Back to work: Government shutdown ends after Dems relent

Budget Battle

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a bill reopening the government late Monday, ending a 69-hour display of partisan dysfunction after Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations. They relented in return for Republican assurances that the Senate will soon take...


The Latest: Trump signs bill reopening government

Trump Budget Battle-2

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle (all times local): 8:55 p.m. The White House says President Donald Trump has signed a bill reopening the government, ending a 69-hour display of partisan dysfunction after Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations. The...


Schumer's 'cave'? Shutdown deal puts spotlight on Dem leader

Budget Battle-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans tried to make Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer the face of the government shutdown. Now, he’s becoming the face of the Democratic retreat. For two days, Schumer, perhaps the most powerful Democrat in Washington, succeeded in keeping his party unified in a bid to...


Ruth Bader Ginsburg describes facing sexual harassment

One of highest ranking females in the legal world, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, says she too has experienced sexual harassment


Utah bill would ban abortions based on Down syndrome

Down Syndrome Abortion Utah

A Utah lawmaker introduced legislation Monday to bar doctors from performing abortions sought because the fetus has Down syndrome, despite legislative lawyers warning that a court likely would find it unconstitutional.


As shutdown deal reached, Trump stays out of sight


WASHINGTON (AP) — As the shutdown of the federal government lumbered toward an end on Monday, President Donald Trump remained out of sight, suppressing his instincts to make himself part of the story by making a deal or picking a fight. Trump told allies over the weekend that he hated being on the...


Pleasant View man sentenced for infant son's death

Krystopher Cleary

The child’s mother and grandparents read statements in court.


Utah lawmakers to take on taxes, Medicaid, DUI law this year

Utah Legislature Session

Utah lawmakers kicked off their annual whirlwind legislative session Monday with plans to dig in on tax reform, Medicaid and more.


Inside Amazon Go: The camera-filled convenience store that watches you back

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. SEATTLE - The retail giant opened a new convenience store to the public here on Monday with none of the hurdles of a traditional supermarket: At Amazon Go, there are no cashiers, shopping carts or checkout lines to slow shoppers down. But there’s a trade-...


Trump business ethics pledges left plenty room for profiting

Trump One Year Ethics Promises

NEW YORK (AP) — Among the many promises Donald Trump made a year ago to assure people he wouldn’t profit off his presidency, one stood out for its boldness: a pledge to donate the profits from any foreign governments staying in his namesake hotels to the U.S. Treasury. Today, after a year in which...

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