Lawmakers agreed to fund the government through Feb. 8 after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said he would address the status of undocumented immigrants who were brought into the country as children. But the pact unnerved liberal activists who weren’t sure whether to believe McConnell.
The shutdown exposed the challenges facing congressional Democrats daily: how to wrangle victories while in the minority and keep the party’s base energized ahead of the November elections.
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The left learned that it cannot beat President Trump by copying the same playbook that the right used against Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.
Hardly three hours had passed in the workweek when the shutdown drama ended in the Senate and a strange scene of short-term bipartisan bonhomie unfolded on Capitol Hill.
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The interview is the first known instance of a Cabinet official being interviewed in Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation.
A warning had been effect for a stretch of Pacific Coast from Washington to Alaska after an undersea earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.9 hit southeast of Kodiak. Officials in some coastal areas had urged people to seek higher ground.
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Can the concept of a neutral press survive in an era of hyper-partisanship?
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With economic growth strengthening around the globe, business leaders are finding it easier to stiff-arm worries over geopolitical conflagrations, cyberattacks, climate change-related events and the rest of the lineup of potentially destabilizing calamities that form part of the Trump era.
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Guillermo del Toro’s grown-up fairy tale romance between a mute woman and a misunderstood aquatic monster fell one nod short of the record.
After Louise and David Turpin were charged with torture, child abuse and false imprisonment, those who knew them started to wonder: Were the signs there all along?
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Mr. Masekela, who fused African folk with American jazz, achieved a No. 1 hit in 1968 with “Grazing in the Grass.”
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