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Politics Jan 01U.S. nuclear and missile arsenal apologizes for New Year’s Eve tweet
The first tweet read in part: "#TimesSquare tradition rings in the #NewYear by dropping the big ball...if ever needed, we are #ready to drop something much, much bigger."…
Politics Dec 31Trump says he’s ‘ready’ to negotiate with Dems to end the shutdown
The president told the Fox News Channel in a year-end interview that Democratic congressional leaders "can come over right now" to try to hash out a solution to the partial government shutdown.
World Dec 31PHOTOS: How the world is welcoming 2019
Revelers around the globe are bidding farewell Monday to a year filled with challenges to many of the world's most basic institutions, including politics, trade, alliances and religion.
Nation Dec 31Kevin Spacey can’t skip court appearance, judge decides
The 59-year-old Oscar-winning actor is accused of groping the 18-year-old man in a Nantucket restaurant in 2016. He is charged with felony indecent assault and battery.
Nation Dec 31WATCH: NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft to fly past tiny, icy world beyond Pluto
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is expected to fly by the object Ultima Thule at 12:33 a.m. Tuesday. Watch the event here.
Nation Dec 29More health exams instituted for migrant children at border
More thorough initial health screenings for migrants, as well as secondary screenings, will be held for every child in Border Patrol custody following the deaths of two Guatemalan children this month, according to the Department of Homeland Security.
Nation Dec 29Nielsen visits Arizona city on 2nd day of border tour
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen went to an Arizona border city Saturday on the second day of a southwest tour following the recent death of another Guatemalan migrant child in U.S. government custody .
World Dec 292-year-old Yemeni boy whose mom sued US to see him has died
Abdullah Hassan died Friday in UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Oakland, where his father Ali Hassan brought him in the fall to get treatment for a genetic brain disorder.
Nation Dec 28Wells Fargo pays $575 million to settle state investigations into fake accounts
The bank has been under a cloud since 2015 when it acknowledged that employees had opened millions of fake bank accounts for customers in order to meet sales goals.
Politics Dec 28Shutdown to close D.C. museums and galleries by midweek
Museums and galleries popular with visitors and locals in the nation's capital will close starting midweek if the partial shutdown of the federal government drags on. So will the National Zoo and a lively ice rink near the National Mall.