CNN

The President's only way out of the...

The President's only way out of the shutdown may be to pick between two pillars of his political viability -- his border wall and the economy

If the government shutdown lasts much longer, President Donald Trump's only way out may involve a choice between two pillars of his political viability -- his border wall and his purring economy.
Analysis: Pelosi just pulled a majo...

Analysis: Pelosi just pulled a major power move on Trump

Sometimes the best power moves in politics are conveyed in the most mundane language.
Opinion: Pelosi's on the right trac...

Opinion: Pelosi's on the right track with State of the Union plan

In the latest move in the government shutdown fight, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is now looking to dim one of the brightest spotlights for President Donald Trump: The annual State of the Union address. Pelosi sent a letter to the President suggesting that he wait until the government is open before coming to Congress, or simply deliver the speech in writing.
Analysis: This may be the only way ...

Analysis: This may be the only way the shutdown ends

The government shutdown is nearing the month mark -- today was day 26  -- and there continues to be zero optimism the showdown will resolve itself any time soon.
Trump adviser: Shutdown costing mor...

Trump adviser: Shutdown costing more than estimated

Widespread affects from the longest government shutdown in US history are being felt throughout the country. CNN's Jason Carroll reports.
Giuliani can't say if Trump campaig...

Giuliani can't say if Trump campaign aides colluded

Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday that he never denied President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with the Russian government during the 2016 campaign, only that the President himself was not involved in collusion.

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

Shut down, fed up

Shut down, fed up

The partial government shutdown is now the longest in American history, and hundreds of thousands of people, from farmers to prison guards, are feeling the strain. These are their stories.
?Anything we can do to help?: Busin...

?Anything we can do to help?: Businesses pitch in to aid federal workers during shutdown

Celebrity chef José Andrés launched a relief kitchen. Others are offering discounts for food, haircuts, résumé-writing services and prescription drugs ? including marijuana at dispensaries.
?She wields the knife?: Pelosi move...

?She wields the knife?: Pelosi moves to belittle and undercut Trump in shutdown fight

The House speaker?s confrontational approach to the president has united Democrats and cheered liberals ? but it also carries risks ahead of the 2020 campaign.
Analysis: Most oppose the wall ? an...

Analysis: Most oppose the wall ? and oppose ending the shutdown by funding it, poll finds

A new survey offers bad news for the president.
Killing of 4 Americans in Syria rai...

Killing of 4 Americans in Syria raises questions over Trump?s policy

A month after President Trump declared the Islamic State defeated and ordered that the 2,000 U.S. troops in Syria be withdrawn, the bombing showed that the militants are likely to remain a force in Syria for the foreseeable future.
Today?s WorldView: How ?defeated? i...

Today?s WorldView: How ?defeated? is the Islamic State?

The death of Americans in Syria raises fresh questions about whether the extremist group is really so weak.

Reuters

Gloomy forecast for Davos: crises a...

Gloomy forecast for Davos: crises aplenty, but few world leaders

An array of crises will keep several world leaders away from the annual World Economic Forum in Davos next week, which takes place against a backdrop of deepening gloom over the global economic and political outlook.
Renault executives, French governme...

Renault executives, French government officials to meet Nissan CEO: Nikkei

Renault executives and French government officials were planning to meet Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa in Japan on Thursday, Japanese media said, as the automakers consider their partnership in the wake of alliance Chairman Carlos Ghosn's arrest.
Shutdown is starting to hurt Trump'...

Shutdown is starting to hurt Trump's financial deregulation agenda

The U.S. government shutdown over President Donald Trump's call for Congress to fund a wall he promised to build on the U.S.- Mexican border is threatening another campaign pledge to make rules easier to navigate for banks and corporations.
Factbox: Some rule changes now on g...

Factbox: Some rule changes now on go-slow due to U.S. shutdown

The ongoing federal government shutdown is impeding efforts to advance several rule changes that aim to make life easier for financial institutions.
Hitachi freezes UK nuclear project ...

Hitachi freezes UK nuclear project as Brexit crisis deepens

Japan's Hitachi Ltd decided on Thursday to freeze a 3 trillion yen ($28 billion) nuclear power project in Wales as Britain scrabbles for a way to exit the European Union, dealing a blow to UK plans for the replacement of aging plants.
Stocks turn red, pound finds some p...

Stocks turn red, pound finds some peace

Concern over China's economic outlook and possible U.S. tariffs on European cars dragged stocks lower on Thursday, while an anti-climactic end to the latest chapter in the Brexit saga offered sterling a moment's peace.

ABC

'Start Here': Syria, Pelosi, Gilli...

'Start Here': Syria, Pelosi, Gillibrand. What you need to know to start your day.

It's Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. Here's what you need to start your day.
Michigan State interim president r...

Michigan State interim president resigns amid backlash

Engler said he would step down amid outrage over comments about sexual assault.
Facebook removes more accounts lin...

