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McConnell to pair bills to reopen government with Trump’s immigration plan

WASHINGTON — Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader, plans this week to bring up legislation that would immediately reopen the government — with funding for shuttered agencies through the end of the fiscal year — and incorporate President Donald Trump’s proposal to offer temporary protections to some immigrants in exchange for $5.7 billion for his border wall, a top aide to McConnell said Sunday.

Death Valley National Park rangers spent hours cleaning one filthy bathroom

Two Death Valley National Park rangers spent hours cleaning one filthy, garbage-covered bathroom, video shows. The park said it’s reopening closed areas despite a government shutdown.