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California Lawmakers on Hold for GOP Health Plan Vote

Dent, who had repeatedly said he had "serious reservations" about the legislation, said the bill "misses the mark". We have an important opportunity to enact re...


Lakeland Man Eating Pancakes in Roadway During Viral Video Charged

A man was charged Tuesday in Lakeland after sitting in a chair and eating pancakes in the middle of a street. He wore patterned green pajama trousers and fuzz...


Transphobic Bus Gets Graffiti'd in New York City

Brian S. Brown, president of NOM and IOF, said in a news release that gender is "fixed, immutable and complementary". "Boys are boys and girls are girls-it'...


United States high court hands disabled students win on education standards

What's been unclear, however, is what constitutes sufficient progress to demonstrate that these children are getting that. In the opinion of Gorsuch and his 1...


President Trump asked 46 US Attorneys to resign. That's normal

Preet Bharara, the United States attorney for the Southern District of NY - commonly known as the "sheriff of Wall Street" - was sacked by Trump on Saturday aft...


Supreme Court sets higher bar for education of students with disabilities

In a unanimous opinion released today, the U.S. Supreme Court sided with a disabled student and his family who did not believe a Colorado school district was ...


Senate Democrats will filibuster Gorsuch nomination, minority leader says

On this politics day edition of River to River , host Ben Kieffer talks with Tim Hagle, associate professor of political science at University of Iowa and Scot...


NCAA tournament: Badgers' blue collars better than blue chippers

Here's how likely we are to see an upset (based on seed) in each of Friday's games. It still comes down to making shots, defending the rim, fighting through scr...


Warm and mainly dry this weekend

We will begin to warm back up Friday into the weekend. The overall setup has not changed much with a low pressure tracking northwest of the state, keeping Ala...


National Guard and troopers transport a toddler during snowstorm for transplant

Pennsylvania has lifted the vehicle and 45 miles per hour speed restrictions on several interstate highways and the Pennsylvania Turnpike as the snowstorm begin...


Planned Parenthood: Female Lawmakers Who Vote for Health Care Bill 'Betraying Women'

Conservative activist Ralph Reed quickly retweeted the president's comment, and added his own view about the consequences for Republicans who oppose the Obamaca...


Alabama mom, young daughter killed in separate vehicle crashes within hour

Patterson, 39, was pronounced dead at the scene. A two-car crash yesterday in Valley Head killed one person and injured two others. Family members say the...


Driver Charged After Fatally Striking Queens Child in Stroller

Witness says the child had blood all over her face and police were on the scene within four minutes, CBS2's Jessica Layton reported. "It's one of the most heart...


Names Released in Domestic-Related Quadruple Shooting in Waldorf

Police also found a teenage girl and a woman suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in the home. A woman and a teenager were taken to the hospital in critical c...


One killed when detectives fire on auto that rammed police vehicle

The man was arrested on robbery charges, and the woman was interviewed before being released. KGO-TV reports (http://abc7ne.ws/2nJgtZM ) Elena Mondragon of An...


Trucker: 'Surreal' to be topic of Supreme Court nomination

In the high court's official decision , Chief Justice John Roberts wrote, "When all is said and done, a student offered an educational program providing "merel...


Rand Paul: Pence Sitting in on Senate AHCA Vote Would Help

The House Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act was in jeopardy Wednesday as conservative lawmakers defied last-minute appeals from President Dona...


Hawaii judge who blocked Trump's revised travel ban target of threats

Watson started receiving threats after he ruled against Trump's executive order barring people from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. The US ...


Schumer Vows Democrats Will Filibuster Gorsuch Nomination

Senate Democrats are once again doing the resistance thing wrong, wrong, wrong. Schumer argued on Thursday, as he did last month, that Senate Republicans are...


High school student hailed as hero after performing Heimlich maneuver on classmate

Afterwards, we were just like, 'Alright, let's talk about what just happened.' It all happened really quick'. "Someone cracked a really amusing joke and I jus...


North Carolina Tar Heels

There's a lot on the line for the Tar Heels, but for head coach Roy Williams, the stakes go beyond wins and losses. "I thought we were the best, but again, some...


Udall to oppose Gorsuch Supreme Court nomination

Dick Durbin, who said a second woman brought the allegation to the committee. Not only did Gorsuch do extremely well in the confirmation hearings, but he has ...


Missing teen believed to be with armed 50-year-old man

This is not who you are", Jill Cummins said . "You just, every minute, you just hope that you're going to find her alive", Anthony Thomas said. "I had no i...


Texas congressmen Facebook Live road trip to Washington, DC

The more than 24-hour trip, which included several stops and a few hours for sleep, ended with a tight arrival to work. It is streaming live on Facebook and Per...


Married Oklahoma GOP Senator Found in Motel Room with Underage Teen Male

Senator Shortey, a member of Donald Trump's leadership team in Oklahoma, will be charged with soliciting prostitution of a minor, prostitution within 1000 feet ...


Suspect in Shooting of 2 Detroit Police Officers Is Arrested

Durham, 59, was picked up Wednesday night after a several hour manhunt - in the area where two Detroit police officers were shot , he is also a suspect in tha...


Senate committee wrapus up hearings for Gorsuch

If the Republican want to get Gorsuch confirmed before their Easter recess, Senate rules require that they have 60 vote; they now only have 52 Senators. The c...


Trump nominates Boeing executive to be Pentagon's second-in-command

He came to that position from Boeing Commercial Airplanes, where he served as senior vice president of airplane programs and oversaw the management of profit ...


Trump's picks clear the Senate

Coats previously served as the US Ambassador to Germany under George W. Bush. Dan Coats has links to the elite of the Republican party and the Fellowship, a con...


Sen. Casey says he won't vote for Gorsuch

After stating in Thursday's confirmation hearings that he will not support Gorsuch, Schumer indicated to Politico in an interview that the nominee won't get t...


HGTV Announced New Spin Offs

The couple, which owns a remodeling and design business, is famous for their show " Fixer Upper " which follows their adventures as they renovate and revitalize...


US Women's Hockey Team seeing 'a Lot of Progress' in talks

Following the ultimatum from the squad, which came last Wednesday (March 15), USA Hockey issued a deadline of 5pm the next day for the players to inform them wh...


Sonny Perdue's confirmation hearing set for Thursday

Lawmakers anxious about how the president's budget would hurt rural America pressed Donald Trump's pick to run the Agriculture Department for reassurance, and S...


Plans to replace ACA will hurt many people

Barber said more than 23,000 people in District 8 received health care for the first time through the Affordable Care Act. They don't know what to expec...


Sen. Roberts apologizes for mammogram comment

One of those categories is preventive care , and for women over 40, that includes mammograms. Earlier in the day, Talking Points Memo reporter Alice Ollste...