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Stacey Abrams looks at her options after the narrow loss in a Georgia election marred by disputes over voting irregularities

Washington Post - Sun, 2019-01-20 17:57
The 2018 Democratic nominee for Georgia governor embarks Monday on a “thank you” tour of the state as she nears a decision on what to seek next.

Airline passengers were stuck on a runway in frigid cold for more than 14 hours

CNN - Sun, 2019-01-20 17:55
Passengers aboard a United Airlines flight from Newark, New Jersey, to Hong Kong were left stuck on a runway for more than 14 hours in frigid weather with a dwindling supply of food.

Henry Sy, the Philippines’ Richest Man and a Shopping Mall Tycoon, Dies at 94

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 17:44
Mr. Sy, who started out selling surplus boots in Manila after World War II, was called the “father of modern Philippine retail.”

GOP lawmaker: This is an idiotic shutdown

CNN - Sun, 2019-01-20 17:38
Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) tells CNN's Ana Cabrera he likes President Trump's offer to Democrats in exchange for border wall funding, but thinks that his colleagues in Congress need "to be adults."

Trump’s Deal Meets With Skepticism Among Immigrants in Texas

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 17:28
President Trump has offered a deal on immigration, but the clients at one hair salon in San Antonio weren’t buying it.

Pence links Trump’s push for a border wall to Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy

Washington Post - Sun, 2019-01-20 17:27
The vice president quoted from King’s “I Have a Dream” speech as he defended the president's latest pitch to secure funding for a barrier along the United States’ southern border.

'Who Will Write Our History' Gives New Insight Into Warsaw Ghetto

NPR All Things Considered - Sun, 2019-01-20 17:26

An unearthed archive of eyewitness accounts from the Warsaw ghetto forms the basis of a new Holocaust documentary Who Will Write Our History? NPR's Melissa Block interviews filmmaker Roberta Grossman.

'Inheritance' Author: Genetic Test Unravels Family History, Identity

NPR All Things Considered - Sun, 2019-01-20 17:26

Dani Shapiro found out through a genealogy website that the man who raised her was not her biological father. NPR's Melissa Block talks with Shapiro about her book.

Lack Of Data Processing During Government Shutdown Compounds Economic Effects

NPR All Things Considered - Sun, 2019-01-20 17:26

As the partial government shutdown drags on, more people, organizations and entire state governments are feeling the pain. The trickle-down in places like Texas blossoms as the shutdown continues.

The Super Blood Wolf Moon Arrives Sunday Night

NPR All Things Considered - Sun, 2019-01-20 17:26

A rare total lunar eclipse begins Sunday night. NPR's Melissa Block talks to Pamela Gay, host of the podcast "Astronomy Cast," about what's been dubbed the "super wolf blood moon."

In America And Britain, Immigration At Play In Government Dysfunction

NPR All Things Considered - Sun, 2019-01-20 17:26

The U.S. is faces uncertainty during the government shutdown. Britain can't seem to agree on how to leave the EU. NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Sebastian Mallaby of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Disruptions Expected As Furloughed IRS Workers Called Back To Work Without Pay

NPR All Things Considered - Sun, 2019-01-20 17:26

Thousands of IRS workers have been called back to work without pay. NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Danny Werfel, acting IRS commissioner during the 2013 shutdown, about a shutdown's effect on operations.

First Signs Of Movement Emerge In Stalled Government Shutdown Talks

NPR All Things Considered - Sun, 2019-01-20 17:26

NPR's Melissa Block asks the Washington Post's national political reporter Robert Costa to assess chances of progress toward ending the partial federal government shutdown, now in its 30th day.

Food Assistance Payments Came Early But Have To Last Until March

NPR All Things Considered - Sun, 2019-01-20 17:26

People who got their February food assistance payments early don't know when their food money for March will come as the federal government shutdown continues.

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Facebook will work with Germany to combat election interference, Sheryl Sandberg says

CNN - Sun, 2019-01-20 17:23
Facebook will partner with German officials ahead of the European Union elections in May to crack down on fake accounts and misinformation.

Prince Philip, Driving Without Seatbelt After Crash, Gets Police ‘Advice’

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 17:12
The husband of Queen Elizabeth II was photographed behind the wheel of another Land Rover, two days after he was involved in a car crash that injured two women.

An American Disappeared in Syria 2 Years Ago. His Family Wants Trump to Help.

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 17:09
Majd Kamalmaz went missing after being stopped at a government checkpoint in Damascus. His family is now speaking out, hoping President Trump will prioritize his case.

McConnell and Pelosi Have a Fraught Relationship. The Shutdown Hasn’t Helped.

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 17:03
The shutdown has not only widened the divide between the Senate majority leader and the House speaker, but also imperiled prospects for passing major legislation when the impasse ends.
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