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For Millennials, Astrology Is On The Rise

Jan 19, 2018

With guest host John Harwood. 

It’s the dawn of a new age of astrology. We’re looking at why more millennials are using stars and signs to navigate and make sense of our complex world.

This show airs Friday at 11 a.m. EST.

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Julie Beck, senior associate editor at The Atlantic. (@julieebeck)

Garbage won't pile up during this government shutdown

Jan 19, 2018

During the last government shutdown, in 2013, garbage piled up in parts of Washington, D.C. The city’s budget was frozen because it was tied to the federal government. Washington was only able to function by dipping into its emergency reserves. It won’t be doing that again.

“We have an exemption for our local funds during the shutdown," said Jenny Reed, director of D.C.’s Office of Budget and Performance Management.

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In a career full of accolades, Dolly Parton now adds two world records to her collection. Guinness World Records recognized her as the female artist with the most hits on Billboard's Hot Country songs charts and for the most decades with a top 20 hit on Billboards Hot Country Songs Chart.

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