Full list of 19 Republicans who voted against averting government shutdown
The Senate approved a bill postponing a possible government shutdown by a week, but this was opposed by 19 Republican Senators.
Lockdowns: The Penal Pandemic Solution
COVID-19 represents the first time in the history of pandemics that we confined healthy populations.
CNN Parent Company Cites 'Prior Leadership' Among Reasons for Shutdown
CNN's former CEO Jeff Zucker, who was involved in the development of CNN+, was forced to resign in February.
Trump Celebrates CNN+ Shutting Down, Slams Chris Wallace
"It's just one more piece of CNN and Fake News that we don't have to bother with anymore!" Trump said on Thursday.
Ciarán O'Reilly Reflects on Irish Rep, the Pandemic and Stephen Sondheim
Irish Rep's producing director talked to Newsweek about the shutdown's one surprising benefit to his theater and the more surprising news of Sondheim's will.
Nuclear Power Plants in Ukraine Are Going Down, Here Is What We Know
Ukraine's 15 operating nuclear power plants provide half of the nation's electricity. As of Wednesday, six have stopped providing power to its electricity grid.
Federal Government Gets 3 Weeks of Additional Funding As Biden Signs Bill
Despite the bill's passage, lawmakers must still negotiate details regarding appropriations, such as how much they will total and where they will be directed.
Man Refunded $600 Uber Charge After Storm Maroons Him on Shutdown highway
"We hopped on the first exit and then it was just, we stopped moving right there. There was cars behind us. There was nowhere to go," Andrew Peters said.
New COVID Fears Are Reviving Governments' Worst Instincts
For a while there, it looked like we were on the COVID exit ramp. Now it seems we're likely to exhaust the Greek alphabet labeling variants.
Shutdown Threat Looms As Congress Nears Deadline With No Deal
Congress is again careening dangerously close to a government shutdown, with federal funding set to run out at midnight on Friday.
McConnell Accuses Democrats of Playing Politics as GOP Blocks Funding Bill
The Kentucky senator said that the GOP had offered a "clean bill to fund the government" and blamed the Democrats for rejecting it.
China Cuts Power to Meet Energy Goals, Forcing Some Factories to Shut Down
Economists said the energy cutbacks could lead to long-term benefits, but the short-term economic disruptions would be substantial.
Biden Administration Urges Congress to Pass Stop-Gap Spending Plan
The Biden administration plans to lobby members of Congress to fast-track a stop-gap spending measure to avoid a government shutdown at the end of the month.
DeSantis Says Florida COVID Cases Will Decrease, 'We Are Not Shutting Down'
"We are going to have schools open. We are protecting every Floridian's job in this state," the governor said.
Even After Cutting in Line for Vaccines, Teachers won't Return to Work
Leaning on unsubstantiated COVID-related fears and exploiting a pandemic for personal and professional gain, teachers still refuse to return to classrooms despite, in some cases, cutting the line for a vaccine.
After Twitter Complained of Censorship, Uganda's Election Ends in Disputes
Critics have complained about Twitter permanently suspending President Donald Trump's account on the one hand and condemning Uganda's internet shutdown on the other.
This Is Not Our First Pandemic
Amidst this year's anxiety, uncertainty and pain, it is easy to forget that this is far from the first time Americans have found themselves in these circumstances.
'Let Us Work': L.A. County Supervisor's Home Surrounded by Protesters
"We have bartenders with babies and children and they can't pay their rent! They can't eat and it's because of you, Sheila Kuehl!" one protester yelled.
Texas Health Department Orders All Dallas Bars to Close Amid COVID Spike
All non-essential businesses in the North Texas region will also be made to operate at 50 percent capacity for at least one week.
Irish Rep's 'A Touch of the Poet' Is the Latest Entry in the Shutdown
With its post-shutdown productions, the Irish Repertory Theatre has charted a clever and innovative course to navigate the pandemic restrictions.
Government Shutdown Averted as Pelosi, Trump Strike Funding Truce
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly reached the agreement during a Tuesday phone call.
China Enjoys Financial Recovery as COVID-19 Batters Global Economy
Manufacturing in China continues to increase as the economy bounces back from the coronavirus downturn.
NBA 2020 Restart: 6 Storylines to Watch for in Tonight's Double-Header
Basketball makes it return tonight, after a four-month hiatus due to the coronavirus lockdown. These are the narratives that we're most excited to see play out.
COVID-19 Spiked Where Restaurants, Bars and Gyms Reopened Earliest: Study
Online directory Yelp said there was a spike in the disease in states where there had been an increase in consumer interest in pre-pandemic activities.
California Church Holds Mass Gathering Hours After Gov. Bans Indoor Worship
Awaken Church in San Diego is accused of breaching county orders by holding a large event on Wednesday, despite ban on indoor operations.
CDC Warns of Rodent Activity at Food Outlets Closed By COVID-19
Closed food outlets should limit food sources for rodents, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said.
Locked Down With a Stimulus Check, Gambling Addicts Face 'Perfect Storm'
Caught between being stuck at home and closed casinos, addicted gamblers may view the $1,200 stimulus check as a windfall to bet online.
Washington Sheriff Refuses to Enforce Governor's Stay-at-Home Order
"The impacts of COVID 19 no longer warrant the suspension of our constitutional rights," Sheriff Fortney wrote Tuesday.
GOP Congressman Warns Young Americans Developing 'Bailout Mentality'
Colorado Rep. Ken Buck blasted the $2 trillion stimulus relief package.
New York City Mayor de Blasio Urges Rent Freeze Amid Pandemic
De Blasio joined dozens of state Democratic lawmakers in urging landlords to allow tenants to use security deposits in lieu of rent and other forms of payment forgiveness amid the coronavirus economic lockdown.