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Updated: 23rd December 2018 07:13 HuffPost - Breaking News, U.S. and World News https://www.huffingtonpost.com/ Read the latest headlines, news stories, and opinion from Politics, Entertainment, Life, Perspectives, and more. en-US At Least 222 Dead After Tsunami Sweeps Indonesia Beach https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/tsunami-volcano-indonesia_us_5c1f36f5e4b08aaf7a89915c Sun, 23 Dec 2018 02:29:38 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/tsunami-volcano-indonesia_us_5c1f36f5e4b08aaf7a89915c https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/tsunami-volcano-indonesia_us_5c1f36f5e4b08aaf7a89915c#comments GOP Congressman Blasts Trump For ‘Toddler Logic’ On Shutdown https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/ryan-costello-shutdown_us_5c1f1c68e4b05c88b6f966c0 “In the land of common sense ― we’re not in it right now, and the shutdown is because the president wanted a shutdown." Sun, 23 Dec 2018 02:20:00 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/ryan-costello-shutdown_us_5c1f1c68e4b05c88b6f966c0 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/ryan-costello-shutdown_us_5c1f1c68e4b05c88b6f966c0#comments Asked Who ‘Gets Fired’ During Obama Shutdown, Trump Told Fox News: The President https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-says-president-when-asked-who-gets-fired-in-obama-shutdown_us_5c1ebfbae4b0407e907b9d10 "It always has to be the top, and the president's the leader," he said on "Fox & Friends." Sat, 22 Dec 2018 21:14:49 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-says-president-when-asked-who-gets-fired-in-obama-shutdown_us_5c1ebfbae4b0407e907b9d10 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-says-president-when-asked-who-gets-fired-in-obama-shutdown_us_5c1ebfbae4b0407e907b9d10#comments Americans Feel Little Sympathy For Unpaid Federal Workers, GOP Strategist Says https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/jen-kerns_us_5c1f5461e4b08aaf7a89a53a Jen Kerns bashed the employees, arguing that "American ppl just don’t feel sorry for paper-pusher bureaucrats." Sun, 23 Dec 2018 06:56:08 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/jen-kerns_us_5c1f5461e4b08aaf7a89a53a https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/jen-kerns_us_5c1f5461e4b08aaf7a89a53a#comments Lindsey Graham Doubles Down On Wall Funding: ‘We’re Not Going To Give In’ https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/lindsey-graham_us_5c1f1061e4b05c88b6f96284 The GOP senator vowed to put up a fight for border wall money. Sun, 23 Dec 2018 00:58:43 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/lindsey-graham_us_5c1f1061e4b05c88b6f96284 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/lindsey-graham_us_5c1f1061e4b05c88b6f96284#comments It’s Officially Time To Ban Gift-Wrapping Paper https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/ban-gift-wrapping-paper_us_5c1d5c12e4b0407e907af36c Most wrapping paper for presents can't be recycled. It's bound for the landfill. Sun, 23 Dec 2018 08:00:13 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/ban-gift-wrapping-paper_us_5c1d5c12e4b0407e907af36c https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/ban-gift-wrapping-paper_us_5c1d5c12e4b0407e907af36c#comments Capital Gazette Staffer Says Security ‘A Daily Concern’ Even In Secret Newsroom https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/capital-gazette_us_5c1f47d7e4b05c88b6f979da Photojournalist Joshua McKerrow told NPR that his colleagues are “never going back to the old newsroom. Sun, 23 Dec 2018 06:26:19 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/capital-gazette_us_5c1f47d7e4b05c88b6f979da https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/capital-gazette_us_5c1f47d7e4b05c88b6f979da#comments The GOP Ends Its One-Party Rule In Shambles https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/gop-one-party-rule-ends_us_5c1bf632e4b08aaf7a86858b The government is literally shut down as Republicans get ready to hand over the House to Democrats. Sat, 22 Dec 2018 00:02:27 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/gop-one-party-rule-ends_us_5c1bf632e4b08aaf7a86858b https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/gop-one-party-rule-ends_us_5c1bf632e4b08aaf7a86858b#comments Ocasio-Cortez Dares Congress To Halt Congressional Pay During Shutdowns https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-shutdown-salary_us_5c1eedffe4b0407e907ba2f0 Members of Congress on both sides have also asked to abandon their salaries during the shutdown. Sat, 22 Dec 2018 23:23:29 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-shutdown-salary_us_5c1eedffe4b0407e907ba2f0 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-shutdown-salary_us_5c1eedffe4b0407e907ba2f0#comments Late Night On Shutdown Showdown https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/late-night-on-shutdown-showdown_us_5c1cf23ee4b0803f860952fe Here’s how late-night comedians dissected Trump’s bizarre “steel slats” ruse to trick Dems into funding his border wall. Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:58:10 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/late-night-on-shutdown-showdown_us_5c1cf23ee4b0803f860952fe https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/late-night-on-shutdown-showdown_us_5c1cf23ee4b0803f860952fe#comments LeBron James Gives Son A Pep Talk After Basketball Game https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/lebron-james-gives-son-a-pep-talk-after-basketball-game_us_5c1c2c72e4b0803f860952ac LeBron James is just as good coaching off the court as he is playing on it. Thu, 20 Dec 2018 18:56:11 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/lebron-james-gives-son-a-pep-talk-after-basketball-game_us_5c1c2c72e4b0803f860952ac https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/lebron-james-gives-son-a-pep-talk-after-basketball-game_us_5c1c2c72e4b0803f860952ac#comments Rihanna Teases Release Date For New Album https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/rihanna-new-album_us_5c1f3e74e4b0407e907bc17f The singer's last studio album "Anti" was released in 2016. Sun, 23 Dec 2018 04:01:05 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/rihanna-new-album_us_5c1f3e74e4b0407e907bc17f https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/rihanna-new-album_us_5c1f3e74e4b0407e907bc17f#comments The 21 Best Movie Boyfriends In Romantic Comedy History, Ranked https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/21-best-movie-boyfriends-romantic-comedy_us_5c141256e4b009b8aea73819 To all the rom-com boys we've loved before. Sat, 22 Dec 2018 19:18:05 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/21-best-movie-boyfriends-romantic-comedy_us_5c141256e4b009b8aea73819 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/21-best-movie-boyfriends-romantic-comedy_us_5c141256e4b009b8aea73819#comments Goose, Gull Overdose On Prescription Pills Left In Park https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/goose-gull-recovering-after-prescription-pill-overdose_us_5c1e8071e4b05c88b6f940f0 Both birds are recovering after being treated with IV fluids. Sat, 22 Dec 2018 13:52:59 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/goose-gull-recovering-after-prescription-pill-overdose_us_5c1e8071e4b05c88b6f940f0 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/goose-gull-recovering-after-prescription-pill-overdose_us_5c1e8071e4b05c88b6f940f0#comments Celebrities And Lawmakers Flood Twitter With #TrumpResign Tweets https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trumpresign-hashtag-on-twitter-donald-trump_us_5c1e28cae4b0407e907b5d09 "I've been saying for a long time that the one honorable thing Trump could do would be to put down his cell phone." Sat, 22 Dec 2018 07:42:48 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trumpresign-hashtag-on-twitter-donald-trump_us_5c1e28cae4b0407e907b5d09 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trumpresign-hashtag-on-twitter-donald-trump_us_5c1e28cae4b0407e907b5d09#comments Angry Mom Confronts Service Dog Handler After Being Told Not To Touch https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/service-dog-mom-pet_us_5c1f134ae4b08aaf7a89818b Footage of the incident, which occurred at Ross Park Mall in Pittsburgh, has gone viral. Sun, 23 Dec 2018 01:47:00 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/service-dog-mom-pet_us_5c1f134ae4b08aaf7a89818b https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/service-dog-mom-pet_us_5c1f134ae4b08aaf7a89818b#comments ‘What Did I Just See?’: The Genre-Bursting Movies Of Karyn Kusama https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/karyn-kusama-destroyer-movie-nicole-kidman_us_5c1bef53e4b0407e9078a66f "Destroyer" is Kusama's latest film to gleefully defy moviegoers' expectations. Sun, 23 Dec 2018 08:53:08 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/karyn-kusama-destroyer-movie-nicole-kidman_us_5c1bef53e4b0407e9078a66f https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/karyn-kusama-destroyer-movie-nicole-kidman_us_5c1bef53e4b0407e9078a66f#comments Trump Calls Envoy Brett McGurk’s Resignation ‘Nothing Event’ By ‘Grandstander’ https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-on-brett-mcgurk-nothing-event-grandstander_us_5c1f0a81e4b08aaf7a898034 