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Jailed as a spy, freed British grad student warns of UAE repression

16 minutes ago   |   NBC News

Hedges, whose research focused on the United Arab Emirates' security services, said the UAE government is shutting down debate on taboo subjects.
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Alabama mayor: Possible tornado hits downtown Wetumpka

1 hour ago   |   National Post

WETUMPKA, Ala. - The mayor of Wetumpka in central Alabama says a possible tornado has caused significant damage to the city's downtown, with several buildings on the ground...
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No worries, you can still get a passport during the government shutdown

No worries, you can still get a passport during the government shutdown

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

The government shutdown is ongoing, with no end in sight. The State Department does not have funding during the shutdown. But despite the lapse in funding, the State...
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U.S. Travel Pain Piles Up as Winter Storm, TSA Absences Worsen

2 hours ago   |   Fortune

A one-two punch of bad weather and longer airport security lines mean it'll be a miserable weekend for many travelers in the U.S. Winter storm Harper, a blizzard that the...
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Joseph G. Sandahl Jr. of East Weymouth, at 80

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Joseph G. Sandahl Jr. of East Weymouth died Jan. 7. He was 80. Mr. Sandahl was raised in Walpole. He served in the Army National Guard and was discharged in 1964 after nine...
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Thomas Patrick Dunne of Revere, at 80

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Thomas Patrick Dunne of Revere died Thursday, Jan. 17, at Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. He was 80. Mr. Dunne was born, raised and educated in Somerville. He attended...
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Trump offers a border wall for 'Dreamer' protection deal - and Democrats quickly reject it

2 hours ago   |   CNBC   |   2 articles

The plan comes as Trump faces pressure to end the partial government shutdown that has inflicted financial pain on government workers and disrupted services from food...
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George W. Bush delivers pizza to his unpaid Secret Service detail and calls for shutdown to end

2 hours ago   |   The Morning Call

George W. Bush has been an unintentional beneficiary of the Trump administration, his reputation buoyed with the benefit of time and an unpopular president from his own party...
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The Latest: Congo's internet service is back after 20 days

2 hours ago   |   ABC News

The Latest: People in Congo say internet service is back, 20 days after post-vote shutdown
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Quebec culture minister scolds Netflix over Lac-Megantic footage in ‘Bird Box'

4 hours ago   |   National Post

MONTREAL - Quebec's culture minister has penned a letter to Netflix's CEO to express the government's outrage over the streaming service's decision to include footage from the...
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Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native...

Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native American at rally

A Catholic high school in northern Kentucky is facing severe backlash after videos went viral showing students allegedly mocking Native Americans at a rally in Washington. Read more ...

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Speaking from the White House, Trump said he was offering a "commonsense compromise both parties should embrace." Read more ...

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

It's the third year women from around the nation have participated. Read more ...

John Coughlin, Champion U.S. Figure Skater, Found Dead 1 Day After Suspension

John Coughlin, Champion U.S. Figure Skater, Found Dead 1 Day After Suspension

The two-time U.S. pairs champion was being investigated by SafeSport after allegations were made against him. Read more ...

At least 66 people killed, dozens injured in Mexico gasoline pipeline explosion

At least 66 people killed, dozens injured in Mexico gasoline pipeline explosion

Residents who live in the immediate vicinity of the pipeline, which runs from the cities of Tuxpan to Tula, have been evacuated. Read more ...

George W. Bush Calls For End To Shutdown With Pizza Delivery

George W. Bush Calls For End To Shutdown With Pizza Delivery

“It's time for leaders on both sides to put politics aside," the former president said. Read more ...

Trump offers temporary relief for Dreamers in exchange for border wall funding

Trump offers temporary relief for Dreamers in exchange for border wall funding

President Trump repeated calls for a wall at the southern border and outlined measures aimed at reopening the federal government in a Saturday speech. He urged the creation of... Read more ...

Panties, bras tossed from car as suspected shoplifter leads police on 100...

Panties, bras tossed from car as suspected shoplifter leads police on 100 mph chase, police say

Four bras, 14 pairs of panties, two candles and some air freshener refills - all valued at about $445 were taken from the store. Read more ...

Trump Offers Temporary Immigrant Protections For $5.7 Billion In Wall Money

Trump Offers Temporary Immigrant Protections For $5.7 Billion In Wall Money

The partial government shutdown has gone on weeks, and President Trump is offering a way out. But Democrats say the president's offer is a nonstarter and any deal needs to open... Read more ...

France ends 28-match US unbeaten run with 3-1 victory

France ends 28-match US unbeaten run with 3-1 victory

LE HAVRE, France - Kadidiatou Diani scored twice and France ended the U.S. national team's 28-game unbeaten streak with a 3-1 victory Saturday. Read more ...