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Recipients of vital government programs agonize as they watch dysfunction in the nation's capital
When Washington is this broken, it's always the most vulnerable who get hurt.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 6:51 AM
Trump says Dems 'want illegal immigration and weak borders'
President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Friday morning to express his displeasure with Senate Democrats with hours to go before the government potentially shuts down.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 12:58 PM
Trump not expected to go to Mar-a-Lago if shutdown happens

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 1:08 PM
Who's affected by a shutdown: By the numbers
If Congress can't agree on a plan to fund the federal government before time runs out, a shutdown is expected to affect millions of Americans.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 12:22 PM
Wolf Blitzer spars with senator over shutdown
CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks with Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) about a looming government shutdown.

POSTED JANUARY 18, 2018 11:55 PM
What a government shutdown means for you
When there are partisan disagreements and Congress is divided on how to fund the government, the threat of a shutdown looms. Learn what one could mean for you.

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 7:44 AM
Trump appointee is out after racist comments
WARNING: This story contains graphic language.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 2:17 AM
WSJ: Trump lawyer paid porn star through private company
Just weeks before the 2016 presidential election, President Donald Trump's lawyer formed a private LLC to pay a former porn star in exchange for not speaking publicly about an alleged sexual encounter with the then-candidate, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 4:46 AM
Trump admin to turn existing Jerusalem consular into the US embassy
The Trump administration has settled on a location for the new US embassy in Jerusalem and plans to move into the facility by 2019, two senior administration officials tell CNN.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 1:11 PM
Supreme Court blocks court order to redraw North Carolina congressional districts
The Supreme Court Thursday agreed to freeze, for now, a lower court opinion that struck down North Carolina congressional districts holding that it amounted to an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander. 

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 12:24 PM - RSS Channel - US

Siblings allegedly starved, shackled and taunted with food
As the 13 children lived in squalor, starving and shackled with padlocks, their parents left pies on the counter of their California home for the siblings to look at, authorities say.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 12:22 PM
What the future may hold for Turpin siblings
As David and Louise Turpin's criminal case proceeds, the questions of their parental rights and their children's long-term future will likely be decided in another courtroom. The Southern California couple is charged with torturing and starving 12 of their 13 children over a prolonged period of time. They have pleaded not guilty on all counts.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 3:55 AM
Children described as small and malnourished
Mark Uffer, CEO of Corona Regional Medical Center, described some of the Turpin children being treated at his hospital as, "small" and "malnourished."

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 5:32 PM
Aunts of captive children reveal decades of concern
For decades, Elizabeth Flores begged to see her nieces and nephews. Even Skype would do.

POSTED JANUARY 18, 2018 8:46 PM
Neighbor: We tried to talk to the kids once. They froze.
When Kimberly Milligan moved into her California home in 2015, she was told her grandson might soon have a playmate, since a family of 12 lived across the street.

POSTED JANUARY 18, 2018 9:28 PM
Government shutdown: Where the senators stand
If the House passes a short-term spending bill on Thursday, the Senate will need 60 votes to move it forward.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 1:11 AM
Meet the Justice Department's FISA closer
As lawmakers on Capitol Hill began to vote Thursday afternoon to extend a fiercely debated electronic surveillance program, a small circle of officials at the Justice Department huddled around at TV in a fifth-floor conference room watching C-SPAN.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 1:18 PM
Trump's dealmaking mythology meets DC reality
For his entire adult life, and with special vigor during the 2016 campaign, President Donald Trump has insisted on his skills as a master negotiator.

POSTED JANUARY 18, 2018 10:14 PM
Fashion and politics in the age of Trump
A look at what people wore to express their politics during Trump's first year in office.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 2:55 AM
5 things to know before the bell

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 10:12 AM

Uruguay eliminates Italy; Did Suarez bite again?
Uruguay is moving on. Italy is out of the World Cup after a 1-0 loss. Meanwhile, Luis Suarez apparently bit an opponent again.

POSTED JUNE 24, 2014 11:44 AM
Report: Heat forward LeBron James to opt out of deal, become free agent
Get ready for the Decision, Part II. LeBron James is opting out of his contract with the Heat, and will become a free agent.

