Republicans and Democrats celebrate the first year of presidency Trump failing to approve the law refinancing federal administrative activities for 2018.
All civil servants placed on temporary leave can not guarantee their salary.
Also closed the Statue of Liberty, which however could reopen at the expense of the City of NY.
Eyewitness reports of more than 60 dead and dozens injured after Islamist gunmen storm the Kabul Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan on Sunday.
The tour in Chile of the Pope Francis becomes the worst of his five years of pontificate. The visit had less presence of faithful in the acts of what was expected and even strong claims for cases of pedophilia within the Chilean Church, which remain unpunished.