The Senate lacks the votes needed to avert a federal closure that may carry huge political fallout.
Francis said there was no evidence a Chilean bishop had covered up another priest's actions.
Nation-state malware dubbed Dark Caracal uncovered by security researchers.
Susan Braudy claims she felt "humiliated" by the Hollywood star's behaviour.
Jeanette Epps would have been the first African-American astronaut on the space station crew.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken part in a traditional Orthodox ritual to mark the feast of Epiphany.
DNA tests suggest the real killer could be linked to several other killings - and still at large.
The reports about handsets with swollen batteries that stopped working have come from six owners.
Bren Orton plunged down the Big Banana falls in Mexico, setting a British record.
Dutch and German transport resumes but removing all the storm debris is a huge task.
Scientists move nearer to one of the biggest goals in medicine - a universal blood test for cancer.
It says it marks the start of a planned invasion of northern Syria to wipe out Kurdish fighters.
Patricia Dagorn was accused of poisoning four men, two of whom died, in attempts to enrich herself.
The crew allegedly tried to get the device past security at Newark Liberty and film the response.
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