• Dartmouth: Officials didn’t know of sexual misconduct claims

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College says it was unaware of allegations of sexual misconduct by three professors until students came forward.
    That response Tuesday was the college’s first to a federal lawsuit filed in November by seven current and former students. The suit accuses Dartmouth of ignoring years of harassment and assault by psychology department professors. It alleges that the professors harassed women and groped them. Two are also accused of rape.
    Two have not comment
  • Tips for staying healthy and motivated in the new year

    It’s a new year, so many people are trying to shed a few pounds or eat better. However, staying motivated can be the most challenging part. Experts at TopCashback.com offer some practical ways to help you stay motivated and get your diet back in shape.
    First, make a shopping list and stick to it. By creating a list and taking it with you to the store,  you are less inclined to wander down the snack aisle!
    Secondly, plan out your meals. Not only is planning your meals smart, but it pr
  • Pedestrian stuck on northeast side of town

    TUCSON – A pedestrian-involved collision has shut down westbound Pima street at Wilmot Road Tuesday evening.
    According to Tucson Police Department, a juvenile female was injured in the incident. Officials say, her injuries are life-threatening. She was said to have been struck while crossing Pima Street.
    Police say the area affected is westbound Pima Street from Tanque Verde and Wilmot roads west of Rook.
    The estimated time for when the area will be re-opened has not yet been released
  • Old Tucson celebrates 80th birthday with a new attraction and film series

    Old Tucson is celebrating its 80th birthday all year long with new attractions and film series.
    This month, a new Outlaw Zipline is opening at the western theme park and film location. The target-shooting zipline is the first of its kind. People can ride it in groups or even with their pets. The attraction will cost extra in addition to the admission price.
    The “Shot at Old Tucson” film series is kicking off in January. Old Tucson is teaming up with The Loft Cinema to screen some of
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  • Resource fair to support veterans, military members & their families

    ourtesy: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
    TUCSON – The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System will host a resource fair and town hall, on Feb. 8.
    Veterans, military members and their families can learn more about VA and community support programs.
    The event will be held in the R.E. Lindsey Jr. Auditorium from 11:00 am-1:00 pm.
    The VA is located at 3601 S. 6th Ave. For more information, click here.
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  • Kentucky man wanted in California teen’s kidnapping arrested

    BLACK CANYON CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a Kentucky man wanted in the kidnapping of a California teenager has been arrested in Arizona.
    Yavapai County Sheriff’s officials say 49-year-old Carlie Bentley was taken into custody Sunday night in Black Canyon City north of Phoenix.
    They say Bentley’s rental car was pulled over on Interstate 17 and a 14-year-old San Diego boy was in the vehicle that apparently was headed back to Kentucky.
    The FBI says Bentley allegedly used an
  • After years of King’s remarks, why now for the GOP response?

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Many Republicans who supported Iowa Rep. Steve King for years despite his contentious comments about race now appear to be turning their backs him.
    The shift comes at a moment when the party is grappling with its stance on racial issues, in part because of President Donald Trump’s own inflammatory racial rhetoric and hardline views on immigration. GOP leaders also have conceded that the party must do better with minority voters.
    Bob Vander Plaats, an Iowa Repu
  • Zoo 4 You: New monkeys arrive

    There’s a lot of monkeying around going on at the Reid Park Zoo.A new enclosure for four new residents. Jed Dodds has the details in today’s Zoo 4 You.
    Guests will soon be able to experience the energy of tiny, adorable squirrel monkeys at Reid Park Zoo! Three female squirrel monkeys and one male have arrived and are getting acclimated in the Zoo’s Animal Health Center while their new habitat, the Temple of Tiny Monkeys, is being constructed.
    Sparkle, Glitter, Dazzle, and Park
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  • Senators ask FDA to update rules on certain pot products

