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AP Explains: Why is the government close to a shutdown?

Jan 19, 2018

The rancor driving politics in Washington these days has left Congress hours away from a government shutdown

The Latest: Cell carriers may omit phones from alert system

Jan 19, 2018

The Hawaii adjutant general says he told Gov. David Ige that a missile alert was a false alarm two minutes after it went out statewide

Pope to indigenous: Amazon is 'heart of the church'

Jan 19, 2018

From deep in the scorching Amazon rainforest, Pope Francis demands that corporations stop their relentless extraction of timber, gas and gold from God's "holy ground," and called on governments to allow its indigenous peoples to help determine its future

Bad timing: Shutdown threat shadows Trump 1-year festivities

Jan 19, 2018

President Donald Trump was supposed to be spending the weekend celebrating the one-year anniversary of his inauguration. Now he's dealing with a potential government shutdown.

The Latest: LA Times gets union, loses publisher

Jan 19, 2018

Los Angeles Times Publisher and Chief Executive Ross Levinsohn has been given an unpaid leave of absence amid allegations that he engaged in improper "frat-boy" behavior while working for other companies

Nuns appeal pipeline project on religious grounds

Jan 19, 2018

A group of nuns is asking a federal appeals court to halt a natural gas pipeline project on their rural Pennsylvania property

Facebook to emphasize 'trustworthy' news via user surveys

Jan 19, 2018

Facebook is announcing its second major tweak to its algorithm this month, saying it will prioritize news based on users' votes

Tabloid held porn star's 2011 interview after Trump threat

Jan 19, 2018

Former employees say a tabloid magazine held back from publishing an adult film star's 2011 account of an alleged affair with Donald Trump after the future president's personal lawyer threatened to sue

Analysis: Emboldened Democrats take page from the hard right

Jan 19, 2018

Analysis: Emboldened Democrats take page from the hard right

Congestion pricing: Driving in Manhattan could cost $11.52

Jan 19, 2018

Driving a car into the busiest parts of Manhattan could cost $11.52 under a proposal prepared for New York's governor

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