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What's next: The House votes on the 3-week fix and sends it to President Trump

Awaiting crucial House vote to end shutdown

McConnell: If we learned anything, it's this ...
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) contends that shutting down the government over "the issue of illegal immigration" is a strategy the American people didn't understand.

The DACA shutdown is over. Now what?
On the third day, the Democrats punted.

Schumer: We have a deal
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.

Opinion: This is a big loss for Schumer and Democrats
All anyone needed to know about how the #SchumerShutdown was going to end could be found in the votes of five red-state Democrats who, on Friday night, bailed on their party's leader and supported President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's position to keep the government open.

Progressives think Democrats caved
Progressive lawmakers and activists are furious over the Senate's Monday vote to advance legislation to end the government shutdown.

Senators used talking stick in bipartisan meetings
During bipartisan talks between senators to discuss passing a funding bill to end the government shutdown, Sen. Susan Collins whose office was being used for the negotiations, figured out a civil way to create discussion.

Lindsey Graham: Time for the 'Gang of 60'
One of the founding members of the bipartisan "Gang of Six" on immigration says the group will exist no longer -- replaced by efforts to build a much larger coalition.

Analysis: Winners and losers from the government reopening
The federal government is on a glide path to reopening Tuesday after Senate Democrats largely joined their Republican colleagues to vote for a proposal that will fund the government through February 8 in exchange for a promise from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to turn to the DACA program in very short order.

Reasons for government shutdowns since 1976
Federal government shutdowns in the US are not just about money. They often happen when one political party feels that threatening to shut the federal-funding spigot is the best leverage to use in a political battle.

GOP considers releasing classified intel behind memo alleging FISA abuses
Top House Republicans are considering publicly releasing some of the underlying intelligence behind a memo spearheaded by Rep. Devin Nunes that alleges FBI abuses of surveillance laws.

Publisher pulls former Trump appointee's book over racist remarks
Former Trump administration appointee Carl Higbie's book is being pulled from the market by its publisher after CNN's KFile unearthed racist, sexist, anti-Muslim and anti-gay remarks Higbie made as a radio host.

5 missing in gas well explosion
Five oil rig workers are missing after an explosion Monday in an Oklahoma gas well, Pittsburg County Sheriff Chris Morris said in a press conference.

Russian spy ship spotted off NC
The Russian spy ship, the Viktor Leonov was spotted 100 miles south east of Wilmington, NC in international waters, according to a US military official, just days after the vessel was seen leaving the capital of Trinidad and Tobago, Port of Spain.

Royal family member is engaged
Now 2018 will have two royal weddings. Princess Eugenie is getting married in the fall after Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle in May.

USA Gymnastics' leaders step down
As gymnast after brave, young gymnast took a podium to lambaste serial molester and former gymnastics physician Larry Nassar, the national governing body for the sport announced Monday its top executives were stepping down.

George W. Bush's favorable rating has pulled a complete 180
George W. Bush has turned his unpopularity upside down.

Infant Social Security numbers are for sale on the dark web

New Jersey's first lady: 'I was sexually assaulted'
At the Women's March in New Jersey, the state's first lady Tammy Murphy shared something she'd kept private for decades

Lawmakers protest Pence's Israel speech
Arab lawmakers were removed after a protest broke out during Vice President Mike Pence's speech in Knesset.

Mexico's murder rate sets a record
Soaring levels of drug-related violence made 2017 Mexico's most murderous year on record, according to government statistics released Sunday.

Survivors scale the apocalyptic landscape to recover what is left of their loved ones
The crew gently digs around the dark, matted hair protruding from the rubble. As they pull away bits of debris, the stench of rotting flesh grows more pungent.

'Flu' ends up being flesh-eating disease
An Arizona woman who originally thought she had the flu had instead a rare flesh-eating disease.

49ers QB gets $79K bonus for Pats' win

High alert as volcano spews ash and lava
More than 27,000 people have been evacuated in the Philippines as the country warned a hazardous volcanic eruption might be imminent.

Pop star gives emotional speech about her sexual abuse experiences
During the Women's Marches in New York City, Grammy-nominated singer Halsey recalled several moments when her life was changed by assault and abuse in her poem titled "A Story Like Mine."

Pope apologizes for bishop comments
Pope Francis has apologized for making comments he said were hurtful to victims of clerical sex abuse.

SAG Awards typo has Twitter on a 'roll'
Dame Judi Dench is one of the industry's most venerated actors, but could she pull off playing a bagel? A cinnamon bun?

Megyn Kelly claps back at Jane Fonda
Megyn Kelly and Jane Fonda trade barbs over a September 2017 interview that turned awkward when Kelly asked Fonda about cosmetic surgery.

This is the newest player in the space industry

'SNL' mocks Trump's medical exam

This bar got famous not serving alcohol
Johanna and Steve Corman do a modern take on the soda fountain at Vena's Fizz House in Portland, Maine, where they serve up fizzy drinks, sodas, mocktails and, most recently, cocktails.

