State Department Says Staff Is Coming Back To…

The deputy under secretary for management sent out an urgent message saying most employees will be back to work on Tuesday.

Today in History - Friday, January 18 2019

Women In Chicago Can March On, Thanks To This…

There's no official Women's March in Chicago this year, so a college student is organizing her own rally to commemorate its third anniversary.

Police: Arizona man carried out lone wolf attack…

Authorities say an Arizona man who faces a terrorism charge for brandishing a knife in an encounter with a sheriff's sergeant was carrying out a "lone wolf" attack

Cohen Says He Paid Tech Firm Owner To Rig Online…

Michael Cohen confirmed a Wall Street Journal report that he paid the owner of a tech company to manipulate two polls in Donald Trump's favor.

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Australian police arrest man over Israeli student's death

Police have arrested a man for questioning over the death of an Israeli student who was killed while walking home late at night this week in Australia's second largest city.

Govt. Report Says Thousands More Children Were…

An Inspector General report found there was a spike in family separations at the border months before a "zero tolerance" policy was announced.

China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending

China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending as trade war hits exports

Bill Would Offer Financial Relief For Federal…

Rep. TJ Cox and Democratic co-sponsors unveiled a bill that would offer affected federal workers up to $6,000 in loans via the Treasury Department.

The Latest: Giuliani aims to clarify collusion…

President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani has issued a new statement aimed at clarifying earlier comments that appeared to leave open the possibility of collusion between members of Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia

USDA Calls Employees Back To Work To Help Farmers…

The USDA said in a press release Wednesday it has recalled about 2,500 employees to open offices for three business days starting on Thursday.

School official withdraws after protests over…

A New Orleans school board member withdrew from consideration for the board presidency Thursday night amid a flurry of criticism over her record of resistance to protections for LGBT students

Trump Unveils Long-Awaited Missile Defense Review

The review's release has been delayed several times since the president first ordered it in January 2017.

Father of Waffle House shooting suspect wants suit dropped

The father of a man accused of fatally shooting four people at a Nashville Waffle House wants lawsuit against him by a victim's mother tossed out

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Kids Come To The Border Alone, But This Lawyer…

Newsy sat down with the director of an organization that advocates for some of the most vulnerable migrants kids once they are in U.S. custody.

Democratic leaders fret: Can we keep our big tent…

House Passes Another Bill To Reopen The Government

A bill approved in the House of Representatives would fund the government through Feb. 8, but it's not likely to get a vote in the Senate.

Asian stocks rise on hopes for US-China trade…

Asian stock markets rise on hopes for progress in settling US-Chinese tariff war

Trump Says He 'Virtually Eliminated' The Estate…

Before taking office, President Donald Trump pledged to eliminate the estate tax, but he wasn't able to get rid of it altogether.

AP Explains: Can Trump ground Pelosi's plane?

President Donald Trump canceled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's planned trip to Belgium and Afghanistan just hours before the congressional delegation was set to depart. The AP explains.

A Look At The Realities Of Domestic Work Behind…

Women as young as 16 start working with families for less than minimum wage and with little freedom.

Trump grounds Pelosi after she imperils his big…

Trump grounds Pelosi, denying her a military plane to visit troops abroad and raising stakes in their brinkmanship

How the Prime-Time State of the Union Came To Be

The State of the Union has become one of the biggest annual televised political events, but it hasn't always been that way.

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The Latest: Trump, Pelosi flex muscle, shutdown…

President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi are both flexing their political powers as the negotiations to end the monthlong partial government shutdown remain stalled

Small Businesses Hit Hard By Partial Government…

Susan Lacz, CEO and President of Ridgewells Catering, talks about how her small business has been impacted by the partial government shutdown.

