It's Season 4, Episode 11 of HGTV's smash hit, "Fixer Upper," and Joanna Gaines is walking her husband, Chip, through her vision to transform a vacant turn-of-the-century flower shop in Waco, Texas, into a Parisian-inspired cupcake cafe. The camera pans across a dilapidated interior, featuring peeling white paint and chartreuse wainscoting. "But all of this would be, like, subway tile, from the floor up," she says, conjuring a great wall of glossy, 3-by-6-inch ceramics.
Before the sun rose on Saturday over a Washington gripped by gridlock, pink hats and poster-board signs already were emerging around world. The second iteration of the Women's March began in cities such as Rome, where crowds raucously rallied on a clear, sunny morning. "Came for the carbonara, stayed for the resistance," read one of the thousands of signs that protesters carried throughout the day.
WASHINGTON - Congress prepared to return to work Saturday as negotiators pressed for a budget deal to keep a government shutdown that began at midnight short-lived. Agencies shut down for the first time in more than four years late Friday after senators rejected a temporary spending patch and bipartisan efforts to find an alternative fell short as a midnight deadline came and went.
WASHINGTON - The federal government shut down for the first time in more than four years Friday after senators rejected a temporary spending patch and bipartisan efforts to find an alternative fell short as a midnight deadline came and went. Republican and Democratic leaders both said they would continue to talk, raising the possibility of a solution over the weekend. Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said Friday that the conflict has a "really good chance" of being resolved before government offices open Monday, suggesting that a shutdown's impacts could be limited.
WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said a vote to end debate on a short-term spending bill will take place at 10 p.m. Friday in a last-ditch move to avert a government shutdown ahead of a midnight deadline.
Donald Trump was attending a celebrity golf tournament at a Lake Tahoe resort in July 2006 when he met the adult-film star Stormy Daniels, she later said. Daniels said she took the future president up on his offer to ride around the lakefront course in his golf cart. "That was actually my first time on a golf course," Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, told Adult Video News, a trade publication, "and when you're riding around with Donald Trump in an Escalade golf cart during your first time out on a course, I'd say I was doing all right."
He told an emergency room physician he had a liking for raw fish - specifically, salmon sashimi. It's what the 30-year-old man, from Fresno, California, suspected had landed him in the bathroom with stomach cramps and bloody diarrhea. But what he did not anticipate was the moment he spotted something hanging from his rear end, and he naturally assumed the worst.
Authorities have not yet found a motive for the October 2017 Las Vegas massacre but have concluded there is no evidence of any political or ideological radicalization that would explain why Stephen Paddock opened fire on a country music festival from a 32nd floor suite at the Mandalay Bay resort.
In a major change announced Friday to the Newsfeed used by 2 billion people every month, Facebook will now ask users to rank the news organizations they trust. The move comes after Facebook endured a year of harsh criticism for allowing fake news and misinformation to spread on its social network. In reflecting on those challenges, company executives said they no longer want to be an arbitrator of the content people see.
There's a Costco to one side of Gwendolyn Hammer's house and a Sam's Club to the other. But when the 28-year-old needs 12-packs of paper towels, or 36 rolls of toilet paper, she heads online instead. Once a month she uses her smartphone to place a bulk order on Boxed.com, a website founded five years ago as a millennial-friendly alternative to warehouse wholesalers. There is no membership fee, and most orders arrive within two days. Other times, she stocks up using Amazon Prime.