Thousands were ordered back to work to process refunds without pay during the shutdown, but hundreds have permission not to work because of financial hardship, and union leaders expect absences to surge as part of a coordinated protest.
The lingering shutdown is an extreme example of a tactic President Trump has used repeatedly: He causes — or threatens to create — a calamity to force his opponent’s hand.
Caution about taking liberal positions has given way to confidence that voters either will support sweeping changes or will vote for anyone other than President Trump.
Tamika Arnold Capone contracted an infection after undergoing bariatric surgery in Tijuana.
Tamika Arnold Capone contracted an infection after undergoing bariatric surgery in Tijuana.
Capone goes through the medical supplies she uses to care for the wound that will not heal after the infection.
Capone goes through the medical supplies she uses to care for the wound that will not heal after the infection.
Capone's legs are scarred from surgeries she had after a 2011 wreck. The crash kept her from being mobile and led to weight gain.
Capone's legs are scarred from surgeries she had after a 2011 wreck. The crash kept her from being mobile and led to weight gain.
At least a dozen U.S. residents have contracted a rare and potentially deadly strain of bacteria resistant to virtually all antibiotics. The outbreak prompted federal health officials to issue an unusual warning urging travelers to avoid surgery for now at a Tijuana hospital linked to eight of the infections.
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After a viral video and a presidential tweet put a group of Covington students in the national spotlight, their Catholic school was shut down Tuesday because of security concerns, and demonstrators gathered outside the diocese.
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Vice President Pence called Nicolás Maduro a “dictator with no legitimate claim to power” and backed the opposition protests as “a call for freedom.”
Shinzo Abe of Japan received a warm welcome in Davos, Switzerland, as he became the latest world leader to defend globalization against President Trump's calls for "America First."
Police have charged a 36-year-old nurse with sexual assault and abuse of a vulnerable adult after the woman unexpectedly gave birth at a health-care facility in Phoenix.
After two years in office, the president’s affection for autocrats and disregard for democratic values abroad has affected how others govern, experts say.
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