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City offers furloughed workers help with taxes, bills

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The federal government shutdown has prompted Virginia's second-largest city to offer help to furloughed federal employees. The city of Norfolk said in a statement Friday that it's offering assistance through...
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Child Care: 1 More Way Some Federal Workers Struggle During Shutdown

Child Care: 1 More Way Some Federal Workers Struggle During Shutdown

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Many child care centers in federal buildings affected by the partial government shutdown are also shuddered, leaving parents few options when it comes to their kids. (Image credit: Krisanapong Detraphiphat/Getty Images)
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Child Care: 1 More Way Some Federal Workers Struggle During Shutdown

Child Care: 1 More Way Some Federal Workers Struggle During Shutdown

8 monthes ago   |   By

Many child care centers in federal buildings affected by the partial government shutdown are also shuddered, leaving parents few options when it comes to their kids. (Image credit: Krisanapong Detraphiphat/Getty Images)
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The Saudi drone attack took out a known weak spot in the supply chain with...

The Saudi drone attack took out a known weak spot in the supply chain with low-tech weapons that Saudi was powerless to stop

An attack Saturday on a major Saudi oil facility knocked out 5% of global supply, and roiled the markets. What's more, it was achieved with easy-to-acquire and relatively cheap... Read more ...

Global oil prices soar amid fears Saudi attack won't be the last one

Global oil prices soar amid fears Saudi attack won't be the last one

The price of Brent oil has surged more than 10% after an aerial attack on Saudi Arabia's oil production slashed global output. While the country is working on getting its two... Read more ...

5 steps to understanding Canada's election

5 steps to understanding Canada's election

Canada's election sprint has begun, with six whirlwind weeks of nationwide campaigning before voters decide on Oct. 21 whether Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will get a... Read more ...

Trump says US is 'locked and loaded' in response to attack on Saudi oil supply

Trump says US is 'locked and loaded' in response to attack on Saudi oil supply

President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Sunday that America was "locked and loaded" in response to an attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities. The Saturday attacks shut down... Read more ...

Joe Biden says white people 'can never fully understand' racism during visit...

Joe Biden says white people 'can never fully understand' racism during visit to black church

Former Vice President Joe Biden visited an African-American church in Birmingham, Alabama, and said white people "can never fully understand" institutional racism in the US. He... Read more ...

The oil industry vs. the electric car

The oil industry vs. the electric car

The oil industry is trying to crush the booming electric car movement. Groups backed by industry giants like Exxon Mobil and the Koch empire are waging a state-by-state... Read more ...

Attack on Saudi oil sites raises risks amid U.S.-Iran tension

Attack on Saudi oil sites raises risks amid U.S.-Iran tension

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A weekend drone attack on Saudi Arabia that cut into global energy supplies and halved the kingdom's oil production threatened Sunday to fuel a... Read more ...

Boris Johnson called 'Trumpian' and 'infantile' by EU figures after he...

Boris Johnson called 'Trumpian' and 'infantile' by EU figures after he compares Brexit to the Hulk smashing out of his chains

UK prime minister Boris Johnson labeled "Trumpian" by a senior EU figure after comparing Britain's Brexit struggles to the Hulk smashing out of his chains. "The madder Hulk... Read more ...

Hong Kong's leading pro-democracy activist is urging US lawmakers to stop...

Hong Kong's leading pro-democracy activist is urging US lawmakers to stop exporting tear gas made in Pennsylvania to Hong Kong police

One of Hong Kong's leading pro-democracy activists is urging US lawmakers to stop exporting tear gas to the city's police forces. Joshua Wong is testifying before Congress on... Read more ...

Ilhan Omar Responds To 9/11 Mourner Who Criticized Her At Memorial Event

Ilhan Omar Responds To 9/11 Mourner Who Criticized Her At Memorial Event

Nicholas Haros Jr., who lost his mother at the World Trade Center, attacked the congresswoman over past remarks that were widely taken out of context. Read more ...