McGurk told colleagues he couldn't carry out president's orders in Syria and "maintain my integrity." Sun, 23 Dec 2018 01:20:16 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-on-brett-mcgurk-nothing-event-grandstander_us_5c1f0a81e4b08aaf7a898034 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-on-brett-mcgurk-nothing-event-grandstander_us_5c1f0a81e4b08aaf7a898034#comments Dem Lawmakers Slammed Trump For ‘Destructive’ Shutdown Over Border Wall Money https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/schumer-pelosi-shutdown_us_5c1e024be4b0407e907b4b3c Both lawmakers slammed Trump for the "destructive" shutdown motivated by his fight for border wall money. Sat, 22 Dec 2018 06:02:31 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/schumer-pelosi-shutdown_us_5c1e024be4b0407e907b4b3c https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/schumer-pelosi-shutdown_us_5c1e024be4b0407e907b4b3c#comments Rep. Ted Lieu Slams Trump: ‘We Are Not Going To Build This Stupid Vanity Wall’ https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/ted-lieu-trump-wall-border_us_5c1ec116e4b0407e907b9d97 The Democratic lawmaker described the partial government shutdown as a "failure of Republican leadership." Sat, 22 Dec 2018 19:28:14 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/ted-lieu-trump-wall-border_us_5c1ec116e4b0407e907b9d97 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/ted-lieu-trump-wall-border_us_5c1ec116e4b0407e907b9d97#comments It’s A Wonderful Life: The Miraculous Origins Of A Christmas Classic https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/its-a-wonderful-life-movie-frank-capra_us_5c1c13e7e4b0407e9078d0c5 It took an immigrant to make the ultimate American movie. Sat, 22 Dec 2018 16:00:51 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/its-a-wonderful-life-movie-frank-capra_us_5c1c13e7e4b0407e9078d0c5 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/its-a-wonderful-life-movie-frank-capra_us_5c1c13e7e4b0407e9078d0c5#comments Opinion | Doctor’s Note Policies Punish Students For Being Poor https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/opinion-doctors-note-policies-poverty_us_5c1bfc6fe4b05c88b6f66933 They have no place in America's K-12 schools. Sun, 23 Dec 2018 06:00:10 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/opinion-doctors-note-policies-poverty_us_5c1bfc6fe4b05c88b6f66933 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/opinion-doctors-note-policies-poverty_us_5c1bfc6fe4b05c88b6f66933#comments Video Resurfaces And Shows Louis C.K., Chris Rock Laughing Over Racial Slur https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/louis-ck-chris-rock_us_5c1f27b2e4b08aaf7a8988ca A resurfaced clip of the comedians throwing around the N-word has stunned the internet. Sun, 23 Dec 2018 03:35:36 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/louis-ck-chris-rock_us_5c1f27b2e4b08aaf7a8988ca https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/louis-ck-chris-rock_us_5c1f27b2e4b08aaf7a8988ca#comments My Wife And I Are Both Breastfeeding Our Son. Here’s Why — And How. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/co-breastfeeding_us_5c13eaf8e4b049efa75213e6 Co-breastfeeding is not only a very real possibility for mothers like me -- it's absolutely amazing! Sat, 22 Dec 2018 10:00:11 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/co-breastfeeding_us_5c13eaf8e4b049efa75213e6 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/co-breastfeeding_us_5c13eaf8e4b049efa75213e6#comments Fox News’ Shep Smith Stunned Trump Is Doing ‘Putin’s Bidding’ On Syria https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/shepard-smith-trump-putin-syria_us_5c1d70e5e4b05c88b6f8b6f7 Smith slams the president's decision to withdraw troops from Syria "unprecedented in American history." Fri, 21 Dec 2018 21:20:35 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/shepard-smith-trump-putin-syria_us_5c1d70e5e4b05c88b6f8b6f7 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/shepard-smith-trump-putin-syria_us_5c1d70e5e4b05c88b6f8b6f7#comments Video Of High School Wrestler Forced To Cut Locs Sparks Outrage https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/high-school-wrestler-locs-new-jersey_us_5c1d22b8e4b08aaf7a887143 The Buena Regional School District said the referee involved will no longer be allowed to officiate any contests. Fri, 21 Dec 2018 18:34:15 -0500 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/high-school-wrestler-locs-new-jersey_us_5c1d22b8e4b08aaf7a887143 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/high-school-wrestler-locs-new-jersey_us_5c1d22b8e4b08aaf7a887143#comments