Lawmakers have voted to end a three-day partial government shutdown, approving short-term funding for the fourth time since October. In return for Democratic support, Republicans agreed to address immigration and other contentious issues.
The new Bob Woodward book "Fear" details an internal "resistance" acting to prevent US President Trump from wreaking even more havoc. Some may find this check on Trump comforting, but, for Michael Knigge, it is a worry.
The US Congress reaching a bipartisan deal shielding hundreds of thousands of so-called Dreamers from deportation and averting a looming government shutdown promised to be tough, but doable. Then two things happened.
Both the US Senate and the House have voted to restore funding to government agencies — for now. Democrats are unhappy about Republican immigration reforms, but agreed to extend funding until early February.
In the US, thousands of young homosexuals find themselves stuck in conversion therapy aimed at "curing" them of being gay. Mathew Shurka survived the treatment but spent years trying to shake thoughts of suicide.
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