The drama of the overnight shutdown, hour by hour

The drama of the overnight shutdown, hour by hour

While most of us were sleeping, the government shut down for the second time in as many months. And while a shutdown was always a possibility as Congress raced to pass a spending deal by 12:01 a.m. Friday, the odds spiked dramatically when Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) took the Senate floor. Here’s what happened. Thursday […]

Gallup: Trump’s first-year job approval 10 points lower than any predecessor

Gallup: Trump’s first-year job approval 10 points lower than any predecessor

President Trump’s first-year average job approval rating was at least 10 percentage points lower than that of any of his predecessors, according to Gallup. Trump’s job approval rating during his first year in office averaged 38.4 percent, Gallup reported. By comparison, President Obama’s first-year average approval rating was 57.2 percent. The only other president to […]

Plane collides with parked truck on Logan Airport taxiway

Plane collides with parked truck on Logan Airport taxiway

An Alaska Airlines plane heading to Portland, Oregon collided with a parked de-icing truck at Logan Airport on Monday afternoon, Massport officials said. No one was inside the truck at the time of the accident and the collision caused no injuries, Massport spokesperson Jennifer Mehigan said. A statement released by Alaska Airlines said the 166 […]