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Judge Rules That LA Teachers' Strike Can Begin on Monday as Negotiations Continue
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Judge Rules That LA Teachers' Strike Can Begin on Monday as Negotiations Continue

A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge Thursday cleared the path for a Los Angeles teachers strike to start Monday. Whether it does, however, will depend on negotiations that resume Friday and could stretch into the weekend. Read More

A Republican Senator Signals Interest in Trump’s Tax Returns
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A Republican Senator Signals Interest in Trump’s Tax Returns

Senate Finance Chairman Chuck Grassley said he’s examining his authority to obtain President Donald Trump’s tax returns, a move to ensure he could see any forms his Democratic counterpart in the House potentially receives. Read More

GOP Rep. Will Hurd Tells Trump to Put His Money Where His Mouth Is
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GOP Rep. Will Hurd Tells Trump to Put His Money Where His Mouth Is

The only Republican who represents a district along the southern border called on President Donald Trump to reopen the government without funding for a wall and restore the salaries of the U.S. Border Patrol. Read More

Trump Walks Out of Shutdown Talks When Democrats Reject Funds for His Border Wall
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Trump Walks Out of Shutdown Talks When Democrats Reject Funds for His Border Wall

A day after calling for a bipartisan compromise to resolve the partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump stormed out of a White House negotiating session Wednesday when Democratic leaders refused to agree to his demand for taxpayer funds to build ... Read More

Navy Veteran From San Diego Has Been Imprisoned in Iran
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Navy Veteran From San Diego Has Been Imprisoned in Iran

Iranian authorities confirmed Wednesday that a U.S. Navy veteran has been detained in Iran, making him the latest foreigner with ties to America to be imprisoned. Read More

Trump Threatens to Cut Fire Aid
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Trump Threatens to Cut Fire Aid

President Donald Trump injected new uncertainty into California’s wildfire recovery efforts, tweeting early Wednesday that he has ordered the Federal Emergency Management Agency not to send more disaster funding to state officials “unless they get their act together, which ... Read More

Supreme Court Refuses to Shield Mystery Foreign Company From Mueller’s Investigation
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Supreme Court Refuses to Shield Mystery Foreign Company From Mueller’s Investigation

The Supreme Court refused Tuesday to block a subpoena issued to an unnamed corporation, owned by a foreign government, ending a mystery dispute in the courts reportedly involving the investigation into Russian election meddling. Read More

Candidate in Disputed Election Says Urge to See Clemson-Alabama Game Made It Seem He Was Running From Reporters
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Candidate in Disputed Election Says Urge to See Clemson-Alabama Game Made It Seem He Was Running From Reporters

Republican 9th District candidate Mark Harris’ abrupt departure from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center Monday night set off a fire alarm while reporters chased him through an emergency exit. Read More

Trump Takes Wall Fight to American Public With Prime-Time TV Address
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Trump Takes Wall Fight to American Public With Prime-Time TV Address

President Donald Trump took his disputed claim of a national security crisis at the nation’s southern border directly to the American people on Tuesday night, for the first time speaking from the Oval Office in prime time to try ... Read More

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Recovering From Surgery
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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Recovering From Surgery

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, recovering from lung cancer surgery last month, on Monday missed her first oral arguments since joining the Supreme Court 25 years ago. She is recovering at home, a court spokeswoman said. Read More

Trump Will Address Nation, Visit Border to Press for a Wall as Shutdown Drags on
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Trump Will Address Nation, Visit Border to Press for a Wall as Shutdown Drags on

President Donald Trump will address the nation on Tuesday night and travel on Thursday to the U.S.-Mexico border to press his case for a wall there, amid a partisan funding impasse over the issue that has kept the... Read More

White House, Democrats Disagree on Definition of ‘Negotiating’ as Shutdown Continues
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White House, Democrats Disagree on Definition of ‘Negotiating’ as Shutdown Continues

The White House went on the offensive Monday in what likely will be a prolonged battle with congressional Democrats, arguing the party refuses to seriously negotiate an end to a partial government shutdown and... Read More

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