Medicare and Medicaid are mandatory spending programs and that keeps them relatively safe in the early days of the shutdown, but 42% of the Department of Health's staff will be furloughed.
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House Speaker Kevin McCarthy still faces a bloc of conservatives who oppose any short-term funding bill to avoid a shutdown. He's trying to muscle through a partisan stopgap bill with border security.
President Biden's dog bit several Secret Service agents a total of 10 times between October 2022 and January 2023. On Monday, he bit another officer at the White House.
U.S. officials thanked Sweden and China for help securing the release of the 23-year-old Army private, who went to North Korea in July.
Menendez has refused to step down as New Jersey's senior senator even amid growing calls from his fellow Democratic senators.
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Service members would work without pay, and many civil servants are likely to be furloughed. Congress has yet to pass a separate bill to guarantee military pay as it did in previous shutdowns.
The decision is part of a deal that requires Israel to end bans and restrictions on Palestinian Americans and other Arab Americans traveling to Israel.
Seven Republicans will join the second GOP debate Wednesday but the front-runner, former President Donald Trump won't be one of them. Instead, Trump will head to Michigan to court autoworkers.