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Poll: Trump Approval Down, Slips With Base

During the longest shutdown in history, key parts of Trump's base — from suburban men to white evangelicals to white men without a college degree — have slipped in their support for the president.

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A National Guardsman stands guard outside the ruins of the Northridge Meadows Apartments where 16 people died during the January 1994 earthquake that rocked Southern California. Since then, many of these kinds of apartments have been retrofitted to withstand a large quake. TIM CLARY/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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25 Years After The Northridge Earthquake, Is LA Ready For The Big One?

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Homes leveled by the Camp Fire line Valley Ridge Drive in Paradise, Calif. Some recovery efforts are stalled by the government shutdown, creating anxiety among survivors and concern for officials. Noah Berger/AP hide caption

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Shutdown Threatens To Stall Recovery In Wildfire-Ravaged Paradise, Calif.

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Last December, IC3PEAK's Nikolai Kostylev (left) and Anastasiya Kreslina (right) arrived in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk to give a concert, only to be detained by the police. Lucian Kim/NPR hide caption

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Young Russian Musicians Struggle Under Government Scrutiny

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Poll: Trump Approval Down, Slips With Base

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House Intel Chairman Schiff Vows To Get Trump Jr. Phone Records — And More

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