A late push to act on health care had threatened the bipartisan deal to keep the government open for one week while lawmakers crafted a longer-term spending deal. Now, lawmakers are likely to approve the spending bill when it comes to the floor Friday and keep the government open past midnight.
Macedonia's opposition chief rejected the president's call for emergency party leaders' talks Friday, hours after demonstrators _ mostly supporters of the country's dominant conservative party _ invaded parliament and assaulted opposition lawmakers.
Tehran's mayor and presidential candidate Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf has accused President Hassan Rouhani's administration of dishonesty, mismanagement and supporting the rich at the expense of the poor masses.
Two Indiana cities are rushing to maintain control of where telecommunications companies can place wireless equipment now that a new state law allows companies to place equipment without a permit from local government.
President Obama honored 21 recipients during his last Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony at the White House Tuesday. "Everybody on this stage has touched me in a very powerful, very personal way," Obama said. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Elouise Cobell, Ellen DeGeneres, Robert De Niro, Richard Garwin, Bill and Melinda Gates, Frank Gehry, Margaret H. Hamilton, Tom Hanks, Grace Hopper, Michael Jordan, Maya Lin, Lorne Michaels, Newt Minow, Eduardo Pardón, Robert Redford, Diana Ross, Vin Scully, Bruce Springsteen and Cicely Tyson received a medal.
21 recipients honored with Presidential Medal of Freedom
There's a vice presidential debate Tuesday. Really.
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