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Pew Poll: Border wall supporters, detractors won't concede to end shutdown

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 23:12
A Pew Research Center survey found that a majority of people both in favor of and of President Donald Trump's border wall wouldn't concede to end the shutdown.

This week in Washington

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 21:09
Attorney General nominee William Barr testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee, the national college football champion Clemson Tigers visit the White House and Washington is covered in snow as the government shutdown continues the week of January 14, 2019, in Washington, D.C.

Sprint to stop selling location data to third parties

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 16:45
U.S. cellular carrier Sprint said Wednesday it's decided to stop selling customers' location data to third parties, including bounty hunters.

Nancy Pelosi urges Donald Trump to delay State of the Union address until shutdown ends

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 16:05
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged President Donald Trump in a letter Wednesday to delay his State of the Union address this month until after the federal shutdown ends.

Watch live: EPA nominee Andrew Wheeler begins Senate confirmation

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 15:05
President Donald Trump's chief environmental officer began his Senate confirmation at a hearing Wednesday.

Mortgage applications jump 13.5 percent despite effects of shutdown

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 14:12
The United States saw a surge in mortgage applications last week, up more than 13 percent from the previous week, statistics showed Wednesday.

Watch live: Senators question experts about Barr's beliefs

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 13:46
Attorney General nominee William Barr will likely face questions about his interpretation of the U.S. Constitution, the unitary executive theory and upholding the Voting Rights Act.

Chef dead, 2 seriously hurt in hammer attack at NYC restaurant

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 13:26
A restaurant chef was killed and two people were hurt in New York City late Tuesday by an attacker wielding a hammer, police said.

YouTube bans videos with potentially dangerous, distressing content

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 13:17
YouTube has moved to ban videos that depict dangerous activity -- like the "Bird Box" and "Tide Pod" challenges, which were both popular on the site last year.

Ford, Volkswagen reveal joint plan to build autonomous, electric vehicles

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 12:10
Ford and Volkswagen will partner to develop autonomous and electric vehicles, the automakers announced at the Detroit Auto Show Tuesday.

Hospitals now must list medical costs for patients, but clarity is elusive

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 11:58
A law requiring hospitals to list their prices took effect this month, but the move, aimed at providing transparency, may be causing more confusion than clarity.

Booming CBD market has scientists, regulators scrambling

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 11:00
The market for a little understood type of cannabis derived from the hemp plant -- CBD -- is exploding in the United States.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announces bid for the presidency on 'Late Show with Stephen Colbert'

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 05:49
D-NY Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announced Tuesday that she is running for president.

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman paid $100M bribe to former Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 01:34
Former Mexican President Peña Nieto took a $100 million bribe from Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, a witness testified during the accused drug trafficker's trial.

Major U.S. stock indexes post gains behind Netflix-led tech rally

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 23:43
The three major U.S. stock indexes rose for the first time in its past two sessions Tuesday after a tech rally led by strong gains from Netflix.

House Democrats turn down invitation to Trump meeting on shutdown

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 22:33
A group of rank-and-file House Democrats turned down an invitation to a luncheon with President Donald Trump to discuss border security Tuesday.

Robert Mueller asks for delay in Rick Gates sentencing

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 22:07
Special counsel Robert Mueller asked a federal judge to delay the sentencing of Rick Gates because he is cooperating with multiple investigations.

Watch: Dynamite brings down New York's Tappan Zee Bridge

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 21:19
More than six decades after it first opened, a 672-foot section of Tappan Zee Bridge came crashing down to the Hudson River in an explosive demolition.

Survivors gather for 10th anniversary of 'Miracle on the Hudson'

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 19:34
The survivors of US Airways Flight 1549 gathered in Charlotte, N.C., to recognize the 10th anniversary of the so-called "Miracle on the Hudson."

Netflix announces price increases for all plans

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 18:29
Netflix announced it is raising subscription prices for some 58 million customers in the United States along with some 40 Latin American countries.