CNN

Trump must take a stance on whether...

Trump must take a stance on whether to allow 700K people brought illegally to the US as children to stay

By escaping the government shutdown drama without losing face, President Donald Trump can claim a short-term victory.
Trump signs a bill to keep the gove...

Trump signs a bill to keep the government open until Feb. 8

The Senate is set to have a key vote at noon Monday on a bill to reopen the government and fund it for three weeks, though it's unclear if this plan will win over enough Democrats to pass.
How the shutdown ended -- for now

How the shutdown ended -- for now

It took the government shutting down to reinvigorate a little spirit of bipartisanship in the US Senate.
Analysis: How Dems lost the shutdow...

Analysis: How Dems lost the shutdown

The history of government shutdowns -- and the polling on this shutdown in particular -- suggested that Democrats were poised to benefit politically from the shuttering of the federal bureaucracy. 
Opinion: This is a big loss for Sch...

Opinion: This is a big loss for Schumer and Democrats

All anyone needed to know about how the #SchumerShutdown was going to end could be found in the votes of five red-state Democrats who, on Friday night, bailed on their party's leader and supported President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's position to keep the government open.
Conway: Dems got ire of their base ...

Conway: Dems got ire of their base in shutdown deal

Counselor to President Trump Kellyanne Conway tells CNN's Chris Cuomo that the only thing congressional Democrats got out of the deal to stop a government shutdown was the ire of their base.

FoxNews

North Korea warns of 'abyss of doom...

North Korea warns of 'abyss of doom' if 'old lunatic' Trump remains president

Brazile says CNN€™s Tapper be...

Brazile says CNN€™s Tapper betrayed her after debate flap

Nasty notes that spurred Air Force ...

Nasty notes that spurred Air Force general€™s lecture written by ‘victim’

Woman killed €˜sugar daddy&ac...

Woman killed €˜sugar daddy’ when relationship soured: prosecutors

Exclusive: Undercover teams record ...

Exclusive: Undercover teams record grisly remote Faroe Islands whale slaughter

Wrestler had 15 drinks a day, slept...

Wrestler had 15 drinks a day, slept with 10,000 women, documentary reveals

MSNBC

Jared Fogle to plead guilty to sex ...

Jared Fogle to plead guilty to sex acts with minors, child porn

New poll: Hillary Clinton's lead sh...

New poll: Hillary Clinton's lead shrinks

Thai police issue warrant for bomb ...

Thai police issue warrant for bomb suspect

What's in the Ashley Madison data d...

What's in the Ashley Madison data dump?

Image of the day

Image of the day

2 missing after explosion rocks Was...

2 missing after explosion rocks Wash. Motel 6

Washington Post

Shutdown ends, shifting focus to ne...

Shutdown ends, shifting focus to next spending bill, ?dreamers?

White House shutdown strategy: Keep...

White House shutdown strategy: Keep Trump contained

It was an out-of-character role for a president used to commanding and demanding center stage: seen but not publicly heard outside the confines of his team?s highly-controlled communications operation.
The Fix: Shutdown winners and loser...

The Fix: Shutdown winners and losers

The Senate gathered to reopen the g...

The Senate gathered to reopen the government, and boy, did everyone have fun

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.
?A huge pain?: For federal workers,...

?A huge pain?: For federal workers, frustration and a fear that Feb. 8 will bring more of the same

Democrats agree to trust McConnell ...

Democrats agree to trust McConnell that he?ll allow vote on immigration issue

President Trump signed a short-term spending bill to fund the government through Feb. 8 after it passed the Senate and House on the strength of a statement from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that he would address the status of young immigrants called ?dreamers? who were brought to this country illegally as children. Thirty-three Senate Democrats joined 48 Republicans to break the impasse.

Reuters

Trump slaps steep U.S. tariffs on i...

Trump slaps steep U.S. tariffs on imported washers, solar panels

WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump slapped steep tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels on Monday, giving a boost to Whirlpool Corp and dealing a setback to the renewable energy industry in the first of several potential trade restrictions.
Global stocks scale record highs as...

Global stocks scale record highs as U.S. government shutdown ends, yen turns down

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks advanced on Tuesday after U.S. senators struck a deal to end a government shutdown in a boost to Wall Street, while the dollar turned higher against the yen after Bank Of Japan's chief reiterated his support for quantitative easing.
South Korea to ban cryptocurrency t...

South Korea to ban cryptocurrency traders from using anonymous bank accounts

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea will ban the use of anonymous bank accounts in cryptocurrency trading from Jan. 30, regulators said on Tuesday in a widely telegraphed move designed to stop virtual coins from being used for money laundering and other crimes.
UK regulator says Fox buying Sky no...

