Miami International Airport is closing a terminal this weekend due to the partial government shutdown because security screeners have been calling in sick at twice the airport's normal rate.
Due to the shutdown, the Food and Drug Administration has stopped safety inspections of foods such as fruits, vegetables and seafood, while inspectors overseeing meat and poultry production remain on the job without pay. What does this reduced monitoring mean…
As federal employees affected by the shutdown miss their first paycheck of the year, the FBI Agents Association warned the shutdown could indirectly jeopardize security clearances. Also, the National Transportation Safety Board, which investigates accidents around the country soon after…
By Steve Goldbloom
Washington state is growing in terms of population and budget, but the number of reporters covering politics in Olympia, its state capital, has declined. And according to Northwest News Network political correspondent Austin Jenkins, “state houses are the incubators” for…
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
Earlier in the day, Trump said the trip was "still on" and he would cancel if the shutdown over funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall continued.
A closer look at what emergency powers the president has and whether he'll use them.
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
Pompeo said Obama he was naive and timid when confronted with challenges posed by the revolts that convulsed the Middle East, including Egypt.
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
The federal government has started surveying land along the border in Texas and announced plans to start construction next month.
Trump plans to visit a border patrol station and a section of the border near McAllen, Texas, on Thursday.
By Associated Press
“We have to get a win…or I will declare a national emergency," Trump told reporters before leaving to visit the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas.
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