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White House preparing for government shutdown as House Republicans lack a viable endgame for funding

The White House has direct federal agencies to get ready for a shutdown after House Republicans left town for the weekend with no viable plan to keep the government funded Read More


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Auto workers expand their strike to 38 locations in 20 states. Biden plans visit to show support

Auto workers have expanded their strike against major carmakers, walking out of 38 General Motors and Stellantis parts-distribution centers in 20 states More »


The federal government is headed into a shutdown. What does it mean, who's hit and what's next?

The federal government is heading toward a shutdown that will disrupt many services, squeeze workers and roil politics More »


As migrants overwhelm a Texas border city, others wait in Mexico for appointments to enter the US

Border Patrol agents made more 181,000 arrests on the U.S.-Mexican border in August More »


Video of Elijah McClain's stop by police shown as officers on trial in Black man's death

Elijah McClain’s mother left a Colorado courtroom in tears as prosecutors showed jurors disturbing video footage of the 2019 confrontation with police in a Denver suburb that led to McClain's death More »


FBI is investigating alleged abuse in Baton Rouge police warehouse known as the 'Brave Cave'

The FBI has opened a civil rights investigation into claims in recent lawsuits that Baton Rouge police assaulted and strip-searched drug suspects they detained in an obscure warehouse known as the “Brave Cave.” More »


Surgeons perform second pig heart transplant, trying to save a dying man

Surgeons have transplanted a pig’s heart into a dying man in a bid to prolong his life More »


Tropical Storm Ophelia off the mid-Atlantic coast producing winds just below hurricane force

The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Ophelia has formed off the U.S. mid-Atlantic coast and was producing winds just below hurricane force More »


Hawaii economists say Lahaina locals could be priced out of rebuilt town without zoning changes

Economists in Hawaii warn that residents who survived the wildfire that destroyed much of the Maui community of Lahaina might not be able to afford to live there after it is rebuilt unless officials alter the zoning laws and make other changes More »


Gold bars, cash-stuffed envelopes: New indictment of Sen. Menendez alleges vast corruption

Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey has been indicted, accused of using his foreign affairs influence to help Egypt in return for bribes from the authoritarian regime More »


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