Scalise out of intensive care

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) is no longer in the intensive care unit at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, officials said. Doctors said Scalise was near death when he arrived at the hospital.

"The American Hospital Association says a person is in fair condition when the vital signs are stable and within normal limits; the patient is conscious, but may be uncomfortable; and indicators are favorable". Scalise was in critical condition for several days but was upgraded to "fair" condition earlier this week.

Bernie Sanders: 'Democratic brand is pretty bad'
The Georgia special election to fill the seat vacated by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price drew the most attention. The special elections have been held in Kansas, Montana, Georgia and SC , districts that are heavily conservative.

President Donald Trump offered his support for Scalise during remarks Thursday evening at a congressional picnic and said that he gave Scalise's kids "a handsome tour" of the White House.

James Hodgkinson, 66, who shot Scalise and three other people, was killed in a shootout with police at the baseball field in Alexandria, across the Potomac River from the USA capital.

Modi arrives in US; Trump calls him `true friend'
Trump and Modi have spoken twice on the phone, the official said, insisting that the new president has not ignored India. There are strong complementarities between India and Portugal in the start-up sector.

Scalise was the most seriously injured in the attack.The bullet pierced his pelvis, fracturing bones and injuring internal organs. Originally listed as critical, his condition has improved over the past week and a half.

The Louisiana Republican has been hospitalized since the shooting at a GOP baseball team practice that left four others wounded June 14 in Alexandria, Va. McHenry tweeted pictures of Vice President Mike Pence donating blood on Tuesday. Mika's family added that the Tyson Foods lobbyist is expected to make a full recovery after undergoing multiple surgeries for his injuries.

Jury deliberates into night in Cosby sexual assault trial
Cosby spoke to the court for the first time since the trial began last week, telling O'Neill that he would not testify. Cosby said before the trial that he did not plan to testify because of what could happen on cross-examination.

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