Government shutdown

Trump, Congress Agrees to End Longest Government Shutdown

Standing alone in the Rose Garden, Trump said he would sign legislation funding shuttered agencies.

Trump Offers Temporary ‘Dreamers’ Deal for Border Wall

While Trump cast the move as a “common-sense compromise,” Democrats were quick to dismiss it.

Trump Grounds Pelosi After she Imperils his State of the Union Address

President Donald Trump denied Speaker Pelosi a plane to visit troops abroad.

Florida Airports Helping Federal Workers During Shutdown

Florida airports helping by offering free food, holding a food drive and opening a food bank.

Trump Pleads on TV for Wall Money; Dems Say he Stokes ‘Fear’

President Donald Trump urged congressional Democrats to fund his long-promised border wall in a somber televised address.

Administration: Government Shutdown won’t Delay Tax Refunds

Taxpayers who are owed refunds will be paid on time, despite the government shutdown.

House Democrats Unveil Measure to Re-open Government

The package of bills Monday is without approving funding for President Donald Trump’s border wall.

Partial Federal Shutdown after Lawmakers Fail to Reach Deal

A partial federal shutdown took hold early Saturday after Democrats refused to meet President Donald Trump’s demands for $5 billion to start erecting his cherished Mexican border wall, a chaotic postscript for Republicans in the waning days of their...

Congress Votes to Reopen Government, Passes Budget Deal

The 240-186 vote came in the pre-dawn hours, putting to bed a five-and-a-half hour federal freeze that relatively few would notice.

Again: Senate Stumbles into Shutdown, as Rand Paul Blocks Vote

At the White House, there appeared to be little sense of concern. A shutdown became inevitable as GOP Sen. Rand Paul repeatedly held up votes on the budget plan
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The quake could be felt strongly in Santiago, the largest city in eastern Cuba.

Ricky Martin Finds Inspiration in Puerto Rico Protests

He's influenced by his country's political turmoil, people recovering from Hurrican or earthquake.

Tribute for Kobe Bryant Kicks off Super Bowl Media Night

The NFL opened the most hyped week in professional sports with mixed emotions Monday night.

Supreme Court Allows Enforcement of New Green Card Rule

Now immigration officials can deny green cards to legal immigrants over their use of public benefits.