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Everything you need to know about the federal government shutdown

<b>(CNN) —</b> Good morning! Your federal government is officially shut down. Wonder how it all affects you? We've got <b>everything you need to know</b> about it in this special Saturday edition of CNN's 5 Things newsletter. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox every …

Health Care

10 Weird and Grotesque Archaeological Finds

History is full of surprises, and archaeology allows us a rare glimpse into the past that often reveals more than any textbook ever could. Every …

The Saintliness of Undecayed Corpses

In the medieval church, “incorrupt” remains signaled virtue, chastity, and holiness. An Object Lesson.<p>As darkness fell on August 29, 1104, the monks of Durham Cathedral Priory prepared to exhume their patron saint, Cuthbert. After two decades, their new cathedral was almost complete, and its …

Can A Huge One Million Year Old, Man Made Underground Complex Rewrite History?

Nearly all of the scholars defend the notion that human civilization particularly existed for 12,000 years on our planet. Yet, there are remarkable …

Roman theater uncovered at base of Jerusalem's Western Wall

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli archaeologists on Monday announced the discovery of the first known Roman-era theater in Jerusalem's Old City, a unique …

Archaeology

Proposed deal proves Hamas rule was a disaster for Palestinians

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a brief ceremony held in Cairo last Thursday, Palestinian negotiators signed an agreement meant to bring an end to the bitter feud that has divided Hamas from the main Palestinian leadership. The leaders of Hamas and of the Palestinian Authority hailed the deal as the beginning of a new …

Israel

Associated Press News

The End of DACA: What We Know and Don’t Know

The Trump administration announced on Tuesday that it would begin phasing out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program on March 5, 2018.<p>The program, introduced by President Barack Obama through executive action five years ago, offered certain young undocumented immigrants, …

Immigration

The Latest: South Korea conducts live-fire naval drills

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's nuclear test and the world reaction (all times local):<p>10 a.m.<p>South Korea's navy has conducted a …

North Korea

Reince Priebus Is Ousted Amid Stormy Days for White House

WASHINGTON — Reince Priebus, the White House chief of staff who failed to impose order on a chaos-racked West Wing, was pushed out on Friday after a stormy six-month tenure, and President Trump replaced him with John F. Kelly, the secretary of homeland security and retired four-star Marine …

Donald Trump

House passes Russia sanctions bill, setting up veto dilemma for Trump

The House on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to advance new financial sanctions against key U.S. adversaries and deliver a foreign-policy brushback to President Trump by limiting his ability to waive many of them.<p>Included in the package, which passed 419 to 3, are new measures targeting key Russian …

Sanctions

Trump Team Claims Pardons Aren't A Topic At The White House

"The president is talking about pardoning nobody," said new White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci.<p>New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci and President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Jay Sekulow attempted some damage control Sunday following the president’s …

Donald Trump

Senate Intel Committee Wants to Talk to Donald Trump Jr., Source Says

WASHINGTON — The Senate Intelligence Committee is interested in talking to Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of the president, about his meeting with a Russian lawyer last June, a well-placed committee source tells NBC News.<p>Trump Jr.'s meeting raises a host of questions, the source said, including …

Donald Trump

Leaving Timber Behind, An Alaska Town Turns To Tourism

What happens to a town when a key industry collapses?<p>Sometimes it dies. But sometimes it finds a way to reinvent itself.<p>Case in point: Ketchikan, Alaska, where the demise of the timber industry has led to a radical transformation.<p>Many people who used to earn their livelihoods through timber have …

Cruise Ships

Archaeologists keep making discoveries in Mary Magdalene’s hometown

For archaeologists, Mary Magdalene’s hometown is the gift that keeps on giving.<p>About a year ago, archaeologists announced the discovery of what was …

Mexico's ancient city guards its secrets but excavation reveals new mysteries

For decades, the hunt for a royal tomb at the ancient Mexican city of Teotihuacán has gripped archaeologists trying to unravel the secrets of the kingdom’s extraordinary political power.<p>It is a mystery investigators thought they were on the verge of solving in 2015, when large quantities of liquid …

Archaeology

Sources: Russia tried to use Trump advisers to infiltrate campaign

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The FBI gathered intelligence last summer that suggests Russian operatives tried to use Trump advisers, including Carter Page, to infiltrate the Trump campaign, according to US officials.<p>The new information adds to the emerging picture of how the Russians tried to influence the …

Donald Trump

The tumultuous 2016 campaign is in a sudden limbo

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The most dramatic and unpredictable presidential election in decades is suddenly slipping into a strange state of suspended animation.<p>Donald Trump and his team, facing widening deficits in the polls, insist the Republican nominee can still win. But he and his allies seem to be …

Government

Emails show Clinton campaign attention to black voters.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hacked emails from the personal account of Hillary Clinton's top campaign official show some of the attention her team paid to …

Government