Court rules Texas can bar Planned Parenthood from Medicaid

A federal appeals court panel has lifted a lower-court ban keeping Texas from eliminating Planned Parenthood from the state's Medicaid program

Politics

Police: Arizona man carried out lone wolf attack…

Authorities say an Arizona man who faces a terrorism charge for brandishing a knife in an encounter with a sheriff's sergeant was carrying out a "lone wolf" attack

State Department Says Staff Is Coming Back To…

The deputy under secretary for management sent out an urgent message saying most employees will be back to work on Tuesday.

Women In Chicago Can March On, Thanks To This…

There's no official Women's March in Chicago this year, so a college student is organizing her own rally to commemorate its third anniversary.

Today in History - Friday, January 18 2019

The Latest: Giuliani aims to clarify collusion…

President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani has issued a new statement aimed at clarifying earlier comments that appeared to leave open the possibility of collusion between members of Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia

AdChoices Icon

Cohen Says He Paid Tech Firm Owner To Rig Online…

Michael Cohen confirmed a Wall Street Journal report that he paid the owner of a tech company to manipulate two polls in Donald Trump's favor.

Govt. Report Says Thousands More Children Were…

An Inspector General report found there was a spike in family separations at the border months before a "zero tolerance" policy was announced.

Australian police arrest man over Israeli student's death

Police have arrested a man for questioning over the death of an Israeli student who was killed while walking home late at night this week in Australia's second largest city.

School official withdraws after protests over…

A New Orleans school board member withdrew from consideration for the board presidency Thursday night amid a flurry of criticism over her record of resistance to protections for LGBT students

Bill Would Offer Financial Relief For Federal…

Rep. TJ Cox and Democratic co-sponsors unveiled a bill that would offer affected federal workers up to $6,000 in loans via the Treasury Department.

USDA Calls Employees Back To Work To Help Farmers…

The USDA said in a press release Wednesday it has recalled about 2,500 employees to open offices for three business days starting on Thursday.

China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending

China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending as trade war hits exports

Democratic leaders fret: Can we keep our big tent…

Trump Unveils Long-Awaited Missile Defense Review

The review's release has been delayed several times since the president first ordered it in January 2017.

AdChoices Icon

Kids Come To The Border Alone, But This Lawyer…

Newsy sat down with the director of an organization that advocates for some of the most vulnerable migrants kids once they are in U.S. custody.

Father of Waffle House shooting suspect wants suit dropped

The father of a man accused of fatally shooting four people at a Nashville Waffle House wants lawsuit against him by a victim's mother tossed out

Asian stocks rise on hopes for US-China trade…

Asian stock markets rise on hopes for progress in settling US-Chinese tariff war

House Passes Another Bill To Reopen The Government

A bill approved in the House of Representatives would fund the government through Feb. 8, but it's not likely to get a vote in the Senate.

Trump Says He 'Virtually Eliminated' The Estate…

Before taking office, President Donald Trump pledged to eliminate the estate tax, but he wasn't able to get rid of it altogether.

AP Explains: Can Trump ground Pelosi's plane?

President Donald Trump canceled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's planned trip to Belgium and Afghanistan just hours before the congressional delegation was set to depart. The AP explains.

Trump grounds Pelosi after she imperils his big…

Trump grounds Pelosi, denying her a military plane to visit troops abroad and raising stakes in their brinkmanship

A Look At The Realities Of Domestic Work Behind…

Women as young as 16 start working with families for less than minimum wage and with little freedom.

How the Prime-Time State of the Union Came To Be

The State of the Union has become one of the biggest annual televised political events, but it hasn't always been that way.

AdChoices Icon

The Latest: Trump, Pelosi flex muscle, shutdown…

President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi are both flexing their political powers as the negotiations to end the monthlong partial government shutdown remain stalled

The Latest: Attendance falls again amid LA…

The Los Angeles Unified School District says student absences during the ongoing teacher strike have cost the district about $97 million over four days

Small Businesses Hit Hard By Partial Government…

Susan Lacz, CEO and President of Ridgewells Catering, talks about how her small business has been impacted by the partial government shutdown.