US federal workers were excited to return to their daily grind, as the 16-day shutdown came to an end. But optimism is in short supply, as Congress prepares for another showdown in just a few months.
The US Environmental Protection Agency head has said the administration will end the climate plan signed by Trump's predecessor. The Clean Power Plan was designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The US president has suggested the government consider revoking broadcast licenses for outlets running stories critical of his administration. Some warned that freedom of speech is under threat.
The US government has allowed more employers to opt out of providing insurance to cover women's birth control. Some hail the measure as a "religious freedom" win, while others say it harms women's health care.
The EU's top diplomat says the US can't terminate the Iran nuclear agreement because it's not a "bilateral deal." European leaders acknowledge Iran poses many problems, but insist they should be handled separately.
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