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With no apparent indications of a breakthrough in the Senate to avoid a government shutdown, the Capitol is illuminated in Washington, Friday evening, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Gov't shutdown deadline nears; Trump says 'not looking good'Bitterly divided Congress careens toward a midnight government shutdown in a partisan stare-down
The Associated Press16 minutes ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 file photo, Ana Martinez, a medical assistant at the Sea Mar Community Health Center, gives a patient a flu shot in Seattle. This year’s U.S. flu season got off to an early start, and it’s been driven by a nasty type of flu that tends to put more people in the hospital and cause more deaths than other common flu bugs. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
US flu season gets worse, has 'lot more steam' than expectedNasty US flu season gets worse, has 'lot more steam' than expected
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
Pope Francis marries flight attendants Carlos Ciuffardi, left, and Paola Podest, center, during a flight from Santiago, Chile, to Iquique, Chile, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Pope Francis celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying these two flight attendants from Chile’s flagship airline during the flight. The couple had been married civilly in 2010, however, they said they couldn’t follow-up with a church ceremony because of the 2010 earthquake that hit Chile. (L'Osservatore Romano Vatican Media/Pool Photo via AP)
Church conservatives question pope's airborne nuptialsA day after Pope Francis grabbed headlines by marrying two flight attendants while flying 36,000 feet over Chile, the conservative Catholic commentariat questioned the legitimacy of the impromptu sacrament
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Appeals court stays order for changes in Texas foster systemJudge orders Texas to make sweeping changes to foster care system 2 years after she found it unconstitutionally broken.
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
Ray Evernham speaks after being inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Robert Yates posthumously inducted into NASCAR Hall of FameRobert Yates has been inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame and was able to write his own speech for the ceremony
The Associated Press6 minutes ago
Sen. Kamala Harris D-Calif., speaks during a rally in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and to avoid the government shut down on Capitol Hill, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Washington. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
The Latest: Budget deal 'Not looking good,' Trump tweetsPresident Donald Trump says efforts to avert a government shutdown are "Not looking good."
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008 file photo, Tom Petty, of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, performs during halftime of the Super Bowl XLII football game between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots in Glendale, Ariz. Tom Petty's family says his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose. His wife and daughter released the results of Petty's autopsy via a statement on his Facebook page Friday night, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
Autopsy: Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdoseAutopsy: Tom Petty's death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose
The Associated Press43 minutes ago
Dana White, president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the largest mixed martial arts organization in the world, opens a UFC weigh-in Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
UFC prez White sounds off on McGregor, Rousey, Punk futuresUFC President Dana White says Ronda Rousey won't fight again, and he's not sure about Conor McGregor
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
Vice President Mike Pence with his wife Karen Pence, left, speaks to anti-abortion supporters and participants of the annual March for Life event, during a reception in the Indian Treaty Room at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Pence's Mideast trip still on as government shutdown loomsVice President Mike Pence has departed for the Middle East as scheduled Friday night as U.S. lawmakers seek to avert a federal government shutdown
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
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  • Route 7 widening, Waxpool corridor changes on Loudoun agenda new

    Major changes are coming to a regularly congested part of Virginia Route 7, and to plans to revamp Ashburn-area commutes, if the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approves two recommendations Thursday night. On Route 7, the board is set to back a plan to spend about $26 million to widen the road to three lanes each way all the way from Virginia Route 9 to the Dulles Greenway. WTOP-FM Washington, Thu, Jan 18 2018 @ 05:11 AM
  • John, U2 to perform at Grammys

    The Recording Academy announced Wednesday that U2 and John, who will sing one of his classics with Miley Cyrus , will perform at the Jan. 28 show at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Journal Gazette, Thu, Jan 18 2018 @ 01:05 AM
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