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Erwin Guzman drops a food and supply donation for TAS workers at Orlando International Airport Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. as the partial government shutdown moves through its fourth week Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
January 16, 2019 - 5:48 pm
The partial government shutdown is a double-whammy for Cara and Philip Mangone, a married couple from Philadelphia. Both are agents with the Transportation Safety Administration, both working full time at the Philadelphia airport. Neither knows when they might again start drawing their paychecks...
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Erwin Guzman drops a food and supply donation for TAS workers at Orlando International Airport Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. as the partial government shutdown moves through its fourth week Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
January 16, 2019 - 5:13 pm
The partial government shutdown is a double-whammy for Cara and Philip Mangone, a married couple from Philadelphia. Both are agents with the Transportation Safety Administration, both working full time at the Philadelphia airport. Neither knows when they might again start drawing their paychecks...
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Erwin Guzman drops a food and supply donation for TAS workers at Orlando International Airport Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. as the partial government shutdown moves through its fourth week Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
January 16, 2019 - 5:04 pm
The partial government shutdown is a double-whammy for Cara and Philip Mangone, a married couple from Philadelphia. Both are officers with the Transportation Safety Administration, both working full time at the Philadelphia airport. Neither knows when they might again start drawing their paychecks...
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January 16, 2019 - 4:28 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A court hearing on a major restructuring of Puerto Rico's mammoth debt opened Wednesday, with protesters warning the deal would further indebt the U.S. territory and supporters arguing it would secure funds urgently needed by the government. The hearing involves more...
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FILE - In this July 17, 2015 file photo, flowers and a portrait of Kate Steinle remain at a memorial site on Pier 14 in San Francisco. Jose Ines Garcia-Zarate, a Mexican national who touched off a fierce immigration debate for his role in the shooting death of Steinle, is seeking to overturn his felony illegal gun possession conviction, the only charge he was found guilty of after a jury acquitted him of murder. (Paul Chinn/San Francisco Chronicle via AP, File)
January 16, 2019 - 3:23 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Mexican man who touched off a fierce immigration debate over his role in the shooting death of a woman walking on a San Francisco pier is seeking to overturn his felony gun possession conviction. It was the only charge he was found guilty of after a jury acquitted him of...
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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, Brother Tomasio Venditti of Steubenville, Ohio, right, holds a Trump-Pence campaign sign as he and Lis Kelly of Notre Dame, Ind., background, wear white gowns depicting the Lady of Guadalupe during an anti-abortion rally on the National Mall in Washington during the annual March for Life. The annual march to proteststhe Supreme Court's landmark 1973 decision that declared a constitutional right to abortion. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 16, 2019 - 1:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — On each side of the abortion debate, legislators and activists emboldened by recent political developments plan to push aggressively in many states this year for bills high on their wish lists: either seeking to impose near-total bans on abortion or guaranteeing women's access to...
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January 16, 2019 - 11:40 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A court hearing on a major restructuring of Puerto Rico's massive debt opened on Wednesday, with protesters warning the deal would further indebt the U.S. territory and supporters arguing it would secure funds that the government urgently needs. The hearing involves...
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January 16, 2019 - 9:03 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — More than 100 protesters crowded outside a federal courthouse in Puerto Rico on Wednesday as a judge began hearing a major debt restructuring case that critics say will only further indebt the U.S. territory if approved. The hearing involves more than $17 billion worth...
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January 16, 2019 - 6:55 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Dozens of protesters crowded outside a federal courthouse in Puerto Rico on Wednesday as a judge prepared to hear a major debt restructuring case that critics say will only further indebt the U.S. territory if approved. The hearing involves more than $17 billion worth...
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January 15, 2019 - 6:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Defense attorneys say federal inmates awaiting trial in New York have been denied visits with their families and lawyers due to staffing shortages worsened by the partial government shutdown. Some inmates have refused meals at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan...
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