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Expect a rainy New Orleans weekend after Tropical Storm Cindy

Last June, torrential rains in West Virginia claimed 23 lives and memories of that disaster remained fresh at somber ceremonies honoring the dead. You can s...


Medicaid in emergency care?

Despite the vote, he praised the bill's supporters for their "creativity" and acknowledged that some of the ideas offered by Sprinkle "may play a critical role ...


Trump May Face Lawsuit For "Unprecedented Constitutional Violations"

Maryland and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Monday against Donald Trump that alleges the president violated the Constitution by accepting foreign...


CNN used a sketch artist at Friday's off-camera White House press briefing

Spicer said that the briefings don't need to be broadcast, even though it has been a longstanding tradition in The White House. According to CNN's Brian Ste...


GOP's Heller won't back Senate health care bill

Heller is up for re-election in 2018 and is considered one of the most vulnerable GOP senators. A fourth said he anxious the process was rushed. "What [the bi...


North Korea claims American college student released from detainment for "humanitarian reasons"

Mr Warmbier "shows no understanding of language" and has "extensive loss of brain tissue", which was likely caused by cardiopulmonary arrest, he said . He sa...


Georgia inmates kill prison guards, escape during bus transport

Monica, 42, is survived by his wife, while Billue was a 58-year-old who is survived by his two sons. Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said Rowe and Dubose ...


Latest Trump-backed Republican health care bill likely lacking votes to pass

Look forward to making it really special! "If Republicans pass this bill, they're the death party". Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled their plan to ...


Republican proposed Senate health bill; not enough votes to pass

At a recent Capitol Hill AHCA-bashing press conference, I asked if the Democrats had a plan ready to go if the GOP efforts failed. The bill would cut and ...


Trumps tap Trump hotel employee as new White House chief usher

President Trump said he wanted to attend the Congressional baseball game, that Rep. Scalise was practicing for when he was shot, but was advised not to go. Demo...


USA asks China to pressurise North Korea to reduce escalation

He said the two sides agreed on the need for companies not to deal with North Korea in violation of United Nations sanctions, but did not specify any particul...


Protesters Arrested Following Republican Health Care Bill

Republicans aim to circumvent a committee hearing and vote by bringing the bill directly to the floor before July 4. The incident occurred after about 60 mem...


Trump leaving McConnell to handle Senate bill on health care

Heller is the only Republican senator up for re-election in 2018 in a state that Trump lost, making him one of the most vulnerable Republicans in the next e...


Tech sergeant released from hospital after air show accident

There was rain Friday, but Air Force pilots land in rain "all the time", Heard said. The crew of the F-16 had planned to do a routine flyover ahead of this we...


Government health insurance markets holding up-barely

A growing body of evidence suggests that not only has Obamacare done little to address the cost of health-care products and services, it's exacerbated the probl...


National Weather Service warns of flash flood, tropical tornado risk

Gulf Coast states. As of the 10 a.m. advisory from the National Hurricane Center , the center of circulation was located 165 miles northwest of Morgan City. ...


EJ Dionne: A victory for party, not Trump

And Trump only carried the district by just over 1 percent - Mitt Romney's margin was 23 percent. The party has been on a historic run over the past eight yea...


After high-profile losses, reps seek change at top

Millions were spent in Georgia with ads linking Pelosi to Jon Ossoff, who lost to Republican Karen Handel on Tuesday. Democrats need to take that culture wa...


Scalise's Shooter Appears to Have Acted Alone, FBI Says

June 21, 2017. "No context was included on this paper". He traveled all the way to Washington , D.C. since March. The F.B.I. said that Mr. Hodgkinson w...


Sketch artist recreates Sean Spicer briefing after White House camera ban

While some voices at conservative media outlets have criticised the sketch session, CNN is arguing that it "did serve a journalistic goal, in the same way that ...


Tropical Storm Cindy pushes ashore in Louisiana

Edwards says large parts of Louisiana are still at risk of flash flooding, strong winds and tornadoes. The storm is expected in north Louisiana by Thursda...


Ohio Senate aims to make sense of Medicaid expansion

American Nurses Association President Pamela Cipriano holds up a list of essential health benefits as she discusses the effects of the proposed Republican healt...


Ice Cube has big expectations for his Big3 3-on-3 league

You now can add National Basketball Association insider to Ice Cube's already impressive résumé. "Well, it was the Killer 3s for a minute, but since Chaunce...


Cindy Downgraded to a Depression - KATC.com | Continuous News Coverage | Acadiana-Lafayette

Businesses in Ensley, which is west of Birmingham in Jefferson County, took significant damage after a tornado touched down. Dean Argo, a spokesman for the A...


A weakening Cindy heads inland, spreading rain far and wide

Weather service flood warnings covered most of the southern two-thirds of the state, with more than 3 inches (75 millimeters) of rainfall having accumulated in ...


New Orleans Friday weather: Mostly cloudy, 50 percent chance of rain

A 10-year-old boy from Missouri died Wednesday after a log struck him outside a beachfront condo in Fort Morgan, Alabama , the Baldwin County Sheriff's Offic...


Dean Heller becomes fifth Senate Republican to oppose GOP health care bill

The bill , which was written behind closed doors , is facing its fair share of criticism from Democrats who say that it negatively mimics the House's plan. B...


Day becomes 1st Israeli driver to race at NASCAR's top level

The dogs will be named Dale, Junior and Amy (Earnhardt's wife's name). The final session had an eventful start. Earnhardt said the track isn't as fast as ...


Lynch: Reduce cost on health plans

The bill would also let states apply waivers to disregard some mandates of the Affordable Care Act, like the law's ban on insurance companies charging higher pr...


Showers, scattered storms expected Friday; Tropical moisture Saturday

According to forecasts, Cindy, with steady gusts of approximately 80 km/h and 15-30 cm of precipitation in the form of rain, is expected to hit Louisiana , ...


IL man who shot at GOP lawmakers had history of criminal run-ins

Hodgkinson's weapons, a 9 mm handgun and a 7.62 mm caliber (.30-caliber) rifle, were recovered at the scene, according to a joint statement issued Thursday by...


US Navy Calls Off Atlantic Ocean Search For Missing Sailor

A sailor from cruiser Shiloh went missing Friday while the ship was underway off the coast of Japan, triggering the second massive search-and-rescue effort for ...


Gunman in Lawmaker Shooting Had Photographed Washington Landmarks, FBI Says

The 66-year old James T. Hodgkinson from Belleville shot and injured Steve Scalise House Majority Whip including two Capitol police officers . Scalise is...


Minnesota Releases Dashcam Footage of Philando Castile Shooting

The footage captures the short interaction between Yanez and Castile , who was pulled over on July 6, 2016, for a routine traffic stop because of broken tail...


Tropical Storm Cindy expected to bring soaking rains to midstate on Friday

In West Virginia, meteorologist Mike Zwier says about a half inch (12 millimeters) of rain has already fallen around the state recently. The National Weather...