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Travel industry impacted by shutdown

Travelers organize their luggage before entering a security checkpoint at Miami International Airport, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, in Miami. The three-day holiday weekend is likely to bring bigger airport crowds. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Passengers wait in line at a security checkpoint at…


The Shutdown Could Have Long-Term Mental Health Consequences For Workers

L. Les, 42, begins to cry as she describes how the shutdown has affected her and her 10-year-old son. She’s behind on her mortgage, car and utility bills. While she has arranged to pay some of the bills later, Les worries about how her credit will be affected by the delays.

She applied for p…


California EARTHQUAKE: Who is watching for tremors during Government shutdown?

Donald Trump has just agreed to a solution to the US government shutdown, currently the longest in history at 35 days. The new agreement would keep the government open for a further three weeks before further negotiations would need to take place. This would mean employees would once again be…


As The Government Shutdown Drags On, Food Assistance For Millions Could Run Out

Marian Lewis noticed something weird after she bought a cup of yogurt over the weekend.  

Her receipt showed that she had more than $ 120 on her electronic benefit transfer card, the piece of plastic that replaced the actual stamps of the original food stamp program. The amount should have …


Travel Wise | Government shutdown may create a ripple of disruptions for travelers

Ask travelers about the partial government shutdown, and you may get a dismissive answer. After all, most flights are still running on time, many national parks remain open and passports are being processed.
“Shutdown?” says Chris Luth, a sales manager based in Ozark, Missouri. “What shutd…