Ship strikes major Baltimore bridge causing partial collapse

(BALTIMORE) -- A ship struck Baltimore's Francis Scott Key Bridge early Tuesday, causing a partial collapse and sending vehicles and people into the water, officials in Maryland said. "I can confirm at 1:35 a.m., Baltimore City police were notified of a partial bridge collapse, with... Read More.

House passes funding bills to avert partial government shutdown

(WASHINGTON) -- The House passed a package of six government funding bills Wednesday afternoon to avert a partial government shutdown before the Friday deadline.The bills easily passed with a vote of 339-85 with more Democrats backing it than Republicans. The funding package now heads... Read More.

Deal reached to avoid partial government shutdown Friday

(WASHINGTON) -- House and Senate leaders on Wednesday reached a bipartisan deal to avert a partial government shutdown ahead of Friday's looming deadline.Under the terms of the deal, the House is expected to vote Thursday on a temporary funding bill. The Senate will vote... Read More.

What would be affected if there’s a partial government shutdown?

(WASHINGTON) -- Congress is scrambling to lock in a plan to keep several key government agencies funded before a Friday deadline -- or risk a partial government shutdown that, among having other impacts, could eventually affect food assistance for millions.Funding for the agencies --... Read More.