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Congress Averts Shutdown, Stays Focused on Taxes

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The U.S. Congress agreed to a two-week extension of federal funding, pushing the deadline to Dec. 22, while maintain a focus on passage of a tax plan. Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas."
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Congress Passes Bill To Avoid Shutdown, For Now

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We have the latest on negotiations on congressional efforts to avoid another government shutdown as the tax overhaul bill works its way through reconciliation.
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Congress Sends Trump Short-Term Spending Bill as Talks Continue

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The U.S. Congress sent President Donald Trump a two-week extension of federal funding that averts a government shutdown this week but defers contentious decisions about spending on defense and domestic programs.
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Senator's Shaky Obamacare Deal Poses Challenge for Tax Overhaul

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The three biggest stories in Washington - a broad overhaul of the U.S. tax structure, a health-care makeover and a spending bill that would avert a government shutdown - all depend, more or less, on one moderate Republican senator who says she's got a deal that could deliver them all.
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Congress just averted a government shutdown - but maybe not for long

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Here's what comes next.
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Congress approves legislation to avert government shutdown

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The U.S. Congress, rushing to beat a Friday midnight deadline, on Thursday passed legislation funding the government through Dec. 22.
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Driver saves child being chased by turkey

Driver saves child being chased by turkey

Video recorded Monday afternoon captured a "fowl" scene: a child, weighed down by a backpack, being chased by a turkey. Read more ...

Trump gets into raucous, on-camera Oval Office debate with Schumer and...

Trump gets into raucous, on-camera Oval Office debate with Schumer and Pelosi and says he'd be 'proud' to shut down the government

President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened to shut down the government in a heated debate with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker-designate Nancy... Read more ...

Police: Man shoots, kills neighbor's dog after it urinated on his lawn

Police: Man shoots, kills neighbor's dog after it urinated on his lawn

Deputies say the suspect shot and killed the dog with a rifle and buried it. Read more ...

Hit-and-run suspect who seriously injured officer wanted on 14 charges...

Hit-and-run suspect who seriously injured officer wanted on 14 charges, police say

Anthony Bowers hit officer on Dec. 7, police say Read more ...

Three horses killed when roof collapses in Gaston County

Three horses killed when roof collapses in Gaston County

Multiple roofs or structures collapsed Sunday and Monday during the heavy snowstorm, and three horses died in Gaston County died as a result. Read more ...

Woman gets 28 years for starving diaper-clad stepson, locking him in closet

Woman gets 28 years for starving diaper-clad stepson, locking him in closet

“He was nearly starved to death...Doctors compared his state of malnourishment to that of a Holocaust survivor.” Read more ...

'Modern Family' actress Sarah Hyland reveals she had second kidney transplant

'Modern Family' actress Sarah Hyland reveals she had second kidney transplant

"For a long time, I was contemplating suicide." Read more ...

MLB trade rumors: White Sox to acquire SP Ivan Nova from Pirates

MLB trade rumors: White Sox to acquire SP Ivan Nova from Pirates

Ivan Nova went 9-9 with a 4.19 ERA for the Pirates last season. Read more ...

Recall: More than 29,000 pounds of Jimmy Dean sausage links may contain...

Recall: More than 29,000 pounds of Jimmy Dean sausage links may contain metal pieces

Ready-to-eat frozen sausage links that were included in the recall were produced and packaged on Aug. 4, 2018. Read more ...

Time announces 2018's 'Person of the Year'

Time announces 2018's 'Person of the Year'

Time magazine revealed its 2018 "Person of the Year" Tuesday. Read more ...