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Trump signals willing to work with Republicans on healthcare bill

Jason Pye, director of public policy and legislative affairs for FreedomWorks, provided some initial reactions to Breitbart News. President Trump has promised a...


Prosecutors seek to uphold 'Making a Murderer' confession

Center director Steven Drizin says the ruling provides a model for the kind of analysis that courts should undertake in assessing whether a confession was vol...


Jeh Johnson testimony proves no collusion with Russian Federation

Jeanette Manfra, the department's acting deputy undersecretary of cybersecurity, testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Dianne Feinstein of Calif...


James Comey Calls Out White House Lies

On June 8, Comey took center stage at the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 United States preside...


Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall, impacts still felt locally

Holmes also told The Associated Press that trees were down and buildings were reported damaged along the Interstate 20 corridor on the southwestern outskirts of...


'The threat is still there' for New Orleans after Tropical Storm Cindy

Even though Cindy is no longer a tropical storm, torrential rains continue to threaten the Gulf Coast and many parts of the southeast with a danger of flash flo...


Here's what the Senate healthcare bill means for all types of Americans

While Obama has repeatedly defended the Affordable Care Act , which represents perhaps his most significant domestic legislative achievement, Thursday's sta...


NWS: Expect sunny weather, until this weekend

Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. High near 80. Southwest wind around 15 miles per hour. A better chance for widespread rain, that could be heavy at times and ...


What GOP Opposition To Senate Health Care Bill Means For Its Passage

Rand Paul of Kentucky, Mike Lee of Utah and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin. Mostly unnoticed by senators was the protest that many dependent on the ACA staged in...


Rubio a maybe, Nelson a no on Republican health care bill

While negotiators might offer some wiggle room on effective dates for the delay of the Obamacare tax repeal provisions in the bill (as they already have in no...


Disability advocates arrested during health care protest at McConnell's office

ADAPT , a nonprofit group that advocates for people with disabilities , organized the "die-in" protest, bringing dozens to the Russell Senate Office. There wer...


Obama Has Weighed In on the Senate Health Care Bill

He called the Senate's bill "not a health care bill " but a "massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families to the richest people in America"...


Obama criticizes Senate health care bill: 'This bill will do you harm'

While the bill may be too liberal for some senators, for other Republicans representing states where governors expanded Medicaid , the idea of deep funding...


President Obama rips "meanness" of GOP health repeal in blistering Facebook post

Republicans could make a more plausible argument that they have a mandate to repeal Obamacare , but again, their bill doesn't even do that (thought it does re...


Cindy Expected to Drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia

The storms will be "enhanced by the tropical feed", Martrich said, but the weather service doesn't see unusual accumulation amounts as the actual former tropica...


President Trump talks vocational training at Waukesha Co. Technical College

The order reduces the USA government's role in starting and monitoring apprenticeship programs, Politico reported . The executive order , which was develope...


We need worldwide co-operation on climate change, says Gove in Trump attack

Hulot said United States commitments on other environmental issues, notably cleaning up the world's plastic-choked oceans, were not in doubt, and the commitme...


Memorial for Murdered Muslim Teen Set on Fire

According to reports, Hassanen was walking with other Muslim friends after Ramadan services when she was attacked and bludgeoned to death with a baseball bat...


Obama slams GOP health care bill and urges its defeat

The Senate's long-awaited version of Obamacare reform was published today (June 22), and, like the House bill that was passed in May, it will cut health c...


Congressional baseball gunman acted alone, no ties to terrorism

House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise , a Metairie Republican, was the only congressman injured in the shooting . The shooter, James Hodgkinson , who was th...


Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Populations Grow; Is Delisted as an Endangered Species

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Thursday that the recovery of Yellowstone's grizzlies is one of the nation's great conservation success stories. The Crow ...


Four GOP senators to oppose current Republican health care bill

Governors would also be able to apply for these waivers without going through state legislatures . During a speech on the Senate Floor Thursday, McConnell...


Milwaukee ex-cop who fatally shot Sylville Smith found not guilty

Summary: Former Milwaukee police officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown was found not guilty by a jury in the shooting death of Sylville Smith . Prosecutors f...


1 in 6 new couples racially mixed

Loving v. Virginia was a landmark case in the Supreme Court about Mildred Jeter , a black woman , and #Richard Loving , a white man , who got married o...


Judges affirm 'Making a Murderer' confession was coerced

A spokesman for the state Department of Justice called the court's ruling "erroneous" and said the department is evaluating the 2-1 decision. "Halbach was kil...


Blue Devils Conclude First Day at USATF Championship

Competition will continue at the USATF Championships and Junior Championships through Sunday. The Junior Championships also will take place in Sacramento, whe...


Senate Republicans Unveil Secretive Health Care Bill

Now we know why. The Senate vote is expected before June 29. "There are families - middle-income families in SC - that in 18 months will get a call from their...


Toomey noncommittal but upbeat about Senate health care bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unveiled the bill at a closed-door session with party faithful. "There is no money to keep subsidizing insurance", he...


Bodies Of US Sailors Found In Flooded Compartments Of Damaged Ship

The U.S. Navy released the names of the deceased sailors on Sunday night. The guided missile destroyer was hit amidships by a Philippine-flagged container...


Partly Cloudy With A Chance Of A Shower Friday

Low temperature holding around 70°. SATURDAY: Weather Aware Day: Scattered showers and storms. The better chance for showers and storms is in the afternoon ...


Tropical Storm Cindy weakens to tropical depression. Here's what to expect next

While minor coastal flooding has occurred from Louisiana to western Florida and will subside, the greatest ongoing impact from Cindy will be the risk of m...


Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill

But some Republican senators, as well as all the Senate's Democrats , have complained about McConnell's proposal , the secrecy with which he drafted it ...


Democrats Play Blame Game With Pelosi After Georgia Election To GOP's Glee

Nancy Pelosi is the leader of the House Democrats. The House Democratic leader is seeking to reassure Democrats dejected after a loss in a Georgia special ...


Feds to lift decades-old protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears

To address this, FWS has suggested that, as a last resort, it could always just capture and then truck a few northern bears south to introduce new genes to the ...


NBA Draft 2017: Markelle Fultz selected first overall by the Philadelphia 76ers

The Los Angeles Lakers will select second. The intrigue, then, starts with the No. 3 pick in the National Basketball Association draft Thursday. FORMAT ...