Medical Minute: Getting the flu shot
Medical Minute: Getting the flu shot

If you have fever, chills, or vomiting it could likely be the flu and the best way to make sure you don't get knocked out this season, getting the flu vaccine.

Volunteers face prison after leaving food and water in desert where migrants died
Volunteers face prison after leaving food and water in desert where migrants died

CNN - Four aid volunteers are facing prison time after leaving food and water inside an Arizona national wildlife refuge where undocumented migrants have died trying to enter the United States. The volunteers, who are part of the No More Deaths ministry of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson, could be sentenced to up to six months in prison and fined up to $500 after they were convicted Friday by Federal Magistrate Bernardo Velasco. The volunteers -- Natalie Hoffman, Oona Ho...

TSA callouts continue, cause safety concerns among passengers
TSA callouts continue, cause safety concerns among passengers

The effects of the government shutdown can be felt from the ground to the sky at U.S. airports.

Judge denies bail to American accused of spying
Judge denies bail to American accused of spying

An American accused of spying in Russia remains in custody. A Moscow judge denied bail to Paul Whelan on Tuesday. Whelan, a former marine corps reservist, was arrested last month and faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted.  

Deadly small plane crash in Ohio
Deadly small plane crash in Ohio

OHIO - A deadly small plane won't be seeing an investigation by the NTSB or the FAA because of the shutdown. The plane crashed in front of a house in Wayne County Monday, killing the two people on board. The plane clipped power lines shortly after take-off from a local airfield. No one on the ground was hurt.

Singer Chris Brown arrested in Paris after rape complaint
Singer Chris Brown arrested in Paris after rape complaint

Brown's publicists at Sony Music would not immediately comment.

Senator Kamala Harris announces plans to run for President in 2020
Senator Kamala Harris announces plans to run for President in 2020

Senator Kamala Harris announced plans to run for President in 2020 Monday, her campaign releasing a brief video on social media. The California Democrat has said that she plans to fight what she sees as the injustices of the Trump Presidency. "Truth, Justice, Decency, Equality, Freedom, Democracy, these aren't just words, they're the values we as Americans cherish and they're all on the line now," Senator Kamala Harris said. The announcement came Monday along with an appe...

Bush gets pizza for Secret Service, calls for an end to the shutdown
Bush gets pizza for Secret Service, calls for an end to the shutdown

"@LauraWBush and I are grateful to our Secret Service personnel and the thousands of Federal employees who are working hard for our country without a paycheck," he wrote in the post, with a photo of himself bringing his detail boxes of pizza.

Aeromexico offers 'DNA discount' in viral ad
Aeromexico offers 'DNA discount' in viral ad

Mexico's national carrier says they are giving customers "DNA discounts,"  allowing Americans who take a test showing they have Mexican ancestry, a lower price tag on flights. 

White House announces second Trump-Kim summit
White House announces second Trump-Kim summit

The announcement came after Trump met with Kim Yong Chol, North Korea's lead negotiator on nuclear talks, for more than 90 minutes at the White House Friday "to discuss denuclearization and a second summit, which will take place near the end of February," according to press secretary Sarah Sanders. 

11-year-old girl starts her own business while her mom is furloughed
11-year-old girl starts her own business while her mom is furloughed

ABC NEWS - An 11-year-old girl whose mom has spent almost a month out of work as a furloughed federal employee created her own business to help her family and others. Bella Berrellez, a fifth-grader in Gaithersburg, Maryland, has sold more than 500 of her handmade sugar body scrubs since the federal government's partial shutdown began last month. She started making the $7 creations when her mom, Jessica Berrellez, a longtime employee of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), w...

Overlooked evidence in Hania Noelia Aguilar murder case leads to investigator's firing
Overlooked evidence in Hania Noelia Aguilar murder case leads to investigator's firing

Robeson County Sheriff Burnis Wilkins, Jr. announced in a press release Thursday that he had terminated investigator Darryl McPhatter based on findings from the probe.

Shutdown Day 28: President Trump and Speaker Pelosi continue to exchange political blows
Shutdown Day 28: President Trump and Speaker Pelosi continue to exchange political blows

Democrats are united behind Nancy Pelosi, but the House Speaker did advise them to go ahead and have discussions with the White House.

Razr makes a comeback, carrying a $1500 price tag
Razr makes a comeback, carrying a $1500 price tag

The Wall Street Journal says the parent company Lenovo is bringing it back as a smart phone with a foldable screen. 

Donald Trump just dunked on Nancy Pelosi's CODEL and yes that is actually the headline
Donald Trump just dunked on Nancy Pelosi's CODEL and yes that is actually the headline

"Due to the Shutdown, I am sorry to inform you that your trip to Brussels, Egypt, and Afghanistan has been postponed," Trump wrote to Pelosi in a letter tweeted by White House press secretary Sarah Sanders Thursday afternoon. 

Militants attacked Nairobi hotel to get back at President Trump
Militants attacked Nairobi hotel to get back at President Trump

Al-Shabaab militants said they attacked a hotel complex in Nairobi as retaliation for U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

State Department finds money, calls U.S. Diplomats to work
State Department finds money, calls U.S. Diplomats to work

In a notice to staff, the department said it had found money to pay its employees beginning Monday for the next two-week pay period.

Trump is fraying nerves inside the Pentagon
Trump is fraying nerves inside the Pentagon

It's not just Trump's unpredictable decision making that has officials on edge, it's also his penchant for politicizing the military.

Deadly Nairobi Hotel attack links to the retaliation of US president
Deadly Nairobi Hotel attack links to the retaliation of US president

The latest in the deadly Nairobi Hotel attack, Al Shabaab militants say, they attacked the hotel as retaliation for US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.     Surveillance video shows the moment one of the terrorists detonated a suicide bomb.     A car that was left behind by one of the attackers is being examined today by forensics teams     At least 21 people were killed in the assault.

Canadian air traffic controllers send pizza to US counterparts affected by shutdown
Canadian air traffic controllers send pizza to US counterparts affected by shutdown

They ordered hundreds of pizzas for their American counterparts working without pay due to the ongoing US government shutdown.