POSTED JUNE 24, 2014 12:04 PM
NBA Mock Draft: Another change at the top
Just when you thought the NBA draft pecking order was starting to get predictable, Joel Embiid shakes it up.

POSTED JUNE 24, 2014 12:24 PM
Mexico beats Cameroon, advances to knockout round
After a tough 2013, Mexico completed its magical turnaround by taking down Croatia 3-1 and advancing out of Group A.

POSTED JUNE 23, 2014 8:17 PM
World Cup analysis: Costa Rica-England

POSTED JUNE 24, 2014 12:22 PM
Report: Bulls offer Gibson, Snell, picks for Love

POSTED JUNE 23, 2014 9:04 PM
What to expect from U.S. against Germany
On Monday's SI Now, Sports Illustrated senior writer Grant Wahl discusses the disappointing end to the US vs. Portugal game and USMNT's strategy heading into their match against Germany.

POSTED JUNE 23, 2014 3:28 PM
Mexico tops Croatia, advances out of group

POSTED JUNE 23, 2014 8:36 PM
O's Davis walks off White Sox with pinch-hit HR
Chris Davis had been scuffling, and with lefty Chris Sale on the mound, it was a perfect night for the Orioles first baseman to ride the pine. He didn’t get the entire night off, however. Manager Buck Showalter called his number in the bottom of the ninth, and Davis delivered a walk-off three-run homer.

POSTED JUNE 24, 2014 1:56 AM
MLB Power Rankings: Terrible week for Rockies
Another week, another first-place finish for the Athletics, who once again grabbed all seven votes for the top spot. Hard on their heels are the Brewers, who jumped from fifth to second, pushing the Giants down to third place. The Angels remained at No. 4, with the resurgent Cardinals rounding out the top-five.

POSTED JUNE 23, 2014 1:32 PM

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U.S. could become world's biggest oil producer in 2018
The United States could soon be pumping more oil than any country on earth.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 8:24 AM
Amazon HQ2 cities: Here are some of the biggest snubs
Read full story for latest details.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 8:08 AM
Coke: We'll recycle one can or bottle for every one we sell
Coca-Cola is pledging to keep more of its cans and bottles out of landfills.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 7:37 AM
These countries offer the most generous maternity leave
The amount of maternity leave women are entitled to varies wildly around the world.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 7:06 AM
It's a showdown for pickup trucks
Read full story for latest details.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 7:24 AM
$6 million in chips stolen in Wynn casino heist
Wanted: $6 million in missing gaming chips. Last seen: The lavish Wynn casino in Macau.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 5:36 AM
Shutdown looms; IBM drops; Schlumberger earnings
1. Shutdown looms: There is a very real possibility that the United States government will be forced to shut down at midnight.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 5:12 AM
HSBC to pay over $100 million for cheating clients
Europe's biggest bank is coughing up cash yet again over its past misdeeds.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 5:08 AM
Quest: A fractured world at Davos; Apple's big check; China trade
Read full story for latest details.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 12:02 AM
Los Angeles Times publisher under fire after NPR report
The CEO and publisher of the Los Angeles Times is under investigation by the paper's parent company, Tronc, following an NPR report about "questionable behavior."

POSTED JANUARY 18, 2018 11:52 PM - RSS Channel - World

Sea ice melted. Temperatures soared. And the trend towards a warmer planet has never been clearer.
2017 was once again one of the hottest years on record, ranked as the second-warmest by NASA and third-warmest by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

POSTED JANUARY 18, 2018 6:19 PM
It snowed in one of the world's hottest places
A substantial amount of snow fell in Ain Sefra, a desert town in Algeria known as the "Gateway to the Sahara," for reportedly the third time in 40 years.

POSTED JANUARY 11, 2018 12:43 AM
Opinion: Americans pay a fearsome price for global warming
Americans are paying a fearsome price for global warming. The federal government's National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration reported earlier this week that the three powerful Atlantic hurricanes of 2017 -- Harvey, Irma and Maria -- cost Americans $265 billion, and massive Western forest fires another $18 billion. Scientists have shown that human-induced climate change has greatly increased the frequency and intensity of such disasters

POSTED JANUARY 18, 2018 5:46 PM
Report: Trump admin scrubbed 'climate change' from websites
The Trump administration has eliminated or replaced references to climate change, renewable energy and similar topics on websites across the federal government, according to a new study released Wednesday by a coalition of academic and nonprofit groups.

