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CHART: Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

Medicaid now provides all the money needed to cover eligible recipients and procedures for millions of newly insured people. Disabled protestors were remov...


Tropical Storm Cindy Makes Landfall in SW Louisiana

The storm's only reported fatality occurred on Wednesday, when a 10-year-old boy was struck by a log dislodged by a large wave as he stood near the shore in For...


Senate GOP's Health Care Overhaul Would Bring 'Pain' to Americans: Obama

It would repeal tax increases Obama's law imposed on higher-income people and medical industry companies to pay for expanded coverage. Moran said he would...


Health Bill Includes Opioid Funding, but May Not Satisfy Some GOP Senators

Their preference is to eliminate the federally subsidized insurance exchanges and its expansion of Medicaid but a move to far to the right risks losing mor...


Comey's release of Trump memo to newspaper draws criticism

Former FBI director James B. Comey testified about his interactions with President Trump before the Senate Intelligence Committee June 8. But Comey's testim...


Supreme Court to hear major challenge to partisan gerrymandering

The last time the court examined a partisan gerrymander case was in 2004, when the court could not agree on a way to test when political gerrymandering beco...


2 citizens held escaped Ga. inmates at gunpoint until police arrived

This photo provided by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation shows the arrest of the two Georgia fugitives Donnie Rowe , top, and Ricky Dubose , bottom, i...


Alex Jones says he recorded entire interview with NBC's Megyn Kelly

Kelly's interview implicitly endorses the notion that Mr. Jones" lies are actually "claims' that are worthy of serious debate, and in doing so it exponentially ...


Why are these White House briefings heard but not seen?

So far, all that search has revealed is that the people the White House wants aren't interested in the job and the people who are interested in the job aren't w...


'World's Largest Swimming Lesson' could save lives

The nonprofit organization focuses on water safety. The 8 Annual World's Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL) took place at waterparks, community pools and swim s...


Salisbury man charged in 'pizzagate' incident sentenced to 4 years in prison

Edgar Madison Welch , 28, who pleaded guilty to charges of transporting firearms across state lines and assault with a risky weapon, was sentenced in federal...


Senate Republicans to unveil health care bill

Lobbyists and congressional aides say the Senate bill would cut Medicaid, end penalties for people not buying insurance and rescind tax increases that Obama...


Trump tweets he is "very supportive" of Senate health care bill

Some of the Senate bill's provisions could be political land mines, with individual senators' reactions to it crucial to determining whether or not the Affor...


Driver, dummy busted for using HOV lane

And though Glidden motioned for the driver to pull over, state police say the man ignored his request. At the end of the HOV lane, Trooper Kevin O'Brien attempt...


Giorgi stuns Svitolina in Aegon Classic

Giorgi has played three matches on the lush grass and attacked with imagination and flair. She continued: "The end of the year because the start of the year w...


Gunman made no threats to Congress before Virginia shooting

He suffered from taking some prescription medication , which I'm not going to get into. The FBI said Hodgkinson frequently criticized Republicans on social...


US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections

Mead gave no guidance on when that decision might be made. After 42 years, Yellowstone grizzly bears are set to lose federal protection . The agency ...


Trump thanks China for North Korea help but says it hasn't worked

So far, however, the White House is ruling such proposals out without any discussion, saying they are "not interested" in anything that would require the U.S. K...


These are the key points from the Senate health care plan

More significantly, ends Medicaid's longtime status as an open-ended entitlement, with Washington paying a share of what each state spends. Despite celebrating...


Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore in southwest Louisiana

In the Lakeway Area, National Weather Service meteorologist Jeremy Buckles said the absence of high severe thunderstorm threats should not lull residents into...


NYC man charged with trying to aid Islamic State group

He was charged with one count of attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization, and if convicted faces up to 20 years in...


North Korea Conducts Another Rocket Engine Test

U.S. President Donald Trump has warned that a "major, major conflict" with North Korea is possible over its weapons programs, although U.S. officials say toug...


Senate healthcare reform vote likely to slip into July

The Senate Parliamentarian, who must review the bill after the senators complete it but before it comes to the floor, will decide. "That will positively effect ...


'Get back! Get back!': Police releases audio after killing a pregnant woman

They added that Lyles was scared police were going to take her three children, who were at home during the shooting, and say that race was a factor in the kil...


Connecticut Democrats slam GOP health care bill as cruel

He noted that because of changes to the eligibility for the health care exchanges, states could just eliminate Medicaid coverage and dump people in the exchan...


Trump says he didn't tape his conversations with Comey

The admission follows Trump's apparent threat to Comey after Trump fired him that the former head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation "better hope that th...


Trump promises high paying jobs with new apprenticeship order

According to a senior White House official quoted by Politico , "The Department of Labor to date has been very prescriptive and very restrictive on the ap...


Trump Is Using FBI Investigation to Raise Money on Facebook

President Donald Trump recently announced over Twitter that he was being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as part of a widening probe in...


Georgia Elections: Republicans outwit Democrats again

The cheers started early at Karen Handel's election headquarters Tuesday night. Republican Karen Handel will be the next member of Congress for the 6th ...


Facebook Pride reaction: Here's how to get that rainbow 'like' button

Adding these two stripes caused controversy and division within not only the LGBT community in Philadelphia, but in LGBT communities throughout the country....


Senate GOP leaders unveil health care bill amid concerns

McConnell said in the chamber that a fresh CBO score on the new bill was expected next week, and there will be "robust debate" on the floor. Democrats gat...


Cavs, Chauncey Billups remain in holding pattern

A team source said Wednesday evening that no formal offer had been made, and that Gilbert's primary focus was on making trades Thursday , but two sources with ...


Democrats: Party of the jackass

Not long after the results were made public, Donald Trump took to his Twitter feed to brag about the victory, while doing so yet again in a follow-up tweet...


Republican senators release health-care bill to cut Medicaid, erase tax boosts

McConnell is pushing toward a vote next week but Paul's stance throws that into question. Indiana U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly released a statement saying ...


In video, girl begs mother for quiet after Castile shooting

The video was made public Tuesday, just days after the officer was acquitted on all counts in the case. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension relea...