Shutdown continues

The third government shutdown in the era of Donald Trump began at midnight, Eastern time, on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. A government shutdown occurs when Congress refuses to pass, or the president refuses to...

Staff Editorial

Though it was well past midnight, Joan Smith sat at her kitchen table, staring at the pile of bills that needed to be paid. Her $2,700 monthly paycheck — before taxes and Social Security deductions —...