Progressives think Democrats caved

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Progressive lawmakers and activists are furious over the Senate's Monday vote to advance legislation to end the government shutdown.

As U.S. goes quiet on close naval patrols, China speaks out

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HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - While the Pentagon plays down patrols close to Chinese-controlled reefs and islands in the South China Sea, Beijing is sounding the alarm about them, seeking to justify what experts say will be an even greater presence in the disputed region.