Pay off your house with this insane trick

Host Kristen Bell takes a shot at the first lady
Kristen Bell did not hold back when she took the stage as the first-ever host of the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday night.

'First lady' of SAG Awards jabs Melania
Kristen Bell took the stage as the first-ever host of the SAG Awards and referenced the first lady, who said that combating cyberbullying would be her key focus during her time in the White House.

Photos: What the stars wore on the red carpet

'This Is Us' star keeps making history
This is Sterling K. Brown notching some firsts.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus has most SAG Awards ever
Julia Louis-Dreyfus sat out Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards, but she' still celebrating.

Morgan Freeman: There's something wrong with this statue ...
From Nicole Kidman to 'This is Us,' these are the moments you need to see from the 2018 SAG Awards.

Despite massive quarterback disadvantage, Eagles could win

Is another win a slam dunk for the Patriots?

Super Bowl tickets set to be most expensive ever

Will Trump skip Super Bowl interview?
So far the president has not committed to a Super Bowl Sunday sit-down interview. But he likes to be "unpredictable," Olivia Nuzzi points out. April Ryan and John Gizzi also discuss Trump's accessibility to the press corps.

USA's Olympic uniforms are wearable heaters

12 destinations travelers may want to avoid in 2018
Tourism backlash has been in full affect over the last 12 months, with several destinations announcing they'd had enough of foreign visitors flooding their streets or disrupting their fragile ecosystems.

Ed Sheeran may step back from career
Singer Ed Sheeran spoke about stepping back from his musical career when he starts a family with fiancé Cherry Seaborn.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg says #metoo
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg extolled the #MeToo movement and revealed one of her own experiences with sexual harassment in deeply personal observations Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival.

Millennials are shaking up these 7 industries

They raised $120K in 4 days for their shoe startup

How Bumble app got started

Amid #MeToo, here's how to date in 2018

How Larry Nassar got away with it for so long

Even with shutdown deal, Trump ad shows hate

World leaders are starting to go around Trump

The disturbing part about Amazon's HQ2 contest

Oscar noms are almost here - what can we predict?

Pay off your house with this insane trick

Testing for iron-deficiency anemia

3 cards charging 0% interest until 2019

From executive orders to a shutdown: What happened in Trump's 1st year

The Point: Why Trump was 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?

Schumer: Never know who to work with in GOP
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) tells the Senate why he believes the federal government ended up shutting down.

Girl allowed to return to school with medical marijuana
A little girl is back in a school she loves in Schaumburg, Illinois this week, but only after a federal judge gave her the ok. She uses medical marijuana which Illinois law prohibits on school grounds. The case could have extensive ramifications down the road.

Screen time: Mental health menace or scapegoat?
"Have smartphones destroyed a generation?" Jean Twenge, a professor of psychology at San Diego State University, asked in an adapted excerpt of her controversial book, "iGen."

How shutdown could be bad for health
A government shutdown could potentially hurt the health of more than the government workers who will be plagued with the uncertainty and stress of not knowing when they'll get back to work and collect a paycheck. The shutdown could impact you, too.

Megyn Kelly takes on Jane Fonda: 'I have no regrets about the question'
Megyn Kelly took her public feud with Jane Fonda to a new level on Monday, after the actress slammed the NBC host for her "inappropriate" question during a segment that aired in September.

Oscar predictions: Still wide open race
Deciphering the lack of clarity surrounding this year's Oscar race boils down to an optimist vs. pessimist mentality -- namely, is the seemingly wide-open nature of the best-picture competition a testament to an abundance of good movies, or the absence of a truly great one?

Nominations for worst movies of the year are in
Hollywood's awards season is in full swing, but it's not just about honoring the best of film and television.



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Omarosa Officially Signs with Speakers Firm, First Job since White House Ouster
Omarosa's learning that quitting -- or getting fired, depending on who you believe -- pays big time. The former 'Apprentice' star and President Trump's former Director of Communications for the White House Office of Public Liaison has officially…

'Flip or Flop' Stars Tarek and Christina El Moussa's Divorce Finalized
The "Flip or Flop" couple are officially no more -- Tarek and Christina El Moussa have finalized their divorce ... TMZ has confirmed. Tarek filed for divorce from Christina a little more than a year ago, citing irreconcilable differences. They were…

'90210' Star Gabrielle Carteris Loves Andrea Zuckerman SAG Awards Comparison
Gabrielle Carteris' #MeToo speech at the SAG Awards was so moving, fans thought it echoed one given by her character on "Beverly Hills, 90210" ... and Gabrielle agrees. Carteris -- who's become Prez of SAG-AFTRA in 2016 -- tells TMZ she's "honored"…

Floyd Mayweather Gets His Own Day In City He Has Nothing To Do With
File this under: we weren't sure either. Floyd Mayweather keeps racking up the accolades, this time getting his very own day in a major American city ... that doesn't seem to have anything to do with Floyd. It went down back on January 17 when Floyd…

