When I first received a call to interview for my current position as a program assistant with the USDA, I had to think, "Which job was this?" I could not quite remember, since I had applied to many jobs and the government hiring process can take months.

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The government shutdown is nearing the month mark -- today was day 26  -- and there continues to be zero optimism the showdown will resolve itself any time soon.

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Theresa May has called on Britain's political parties to "put self-interest aside" and work together on a compromise Brexit deal, hours after her government survived a no-confidence vote Wednesday night.

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In the newly released movie "The Upside," Bryan Cranston plays a quadriplegic billionaire who befriends an ex-con-turned-caretaker. Cranston, an able-bodied actor, has been sharply criticized for accepting the role of a disabled character. However, Cranston has defended himself -- calling it a "business decision."

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A pair of environmental reports reveal the world has both the warmest oceans and the greatest loss of Antarctic ice ever measured. CNN's Jennifer Gray explains what that could mean for the world's sea levels.

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"Fyre" -- Netflix's version of a pair of dueling documentaries -- is positively bonkers, a feature-length look at the planned Fyre music festival that went spectacularly awry. But beyond the first-person accounts, it's a larger examination of the ability to sell consumers an image, and an "influencer" culture built around turning eager social-media users into marketing ambassadors.

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Netflix has been on a spending spree for talent and content, so it should come as no surprise that the streamer announced on Tuesday that it is raising its monthly fees by $1 to $2, depending on the subscription plan.

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The suicide attack that killed four Americans, including two US soldiers, on Wednesday in Manbij, Syria, is a vivid reminder of the confused and confusing state of US policy in Syria, a confusion that has been engendered almost entirely by President Donald Trump.

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Sometimes the best power moves in politics are conveyed in the most mundane language.

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Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort spoke to a federal grand jury last fall about his communications with Konstantin Kilimnik, including regarding an in-person meeting with the Russian associate and an email with him, special counsel Robert Mueller revealed Tuesday.

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Armed men burst into a hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya, in a deadly attack that began Tuesday, January 15. It was the highest-profile terror attack in the East African country in years.

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A spinning disc of ice measuring almost a football field in diameter has formed in the freezing waters of the Presumpscot River in Maine.

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Barry Slaughter Olsen, who served as an interpreter for G20, World Economic Forum, discusses whether or not lawmakers should subpoena interpreters to learn what transpired during meetings between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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There are apparently no mother-in-law horror stories in the Bieber household.

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The Reitmans are keeping the franchise in the family.

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