Shutdown’s Pain Cuts Deep for Homeless and Other Vulnerable Americans
- One month into the government shutdown, with the Department of Housing and Urban Development hit hard, subsidies for low-income renters have stopped.
- And without lifeblood payments from HUD, nonprofit groups are scrambling to avoid layoffs and cuts to support services.
U.S. AND RUSSIA
Russian Oligarch Could Benefit From Sanctions Deal, Document Shows
- The Trump administration cast its move to lift sanctions on the business empire of the oligarch, Oleg V. Deripaska, as tough on him and on Russia.
- But a binding confidential document signed by both sides shows that the deal contains provisions that free him from hundreds of millions of dollars in debt.
After Deadly Assault on Afghan Base, Taliban Sit for Talks With U.S. Diplomats
- At least 40 Afghans were killed in a militant assault on a base in Wardak Province, one of the single deadliest attacks against the agency in 17 years of war.
- The attack came just hours before the Taliban announced they had resumed peace talks with American officials.
The 2020 Election
Kamala Harris Joins Diverse Field of Presidential Candidates
- The senator is a California Democrat and prosecutor who became the second black woman and the first Indian-American to serve in the Senate.
- Ms. Harris chose to enter the race on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, an overt nod to the historic nature of her candidacy.
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