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Friday, January 19, 2018

House votes to avert federal shutdown, Senate chances dim

A divided House voted Thursday to prevent a government shutdown after an eleventh-hour deal brought conservatives aboard. But the GOP-written measure faced gloomy prospects...

White House official: Trump immigration views have evolved

Many Democrats have said that without an immigration deal in sight, they’ll vote against a Republican bill preventing a weekend government shutdown. Congressional passage must come by Friday to prevent an election-year shuttering of federal agencies that could be damaging to both parties.

Former President Carter writing book about religious faith

Carter’s “Faith: A Journey for All” will tell of how religion has sustained him and what role it plays in society.

‘Mama warrior’ in Miami aids children of deported migrants

The 29-year-old Mexican farmworker was stressed and afraid. Her husband had just been detained by immigration authorities as he left a South Florida construction site and was about to be deported. She feared the same would soon happen to her. What would become of her two kids?

Doctor: Trump got perfect score on cognitive test

resident Donald Trump performed “exceedingly well” on a surprise cognitive screening test administered last week, his doctor said.

Plan would reserve oil spill money for Gulf Coast projects

Should all states that have offshore drilling and/or beaches plan for something like this?

Stocks keep pushing higher in 2018, led by retailers

Interest rates also climbed after a report showed that a key component of inflation accelerated last month. But stocks absorbed the gains without a hiccup, unlike earlier in the week when rate worries helped send the Standard & Poor’s 500 lower for its lone blemish this year.

Evangelical rift intensifies over Trump immigration remarks

Donald Trump’s vulgar remarks questioning why the U.S. should admit immigrants from Haiti and Africa have spotlighted the bitter divide among American evangelicals about his presidency.

Trust and truth under Trump: Americans are in a quandary

Americans are increasingly confused about who can be trusted to tell them reliably what their government and their commander in chief are doing.

Bipartisan deal would create 12-year citizenship pathway

A bipartisan agreement among a handful of senators to prevent deportation of hundreds of thousands of young immigrants includes a pathway to citizenship that would take up to 12 years.
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