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  • White House: Death benefits for military families 'to be fixed today'

    White House: Death benefits for military families 'to be fixed today'
    WASHINGTON – President Obama is ordering his administration to restart payment of death benefits to the families of fallen military personnel despite the government shutdown, the White House said Wednesday. Obama was “not pleased” to...
  • City will pay back millions

    The Huntington Beach City Council approved payment of about $11 million to the state Monday in response to the dissolution of the city's redevelopment agency. Council members said they unanimously submitted to the California Department of Finance's...
  • Preckwinkle budget: no new taxes, fees

    Preckwinkle budget: no new taxes, fees
    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle plans to close a $152 million budget gap next year by getting more federal health care funding, cutting spending and hoping more tax money is collected. It's a good-news budget, without higher taxes, fines or...
  • GOP plan to extend debt limit raises hope of end to impasse

    GOP plan to extend debt limit raises hope of end to impasse
    WASHINGTON — The federal budget standoff moved toward at least a temporary end Thursday as Speaker John A. Boehner announced that House Republicans would agree to extend the government's borrowing authority for six weeks, setting up late-night...
  • New talks underway to end government shutdown, lift debt ceiling

    New talks underway to end government shutdown, lift debt ceiling
    WASHINGTON -- The impasse over government spending gave way Friday to a steady stream of negotiations, as Republicans in the House and Senate and White House officials sought to nail down details of an agreement that would both reopen shuttered government...
  • Negotiations spark hope for end to government shutdown

    Negotiations spark hope for end to government shutdown
    WASHINGTON — The impasse over government spending gave way Friday to a steady stream of negotiations, as White House officials and Republicans in Congress wrestled over the details of an agreement that would reopen government agencies and avoid a...
  • Shutdown: National parks reopen with state and private funds

    Shutdown: National parks reopen with state and private funds
    With the federal government still shut down, states across the country inked deals to reopen national parks within their state borders, seeking to stop further losses to local economies anchored by park tourism. The Grand Canyon, Rocky Mountain National...
  • Government shutdown talks hit snag in Senate

    Government shutdown talks hit snag in Senate
    WASHINGTON – Talks in the Senate aimed at resolving the crisis over the federal budget hit a setback Sunday as Democrats, emboldened by GOP disarray, pushed their advantage, leading Republicans to warn against efforts to “humiliate”...
  • The four stupidest ideas for ending the shutdown

    The four stupidest ideas for ending the shutdown
    There are so many to choose from, but these four take the cake. In no particular order: 1. The Vitter amendment. Concocted by David Vitter (R-La.), this majestically cynical measure is based on the common misconception that members of Congress and their...
  • Senators 'getting closer' to budget deal, Reid says

    Senators 'getting closer' to budget deal, Reid says
    WASHINGTON -- Senators edged closer to a budget deal Monday as the top four congressional leaders were called to an afternoon meeting at the White House. “We’re getting closer. We’re working on it,” Senate Majority Leader Harry...
  • GOP, tea party are the only adults in the room

    GOP, tea party are the only adults in the room
    If congressional negotiators fail to raise the debt ceiling and reopen the government, voters will blame House Republicans, but it's the president and fellow Democrats that are behaving like teenagers by wanting to spend irresponsibly. Studies by the...