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Airport Security Screener No-Shows Soar

Airport Security Screener No-Shows Soar

By Jeff Martin, David Koenig | Jan 15
The number of airport security screeners failing to show up for work around the country is soaring as the partial government shutdown goes into its fourth week.

Atlanta Airport: More Than an Hour of Waiting at Checkpoints

Atlanta Airport: More Than an Hour of Waiting at Checkpoints

By Jeff Martin, David Koenig | Jan 15
Air travelers endured waits of more than an hour to get through domestic checkpoints at the world's busiest airport in Atlanta on Monday.

Past Projects Show Border Wall Building Is Complex, Costly

Past Projects Show Border Wall Building Is Complex, Costly

By Susan Montoya Bryan | Jan 14
President Donald Trump is not giving up on his demand for $5.7 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, saying a physical barrier is central to any strategy for addressing the security and humanitarian crisis at the southern border.

Barr As Attorney General: Old Job, Very Different Washington

Barr As Attorney General: Old Job, Very Different Washington

By Eric Tucker | Jan 14
When William Barr was attorney general in the early 1990s, he was outspoken about some of America's biggest problems. Now Barr is poised to return to the same job in a dramatically different Washington.

Judge Blocks Trump Birth Control Coverage Rules in 13 States

Judge Blocks Trump Birth Control Coverage Rules in 13 States

By Sudhin Thanawala | Jan 14
A U.S. judge in California on Sunday blocked Trump administration rules, which would allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control, from taking effect in 13 states and Washington, D.C.

Trump Dodges Question on Whether He Has Worked for Russia

Trump Dodges Question on Whether He Has Worked for Russia

By Darlene Superville | Jan 13
President Donald Trump avoided directly answering when asked whether he currently is or has ever worked for Russia after a published report said law enforcement officials, concerned about his behavior.

Graham says Trump Isn't Giving in on Southern Border Wall

Graham says Trump Isn't Giving in on Southern Border Wall

By Darlene Superville | Jan 13
A leading Senate Republican close to President Donald Trump says Trump isn't giving in on his demands for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, the issue that's caused the partial government shutdown that's now in its fourth week.

How Long Can O'Rourke Wait as 2020 Pace Picks Up Around Him?

How Long Can O'Rourke Wait as 2020 Pace Picks Up Around Him?

By Will Weissert | Jan 13
You won't see Beto O'Rourke announce whether he's running for president in 2020 for a while. But you may see him do almost anything else in the meantime.

Trump Says He Has 'No Idea' If Deal Can Be Made with Pelosi

Trump Says He Has 'No Idea' If Deal Can Be Made with Pelosi

By Jonathan Lemire, Lisa Mascaro, Jill Colvin and Darlene Superville | Jan 13
As the partial government shutdown slipped into the record books Saturday as the longest ever, members of Congress were out of town, no negotiations were scheduled and President Donald Trump tweeted into the void.

Pence's Pickle: How to Bargain When No One Speaks for Trump

Pence's Pickle: How to Bargain When No One Speaks for Trump

By Jill Colvin, Lisa Mascaro and Laurie Kellman | Jan 12
The vice president has been one of the administration's most visible emissaries during the shutdown fight, meeting with lawmakers, sitting for interviews and leading staff-level talks.

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