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January 20, 2019

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Democrats aren’t buying Trump’s shutdown-ending ‘compromise’

Democrats aren't buying Trump's shutdown-ending 'compromise'

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Hoping to put pressure on Democrats, the White House billed the announcement as a major step forward. But Trump did not budge on his $5.7 billion demand for the wall ...

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Wall or no wall, this government shutdown is immoral

Wall or no wall, this government shutdown is immoral

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Walls can be immoral as well as moral, so whatever the House Speaker Nancy Pelosi thinks about the president’s campaign promise and the universally agreed-upon need to secure our country’s borders, that political position pales when pressed up against the sheer immorality of President Donald Trump’s decision to shut down ...

Fight night in Vegas: Plenty of pageantry, fans for another Pacquiao win

Fight night in Vegas: Plenty of pageantry, fans for another Pacquiao win

Posted 12:01 a.m.

The patient crowd stood waiting, and erupted when a man waved the red, blue white and gold flag of the Philippines. Singers belted anthems, the fighters made their entrance amid laser lighting and loud explosions ...

President Donald Trump gives the thumbs-up as he finishes speaking in April 2017 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, Pa. Today marks the second anniversary of Trump’s inauguration, and the nation is divided on whether to give the president a thumbs-up or a thumbs-down on his first two years in office.

Carolyn Kaster / AP File (2017)

President Donald Trump gives the thumbs-up as he finishes speaking in April 2017 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, Pa. Today marks the second anniversary of Trump’s inauguration, and the nation is divided on whether to give the president a ...

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Two years of Trump: Dizzying dysfunction, controversies, mark first half of president’s first term

Posted 2:00 a.m.

On Jan. 20, 2017, Donald Trump took the oath of office as the 45th president of the United States. The two years since have generated a ceaseless swirl of news about chaos and dysfunction ...

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Time to say goodbye’: Vonn in too much pain to continue

United States' Lindsey Vonn speeds down the course during an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G in Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019.

Marco Trovati / AP

United States' Lindsey Vonn speeds down the course during an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G in Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019.

Posted 9:57 a.m.

What was evident all weekend for Lindsey Vonn became clear to everyone else on Sunday. The American skier's surgically repaired knees simply don't let her apply the power she requires to win races anymore. The pain is too severe; the psychological impact too ...