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Finally! Trump, Congress Reach Deal to End Shutdown

WASHINGTON — Yielding to mounting pressure and growing disruption, President Donald Trump and congressional leaders on Friday reached a short-term deal to reopen the government for three weeks while negotiation...
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Newsom Says ‘God No’ to 2020 Run for President

SACRAMENTO — The new Democratic governor in the nation's most populous state ruled out a challenge to President Donald Trump on Thursday, calling the idea "crazy." California Gov. Gavin Newsom has had freque...
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Trump Aides Struggle to Show Shutdown Empathy

NEW YORK — One White House aide mused that the shutdown was like a paid vacation for some furloughed workers. President Donald Trump's daughter-in-law said employees' "little bit of pain" was worth it for the g...
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Have You Seen the Snowman Floating in Outer Space?

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The space snowman visited by NASA on New Year's Day is pitted all over and has a bright "collar" between its two fused spheres. These are the newest details to emerge about Ultima Thul...