Hawaii prison officials have asked for an emergency appropriation of $3.4 million to keep housing inmates out of state for six more months amid a delayed upgrade to prison security systems.
Thirty days into the partial government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans appeared no closer to ending the impasse Sunday than when it began, with President Donald Trump lashing out at his opponents after they dismissed a plan he’d billed as a compromise.
A private rescue boat with dozens of migrants aboard sought permission for a second day to enter a safe port Sunday, but said so far its queries to several nations haven’t succeeded. Another vessel crowded with panicking migrants and taking on water, meanwhile, put out an urgent, separate appeal for help in the southern Mediterranean.
When the flags were removed from the caskets and folded with military precision, there were no family members there to receive them.