Trump wants credit for staying at the White House over weekends while the shutdown drags on

Trump wants credit for staying at the White House over weekends while the shutdown drags on

Trump is blaming Democrats for being away on “vacation” while he sits alone in the Oval Office. National parks are being vandalized, hundreds of thousands of federal employees are showing up to work without pay, but while the partial government shutdown drags on President Donald Trump wants you to know: You should feel bad for him that he’s stuck in the White House. Since the shutdown first began on Dec. 22, Trump has tweeted every…

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Megyn Kelly wanted to be the next Oprah. Her split with NBC shows why that may never happen.

Megyn Kelly wanted to be the next Oprah. Her split with NBC shows why that may never happen.

Kelly is taking the reminder of her $69 million contract with her. Megyn Kelly has officially split with NBC, taking the reminder of her $69 million contract with her, but leaving behind any aspiration of becoming the next queen of talk-show TV. “The parties have resolved their differences, and Megyn Kelly is no longer an employee of NBC,” the company said in a statement Friday evening. Both sides have been wrangling over the fine details…

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Julian Castro declares his 2020 presidential candidacy

Julian Castro declares his 2020 presidential candidacy

The former San Antonio mayor and HUD secretary is jumping into what is likely to be a crowded Democratic primary field. Former San Antonio mayor and Housing and Urban Development secretary Julian Castro is officially running for president in 2020, he announced Saturday, jumping into what is likely to be a crowded Democratic primary field vying to challenge President Donald Trump. “I am running for president because it’s time for new leadership, because it’s time…

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All 20 previous government shutdowns, explained

All 20 previous government shutdowns, explained

Congressional leaders once let funding expire because they didn’t want to miss a fundraiser. We are currently in the middle of the longest-running government shutdown in American history. With 21 full days down as of Saturday January 12, and no clear end in sight, the 2018-’19 shutdown has outlasted outlast 1995’s (which ended after 21 days), previously the longest by a wide margin. The partial shutdown began on December 22, 2018, with President Donald Trump’s…

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Smart homes got fancier this year at CES

Smart homes got fancier this year at CES

The smart home market is still up for grabs. Unlike PCs or phones, which, for the most part, are dominated by a few well-known names, smart home gadgets can come from wherever and whatever brand. As long as they perform functions you can’t get from the big names, people will continue to flock to them. You can stick with mainstream options like Philips Hue lights or a Nest thermostat, and there’s nothing wrong with that….

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