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Unhappy with deal, Trump still doesn’t expect a new shutdown

President Donald Trump appears to be grudgingly leaning toward accepting an agreement that would head off a threatened second government shutdown but provide just a fraction of the money he's been demanding for his Mexican border wall.

1 officer killed, another injured during apparent robbery in Queens

Two New York City police officers were shot Tuesday night during an apparent armed robbery at a cell phone store, police said.

National debt hits new milestone, topping $22 trillion

The national debt has passed a new milestone, topping $22 trillion for the first time.

NASA about to pull plug on Mars rover, silent for 8 months

NASA is trying one last time to contact its record-setting Mars rover Opportunity, before calling it quits.

Wreckage of World War II aircraft carrier USS Hornet discovered

The research vessel Petrel is perched on a spot in the South Pacific Ocean that was anything but peaceful 77 years ago.

Notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman convicted

NEW YORK (AP) — Mexico's most notorious drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, was convicted Tuesday of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation after a...

Study: Warming may make Raleigh feel like Tallahassee in 2080

The climate in New York City in 60 years could feel like Arkansas now.

US job openings jump to record high of 7.3 million

U.S. employers posted the most open jobs in December in the nearly two decades that records have been kept, evidence that the job market is strong despite several challenges facing the economy.

3 Fort Bragg soldiers injured during training incident in Florida

The U.S. Army is investigating after three Fort Bragg soldiers were injured during a training incident at Homestead Air Reserve Base in Homestead, Florida.

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