IRS recalls about 46,000 workers

1 of 2 President Donald Trump speaks at the American Farm Bureau Federation convention in New Orleans, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) What’s up with the partial government shutdown on Day 26: WHAT’S NEW The Internal Revenue Service is recalling about 46,000 of its employees furloughed by the partial government shutdown to handle tax returns [...]

2019-01-16T15:11:27+00:00January 16th, 2019|

Silicon Valley landlord rents $1,500 studio to 2 cats

1 of 2 This undated photo released by David Callisch shows cats Louise, top, and Tina in San Jose, Calif. Two cats are living large at a $1,500-a-month studio apartment their owner rents for them in Silicon Valley, where a housing shortage has sent rents skyrocketing. (David Callisch via AP) SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — [...]

2019-01-16T15:03:40+00:00January 16th, 2019|

Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97

1 of 6 FILE - This Feb. 24, 1982 file photo shows actress Carol Channing at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes early Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 in Rancho Mirage, [...]

2019-01-15T15:37:23+00:00January 15th, 2019|

Trump says solution to shutdown impasse ‘so simple’

1 of 6 President Donald Trump speaks at the American Farm Bureau Federation's 100th Annual Convention, Monday Jan. 14, 2019, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) WASHINGTON (AP) — With the government mired in shutdown week four, President Donald Trump rejected a short-term legislative fix and dug in for more combat, declaring he would “never [...]

2019-01-15T15:29:24+00:00January 15th, 2019|

Gunfire, blast at upscale complex in Kenya’s capital

1 of 6 Security forces are seen at the scene of a blast in Nairobi, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. An upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital came under attack on Tuesday, with a blast and heavy gunfire. Witnesses and police at the scene called it a terror attack. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis) NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — [...]

2019-01-15T15:18:59+00:00January 15th, 2019|

Hugh Grant seeks return of script after theft from his car

FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017 file photo, Hugh Grant arrives at the 23rd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall in Los Angeles. British actor Hugh Grant tweeted a plea to the thief who broke into his car late Sunday Jan. 13, 2019: Please return the script [...]

2019-01-14T15:51:05+00:00January 14th, 2019|

Trump’s AG nominee: ‘Vitally important’ Mueller finish work

Attorney General nominee William Barr departs after a meeting with Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general will tell senators at his confirmation hearing “it is vitally important” that special counsel Robert Mueller be allowed to [...]

2019-01-14T15:44:46+00:00January 14th, 2019|

Judge blocks Trump birth control coverage rules in 13 states

1 of 2 FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2016, file photo, a one-month dosage of hormonal birth control pills is displayed in Sacramento, Calif. A U.S. judge will hear arguments over California’s attempt to block new rules by the Trump administration allowing more employers to claim religious objections to providing birth control benefits. The [...]

2019-01-14T15:40:09+00:00January 14th, 2019|

Democrats roll out big health care proposals in the states

1 of 6 FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2016, file photo, agents help sign people up for insurance through the Covered California exchange at their storefront on Beach Boulevard in Huntington Beach, Calif. In his initial actions, newly elected California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced plans to expand Medicaid to those in the country illegally [...]

2019-01-13T15:21:33+00:00January 13th, 2019|

Storm dumps snow on Midwest; at least 5 dead in crashes

1 of 6 Kyle Haraugh, of NFL Films, clears snow from a camera location at Arrowhead Stadium before an NFL divisional football playoff game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Indianapolis Colts, in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga) ST. LOUIS (AP) — A massive winter snowstorm that blanketed several [...]

2019-01-13T15:12:49+00:00January 13th, 2019|