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US government shuts down as partisan blame game heats up

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The federal government has shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday. That has halted all but the most essential operations and marred the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration in a striking display of Washington dysfunction....

Saturday, January 20, 2018
In run-up to shutdown, an erosion of trust derailed talks

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The president was angry....

Saturday, January 20, 2018
Church conservatives question pope's airborne nuptials

LIMA, Peru (AP) -- The honeymoon, as it were, is apparently over....

Saturday, January 20, 2018
Manson follower Leslie Van Houten denied parole by governor

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The governor of California once again denied parole Friday for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson who blamed herself at her parole hearing for letting him control her life....

Saturday, January 20, 2018
AP Explains: Congress has shut down the govt. Now what?

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. government shutdown began at midnight Friday as Democrats and Republicans failed to resolve a standoff over immigration and spending. Here's a look at what the parties are fighting over and what it means to shut down the government....

Saturday, January 20, 2018
US flu season gets worse, has 'lot more steam' than expected

NEW YORK (AP) -- The flu season in the U.S. is getting worse....

Saturday, January 20, 2018
Analysis: Emboldened Democrats take a risk on a shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional Democrats are taking a page from the playbook of President Donald Trump and hard-line conservatives: Fight for your base and don't blink....

Saturday, January 20, 2018
Women will march again with aim to become a political force

Activists are returning to the streets a year after a million people rallied worldwide at marches for female empowerment, hoping to create an enduring political movement that will elect more women to government office....

Saturday, January 20, 2018
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Tom Petty died last year because of an accidental drug overdose that his family said occurred on the same day he found out his hip was broken after performing dozens of shows with a less serious injury....

Saturday, January 20, 2018
Long haul: No. 1 Halep fends off Davis in 3:45 marathon

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- After wasting three chances to serve it out, then saving three match points, Simona Halep finally finished off American Lauren Davis in a third-round win that took 3 hours, 45 minutes and equaled a record at the Australian Open....

Saturday, January 20, 2018