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Governor Baker seeks big real estate sales tax hike to fund climate programs

Baker intends to tuck the plan, one of his most high-profile bids to address climate resiliency, into his upcoming state budget proposal.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Pelosi abandons Afghanistan trip, accuses Trump of imperiling lawmakers with disclosure

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi also accused the administration of leaking her plans to travel commercially to Afghanistan after President Trump had denied the use of military aircraft.

The National Weather Service's Aviation Weather Center in Kansas City.

Snow and stress: Tracking the storm with no paycheck

While the financial toll on National Weather Service employees mounts, worry is also growing that the stress could begin to affect their ability to do their jobs.