Facebook removes more accounts linked to 'coordinated inauthentic behavior' in Russia

This comes a year after the company removed hundreds linked to Russia.
UK PM May survives crucial no-conf...

UK PM May survives crucial no-confidence vote amid Brexit uncertainty

If she had lost the vote the prime minister would have been forced to resign, which would trigger an election.
Democrats question acting EPA chie...

Democrats question acting EPA chief on urgency of climate change, impact of shutdown

Senators on Wednesday questioned acting Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler in his confirmation hearing to replace Scott Pruitt permanently.
American killed in terror attack w...

American killed in terror attack wanted 'to help people': Parents

The American who was killed in Tuesday's terror attack in Nairobi, Kenya, was a loving son, brother and uncle who had traveled around the globe, those who knew him said.

BBC

UK PM pushes for cross-party Brexit...

UK PM pushes for cross-party Brexit consensus

The PM meets MPs to try to break the Brexit stalemate - as a vote on any revised plan is pencilled in for 29 January.
Kenya attack: Nine arrests over blo...

Kenya attack: Nine arrests over bloody DusitD2 hotel siege

At least 21 people were killed when al-Shabab militants stormed the luxury Nairobi hotel complex.
Ahmed Hussein-Suale: Ghana journali...

Ahmed Hussein-Suale: Ghana journalist shot dead

Undercover journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale, who collaborated with the BBC, was killed as he drove home.
The diet to save lives, the planet ...

The diet to save lives, the planet and feed us all?

And you don't have to be vegan to follow the "planetary health diet".
Indonesian woman mauled to death by...

Indonesian woman mauled to death by giant pet crocodile

The 700kg crocodile named Merry was being kept illegally at a pearl farm in Sulawesi.
The 'perfect 10' gym routine with 6...

The 'perfect 10' gym routine with 60m views

US college gymnast Katelyn Ohashi's floor routine became a viral hit and has had more than 60 million views in four days.

New York Times

Government Shutdown Shakes Stabilit...

Government Shutdown Shakes Stability of Jobs That Are Often the Best Around

Federal work is an anchor in many local economies, offering security and benefits increasingly rare in the private sector and a route to the middle class.
White House Redefines Who Is Essent...

White House Redefines Who Is Essential to Get Parts of Government Moving Again

The administration is opening the government piece by piece, forcing thousands of workers to report to the job without pay in sectors that could benefit the president?s base.
In a West Wing in Transition, Trump...

In a West Wing in Transition, Trump Tries to Stand Firm on the Shutdown

Despite his public bravado, President Trump has had moments of frustration as he takes in negative news coverage of the shutdown, pointing his finger at aides for not delivering the deal he wants.
ISIS Attack in Syria Kills 4 Americ...

ISIS Attack in Syria Kills 4 Americans, Raising New Worries About Troop Withdrawal

Critics of President Trump?s drawdown plans said his claim of victory over the Islamic State may have emboldened its fighters and encouraged the suicide bombing that killed 19 people.
Democrats Fall Short in Russia Sanc...

Democrats Fall Short in Russia Sanctions Vote

A measure that would have forced President Trump to leave sanctions in place on an oligarch?s companies came three votes short in the Senate.
Pence Says U.S. Still Waiting on No...

Pence Says U.S. Still Waiting on North Korea for ?Concrete Steps? to Denuclearize

The vice president?s unequivocal statement seemed to contradict President Trump?s claim last summer that ?there is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea.?

WallStreet Journal

Walmart Could Leave CVS Caremark Ph...

Walmart Could Leave CVS Caremark Pharmacy Networks Amid Dispute

CVS Health is battling Walmart over the cost of filling prescriptions, a clash that could result in a split between the retail behemoth and the health-care giant.

Wired News

How Trump Could Wind up Making Glob...

How Trump Could Wind up Making Globalism Great Again

OK, so it was never great in the first place. But the rise of rank nationalists could finally?perversely?spark an era of progress and cooperation for all humanity.
To Prevent Wildfires, Treat Utiliti...

To Prevent Wildfires, Treat Utilities Like Railroad Barons

PG&E?s electrical equipment likely caused California?s massive Camp Fire. That?s particularly maddening because science knows full well how to stop that.
Tidying Up When We Have No Control ...

Tidying Up When We Have No Control over Our Digital Lives

Never-ending notifications. Pull-to-refresh rewards. There's no escape from surveillance capitalism.
An Astonishing 773 Million Records ...

An Astonishing 773 Million Records Exposed in Monster Breach

Collection #1 appears to be the biggest public breach yet, with millions of unique passwords sitting out in the open.
Gillette's Ad Proves the Definition...

Gillette's Ad Proves the Definition of a Good Man Has Changed

Despite the backlash, the fact that the Gillette ad exists at all is an undeniable sign of progress.
Yandex's Self-Driving CES Demo Come...

