The Latest: GOP says Trump trying to cushion shutdown impact

Jan 20, 2018

A Republican senator from Montana says the Trump administration is trying to minimize the effects of the government shutdown by keeping some national parks open

Signs of government shutdown spotty but symbolic

Jan 20, 2018

Trump administration pledge to minimize the impact of a government shutdown faces an early test as a number of iconic American landmarks announced they would be closed

Bank says executive is gone; no comment on harassment probe

Jan 20, 2018

Bank of America confirms high-profile senior executive has left the company, but it won't comment on reports of investigation into sexual harassment allegations

Memorial service held for beloved Michigan airport dog

Jan 20, 2018

Hundreds of people have turned out to salute a speedy border collie that became an internet sensation for keeping a northern Michigan airport's runways free of critters

Alaska transfers ownership of ferry to Dubai-based company

Jan 20, 2018

The state has transferred ownership of Alaska's ferry Taku to a Dubai-based company, and officials say the vessel is expected to leave the state within a month

Mulvaney has been at center of last 2 government shutdowns

Jan 20, 2018

President Donald Trump's budget chief, Mick Mulvaney, has been at the center of the last two government shutdowns, first as a GOP lawmaker and then as director of the Office of Management of Budget

Long shutdown could hurt economy, a short one just 'a blip'

Jan 20, 2018

Economists say a lengthy government shutdown could hurt economy, but a short one would be just 'a blip'

Trump tweets about women's marches as protesters gather

Jan 20, 2018

President Donald Trump refers to women's march in tweets, saying it's 'perfect day' to celebrate the economic success stemming from his 1st year in office; meanwhile, women across the nation rally against him and his policies

French airport activists start unblocking road

Jan 20, 2018

French activists say they are have started to unblock a road they used to occupy, in a move that eases tensions three days after the government abandoned plans to build a new airport in the west

AP FACT CHECK: Trump disdained jobless rate, now loves it

Jan 20, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's about-face on the jobless rate, and a rosy report from his doctor

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