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Government Shutdown Taking Toll on Wildfire Preparations

Government Shutdown Taking Toll on Wildfire Preparations

By Gillian Flaccus | Jan 17
Just two months after a wildfire wiped out Paradise, California, officials are gearing up for this year's fire season and fear the government shutdown could make it even more difficult than one of the worst in history.

Who Blinks First Will Matter in Trump, Democrats' Wall Fight

Who Blinks First Will Matter in Trump, Democrats' Wall Fight

By Alan Fram | Jan 17
Of all the issues at stake as President Donald Trump and Democrats wrangle over his prized border wall, the latest snag is whether bargaining over the proposal should come before or after shuttered government agencies reopen.

American Anchor for Iranian TV is Arrested on Visit to U.S.

American Anchor for Iranian TV is Arrested on Visit to U.S.

By Janet McConnaughey | Jan 17
A prominent American anchorwoman on Iranian state television has been arrested by the FBI during a visit to the U.S., the broadcaster reported Wednesday, and her son said she was being held in a prison.

2020 Democrats Face a Choice: Fight Trump or Ignore Him?

2020 Democrats Face a Choice: Fight Trump or Ignore Him?

By Elana Schor and Thomas Beaumont | Jan 17
If they punch back too hard, they could be accused of playing Trump's game. If they ignore him entirely, they risk appearing unprepared to take on a president who knows few boundaries.

Battle Lines Forming Ahead of A Looming U.S. Privacy Law Fight

Battle Lines Forming Ahead of A Looming U.S. Privacy Law Fight

By Rachel Lerman and Tali Arbel | Jan 17
Consumer advocates and the data-hungry technology industry are drawing early battle lines in advance of an expected fight this year over what kind of federal privacy law the U.S. should have.

After Americans Killed, Trump's Syria Plan Prompts Questions

After Americans Killed, Trump's Syria Plan Prompts Questions

Jan 17
A suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State militants killed at least 16 people, including two U.S. service members and two American civilians in Syria a month after President Trump declared ISIS defeated and said he was pulling out U.S. forces.

EPA Criminal Action Against Polluters Hits 30-Year Low

EPA Criminal Action Against Polluters Hits 30-Year Low

By Ellen Knickmeyer | Jan 16
The Environmental Protection Agency hit a 30-year low in 2018 in the number of pollution cases it referred for criminal prosecution, Justice Department data show.

After Years of King's Remarks, Why Now for the GOP Response?

After Years of King's Remarks, Why Now for the GOP Response?

By Scott McFetridge | Jan 16
Despite his seemingly endless string of racist comments and insults about immigrants, Iowa Rep. Steve King had the Republican Party's backing through nine elections. So why the GOP outrage now?

Bolsonaro Loosens Gun Laws in Brazil, World Murder Capital

Bolsonaro Loosens Gun Laws in Brazil, World Murder Capital

By Peter Prengaman and Mauricio Savarese | Jan 16
President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday signed a decree making it easier for many Brazilians to own firearms, the first of many expected changes by the nascent administration to overhaul gun laws in the nation that leads the world in total homicides.

Rihanna Sues Father Over Use of their Last Name for Business

Rihanna Sues Father Over Use of their Last Name for Business

Jan 15
Rihanna is suing her father over his use of their last name for a business.

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