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Trump is learning a tough lesson about presidential persuasion from the border wall impasse

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Over the past week, President Donald Trump has pulled out all the stops to seize the upper hand in the ongoing government shutdown fight. He's made his case in a prime-time Oval Office address. He's flown to McAllen, Texas, the site of his much desired border wall - where he met with border patrol agents and vowed , “The buck stops with everybody.” He called a meeting with top Democratic lawmakers, only to subsequently leave that meeting in a huff, declaring it to be “a waste of time.”
All in all, Trump's week has been brash, extravagant, and unpredictable. In other words, right in his...
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WATCH: Majority of Americans blame Trump, GOP for shutdown: Poll

WATCH: Majority of Americans blame Trump, GOP for shutdown: Poll

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Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., one of the president's top allies, is now urging him to temporarily reopen the government while Republicans negotiate with Democrats.
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Newt Gingrich: Lessons Learned From Past Government Shutdowns

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David Greene talks to Newt Gingrich, former GOP speaker of the House, who presided over one of the longest shutdowns of the federal government. In 1995, parts of the government closed for 21 days.
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'How far they've come': Formerly conjoined twins start kindergarten

'How far they've come': Formerly conjoined twins start kindergarten

The twin 5-year-old girls, born conjoined at the torso, underwent separation surgery in 2016 with uncertain futures. Read more ...

New Zealand House Speaker Babysits Colleague's Newborn During Parliament Debate

New Zealand House Speaker Babysits Colleague's Newborn During Parliament Debate

Trevor Mallard, the speaker of New Zealand's House of Representatives, helped cradle and bottle-feed a colleague's baby during a Wednesday debate. Read more ...

Vegan parents whose strict diet left baby 'severely malnourished' avoid jail

Vegan parents whose strict diet left baby 'severely malnourished' avoid jail

Authorities discovered the couple's child so malnourished that, at 19 months old, she weighed just 10.8 pounds. Read more ...

German town offering $1.1 million to anyone who can prove it's not a real place

German town offering $1.1 million to anyone who can prove it's not a real place

There's more than 300,000 people who live in the town, but if you can prove it's all a hoax, you'll be $1.1 million richer. Read more ...

Former 2020 candidate John Hickenlooper says he's running for Senate

Former 2020 candidate John Hickenlooper says he's running for Senate

Hickenlooper mounted a long shot presidential campaign that collapsed before it ended in mid-August. Read more ...

2 suffer 'potentially-fatal' injuries in pickup, mail truck crash, state...

2 suffer 'potentially-fatal' injuries in pickup, mail truck crash, state police say

Two people suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash involving a pickup and a mail truck Thursday in western Massachusetts, according to state police. Read more ...

Reports: Man crushed to death when apartment elevator suddenly drops

Reports: Man crushed to death when apartment elevator suddenly drops

This is horrifying. Read more ...

Patriots star Patrick Chung indicted on cocaine possession charge

Patriots star Patrick Chung indicted on cocaine possession charge

Chung, 32, accused of knowingly possessing cocaine on June 25 in Meredith Read more ...

Hospital dresses babies up as 'Wizard of Oz' characters to celebrate movie's...

Hospital dresses babies up as 'Wizard of Oz' characters to celebrate movie's 80th anniversary

Babies at Allegheny Health Network's West Penn Hospital were dressed up as the Cowardly Lion, Tinman, Scarecrow and Dorothy. Read more ...

Canucks' Brock Boeser reportedly wants four-year, $28 million extension

Canucks' Brock Boeser reportedly wants four-year, $28 million extension

The 21-year-old has racked up 59 goals and 116 points in his first three NHL seasons with Vancouver. Read more ...