding demands. Trump stalked...
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