Government shutdown

Shutdown Less Likely as Senate Closes in on Budget Agreement

Democratic leaders have dropped their strategy of using the funding fight to extract concessions on immigration.

Senators Forge Deal to End Government Shutdown

Democrats agreed to end the standoff in exchange for President Donald Trump’s Republicans promising a debate on the future of young illegal immigrants.

Senate Talks Fall Short, Shutdown Extends into Workweek

Democrats appeared to be holding out for a firmer commitment from McConnell. “We have yet to reach an agreement on a path forward,” Schumer said late Sunday.

House Votes to Avert Federal Shutdown, Senate Chances Dim

The House voted by a near party-line 230-197 vote to approve the legislation, which would keep agency doors open and hundreds of thousands of federal employees at work through Feb. 16.
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The assault, which left eight others injured, was the second at a U.S. Navy base this week.

Slain UPS Driver’s Family Questions Police Response to Chase

UPS driver, Frank Ordonez, a father of two was filling in on someone else’s route.

Chase with Stolen UPS Truck Ends with Shootout, 4 Dead

Four people, including a UPS driver, were killed after robbers stole the driver’s truck and led police on a chase.

Miami Beach Unveils Traffic Sculpture Made of Sand

Artist Leandro Erlich used 330 tons (299 metric tons) of sand to create his largest work of art to date.