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Government shutdown looms as Trump meets with Sen. Schumer

January 19, 2018 02:21 pm Updated: January 19, 2018 02:23 pm

WASHINGTON - With hours left before a possible shutdown, President Donald Trump huddled at the White House with Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., on Friday to discuss striking a deal to keep the government open.

On stage was Springsteen, in the audience, Chris Christie

January 18, 2018 03:38 pm Updated: January 18, 2018 03:39 pm

NEW YORK — Three Jersey boys packed into Walter Kerr Theater in Times Square Wednesday night: a rock star, a former governor (as of Tuesday) and this reporter. What follows is what I saw, with apologies to Bruce Springsteen purists.

Trump hotel reviews now flooded with a certain expletive on Yelp

January 18, 2018 11:46 am Updated: January 18, 2018 11:46 am

In the past week, hundreds of one-star reviews have flooded the Yelp page for the Trump International Hotel in Washington, describing the establishment as a "shithole." Similar negative reviews with the expletive have popped up on the Yelp pages f

'Your visa is approved,' they were told.And then it wasn't.

January 17, 2018 03:23 pm Updated: January 17, 2018 03:24 pm

Hundreds of immigrants hoping to escape violence in Yemen and join their families in the United States received an official notice last year from the State Department that started with a long-anticipated message: “Your visa is approved.”