Matt Lauer and Wife Arrive at Same Horse Farm Amid Rumors of Getting Kicked Out
Matt Lauer sure doesn't look like a guy who just got kicked out of the house by his wife -- 'cause they're still showing up to the same places ... albeit separately. Matt and his wife of 20 years, Annette Roque, both arrived Monday to a horse farm…

Judge Judy and CBS Sued By 2 Women Who Helped Launch Court Show
Judge Judy is in the middle of a lawsuit, but this time she's not presiding ... she's the defendant. The Estate of Sandi Spreckman along with Kaye Switzer are suing Judy and CBS, claiming they helped develop her insanely popular court show back in…

Suzanne Somers Says Praising Donald Trump is Career Suicide
Suzanne Somers is saying it loud and proud ... she's a huge fan of President Trump, and she also believes she's committing career suicide by saying that. We got Suzanne leaving WeHo hot spot Madeo over the weekend and asked about the…

Jordan Clarkson Says LeBron Should Pick Lonzo Ball in All-Star Draft
Here's Lakers star Jordan Clarkson doing his best LaVar Ball impression -- saying Lonzo Ball should be LeBron's 1st pick in the All-Star draft ... even though he ain't an All-Star. Right. We got Clarkson at Delilah over the weekend…

Oakland Raiders: Don't Blame Us for Sean Smith's Alleged Attack
The Oakland Raiders are firing back at the man who sued the NFL team over an alleged attack at the hands of star cornerback Sean Smith ... claiming the team has NOTHING to do with the incident.  The accuser is Christopher Woods -- who claims…

USA Gymnastics Execs Resign In Wake of Nassar Scandal
At least 3 powerful members of the Team USA gymnastics board of directors have resigned ... just days after Aly Raisman BLASTED the organization for its role in the Dr. Nassar sexual assault scandal.  Board of Directors executive leadership…

Terrell Owens to Dak Prescott: Watch Your Back In Dallas
Terrell Owens says the Dallas Cowboys have a long history of turning on superstar players and running them out of town ... and he doesn't want Dak Prescott to be the next victim.  Owens was at LAX when we asked about his weekend Twitter…

CNN, TBS Sued for Discrimination Against African-American Employees
TBS and CNN make their African-American employees work way harder to get a promotion ... according to an ex-employee who's now suing both networks, and their parent company. Wanda Byrd, who is black, says she's worked for TBS for 13 years,…

Philadelphia Eagles: Another Fan Punches Police Horse
For the second time in 2 weeks ... a Philadelphia Eagles fan has been arrested for punching a police horse at the stadium.  This time, the perp is Andrew Tornetta -- who cops say was going H.A.M. during a pre-game tailgate at Lincoln Financial…

Comedian Steve Brown Viciously Attacked During Set (UPDATE)
7:45 AM PT -- Cops say the suspect's first name is Marvin, and ... shocker ... he was boozing at the club. We're told 4 people in the club, aside from Steve, were injured and they want to press charges. He also did $400 in damages ... smashing the…

Megyn Kelly Says Jane Fonda's a Traitor Who Has No Right to Call Her Offensive
Megyn Kelly lashed out at Jane Fonda Monday, essentially calling her a traitor who has no business lecturing her, or anyone else, on what qualifies as offensive. Kelly was reacting to Fonda's blistering criticism of her for asking about Fonda's…

Nick Young Gets Hypnotized, Proceeds to Make Out with Puppet
Why was Nick Young kissing a puppet and grooving like Michael Jackson over the weekend?  Don't worry -- it's 'cause he was hypnotized ... and there's video!! It all went down at the 30th birthday bash for Warriors teammate JaVale…

Kylie Jenner Finally Revealed in Calvin Klein Ad
Pregnant Kylie Jenner finally showed her face for the first time in nearly 5 months ... 'cause mama-to-be's still gotta bring home the bacon. Kylie posed in bed with her sisters -- Kim, Khloe, Kendall, and Kourtney -- while rocking their Calvin…

Eagles Locker Room Turnt Up After They Punished The Vikings
Here's video of the Philadelphia Eagles dancing their damn faces off after destroying the Minnesota Vikings ... and we gotta say, the guys look like they could've gone another two quarters. Moments after the game was over, WR Alshon Jeffery…

Morgan Freeman Says He Stopped SAG Speech 'Cause of Lily Tomlin
Morgan Freeman has revealed the person that caused him to stop his acceptance of the SAG Life Achievement Award mid-speech. Morgan says the person he stopped for was Lily Tomlin, who was nominated for "Grace and Frankie."   Now here's the…

Stipe Miocic Rocking Massive Shiner After UFC 220 Fight
UFC heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic SMASHED Francis Ngannou at UFC 220 -- but you wouldn't know it by looking at his mug the day after the fight.  Stipe posted a thank-you video to his fans ... and the shiner he was rockin' after…

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