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The government shutdown: What we know now

The government shutdown: What we know now

CLOSE Republicans and Democrats showed no signs of ending their standoff over immigration and spending Saturday as Americans awoke to the first day of a federal government shutdown. (Jan. 20) AP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks to the chamber on the first morning of a government shutdown Jan. ...

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African safaris are the perfect unique vacations to take in 2018

African safaris are the perfect unique vacations to take in 2018

CLOSE Even The Terminator gets scared! Arnold Schwarzenegger s a video of his close encounter with an elephant during an African safari. Keleigh Nealon (@keleighnealon) has the story. Buzz60 Dianne Newcomer(Photo: courtesy) In Swahili, the word safari means “long journey,” and I think it is a perfect way to describe ...

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How The Shutdown Will Impact National Parks

How The Shutdown Will Impact National Parks

MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: The Trump administration is looking to avoid one of the most public displays of the ongoing federal government shutdown – the closings of the country’s national parks. During the last shutdown in 2013, those closures gated off national parks, recreation areas and monuments. So this time, most ...

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Federal government shutdown? What shutdown?

Federal government shutdown? What shutdown?

CLOSE Lawmakers failed to pass a spending bill on Friday, sending the federal government into shutdown limbo. After the federal spending authority expired at midnight Saturday, federal workers deemed “non-essential” were furloughed, a temporary layoff. “Essential” federal workers are still on the job. Among others, airports, national mail service, national ...

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