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s two senators are urging the head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to update federal regulations to permit interstate commerce of food products containing a key non-psychoactive ingredient of cannabis.
    The Tuesday appeal by Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley came three weeks after Congress legalized the production and sale of industrial hemp and hemp derivatives, including cannabidiols, known as CBD. Wyden and Merkley were behind a hemp provision that
  • Washington State establishes Steve Gleason Institute

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington State is creating a neuroscience center named for former Cougars and New Orleans Saints defensive back Steve Gleason.
    The Steve Gleason Institute for Neuroscience is expected to open at the school’s satellite campus in Spokane in the second half of the year.
    Daryll DeWald, chancellor of WSU Health Sciences Spokane, said the institute will have Washington State researchers working with health care providers to bridge the gaps between care and potential
  • Guam Catholic Church enters bankruptcy amid sex abuse claims

    HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Guam’s Catholic Church has filed for bankruptcy, a move that will allow the archdiocese to avoid trial in dozens of child sexual abuse lawsuits and enter settlement negotiations.
    Ford Elsaesser, an attorney representing the church, says the Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition was filed Wednesday with federal court in Guam. The church faces multi-million dollar lawsuits for sexual abuse from about 190 accusers.
    Last November, Archbishop Michael Byrnes announced the chu
  • US gambling operators have 90 days to comply with new rules

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Department of Justice will wait 90 days to implement a legal opinion that will affect online gambling.
    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Tuesday issued a memo saying the delay will allow businesses to adjust their operations.
    The legal opinion that became public Monday says a federal law that prohibits interstate wagering applies to any form of gambling that crosses state lines, not just sports betting.
    It is a reversal for the department, which in 2011 determi
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  • Australian Open: Federer, Nadal play 2nd-round matches

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Former U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens plays Timea Babos to open second-round singles play at Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday on Day Three of the Australian Open.
    The fifth-seeded Stephens, who won the 2017 U.S. Open, captured junior doubles titles with Babos at the French Open, Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in 2010.
    Under sunny skies and an expected high temperature of 29 Celsius (84 Fahrenheit), local hope Ashleigh Barty is scheduled to play the second match on
  • Football rules ratings, but ‘Big Bang Theory’ energized

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Big Bang Theory” is picking up ratings steam in the final stretch of its 12-year run.
    The CBS sitcom was last week’s most-watched entertainment show as total viewership ticked up to a 2018-19 season high of more than 13 million.
    That’s according to Nielsen figures out Tuesday, and a welcome sign for CBS: Viewership for last fall’s season debut episode of “Big Bang Theory” fell 30 percent from the fall 2017 opener.
    While audi
  • Lights, camera, action! Tumbling space snowman in film debut

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The tumbling space snowman is making its out-of-this-world film premiere.
    Scientists from NASA’s New Horizons mission on Tuesday released the first stitched together animation of Ultima Thule (TOO-lee), the most distant object ever explored by humans.
    The small, icy object is shown spinning end-over-end like a propeller. It is about 4 billion miles from Earth and looks like a reddish snowman with two fused-together spheres, extending about 21 miles (33 kilometers) i
  • Manny Pacquiao talks about his career at breakfast

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Manny Pacquiao can put away the food for a fighter who started off his career at 98 pounds. He showed that Monday when PodcastOne Sports Now co-hosts Tim Dahlberg and Jim Litke joined him for breakfast at his Los Angeles home.
    What Pacquiao really wants to do, though, is put away Adrien Broner. He gets that chance Saturday night in a crossroads bout at the age of 40 against Adrien Broner.
    Pacquiao and Broner meet in a welterweight contest at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas th
  • Oklahoma hires Roy Manning as CBs coach

    NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma has hired Roy Manning as cornerbacks coach.
    The school announced the move Tuesday. Manning was UCLA’s outside linebackers and special teams coach this season when Oklahoma beat the Bruins 49-21. He was linebackers coach under new Oklahoma defensive coordinator Alex Grinch at Washington State from the 2015 to 2017 seasons, when the Cougars improved dramatically on defense.
    “I couldn’t be more excited to link back up with coach Grinch,” M
  • Finding a Cure for Sickle Cell Disease

