Former Pres. George W. Bush delivers pizza to federal personnel "working hard for our country without a paycheck." "It’s time for leaders on both sides to put politics aside, come together, and end this shutdown," he writes. #georgewbush#shutdown#governmentshutdown#politics
Furloughed government worker says leaders need to understand that many people "are dependent on paychecks these days." "I did two tours in Afghanistan and I would do that again in a heartbeat before sitting at home like this." #shutdown#governmentshutdown#politics
Federal employees wait in line for groceries from the Atlanta Community Food Bank and Antioch Baptist Church, which organized to help workers impacted by the government shutdown. #shutdown#governmentshutdown#politics
PARCHED PIGEON: A passerby approached a water fountain in the Staten Island Ferry terminal at just the right time for this pigeon who was just waiting for someone to help him get a drink.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi on whether Pres. Trump's cancellation of congressional trip was "retaliation" for her suggestion to reschedule the State of the Union: "I don't think the President would be that petty, do you?"
Prosecutors have charged a woman in Minnesota whose 2-year-old child fell from the back seat of a moving car while still strapped in a car seat.
PURE JOY: ULM volleyball player is overcome with emotion when she learns that she's won a full athletic scholarship, and can't wait to share the news with her mom.
Her delighted mother shares her excitement, calling it “the best news ever” in the touching viral video. #volleyball#scholarship#daughter#mother#parents
BUS ATTACK: Authorities in Southern California are searching for the suspect seen in surveillance footage, attacking and beating a city bus driver who confronted him over a short fare and was refusing to drive any farther as he waited for a supervisor. #bus#driver#attack#caughtoncamera#california