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The Capitol is seen on the first day of a government shutdown after a divided Senate rejected a funding measure, in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Long shutdown could hurt economy, a short one just 'a blip'Economists say a lengthy government shutdown could hurt economy, but a short one would be just 'a blip'
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence shakes hands with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, right, at the Presidential Palace in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Pence arrived in Cairo hours after the U.S. Congress and President Donald Trump failed to reach agreement on a plan to avert a partial federal closure. Pence went ahead with his four-day trip to the Middle East, citing national security and diplomatic reasons. (Khaled Desouki/Pool Photo via AP)
VP Pence says US stands 'shoulder to shoulder' with EgyptVice President Mike Pence and Egyptian leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi are pledging a united front on security and counterterrorism issues
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
People yell out during a rally on Central Park West as they take part in a rally and march highlighting equal rights and equality for women Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in New York.  The New York protest was among more than 200 such actions planned for the weekend around the world.  (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
The Latest: Jane Fonda, Common join march in Park City, UtahActress Jane Fonda and women's rights attorney Gloria Allred have joined the march in Park City, Utah, where the annual Sundance Festival is in full swing.
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks during an interview in his office at the Missouri Capitol Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Jefferson City, Mo. Greitens discussed having an extramarital affair in 2015 before taking office. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Missouri governor: 'no blackmail,' 'no violence' in affairMissouri Gov. Eric Greitens says there was "no blackmail" and "no threat of violence" by him in what he described as a months-long "consensual relationship" with his former hairdresser in 2015
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
France's President Emmanuel Macron, gestures, during his meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (Christophe Petit Tesson, Pool via AP)
French president warns that UK can't keep full access to EUFrench President Emmanuel Macron has warned Britain that it cannot maintain full access to the European Union's market
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan inspects a military honour guard before addressing his supporters in Usak, western Turkey, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Turkish jets have begun an aerial offensive, codenamed operation "Olive Branch", against the Syrian Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin, in northwest Syria . A military statement says the operation launched Saturday aims to protect Turkey's borders, "neutralize" Syrian Kurdish fighters in the enclave and to save the local population from their "pressure and oppression." (Kayhan Ozer/Pool Photo via AP)
Turkish jets bombard Kurdish-run city of Afrin in SyriaTurkish jets have bombed the Kurdish-controlled city of Afrin in northern Syria, as Turkey promised to expand its military border operations against a Kurdish group that has been the U.S.'s key Syria ally in the war on the Islamic State group
The Associated Press48 minutes ago
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., arrives for a meeting of fellow Republicans on the first morning of a government shutdown after a divided Senate rejected a funding measure, at the Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
The Latest: Congress seems no closer to reopening governmentRepublicans and Democrats appear to be no closer to ending a government shutdown, and the White House is indicating it's waiting for Democrats to drop their demand that a funding bill include protections for "Dreamers"
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
The Latest: Tillerson speaks to Turkey, Russia diplomatsU.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has spoken to the top Russian and Turkish diplomats about Turkey's military operation against the Kurdish-held Syrian enclave of Afrin
The Associated Press9 minutes ago
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks to the chamber on the first morning of a government shutdown after a divided Senate rejected a funding measure last night, at the Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
GOP, Democrats show no sign of retreat on shutdown's 1st dayRepublicans and Democrats are showing no signs of ending their standoff over immigration and the budget in the first day of a government shutdown
The Associated Press1 hour ago
People stand quietly during a moment of silence as they take part in a rally and march highlighting equal rights and equality for women Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in New York. The New York protest was among more than 200 such actions planned for the weekend around the world.  (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
Trump tweets about women's marches as protesters gatherPresident Donald Trump refers to women's march in tweets, saying it's 'perfect day' to celebrate the economic success stemming from his 1st year in office; meanwhile, women across the nation rally against him and his policies
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Protesters hold Romanian flags to welcome protesters arriving from the western town of Timisoara, at the Gara de Nord, the main railway station in Bucharest, Romania, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Romanians, many traveling from across the country, joined a protest in the Romanian capital against high level corruption and planned modifications to the legal system they say will hamper prosecutions. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Tens of thousands stage anti-corruption protest in RomaniaTens of thousands of Romanians have protested against legislation passed by Parliament which critics say will make it harder to prosecute crime and high-level corruption
The Associated Press1 hour ago
The corridors surrounding the Senate are empty on the first day of a government shutdown after a divided Senate rejected a funding measure, at the Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Geysers yes, Ellis Island no: Some US parks open, some notVisitors can still ride snowmobiles and snow coaches into Yellowstone National Park to gaze at the geysers and buffalo herds, despite the federal government shutdown
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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