Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., arrives for a meeting of fellow Republicans on the first morning of a government shutdown after a divided Senate rejected a funding measure, at the Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 21, 2018 - 11:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local): 11:30 a.m. House Speaker Paul Ryan says that if Democrats want to protect young immigrants in the country illegally, they should vote for a short-term spending bill. The Wisconsin Republican says, "Open the government back...
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FILE - In this photo March 22, 2013, file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. There’s plenty that won’t get done if thousands of federal employees are barred from working until dysfunctional Washington agrees on a plan to restore funding. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
January 21, 2018 - 12:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of federal employees began their weekends gripped with doubt, uncertain of when they'll be able to return to work and how long they'll have to go without being paid after a bitter political dispute in Washington triggered a government shutdown. Many government operations...
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January 20, 2018 - 4:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bank of America has confirmed a high-profile senior executive has left the company, but it won't comment on reports of an investigation into sexual harassment allegations. A spokesman for Charlotte, North Carolina-based Bank of America Corp. says Omeed Malik is no longer an employee...
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President Donald Trump listens to a question during a town hall with business leaders in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 20, 2018 - 10:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, the presidential candidate, would not like the way Trump, the president, is crowing about today's unemployment rate. He'd be calling the whole thing a "hoax." Trump raised a red flag about declining jobless numbers during his campaign, so as to deny President Barack...
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Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., walks to the chamber after a closed meeting with fellow democrats on Capitol Hill, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
January 20, 2018 - 1:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local): 12:50 p.m. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is accusing President Donald Trump of reneging on a deal he thought they had neared on immigration and spending. The New York Democrat said on the Senate floor that after...
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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2017 file photo, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke speaks on the Trump Administration's energy policy at the Heritage Foundation in Washington. Zinke has presided over a year of bureaucratic upheaval at the Interior Department that has seen dozens of senior staff re-assigned, key leadership positions go unfilled, rules governing industry shelved and a mass resignation from a National Park system advisory board. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
January 19, 2018 - 7:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's promise to exempt Florida from an offshore drilling plan is not a formal action, an Interior Department official said Friday in a statement that Democrats said contradicted a high-profile announcement by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. Zinke has proposed...
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January 19, 2018 - 5:05 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's Board of Regents has approved a joint-use agreement that will allow the UNLV football team to use the $1.9 billion stadium planned for the Oakland Raiders when the NFL team moves to Las Vegas in 2020. The board approved the measure Friday on an 11-1 vote. The Las Vegas...
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January 19, 2018 - 3:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Changes announced in corporate dividends: Increased Dividends Alexander's Inc 4.50 from 4.25 Alliant Energy .335 from .315 Antero Midstream Partners LP .365 from .34 Boston Private Financial Hldg .12 from .11 EQT Midstream Partners 1.025 from .98 Enlink Midstream LLC .259 from .255...
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January 19, 2018 - 11:30 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Federal government regulators proposed changes Friday in the way most hogs slaughtered for meat in the United States are processed in a series of new rules that officials say improve industry practices but critics say could imperil food safety. The new rules would allow hog...
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January 19, 2018 - 9:50 am
BERLIN (AP) — Officials have decided to move a data center for the European Union's new satellite navigation system out of Britain because of Brexit. The European Commission says diplomats voted Thursday to relocate the Galileo Security Monitoring Center's backup site from Swanwick to Spain. In a...
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