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Democrats, GOP Exchange Charges of Blame for Shutdown

Democrats, GOP Exchange Charges of Blame for Shutdown

By Akan Fram, Andrew Taylor, and Zeke Miller | Jan 21
Feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress are trying to dodge blame for a paralyzing standoff over immigration and showing few signs of progress on negotiations needed to end a government shutdown.

Trump the Dealmaker Comes Up Short Ahead of Shutdown

Trump the Dealmaker Comes Up Short Ahead of Shutdown

By Zeke Miller, Andrew Taylor, and Alan Fram | Jan 21
He wrote a book on the art of negotiation and was elected to office claiming he alone could end Washington gridlock, but President Donald Trump's latest attempt to broker a big, bipartisan deal has turned into a big mess.

Serial Stowaway Arrested at Chicago's O'Hare Airport

Serial Stowaway Arrested at Chicago's O'Hare Airport

Jan 21
A woman with a history of sneaking aboard planes slipped past security at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport this week and was flying to London when the airline realized she didn't have a ticket.

Avoid Old NYC 'Fallout Shelters' in Nuke Attack

Avoid Old NYC 'Fallout Shelters' in Nuke Attack

Jan 21
In a real nuclear strike in New York, taking cover in a building bearing a rusted yellow fallout-shelter sign may not be the best option. Experts say the shelters in old buildings are often aging relics from the Cold War that haven't been maintained.

Watch: Stunning Clip of 1945 Gay Pool Party Goes Viral

Watch: Stunning Clip of 1945 Gay Pool Party Goes Viral

Jan 21
A 17-second video showing moments from a 1945 pool party is going viral this week - and for good reason. This isn't your typical 40s pool party at a private home: The footage shows it's a gathering of gay men.

Island Volcano in Papua New Guinea Erupts with Ash, Steam

Island Volcano in Papua New Guinea Erupts with Ash, Steam

Jan 21
An island volcano in Papua New Guinea erupted again Sunday, sending plumes of steam and ash into the air.

Global Female Empowerment Marches Enter Second Day

Global Female Empowerment Marches Enter Second Day

By Sandy Cohen, Verena Dobnik, and Tamara Lush | Jan 21
Demonstrations in support of female empowerment are scheduled in cities across the country Sunday, a day after hundreds of thousands of people across the globe marched, chanted and protested.

Fox News' Brit Hume is Definitely, Totally Not Fantasizing About Trump's Penis

Fox News' Brit Hume is Definitely, Totally Not Fantasizing About Trump's Penis

Jan 21
Fox News political commentator Brit Hume wants you to know he is definitely not fantasizing about President' Trump's penis! Just so you know.

Catholic University Cancels LGBTQ Exhibit Amid Charges of 'Evil'

Catholic University Cancels LGBTQ Exhibit Amid Charges of 'Evil'

Jan 21
A Catholic university in Wichita canceled an exhibit intended to highlight contributions to the arts by LGBTQ Kansans after it heard "community concerns" that the exhibit would expose students to "evil."

Chechen Leader: Pop Star Victim of Anti-Gay 'Honor Killing'

Chechen Leader: Pop Star Victim of Anti-Gay 'Honor Killing'

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 21
For months, Chechen officials have denied any involvement in the disappearance of 25-year-old pop singer Zelimkhan Bakaev. Now they're offering a theory of their own, claiming Bakaev's own family murdered him.

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