    For years, doctors have been working on a way to help people with sickle cell disease, a genetic condition that causes chronic pain, as well as life-threatening strokes and organ damage.
    It affects an estimated 100,000 Americans. One of those is the son of NBC News colleague, Dagny McDonald, who works in Charlotte, North Carolina.
    After 13 years, her son, Jensen, finally received a bone marrow transplant intended to cure him of sickle cell disease.
    Ideally, a bone marrow transplant would replac
  • The Latest: Ex-USU player denies rape charges on stand

    BRIGHAM CITY, Utah (AP) — The Latest on a former Utah State University football accused of rape (all times local):
    4:15 p.m.
    A former Utah State University football player says he did not assault any of the six women he is charged with raping.
    The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Torrey Green took the stand in his own defense on Tuesday.
    He says he wished he would have been more upfront that he wasn’t interested in long-term relationships with women he dated in college, but he insisted
  • Milwaukee man charged in stabbing of woman in wheelchair

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee prosecutors have charged a man in the killing of a 62-year-old woman in a wheelchair who was stabbed 116 times.
    The charges filed Tuesday say 31-year-old Kehinde Afolayan lived with the victim, Deborah Lynch, whom police found covered in blood and partially disemboweled on Jan. 11.
    Prosecutors say in the criminal complaint that Afolayan was shirtless and holding a blood-covered undershirt when police arrived at the apartment complex. He told police “Jesus f
  • Valencia avoids upset, reaches Copa del Rey quarterfinals

    MADRID (AP) — Valencia avoided being upset in the Copa del Rey with a 3-0 win over second-division club Sporting Gijon on Tuesday, advancing to the quarterfinals 4-2 on aggregate and easing some of the pressure on embattled coach Marcelino.
    Valencia hadn’t won in three matches this year and calls for Marcelino’s firing had grown louder in recent days, but the comfortable victory at Mestalla Stadium should give the coach some breathing room.
    Valencia needed a victory after losin
  • Dr. Pepper seeks to become official soft drink of Texas

    HOUSTON (KPRC) – Dr Pepper is making a play to become the official soft drink of Texas.
    Dr Pepper posted a petition on Change.org, asking people to sign. The effort has nearly 300 signatures as of this writing.
    Texas, like many states, doesn’t have an official soft drink.
    However, Dr Pepper is trying to change all that, even using the social-media hashtag #DrPepperLovesTX to promote the petition.
    But is the hype backed by Texas cred? Seems so.
    As no
  • Milwaukee Bucks sign F Bonzie Colson to 2-way contract

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks signed forward Bonzie Colson to a two-way contract Tuesday.
    The 6-foot-5 forward has spent the 2018-19 season with the Canton Charge of the NBA G League after going undrafted in last year’s draft out of Notre Dame. In 23 games with the Charge, Colson averaged 15.5 points, 7.7 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.5 blocks in 28.9 minutes per game. He also shot 49.1 percent from the field and 38.5 percent from 3-point range.
    The 23-year-old Colson played in
  • Final defendant sentenced in Bundy ranch standoff in Nevada

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former bodyguard for Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy has become the fijnal person sentenced following the collapse of a federal prosecution stemming from an armed standoff with U.S land management agents nearly five years ago.
    Chief U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro sentenced Brian Cavalier to the 20 months he already served in custody for the April 2014 confrontation.
    The 47-year-old Cavalier previously pleaded guilty to two conspiracy charges.
    He told the judge on Tuesday
  • Panthers owner: Team needs contingency plan behind QB Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers owner David Tepper says it’s important for the team to have a solid contingency plan in place at quarterback next season given the uncertainty surrounding franchise QB Cam Newton’s bothersome right shoulder.
    Newton struggled most of the season throwing the ball more than 15 yards downfield because of a lingering shoulder issue. The Panthers eventually shut him down with two weeks left in the season after being eliminated from playoff contention.
  • Newcastle avoids another upset in FA Cup

