- US government shuts down; Dems, GOP blame each other
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration in a striking display of Washington dysfunction.
- The Latest: Schumer says Trump 'backed off' deal
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local):
- Church conservatives question pope's airborne nuptials
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The honeymoon, as it were, is apparently over.
- Manson follower Leslie Van Houten denied parole by governor
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The governor of California once again denied parole Friday for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson who blamed herself at her parole hearing for letting him control her life.
- AP Explains: Congress has shut down the govt. Now what?
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government shutdown began at midnight Friday as Democrats and Republicans failed to resolve a standoff over immigration and spending. Here's a look at what the parties are fighting over and what it means to shut down the government.
- Olympic gymnast abused by ex-doctor wants him to suffer
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman on Friday confronted her former doctor who has pleaded guilty to multiple sexual assaults, warning him that the testimony of the "powerful army" of 140 survivors at his sentencing will haunt him in prison.
- Robert Yates posthumously inducted into NASCAR Hall of Fame
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Robert Yates lived long enough to hear his name announced as a NASCAR Hall of Famer.
- No. 9 Michigan State bounces back and routs Indiana 85-57
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Miles Bridges made a 3-pointer and bounced on his toes with joy, enjoying a game he and Michigan State desperately needed.
- With Olympics coming, Shiffrin works because she worries
Mikaela Shiffrin often finds herself fixating on two thoughts that are completely detached from reality.
- Brady mum on status for AFC title game after hand injury
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady is staying mum on his status for the AFC championship game after suffering a right hand injury earlier in the week.