Some Blame Trump's Negotiation Style For Exacerbating Shutdown Stalemate

The government is no closer to opening as Democrats call President Trumps latest offer to end the shutdown a nonstarter. On Saturday Trump offered Democrats what he called a common-sense compromise: a three-year delay on his administrations decision to end protections for DACA recipients and some immigrants with Temporary Protected Status in exchange for a border wall. Here & Now s Lisa Mullins speaks with G. Richard Shell , a professor at the University of Pennsylvanias Wharton School and...

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Sen. Kamala Harris Announces 2020 Presidential Candidacy

Updated at 9:10 a.m. ET California Sen. Kamala Harris is running for president in 2020. The first-term Democratic senator made the announcement on ABC's Good Morning America Monday morning. "I love my country, and this is a moment in time that I feel a sense of responsibility to fight for the best of who we are," Harris said. The 54-year-old Harris has been seen as a rising star in the Democratic Party even before she won a Senate seat in 2016. She received national attention as San Francisco...

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Westchester County Exec Signs Lease For Biotech Center

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The Westchester County executive and a developer have signed a lease to move forward with a biotech hub. The lease agreement had been approved by the county Board of Legislators in 2017 under the previous administration, but the current county executive wanted to vet it when he took office.

Wisconsin, the Dairy State, may someday be known as the Solar State too. While solar is a boost for some struggling dairy farmers, others fear the fallout from turning their farm community into a solar production site.

The state capitol in Albany
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The New York State legislature is poised to approve a bill to codify the abortion rights in the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision into state law. For supporters, including the majority of Senators and Assemblymembers, it’s been a long time coming. But for opponents, it’s a bitter disappointment.

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The entrance sign at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival in Becket, Massachusetts
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Jacob’s Pillow has announced its schedule for 2019.

Britain's prime minister, Theresa May, faced hours of blistering criticism on Monday from more than 100 lawmakers who questioned her leadership a week after Parliament decisively rejected her plan for leaving the European Union and mounted a failed effort to unseat her through a vote of no confidence.

May struggled to bring new ideas to parliament with just two months to go until the March 29 deadline for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.

"Good will is slipping away, as well as time," said Rupa Huq, a member of parliament from the Labour Party.

A leading Nicaraguan journalist has left the country following a police raid on his newsroom last month.

Carlos Fernando Chamorro, editor of the online publication Confidencial, announced on Sunday that he has gone into exile in Costa Rica, citing suppression of independent press under Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega.

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