    BLACKBURN, England (AP) — Newcastle avoided becoming the latest Premier League team to be upset by lower-league opposition in the FA Cup by beating second-tier Blackburn 4-2 after extra time in a third-round replay on Tuesday.
    Spanish forwards Joselu and Ayoze Perez scored in extra time to earn Newcastle only a fifth victory in the competition in the past 11 seasons.
    With the northeast team currently fighting a relegation battle in the Premier League, the win might not be entirely welcomed
  • No officers injured in Tempe police shooting, officials say

    BREAKING: Officer-involved shooting in Tempe in the area of 48th Street and Baseline Road.
    Posted by News 4 Tucson – KVOA on Tuesday, January 15, 2019TEMPE, Ariz. (KPNX) – Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Tempe Tuesday afternoon.
    The shooting happened in the area of 48th Street and Baseline Road, Tempe police say.
    No officers were injured in the shooting, according to police.
    The Tempe Police Department is asking people to stay away from the area.
    No othe
  • OKC school district approves the use of medical marijuana

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Students in the Oklahoma City school district with medical conditions that require cannabis are now permitted to use the drug at school.
    The Oklahoman reports the Oklahoma City Public Schools board voted to approve the policy Monday night. The district will provide a place for a guardian to administer medical marijuana to students at school.
    The policy also states that the caregiver would be responsible for delivering the cannabis to the qualifying students and removin
  • Ivanka Trump to work on World Bank president search

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says Ivanka Trump will take part in the nomination process for a new head of the World Bank.
    The senior adviser was asked to participate by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin because she has worked with World Bank leaders on a variety of projects. The White House said she is not a contender for the post.
    Jim Yong Kim, the current president of the World Bank, announced last week that he is resigning.
    With Kim’s exit, President Donald Trump will have th
  • NOT REAL NEWS: False quote attributed to Clemson QB

    Posts circulating on social media Tuesday quoted Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence after the team’s visit to the White House as saying: “President Trump got all our favorite foods. It was the best meal we ever had. Then we go and see the coastal elite media trashing it for not being organic vegan. We’re football players, not bloggers. This was a perfect blue collar party.”
    Lawrence denounced the quote Tuesday tweeting, “I never said this by the way. I don’t
  • For ‘Miracle’ flight survivors, a decade of thankfulness

    NEW YORK (AP) — For the people who were on US Airways flight 1549, it’s been 10 years of being around to enjoy milestones and important moments since the “Miracle on the Hudson.”
    That was Jan. 15, 2009, when their plane collided with a flock of geese after takeoff from New York City’s LaGuardia Airport. Everyone on board survived the crash landing into the Hudson River.
    Survivors, including Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, who helmed the controls in t
  • Shepard taking over play-by-play for Tigers’ TV broadcasts

    DETROIT (AP) — Matt Shepard is taking over as play-by-play announcer of the Detroit Tigers on their Fox Sports Detroit television broadcasts.
    FSD said Tuesday that Shepard will work alongside analysts Jack Morris and Kirk Gibson. Dan Petry and Craig Monroe will be analysts for pregame and postgame shows.
    The previous announcing duo of Mario Impemba and Rod Allen was suspended in September.
    Shepard has worked for FSD in a variety of roles since 1999, including play-by-play for the Tigers an
  • MLS formally announces Austin expansion team for 2021

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber formally announced Tuesday that Austin will be an expansion franchise for the 2021 season.
    The move has been long expected as Austin became the target destination for efforts last year to move the Columbus Crew. The Crew instead will stay in Ohio under a new ownership group.
    Austin recently signed a lease with Austin FC majority owner Anthony Precourt, a California-based investor, to provide land for a privately-funded $225 m
  • Bills hire Bobby Johnson, offer special teams job to Farwell

