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Record 16 freshmen picked in 1st round of draft

Washington's Markelle Fultz poses for photos on the red carpet before the start of the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in NY. Fultz played on...


Republicans have 'zero margin for error' to pass the Senate healthcare bill

On Wednesday night, he told a crowd in Cedar Rapids that he had been asking senators to "add some money" to the bill in the attempt to give it some "heart". F...


Trump is willing to work with Senate Republicans on health care bill

McConnell has acknowledged that he's willing to change the measure before it's voted on. It, however, delays cuts to the Medicaid programme and maintains f...


Freddie Freeman plans to return from DL as third baseman

Denard Span tripled off Arodys Vizcaino with one out in the eighth and scored on Vizcaino's wild pitch to Brandon Crawford . He allowed six runs on seven hits...


Halfway through June, still no GOP health bill in Senate

However, the bill would need to generate additional revenue to cover these extra costs, and $133 billion would still need to be reduced from the deficit over ...


Police asked to limit presence in Minneapolis pride parade

On Friday, they apologized and invited officers to march in the parade. Harteau called the decision "divisive", stating it "really hurt so many in our communi...


What The Man Who Ran Obamacare Thinks About the Republican Health Plan

The legislation also provides more generous tax subsidies than the House bill to help low-income people buy private insurance. As a remedy, the Senate bill ...


Illinois lawmakers meeting again to try to reach budget deal

Rauner called the special session to force a deal before July 1. So, considering the Senate Democrats and state Republicans all back concrete budget pro...


Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million

The settlement was first announced Tuesday, but figures of the settlement had not initially been disclosed. A phone message seeking comment from the attorney fo...


Democratic Losses in Special Elections

Atlanta-Journal-Constitution Kyle Wingfield posted a comparison on his social media account. Many of her campaign e-mails told supporters that Pelosi an...


Heller won't back Senate GOP health care bill

Republicans in the Senate on Thursday unveiled their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act - also known as Obamacare. "I can not support a pi...


FBI Call Violence At MI Airport A Terrorist Attack

Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a statement about the incident on Wednesday evening. Federal officials said the knife Ftouhi used was an Amazon Jung...


Senate health care bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid

Democrats accuse Republicans of sabotaging Obamacare, and say the Republican bill will make healthcare unaffordable for poorer citizens while cutting taxes for ...


Trump signals he will work with Republican holdouts on health bill

The Senate would determine who gets tax credits to help buy insurance by income, rather than age. Conservatives may argue that good health insurance plans are a...


Cindy downgraded to tropical depression

NEW ORLEANS (AP ) - Tropical Depression Cindy crept northward across Louisiana toward Arkansas after churning ashore as a tropical storm early Thursday, wea...


Connecticut Medicaid Patients Likely To Lose Care Under Federal Health Bill

She believes politicians may get some pushback from insurers because they are still required to insure pre-existing conditions, yet the requirement that everyon...


Dozens Stand with Schumer Against Senate's Health Care Bill

Release of the 142-page proposal ended the long wait for one of the most closely guarded bills in years. McConnell stitched it together behind closed doors, p...


Democratic lawmaker: Pelosi is worse than Trump in some areas of

Sen. "The same, exhausted centrist Democratic playbook that has come up short cycle after cycle will not suffice". Moulton, a 38-year-old Iraq War veteran, wa...


Trump says GOP thrives with Pelosi in power

While Republicans have mocked Pelosi's leadership in the past - the Republican National Committee sarcastically endorsed Pelosi for minority leader a year ag...


Johnson: Senate bill doesn't address health care costs

WASHINGTON (AP ) - Republican Sen. Let me see if I can convince the skeptics to give the " Better Care Reconciliation Act ", which is the official name of the...


Senate Republicans Reveal Their Replacement for Obamacare

Obamacare is a step on the path towards universal health care. Democrats have blasted the Senate bill, with some calling it "meaner". While the Senate bi...


A look at special counsel Robert Mueller's team of lawyers

The attorney, Jay Sekulow , appeared on several Sunday news programs to counter the impression that Trump has acknowledged he's become a target of the expandin...


Gov. Sandoval, Sen. Heller Discuss Senate Draft Health Care Bill

It would offer less generous subsidies for people than Obama's law but provide billions to states and insurance companies to buttress markets that in some areas...


Assessing the Impact of the Senate GOP Health Bill

Whether the four Republican senators are posturing for a better deal or will go to the mattresses on principle, we don't know. Individual mandate requires mo...


Death of freed United States student mystery, says N.Korea

North Korea said Friday that the death of American tourist Otto Warmbier was a mystery, denying he had been tortured and casting itself as the " biggest victi...


Military heads want transgender enlistment hold

In June of 2016, then-Secretary of Defense Ash Carter lifted the ban on people serving while out as transgender in the military, a move that went into effect ...


'I Just Don't Want A Poor Person' Running The Economy

But since taking office, a specific segment of the American people appear to be in charge: the very rich. President Trump's cabinet is worth $9.5 billion, th...


Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela: Pelosi 'doesn't help our candidates'

The frustrated Democrats met in Rice's office a day earlier to discuss their options as they face long odds of knocking out the woman who has led the Democratic...


Cindy: More rain in Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia

Forecasters are trying to determine how many tornadoes touched down in Alabama as remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy moved north from the Gulf Coast. The stor...


American Express latest to bail on Trump-like Julius Caesar

Only Delta Airlines and the Bank of America have announced a withdrawal of their funding for the group. Kimberly Dawson , executive producer of the Somerv...


U.S. police officer gets off scot-free for killing black man

Just three years later, that career came to a turbulent end. Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm said he was disappointed in the verdict, but he ...


Containment of Southern California forest fire increases

By June 21, the fire covered 1,200 acres. On the west side, what was being called the Vista Fire started along Highway 138 at Vista Point at approximately 2:3...


House Dem: Pelosi's Time Has 'Come And Gone'

During Thursday's press briefing, Pelosi took several questions about her future in the role of minority leader for the Democrats . Instead, he said Democ...


North Korea denies torturing US student Otto Warmbier

The US doctors had also said that Warmbier's severe brain injury was most likely - given his young age - to have been caused by cardiopulmonary arrest cutting...


Justices side with government in property rights case

Wisconsin, a closely watched Fifth Amendment property rights case. The dispute began when four siblings from the Murr family tried to sell the vacant lot in...