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Trump, GOP leaders refusing Democratic demands as shutdown continues - Washington Post

BREAKING: McConnell schedules early Monday vote to reopen government. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced plans for a vote at 1 a.m. Monday on a bill to fund the government through Feb. 8. The move appeared designed to force ...

As women march a year after Trump's election, his approval with some men grows - Washington Post

Thousands of women across the country marked the anniversary of President Trump's inauguration at rallies, marches and protests to remind the administration that many women still believe that his vision of a great America does not include them. Sen ...

Congressman Combating Harassment Settled His Own Misconduct Case - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Representative Patrick Meehan, a Pennsylvania Republican who has taken a leading role in fighting sexual harassment in Congress, used thousands of dollars in taxpayer money to settle his own misconduct complaint after a former aide ...

Cuomo vows to keep Statue of Liberty open amid federal shutdown - USA TODAY

ALBANY, N.Y. — The Statue of Liberty will be staffed by state workers if the federal government doesn't keep it open during its shutdown, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday. While the federal government has indicted that parks and monuments could stay ...

A year of Trump's 'America First' agenda has radically changed the US role in the world - Washington Post

BERLIN — A year ago, Donald Trump used his opening moments as the 45th U.S. president to set forth a radically altered vision for the superpower in the world — one he dubbed “America first.” Supporters say he has delivered: a military defeat of the ...

In Kabul, Gunmen Storm Intercontinental Hotel - New York Times

KABUL, Afghanistan — Armed insurgents stormed Kabul's largest hotel on Saturday, setting off an explosion and sparking a fire, trapping hundreds of hotel guests inside, Afghan officials confirmed. There was no information on the number of casualties ...

In Cairo, Pence praises the friendship and partnership between the US and Egypt - Washington Post

CAIRO — On Saturday, the first day of the federal government shutdown, Vice President Pence arrived here in the late afternoon to meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi, whom he praised and repeatedly called a “friend” of the United States ...

72 Turkish Jets Bomb US-Backed Kurdish Militias in Syria - New York Times

ISTANBUL — Turkish jets bombed the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin on Saturday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey vowed to crush Kurdish militant forces across northern Syria to remove what he said was a terrorist threat. The Turkish news ...

Family of malnourished siblings lived in trailer behind Texas home for years, current owner says - ABC News

The man who purchased the home where David and Louise Turpin once lived with their several children in Rio Vista, Texas said the previous family ended up moving into a trailer behind the home years after "trashing" it. Interested in California ...

Vegas shooter's deadly arsenal revealed: Police release shocking pictures of Stephen Paddock's array of assault ... - Daily Mail

The Las Vegas Police Department released new photos Friday night that show the spot from which the worst mass shooting in modern US history took place. Paddock is pictured before the October 1 massacre. The Las Vegas Police Department released photos ...and more »