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have hired Bobby Johnson to take over as offensive line coach, and are also offering their special teams coordinator’s job to Carolina Panthers assistant Heath Farwell.
    Johnson was hired Tuesday after spending the past season as the Colts assistant offensive line coach. His status in Indianapolis became uncertain after offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo was fired following the Colts playoff loss at Kansas City on Saturday.
    A person familiar w
  • Teen dies after falling from cruise ship, landing on pier

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a teenager from the South Pacific died after falling from a cruise ship onto a pier in Haiti. The Sun Sentinel reports the Broward Medical Examiner’s Office on Monday announced 16-year-old Laurent Mercer’s death. He’d been on a seven-day Caribbean trip with his family when he died Friday.
    Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas was docked at Labadee, Haiti, where the company owns a private beach. Officials say Mercer apparent
  • Judge rules Somalis targeted in Kansas bomb plot can testify

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that Somali immigrants can testify at the sentencing of three militia members convicted of plotting to bomb their Kansas apartment complex.
    The decision Tuesday is a blow to the efforts by defense attorneys to block 20 short videos of testimony that prosecutors want to play at the men’s Jan. 25 sentencing hearings.
    Attorneys for Patrick Stein, Gavin Wright and Curtis Allen contend that the Somalis aren’t victims because no one was
  • Government shutdown leads to nearly 43,000 canceled immigration hearings

    The government shutdown has led to the cancellation of nearly 43,000 immigration hearings as of last week, burdening an already backlogged system, according to data from researchers tracking immigration statistics.
    Between Christmas Eve and January 11, an estimated 42,726 immigration court hearings have been canceled, according to Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC).
    As the shutdown drags into its 25th day on Tuesday, the canceled hearings will like
  • Giants hire pitching analyst to aid with training efforts

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have hired pitching analyst Matt Daniels to join the staff of new president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi, who vowed when hired in November to find a wide array of experts to help the club.
    Now, he has a data-focused staff member to aid in pitching training.
    Daniels announced Tuesday he was leaving his position in Seattle as Pitching Coordinator of Driveline Baseball to join the Giants, calling it “such an incredible opportunity.&rd
  • Pentagon weighs bolstering defenses against missile attack

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is considering ways to expand U.S. homeland and overseas defenses against potential missile attack.
    This might involve adding a network of satellites in space to more effectively detect and track hostile targets.
    Details on how far the administration hopes to press this in a largely supportive Congress are expected to be revealed when the Pentagon releases results of a missile defense review as early as Thursday.
    The administration is not expected
  • Police pursue vehicle through Dallas

    HIGH-SPEED CHASE: Police are pursuing a vehicle through Dallas.
    Posted by News 4 Tucson – KVOA on Tuesday, January 15, 2019Live video from Texas Sky Ranger will appear in the player above. From time to time the signal may go black — this is normal and the video should return soon.
    DALLAS (KXAS) – Police are pursuing a vehicle through Dallas, the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office says.
    The vehicle, apparently a blue minivan, fled from police along Royal Lane in Garland and is
  • Parry will lead 7-person officiating crew for Super Bowl

    ATLANTA (AP) — Referee John Parry will lead the seven-person crew of on-field game officials working the Super Bowl in Atlanta.
    This will be the third Super Bowl that Parry has worked. He also worked the Super Bowls following the 2006 and 2011 seasons.
    The other members of the officiating crew for the game are Fred Bryan (umpire), Edgar Camp (down judge), Jeff Bergman (line judge), Steve Zimmer (field judge), Eugene Hall (side judge) and Terrence Miles (back judge).
    Bergman, Zimmer and Mil
  • Somerton Middle School students arrested for alleged threat

    SOMERTON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in Somerton say two 13-year-old students have been arrested for allegedly making a threat against their middle school.
    Police say a girl who attends Somerton Middle School reported receiving an online message stating “don’t come to school, school shooter.”
    They obtained a copy of the message and detectives immediately began an investigation and officers were dispatched to the school’s campus.
    Police say two students — a boy a
  • Grocery robots detect spills – with some far-off human help

