ONE of the advantages of joining the gig economy and working from my apartment has been having the gym in the building almost all to myself during the morning and early-afternoon hours.

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Democrats would pass new legislation to try to reopen parts of the government this week after talks between the Trump administration and Democratic negotiators...

US President Donald Trump met top Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday, but they failed to hammer out an agreement that would end a partial government shutdown over his demand for billions of dollars...