National News

Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA
January 12, 2019 - 10:57 pm
By Ray Sanchez (CNN ) -- Seeking to ease the pain of airport security agents working through the partial government shutdown, the Transportation Security Administration is compensating those on duty the day after the lapse in funding and awarding $500 bonuses for work during the holiday travel...
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Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS/Sipa USA
January 12, 2019 - 10:48 pm
By Dan Merica TEXAS (CNN) - - Former secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro officially announced his presidential bid in San Antonio on Saturday, beginning a campaign that will look to turn his uniquely American immigrant story into a direct repudiation of President Donald Trump...
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GoFundMe Border Wall
gofundme.com via CNN
January 12, 2019 - 11:47 am
By Madeline Holcombe (CNN) -- A crowdfunding effort for a wall at the southern border reached an impressive number, but it may have to give all that money back. The GoFundMe campaign started by Brian Kolfage, a triple amputee Air Force veteran and motivational speaker, sought to provide $1 billion...
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weather map
Mike Dougherty
January 12, 2019 - 9:03 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- As the partial government shutdown enters a record-setting 22nd day, hundreds of thousands of federal employees are still showing up to work without getting paid. Once agency that's affected is the National Weather Service. Typically, there are two or three...
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US Capitol
Hannah Gaber/USA TODAY
January 12, 2019 - 8:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government shutdown is wreaking havoc on many Americans: Hundreds of thousands of federal employees don't know when they'll see their next paycheck, and low-income people who rely on the federal safety net worry about whether they'll make ends meet should the stalemate in...
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United States President Donald J. Trump participates in a meeting with the Prime Minster of The Netherlands, Mark Rutte, at The White House in Washington, DC, July 2, 2018.
Chris Kleponis/Pool/Sipa USA
January 11, 2019 - 10:47 pm
By Sophie Tatum (CNN ) -- President Donald Trump on Saturday said the idea that he ever worked for Russia was "insulting," and he slammed a New York Times article regarding his potential ties to Russia as "the most insulting article." Speaking to Fox News' Jeanine Pirro, Trump denied the reporting...
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Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel
Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File
January 11, 2019 - 9:08 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — New Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel on Friday over his handling of February's massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, saying he "repeatedly failed and has demonstrated a pattern of poor leadership." The Republican...
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government shutdown
AP Photo/Michael Dwyer
January 11, 2019 - 8:32 pm
(AP) -- Federal employees received pay stubs with nothing but zeros on them Friday as the effects of the government shutdown hit home, deepening anxieties about mortgage payments and unpaid bills. All told, an estimated 800,000 government workers missed their paychecks for the first time since the...
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Bud Light nutrition label
Bud Light via AP
January 11, 2019 - 2:56 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Beer drinkers can't claim blissful ignorance for much longer. Starting next month, packages of Bud Light will have prominent labels showing the beer's calories and ingredients as well as the amount of fat, carbohydrates and protein in a serving. Bud Light is likely the first of many...
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This Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, photo shows "Millie on the South Lawn" by Christine Merrill, alongside a letter from former first lady Barbara Bush on display at the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog in New York.
Mary Altaffer/AP
January 11, 2019 - 2:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's a museum that invites visitors to come! Sit! And stay. The American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog opens Feb. 8 in midtown Manhattan, returning to New York after three decades on the outskirts of St. Louis. The collection boasts portraits of royal and presidential pets,...
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