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Here’s What Happens In A Government Shutdown
National parks could close, but essential operations like air traffic control continue.
How We Arrived At A ‘Shithole’ Shutdown
Trump's Jan. 11 outburst played a key role.
Aly Raisman Tells Nassar ‘You Are Pathetic’ After He Complains About Hearing
The former USA Gymnastics doctor said it was too hard for him to listen to so many of his victims unload on him.
How The LA Times Union Won
"The days of the newsroom passively standing by while management did whatever they wanted are over."
Trump Flubs Anti-Abortion Line In Speech
President says it's "wrong" that laws allow babies to be born in the ninth month.
REPORT: China’s Suspect Courtship Of Kushner
How Jared Kushner became China's primary point of interest.
SHUTDOWN ON TRUMP INAUGURATION ANNIVERSARY
Trump Promised To Be A Man Of Action. A Year Later, The Government Is Shut Down.
THE FAKE FEMINISM OF THE #METOO BACKLASH
We’ve Been Here Before
Trump’s First Year In Office Has Been Filled With Broken Promises
Olympian Aly Raisman Bravely Testifies Against Her Abuser: ‘You Are Nothing’
U2 Takes Aim At Trump And White Supremacists In Biting New Music Video
WHAT A SCREAM
Trump’s ‘Screaming’ Face On A Newspaper Stack Gets The Funniest Reworking
Bill Maher: ‘I’m Down With #MeToo, I’m Not Down With #MeCarthyism’
Trevor Noah Has Spotted A Funny Musical Thing About Trump’s Speech Patterns
Wrestler Mike Parrow Decided To Come Out As Gay After Conversion Therapy
IN THE NEWS
‘Safe Purge Everyone’: Tweeters Troll Trump Over Government Shutdown
"Executive Time for everyone."
Bryan Woolston / Reuters
This Flu Season Is The Worst Possible Time For A Government Shutdown
Health care professionals rely on the statistics the federal government tracks.
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House GOPers Say Secret Memo Could End Trump-Russia Probe. Their Staff Wrote It.
Ryan J. Reilly
#ReleaseTheMemo is the latest way Republicans on Capitol Hill are trying to undermine the Mueller probe.
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‘The Daily Show’ Looks Back At ‘Little Donny’s’ First Year In Office
It's been... emotional.
Guns N’ Roses’ Axl Rose Has A Pithy Take On Rep. Nunes
All's fair in rock and politics.
‘The Late Show’ Imagines What Trump’s Mexico Border Wall Will Really Look Like
Will it be as “big” and “beautiful” as Trump has promised?
Clergy Abuse Advocates Fear Pope Is Making It Harder For Victims To Speak Up
With his defense of a controversial bishop, he's "re-victimizing every single child victim."
Henry Romero / Reuters
Twitter: Russian Influence Before Election Was Greater Than Initially Thought
More than 677,000 people in the U.S. interacted with Russian propaganda in the 10 weeks prior to the 2016 vote.
Dado Ruvic / Reuters
Why This Black Girl Will Not Be Returning To The Women’s March
S. T. Holloway
, Guest Writer
Y’all have fun though.
Courtesy of S Holloway
Sam Bee’s Team Is Apologizing To People Trump Offends. It’s Been Tough.
"What we weren’t expecting was how emotional it was going to be."
NBC via Getty Images
Kentucky Neighbor Expected To Plead Guilty In Assault On Sen. Rand Paul
The retired doctor has maintained that the fight was about yard waste, not politics.
Alex Wong via Getty Images
Trump’s Decision To Keep Parks Open In A Shutdown Puts Politics Before Safety
Former Interior Department officials warn the move would endanger both visitors and America's priceless resources.
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