Democrats, Republicans trade blame as U.S. government shuts down

/ Jan 20, 2018

Democrats, Republicans trade blame as U.S. government shuts down

The federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration in a striking display of Washington dysfunction. Last-minute negotiations crumbled as Senate Democrats blocked a four-week stopgap ...

Records show Las Vegas gunman was germophobe, possibly bipolar

/ Jan 20, 2018

Records show Las Vegas gunman was germophobe, possibly bipolar

After three months of investigation, police have learned more about Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock: He was a high-stakes gambler on a losing streak, obsessed with cleanliness, possibly bipolar and was having difficulties with his live-in girlfriend. But hundreds of interviews and thousands of pieces ...

Trump's trip to Davos sets up clash of cultures

/ Jan 20, 2018

Trump's trip to Davos sets up clash of cultures

A compelling clash of cultures will unfold in the vertiginous Swiss Alps this week as Donald Trump, just over 12 months into his high-wire presidency, confronts the cheerleaders of globalization in Davos. Having whipped up working-class resentment of the global elite to devastating effect en ...