UK regulator says Fox buying Sky not in public interest, suggests remedies

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's competition regulator told Rupert Murdoch his $15 billion takeover of Sky was not in the public interest and would be blocked unless there was a way to prevent the tycoon from influencing the network's news output.
Exclusive: Ackman cuts staff, shuns...

Exclusive: Ackman cuts staff, shuns limelight as he seeks to turn around fund

BOSTON (Reuters) - William Ackman is cutting almost a fifth of staff and looking to lower his public profile as he seeks to turn around Pershing Square Capital Management after three straight years of losses, people familiar with the move told Reuters on Monday.
Judge orders U.S. government to see...

Judge orders U.S. government to seek consent to give data to AT&T, Time Warner

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The judge hearing the Justice Department's lawsuit to stop AT&T from buying Time Warner ordered the department on Monday to seek permission to give the two companies access to rivals' pricing data.

ABC

Trump signs funding bill to end sh...

Trump signs funding bill to end shutdown, immigration debate continues

Following passage in the Senate and House, President Donald Trump on Monday night signed a bill to fund the government for three weeks.
Shutdown deal: Dems face angry bas...

Shutdown deal: Dems face angry base, GOP has hard choices

Shutdown politics: Dems face angry base, GOP has hard choices ahead
Trump mocked over ?childish? shutd...

Trump mocked over ?childish? shutdown voicemail, bad negotiation skills

Some say the White House was "childish" when it slammed Dems in a voicemail.
Family of man killed by police aft...

Family of man killed by police after 'swatting' prank sues city, police officers

Andrew Finch was fatally shot by Wichita police after a "swatting" prank.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court orders ...

Pennsylvania Supreme Court orders state?s congressional map redrawn

The plan must be submitted to Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, by February 9th
Jury selected in police corruption...

Jury selected in police corruption trial in Baltimore

A jury has been selected in the trial of 2 Baltimore police officers charged in one of the largest scandals in the history of the department

BBC

US slaps 'America First' tariffs on...

US slaps 'America First' tariffs on washing machines and solar panels

Producers in China and South Korea will be hit hardest by President Trump's trade moves.
Avalanche kills one in Japan ski re...

Avalanche kills one in Japan ski resort after volcanic eruption

A soldier training in the area was killed when an avalanche and volcano happened at the same time.
Trumpet legend Hugh Masekela dies

Trumpet legend Hugh Masekela dies

The South African musician died aged 78 after a "courageous battle with cancer", his family say.
Alaska quake prompts tsunami alert

Alaska quake prompts tsunami alert

A tsunami alert is issued after an 8.0-strength earthquake off the southern Alaska coast.
Amazon opens its first grocery stor...

Amazon opens its first grocery store in Seattle - with no tills

No tills? No problem. Inside Amazon's new, fully automated store, which has no checkouts.
US shutdown: Trump hails 'big win' ...

US shutdown: Trump hails 'big win' and says Democrats caved in

The president hails a "big win" for Republicans after the end of a three-day government shutdown.

New York Times

Europe Edition: U.S. Senate, Turkey...

Europe Edition: U.S. Senate, Turkey, Davos: Your Tuesday Briefing

Here?s what you need to know to start your day.
Government Shutdown Ends After 3 Da...

Government Shutdown Ends After 3 Days of Recriminations

With a promise that lawmakers would soon take up immigration, Congress approved a short-term spending bill to reopen the government after a brief but heated shutdown.
With Talking Stick in Hand, Moderat...

With Talking Stick in Hand, Moderate Senators Broke the Shutdown

Two dozen centrist senators from both parties banded together to push their leaders to a deal to reopen the government. Now comes the hard part.
News Analysis: Democrats Blink in S...

News Analysis: Democrats Blink in Shutdown Impasse, Hoping for a Bargain

Senate Democrats believe they are limiting damage from a political miscalculation by surrendering, but doing so has drawn a fierce backlash from the left.
Senate Democrats? Vote to End Shutd...

Senate Democrats? Vote to End Shutdown Infuriates Some on the Left

Liberal and immigration activists said Democrats betrayed young undocumented immigrants by reopening the government after only three days of a shutdown.
Whiplash for Federal Workers: Go Ho...

Whiplash for Federal Workers: Go Home! Wait! Come Back!

Federal workers across the country fumed at both political parties. And uncertainties remained.

WallStreet Journal

Trump Is Still Their Man

Trump Is Still Their Man

In the heart of Virginia coal country, the people of Buchanan County gave candidate Trump some of his biggest majorities, and they remain loyal. The reason: A local rebound.

Wired News

Elon Musk's Boring Company Wants to...

Elon Musk's Boring Company Wants to Dig a 6.5-Mile Tunnel Under LA

At a city council meeting, Musk's Boring Company made its case for what could be the future of transportation.
Under Armour's Olympic Speed Skatin...