    SEEKONK, Mass. (AP) — A wheeled robot named Marty is rolling into nearly 500 grocery stores to alert employees if it encounters spilled granola, squashed tomatoes or a broken jar of mayonnaise.
    But there could be a human watching from behind its cartoonish googly eyes.
    Badger Technologies CEO Tim Rowland says its camera-equipped robots stop after detecting a potential spill. But to make sure, humans working in a control center in the Philippines review the imagery before triggering a clean
  • Adorable video shows baby manatees being bottle fed at SeaWorld

    ORLANDO, Fla. (WESH) — Video recently shared on Instagram shows a SeaWorld worker bottle feeding three baby manatees.Baby manatees bottle fed at SeaWorld
    So, feeding baby manatees looks like the BEST JOB EVERhttps://bit.ly/2TSoT0L: Michael George Photography
    Posted by WESH 2 News on Tuesday, January 15, 2019The video features baby manatees José, Dex, and Ursula, who were rescued in September 2017 after Hurricane Irma separated them from their parents.
    The Florida Fish and Wildl
  • Snapchat threat leads to arrest of two students at Arizona middle school

    SOMERTON, Ariz. – Two 13-year-old students are under arrest after they admitted to making threats of a school shooter at Somerton Middle School on Tuesday, according to the Somerton Police Department.
    According to KYMA-TV in Yuma, police  received a call from a concerned parent stating their child received threats on Snapchat saying “don’t come to school, school shooter.”
    SPD said the message was sent to several students in a group chat
    As a precaution, officers
  • Seven arrested after Florida boy used as sex slave

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – A seventh suspect is now in custody, accused in a disturbing human trafficking case involving a teenage boy who detectives say was used as a sex slave.
    Curtis Gruwell turned himself into authorities this morning, according to St. Petersburg police. Gruwell faces charges of conspiracy to commit human trafficking and interference with custody.
    Mark Dennis, Andrew Dennis, Michael Schwartz, Michael Blasdel, JR Gauthier, Eleanor McGlamory and Curtis Lee Gruwell/ WF
  • Missouri boy’s caregiver pleads not guilty in his death

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A caregiver who reported a 4-year-old Missouri boy missing about a week before his body was found has pleaded not guilty in his death.
    KRCG reports 26-year-old Quatavia Givens, of Jefferson City, is charged with neglect or abuse of a child resulting in death. She entered her plea Tuesday in Cole County.
    Givens reported Darnell Gray missing on Oct. 25. The report prompted a search by hundreds of volunteers and law enforcement. His body was found about a week later
  • Adopt this pet: Tipsy

    There’s a new pet looking to be adopted.
    Meet Tipsy!She is a very sweet girl who is looking for her forever family. Tipsy is a little shy, so she would need to go with a family that would be patient with her and help her build her confidence.
    She enjoys learning and would make a wonderful best friend. If your’re interested in meeting Tipsy you can find her at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona’s Main Campus, at 635 W. Roger Rd. You can also call an adoption counselor at 520
  • Razor burn: Gillette ad stirs online uproar

    NEW YORK (AP) — A Gillette ad for men invoking the #MeToo movement is sparking intense online backlash, with accusations that it talks down to men and groups calling for a boycott. But Gillette says it doesn’t mind sparking a discussion. Since it debuted Monday, the Internet-only ad has garnered nearly 19 million views on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter — a level of buzz that any brand would covet.
    The two-minute ad from Procter & Gamble’s razor brand shows men and boys
  • APNewsBreak: IRS recalling 46,000 workers to handle taxes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service is recalling about 46,000 of its employees furloughed by the government shutdown — nearly 60 percent of its workforce — to handle tax returns and pay out refunds. The employees won’t be paid.
    With the official start of the tax filing season coming Jan. 28, the Trump administration has promised that taxpayers owed refunds will be paid on time, despite the disruption in government services caused by the partial shutdown now in

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