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Senate breaks Dem filibuster, clearing way to end government shutdown

The Senate on Monday voted 81-18 to break a Democratic filibuster on a government spending bill, clearing the way for Congress to approve the stopgap measure and end the three-day government shutdown.

CDC Director: The truth about the flu

The government may be shut down, but the flu virus isn’t.

British Politician won’t resign following his ex-girlfriend’s vile Meghan Markle jabs

UK Independence Party leader Henry Bolton will not resign following his then girlfriend’s explosive, racist texts about Meghan Markle.

Senate poised to pass bill to end government shutdown

The three-day government shutdown is on the verge of ending as Senate Democrats signaled there were enough votes to pass a three-week extension of funding.

Russian Orthodox bishop assails Putin, won’t vote for him

A Russian Orthodox bishop has said that he wouldn’t vote for President Vladimir Putin in March’s election — an unprecedented show of dissent by a high-ranking clergyman in the church whose hierarchs have maintained warm ties with the Kremlin.

Megyn Kelly hits back at Jane Fonda, brings up ‘Hanoi Jane’ critics after plastic surgery question flub

After Jane Fonda repeatedly criticized Megyn Kelly over a question the NBC anchor asked the actress about plastic surgery, the 47-year-old “Today” host decided she’d had enough.

Schumer says he and McConnell had reached an ‘arrangement’

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.

Analysis: Why Trump is irrelevant in the shutdown talks

The big story coming out of the first weekend of the 2018 government shutdown was this: Where is President Donald Trump?

Analysis: Why Trump is irrelevant in the shutdown talks

The big story coming out of the first weekend of the 2018 government shutdown was this: Where is President Donald Trump?

Senate poised to break budget impasse, paving way for government to reopen