Yandex's Self-Driving CES Demo Comes Without a Human Backup

The "Google of Russia" showed up in Vegas with a bold and daring demonstration of what a Moscow-trained robot Moscow can do.

Sports ESPN

Apologetic Kyrie sought advice from...

Apologetic Kyrie sought advice from LeBron

In the wake of his pointed criticism of the Celtics' young players, Kyrie Irving said Wednesday that he called LeBron James to apologize for how he behaved as a young teammate in Cleveland and for not "seeing the big picture."
Nets stun Rockets in OT, spoiling H...

Nets stun Rockets in OT, spoiling Harden's 58

Spencer Dinwiddie scored 25 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter and overtime, and the Nets spoiled James Harden's 58-point night with a 145-142 road victory over the Rockets on Wednesday.
Cousins calls Warriors 'most hated ...

Cousins calls Warriors 'most hated team in sports'

DeMarcus Cousins believes fans hate him, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green and maybe even Steph Curry too. "It is what it is," said the All-Star center. "I can't worry about that."
Hurley, Haith both tossed in 'surre...

Hurley, Haith both tossed in 'surreal' ejections

UConn coach Dan Hurley called his ejection Wednesday night at Tulsa "surreal" and noted that he and Frank Haith, who also was ejected, have known each other for years.
Ex-NFLer Martin to go to trial over...

Ex-NFLer Martin to go to trial over social post

Former Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin will have to go to trial to face felony charges resulting from a threatening post on his Instagram account.
UConn's Walker outscores Tulane in ...

UConn's Walker outscores Tulane in 75-33 rout

Megan Walker scored a career-high 34 points to power No. 2 UConn to a 75-33 victory over Tulane on Wednesday. Walker is the first UConn player in the past 20 seasons to outscore her opponent, according to ESPN Stats & Information.

Yahoo Movies

David Lynch rebukes Trump: 'Yo...

David Lynch rebukes Trump: 'You are causing suffering and division'

David Lynch rebukes Trump: 'You are causing suffering and division'Filmmaker David Lynch on Tuesday issued an open letter to President Trump to clarify a quote the president and his supporters have latched onto in recent days.


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. ...


Editorial New York Times

The Malign Incompetence of the Brit...

The Malign Incompetence of the British Ruling Class

With Brexit, the chumocrats who drew borders from India to Ireland are getting a taste of their own medicine.
The Rudderless West

The Rudderless West

We are drifting, in the absence of mind and will, toward a moment of civilizational self-negation.
Marching Toward a Massacre

Marching Toward a Massacre

The people of Sudan need the world?s help to protect them from their genocidal president.
The Bond Market Comes to Its Senses...

The Bond Market Comes to Its Senses

Investors are wising up to the bubble in risky corporate bonds. But it may be too late for companies that took on more debt than they can handle.
There?s Nothing Wrong With Open Bor...

There?s Nothing Wrong With Open Borders

Why a brave Democrat should make the case for vastly expanding immigration.
The Kind of Judge We Need

The Kind of Judge We Need

Patricia Wald was not an ambitious careerist but a lawyer who had lived a full life before joining the federal bench.

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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Face value: One-time Afghan wedding...

Face value: One-time Afghan wedding singer a ringer for Canada's Trudeau

Afghan singer Abdul Salam Maftoon's striking resemblance to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has turned him into an unlikely celebrity in the war-torn country since his debut on a talent show.
All the rage: Beijingers vent their...

All the rage: Beijingers vent their stress in 'anger room'

It took Smash customer Qiu Siyu just a few sharp blows with a baseball bat to wreck what looked like an old car radio, after which two friends battered telephones, audio speakers, rice cookers and even a mannequin.
College fanatics living it up on Sa...

College fanatics living it up on San Jose billboard

Diehard sports fans often go to great lengths to show their allegiance but some college football supporters took their loyalty to new heights when they agreed to live on a San Jose billboard ahead of Monday's national championship game.
'Why don't you die?': Australian's ...

'Why don't you die?': Australian's fight with a spider sparks police call

An Australian man triggered an emergency police response after a noisy exchange with a spider startled a passerby into reporting what sounded like a violent disturbance to the authorities, media reported.
Thieves use mechanical diggers to t...

Thieves use mechanical diggers to tear open Italian security van

Thieves used mechanical diggers on Wednesday to prise open an armored van on a highway in southern Italy and made off with more than 2 million euros ($2.3 million) in cash, police said.
Korean Air to raise refund fees aft...

Korean Air to raise refund fees after K-pop fans get the picture, get off

Korean Air Lines Co Ltd said on Tuesday it will raise refund penalties after K-pop fans got on a plane only to take pictures of a boy band on the flight, then demanded to get off before it departed and got refunds on their tickets.
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