A report from the Congressional Budget Office shows that the 35-day partial government shutdown cost the U.S. economy $11 billion.
Multiple news outlets are reporting that the United States government and the Taliban are negotiating towards peace in Afghanistan.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has said that the president’s State of the Union address will not happen this Tuesday as planned.
Iowa’s abortion ban — the most restrictive in the country — was just struck down, and New York is working to protect women’s access to the procedure even if Roe v. Wade is overturned.
The United States and a handful of other countries are in the process of staging a coup d’etat in Venezuela that threatens the stability of the entire region.
Last week, Robert Mueller’s office quashed a report by BuzzFeed claiming the president directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress. BuzzFeed, however, stands by the report.
Nancy Pelosi urged the president to write his State of the Union due to security concerns; he cancelled her delegation’s flight to NATO and Afghanistan.
First Nations and indigenous peoples are being disproportionately affected by the shutdown due to their dependence on a host of government agencies and services which have been compromised.
The administration’s attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census has been blocked by a New York City federal judge.
A bombshell New York Times piece reports that the FBI has been investigating the president due to concerns that he may be working “on behalf of Russia.”