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Government shutdown nears as Congress continues negotiations

The White House is seen on June 24. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Along with other government agencies, the White House sent a message to its staff with the critical logistical instructions…

Government shutdown: US barreling toward deadline

CNN  —  Congress remained on track Friday to trigger a government shutdown, as House Speaker Kevin McCarthy suffered another high-profile defeat when the chamber failed to advance a last-ditch stopgap…

Milley says the military doesn’t swear oath to a ‘wannabe dictator’ in apparent swipe at Trump

CNN  —  In an impassioned and at times furious speech, departing Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley defiantly proclaimed that the US military does not swear an oath to a…

Government shutdown imminent as GOP divisions on full display after late night votes

CNN  —  Divisions among House Republicans were on display Thursday as tensions erupted during a closed-door meeting and later the chamber convened with late night votes as a government shutdown…

Biden issues warning over Trump’s threats to democracy as they head toward possible rematch

Washington CNN  —  President Joe Biden issued blunt new warnings about ongoing threats to US democracy in a major address Thursday, sharpening the central argument in his potential rematch with…

Travis King: American soldier back in US after being freed by North Korea

CNN  —  US Army Private Travis King arrived back on United States soil Thursday after being returned to American custody weeks after he crossed into North Korea, a Defense Department…

Judge Tanya Chutkan rejects Trump’s demand that she recuse herself

CNN  —  The federal judge overseeing Donald Trump’s federal 2020 election subversion criminal case will not disqualify herself from the matter, rejecting a longshot bid from the former president’s team to remove her…

Child Care assistance: Families scramble as pandemic support program ends and provider rates rise

CNN  —  Sarah Morgan was looking forward to enrolling her 1-year-old son Lucas at the Skagit Valley Family YMCA’s early learning center in Anacortes, Washington, this fall. Her older son…

New York judge finds Donald Trump liable for fraud

CNN  —  A New York judge has found Donald Trump and his adult sons liable for fraud and canceled the Trump Organization’s business certification, saying the Trumps provided false financial…

Supreme Court rejects Alabama’s attempt to avoid creating a second Black majority district

CNN  —  The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an emergency bid from Alabama, setting the stage for a new congressional map likely to include a second Black majority district to…