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Top Republican Confirms Senate Is Working On Writing Its Obamacare Repeal Bill

About one-sixth of the United States population, for example, resides in states that would obtain waivers to let them change requirements on health benefits and...


Top US senator calls for removal of Turkey's US ambassador

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan watched Tuesday as men believed to be members of his security detail attacked protesters in the nation's capital, US N...


Caroline Kennedy says she's missed JFK every day of her life

In honor what would have been his 100th birthday had he lived, Caroline, alongside her three children, Jack, Rose, and Tatiana Kennedy Schlossberg reflect on th...


Greg Gianforte is leading in Montana special election

In November, Trump won the state by 20 points and a Republican hasn't won the congressional seat for two decades. But Gianforte received massive support fro...


A look at latest legal loss for Trump travel ban

A district court judge in Maryland issued a nationwide block on the ban's core provision concerning travel from the short list of countries, sending the issue t...


New Analysis of Health Care Law Affirms Increases in Hunger, Poverty

In some states, said the report , "less healthy people would face extremely high premiums, despite the additional funding that would be available" in the bil...


Netanyahus host the Trumps with a menu of 'peace, love and gold'

He said Israel must be able "to defend itself by itself" and praised Trump's commitment to Israel's security. The route took the president past the "Walled O...


Supreme Court says Alabama execution can proceed

The state set execution dates for Arthur in 2001, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2014 and 2016. Arthur appealed that issue to the Supreme Court . If Arthur can get ...


Trump praises Macron's "great job" to win French election

Macron later wrote on Twitter that his first encounter with Trump had been "constructive and direct". Trump's unusual handshake technique preceded his presi...


Texas Schools Likely Stuck With 'Byzantine' Finance System After 85th Legislative Session

For GOP senators holding private meetings to sketch out their own legislation, its figures will be a starting point as they consider changing the House's Med...


Texas Lawmakers Finalize $217B Spending Bill

Some experts have also raised questions in Vox and Bloomberg as to whether last-minute changes to the bill that would allow states to waive certain regulatory...


Lawyer accused of deportation threat to silence rape victim

Vasiliadis also allegedly told the victim and her husband he is from Greece and if they wanted revenge, they should do what would be done in that country. When ...


Kansas lawmakers vote to increase school funding

Many parts of the healthcare industry, such as doctor and hospital groups, have outright opposed the House GOP replacement bill, warning of coverage losses and ...


US, Europe swap air security information at laptop ban talks

In a letter to U.S. Homeland Security chief John Kelly and EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc , IATA head Alexandre de Juniac called on governments t...


US appeals court largely upholds block on Trump's travel ban

The new travel ban - a revised version of the one Trump tried to get passed before - targeted six Muslim-majority countries. A 13-judge panel of the court ...


Kansas lawmakers prepare to debate tax hikes, school funding

The Senate bill also would raise the corporate net income tax from 6.5 to 7 percent, something else Cowles faulted. When writing legislation of this significanc...


More information comes out on Manafort, Page, Flynn connections with Russian Federation

Flynn similarly said he would not provide information to the Senate Intelligence Committee, which also plans to issue subpoenas to gain access to it. As the p...


GOP lawmakers say little about Montana candidate

Thursday's special election for Montana's sole congressional seat got a last-minute twist when the Republican candidate, Greg Gianforte , was charged with mi...


Iran accuses US of spreading iranophobia

Upon arrival in Tel Aviv, Mr Trump said: "We have before us a rare opportunity to bring security and stability and peace to this region and to its people". ...


Montana Station Won't Air Recording Of GOP Candidate's Attack On Journalist

Guardian newspaper reporter Ben Jacobs said the encounter with Congressional candidate Gianforte started when he said, "You were waiting to make your decisio...


Trump son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe: media reports

Kushner's December meetings with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak and the head of a Russian bank from Moscow are being looked at by investigators probing R...


Obamacare policy ends resulting 23 million people losing health insurance

According to the CBO's rigorous and nonpartisan projections, if the AHCA becomes law, 51 million Americans under age 65 will be uninsured by 2026 - that's 23 mi...


Uninsured rise by 23 million under Republican health bill: forecast

Premiums on average would fall compared with President Barack Obama's health care overhaul - a chief goal of many Republicans - but that would be partly b...


Montana Politicians React To Gianforte Assault Charge

If Montana residents tuned into the local news Wednesday night on NBC affiliate KECI, they wouldn't have heard an audio recording of Republican House cand...


US House of Representatives to send healthcare overhaul plan to Senate soon

In states that made moderate changes to their markets, representing about one-third of the USA population, premiums would fall 20% on average. "Congress could r...


Meteorologists confirm multiple tornadoes in North Carolina

Trees and a few structures were damaged, the Weather Service said. Officials in a North Carolina county say a possible tornado has damaged an elementary schoo...


GOP health care bill analysis to be released by Congressional Budget Office

This could cause some insurers to drop out of the market and others to raise premiums substantially since they won't know whether they will get these payments b...


Less healthy, older Americans would pay more under GOP health bill

Two budget office reports in March on initial versions of the bill projected that 24 million people would lose coverage, and that premiums would rise over the...


Russians Discussed Ways to Use Advisers to Influence Trump

And, Trump's first National Security Adviser Michael Flynn who was sacked by February for lying about his interactions with Russian ambassador to the US Ser...


Rep. Duncan Hunter: Reporter shouldn't have been assaulted, unless he deserved it

Gianforte: The last guy did the same damn thing. Everybody here is talking about Greg Gianforte's alleged attack on a Guardian reporter except for Gre...


Brown Says Alleged Assault On Reporter Part Of New Atmosphere In US

In a statement Governor Steve Bullock said "we must restore civility in politics and governing [and] the actions of Gianforte do not reflect the values of M...


CBO: AHCA would kick 23 million people off of Medicaid

That's according to a new estimate released Wednesday by the Congressional Budget Office . The new estimates will serve as a starting point for GOP s...


Democrats use 'body slam' audio in last-minute Gianforte attack ad

The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office announced late Wednesday that it was charging Gianforte with misdemeanor assault, which carries a possible maximum fine of ...


Decker Selected to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

Minnesota State University Moorhead senior Molly Montonye has been selected as CoSIDA Academic All-District, it was announced on Thursday . The CoSIDA Academ...


"Texas Senate will reject House's 'bathroom bil'" compromise

For ill people in those states, "it would become more difficult" for seriously ill people to buy insurance "because their premiums would continue to increase ...