Under Armour's Olympic Speed Skating Suit Looks to Defeat Physics

After its last suit flopped at the Sochi Olympics, Under Armour plans to outfit speed skaters in a faster, more technical suit in PyeongChang.
How Engineering Earth?s Climate Cou...

How Engineering Earth?s Climate Could Seriously Imperil Life

Seeding the atmosphere with sulfur could keep temperature from rising?but once we stop, the backlash could destroy entire species.
The Tortured Deep-Focus Faces of To...

The Tortured Deep-Focus Faces of Tournament Chess Players

Spanish photographer David Lloda travels the world shooting tournaments.
Ralph Lauren's Olympic Jacket Uses ...

Ralph Lauren's Olympic Jacket Uses Heat-Conducting Ink

Ralph Lauren has created a jacket to keep US Olympic athletes warm in the chilly South Korean winter?and soon, you too could own one.
What Has Tech Done to Fix Its Haras...

What Has Tech Done to Fix Its Harassment Problem?

The national conversation about harassment started in tech, but other industries, like Hollywood, have leapt to the forefront.

Sports ESPN

Love target of ire in Cavs meeting,...

Love target of ire in Cavs meeting, sources say

Kevin Love, in a fiery team meeting before Monday's practice, was challenged by several Cavs teammates over his early departure from Saturday's loss to Oklahoma City with an illness and his absence from practice on Sunday.
Rivers, Clips join NBA chorus of an...

Rivers, Clips join NBA chorus of angst over refs

Clippers coach Doc Rivers, after watching his team rack up four technical fouls in the fourth quarter and then being ejected along with assistant coach Mike Woodson, dropped any sense of hesitation in expressing his displeasure with NBA officiating.
Giannis offered to intervene before...

Giannis offered to intervene before Kidd fired

Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo spoke with Jason Kidd 15 minutes before the coach was fired Monday, telling him he would do what he could to help save Kidd's job. Kidd said he replied, "There's nothing you can do. All you can do is tell the truth."
Cousins hangs 44 points, 24 boards,...

Cousins hangs 44 points, 24 boards, 10 assists

DeMarcus Cousins had 44 points, 24 rebounds and 10 assists, Anthony Davis scored 34 points, and the All-Star pair led a 17-point New Orleans comeback victory over the Chicago Bulls in double overtime Monday.
Sources: Lillard, Allen met over Bl...

Sources: Lillard, Allen met over Blazers' future

Trail Blazers star point guard Damian Lillard met with owner Paul Allen for one hour last week to discuss the team's direction moving forward, sources told ESPN.
Barea: I don't think Wall's teammat...

Barea: I don't think Wall's teammates like him

J.J. Barea and John Wall had an on-court confrontation during the Mavericks' 98-75 win Monday. Afterward, Wall took a verbal shot at Barea when asked about the incident, and Barea said he doesn't like Wall and thinks Wall's teammates feel the same.

Yahoo Movies

Team Trump tries to use Michael Moo...

Team Trump tries to use Michael Moore?s anti-Trump film as an endorsement

Team Trump tries to use Michael Moore?s anti-Trump film as an endorsementIn a scene from his new anti-Trump film, ?Michael Moore in TrumpLand,? the Oscar-winning filmmaker predicts that Donald Trump will win the Nov. 8 presidential election because the middle class is fed up with the establishment and will vote for the Republican nominee as a ?f*** you? to Washington. ?He is the human Molotov cocktail they have been waiting for,? Moore says.


New documentary provides an emotion...

New documentary provides an emotional look into Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin's scandal 'nightmare'

New documentary provides an emotional look into Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin's scandal 'nightmare'Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin considered splitting up. This revelation about one of the country?s most high-profile political couples came in one of the many uncomfortable, intimate moments featuring the pair in the new documentary ?Weiner.? The film, which documents Weiner?s ill-fated 2013 New York City mayoral campaign, also serves as a portrait of a family engulfed by scandal and the ravenous press coverage that comes with it. Abedin, a longtime aide to now-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, admitted in front of the documentary crew?s cameras that she and Weiner considered separating after his first fall from grace.


Our Fairy Tales Are Older Than Thou...

Our Fairy Tales Are Older Than Thought

Our Fairy Tales Are Older Than ThoughtMany traditional fairy tales, long thought to be a somewhat recent invention, have actually been around for thousands of years, according to a new study.


How Should You Talk to Your Kid Abo...

How Should You Talk to Your Kid About Violence on TV and in Movies?

How Should You Talk to Your Kid About Violence on TV and in Movies?Talking about media violence helps to manage its impact on your kid. The more media violence kids are exposed to, the more ?normal? it appears.