POSTED JANUARY 10, 2018 11:22 AM
5 ways the world is pulling apart

From $7,500 loan to $375 million business

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 10:35 AM
Thought 2017 was bad? 2018 could be worse

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 5:18 PM
$1.2M worth of wine stolen from Goldman exec

POSTED JANUARY 18, 2018 5:59 PM
New KitKat is made from ruby chocolate

POSTED JANUARY 18, 2018 2:59 PM
How a 3-year-old's passion became a business
What they lack in age, they make up for in ambition.

POSTED DECEMBER 16, 2017 9:33 PM

Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines

'The Wall is the Wall': Trump defends border plan after Kelly suggests it has 'changed'

'The Wall is the Wall': Trump defends border plan after Kelly suggests it has 'changed'The mixed signals from Trump and his chief of staff come as Congress is attempting to pass a short-term spending bill that would avert a government shutdown.

POSTED JANUARY 18, 2018 9:51 AM

Watch As A Drone Saves Two Teen Swimmers From Heavy Surf In Australia

Watch As A Drone Saves Two Teen Swimmers From Heavy Surf In AustraliaAn unlikely hero saved two teen swimmers on Thursday when a drone dropped a flotation device as the pair were stranded in heavy surf.

POSTED JANUARY 18, 2018 12:58 PM

Alligator and python captured tangling on golf course

Alligator and python captured tangling on golf courseSeveral golfers had their games interrupted in Florida by a highly unusual sight on Friday: a python battling an alligator.

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 9:50 AM

California torture house: 13 siblings allowed to eat once a day, shower once a year

California torture house: 13 siblings allowed to eat once a day, shower once a yearThe 13 starving siblings held captive in a California house hardly ever saw the sun and were allowed, a prosecutor said Thursday, to eat only one rationed meal a day and shower just once a year.

POSTED JANUARY 18, 2018 10:53 AM

Judge Calls Larry Nassar 'Delusional' For Saying It's Hard To Face His Victims

Judge Calls Larry Nassar 'Delusional' For Saying It's Hard To Face His VictimsFormer USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University doctor Larry Nassar, who is facing 10 counts of first-degree sexual misconduct after more than 140 women accused him, penned a six-page letter to the court saying it was too difficult to listen to dozens of accusers deliver victim impact statements on how he sexually abused them.

POSTED JANUARY 18, 2018 1:45 PM

Dreamers see their shot at legalization, despite obstacles that remain

Dreamers see their shot at legalization, despite obstacles that remainHoping for the passage of a DREAM Act, immigration activists stage protests at the offices of members of Congress.

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 9:25 PM

Blessing of the animals on St. Anthony's Day

Blessing of the animals on St. Anthony's DayThe feast of St. Anthony, Spain’s patron saint of animals, is celebrated each year. On the eve of St. Anthony’s Day, riders guide their horses through a bonfire in the village of San Bartolome de Pinares as part of the Luminarias ritual in honor of St. Anthony the Abbot.

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 1:29 PM

CA authorities detail torture and abuse children faced at the hands of their parents

CA authorities detail torture and abuse children faced at the hands of their parentsOn Thursday, January 18, California DA Michael Hestrin outlined the torture and abuse 13 children faced at the hands of their parents David and Louise Turpin.

POSTED JANUARY 18, 2018 4:41 PM

2 Boys Arrested After Vandalism That Killed 500,000 Bees On Iowa Honey Farm

2 Boys Arrested After Vandalism That Killed 500,000 Bees On Iowa Honey FarmTwo boys are facing felony charges after vandalism at an Iowa honey farm killed 500,000 bees, according to police.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 12:54 AM

Undocumented immigrant charged in slaying of 2 police officers says he wishes he killed more cops

Undocumented immigrant charged in slaying of 2 police officers says he wishes he killed more copsAn undocumented immigrant who admitted to shooting and killing two Northern California police officers in October 2014 said in court on Tuesday that he regrets not killing more cops.

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 11:20 AM

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