5 Conversations to Have with Your K...

5 Conversations to Have with Your Kids After ?Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens?

5 Conversations to Have with Your Kids After ?Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens?Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens is the hugely popular sequel to George Lucas? sci-fi blockbuster series. Adult fans love sharing this special series with kids of all ages and learning what Han, Chewie, Leia, and all their new friends are up to in that galaxy far, far away. While The Force Awakens is more about action than introspection, there?s plenty for families to talk about after the credits roll. ...


The Star Wars Workout: Yes, It Exis...

The Star Wars Workout: Yes, It Exists (And It?s Pretty Awesome)

The Star Wars Workout: Yes, It Exists (And It?s Pretty Awesome)The Star Wars-inspired workout, Awaken Your Inner Force, will have you sweating more than a tauntaun on Tattoine. (Photo: Everett Collection)


Editorial New York Times

Op-Ed Contributor: Britain Isn?t Wo...

Op-Ed Contributor: Britain Isn?t Working

The collapse of Carillion, a company with hundreds of government contracts, may be the canary in the privatization gold mine.
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Imaginin...

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Imagining a Post-Merkel Germany

Voters are getting tired of the chancellor?s opaque, uninspiring political style.
Editorial: The Jell-O President and...

Editorial: The Jell-O President and the Shutdown

Now Donald Trump and the Republicans must do right by the Dreamers.
Op-Ed Columnist: Schumer Sells Out ...

Op-Ed Columnist: Schumer Sells Out the Resistance

In ending the shutdown, the Democrats find the riskiest way to play it safe.
Op-Ed Columnist: The Art of the Bro...

Op-Ed Columnist: The Art of the Broken Deal

Trump?s promises are worthless, and America will pay the price.
Op-Ed Columnist: Democrats Go for t...

Op-Ed Columnist: Democrats Go for the Jugular! (Their Own)

With the government shutdown, they followed a brilliant plan to turn midterm-election success into failure.

Editorial MSNBC

Slideshow: The Week in Political Ca...

Slideshow: The Week in Political Cartoons

NBCNews.com's political cartoonists take a look back at the past week.NBCNews.com's political cartoonists take a look back at the past week.


Clicked: One day at a time

Clicked: One day at a time

This blog is not dead.This blog is not dead.


Watch a 'ring of fire' solar eclips...

Watch a 'ring of fire' solar eclipse online

Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone to watch the sun turn into a "ring of fire" on Thursday, you can still see the spectacle online. Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone to watch the sun turn into a "ring of fire" on Thursday, you can still see the spectacle online.


Daily Nightly: Read the latest entr...

Daily Nightly: Read the latest entries

ZeitGeist: Terrible Father?s Day gi...

ZeitGeist: Terrible Father?s Day gift ideas

From ?The Daddle? to ?The Freedom Flask?, Willie Geist offers some really bad ideas for dad this year.From ?The Daddle? to ?The Freedom Flask?, Willie Geist offers some really bad ideas for dad this year.


First Read: The day in politics

First Read: The day in politics

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Pope defends in-flight wedding from...

Pope defends in-flight wedding from conservative headwinds

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Sunday defended his decision to marry a couple aboard a plane in Chile last week, responding to criticism by conservatives that it flew in the face of Church rules and set a bad precedent.
Prize camels keep tradition alive i...

Prize camels keep tradition alive in changing Saudi, but please no Botox!

AL-RUMAHIYA, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - The dromedaries paraded down a dusty racetrack as judges rated the size of their lips, cheeks, heads and knees. Crowds of men watched from the bleachers, hooting when the beasts representing their own tribe loped down the track.
Motorists of the world take heart: ...

Motorists of the world take heart: even popes get flat tires

LIMA (Reuters) - Pope Francis may have divine inspiration but not divine inflation: on Friday he suffered what millions of ordinary people have to deal with -- a flat tire.
Delta Air to tighten rules for onbo...

Delta Air to tighten rules for onboard service animals

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines is tightening the requirements for passengers traveling with onboard service and emotional support animals, the carrier said on Friday, following a sharp uptick in pet-related safety issues in recent years.
Ice packs: Cigarette smugglers find...

Ice packs: Cigarette smugglers find frozen route to Lithuania

VILNIUS (Reuters) - Tobacco smugglers are using river iceflows and GPS technology to transport their goods into Lithuania, where an estimated one in every six cigarettes smoked in 2016 was illegally imported.
Pope stops popemobile to comfort fa...

Pope stops popemobile to comfort fallen horseback policewoman

IQUIQUE, Chile (Reuters) - Pope Francis ordered his popemobile to stop on Thursday after a mounted Chilean policewoman was thrown off her frightened horse, which had reared up as the pontiff passed by.
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