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McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for health bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., is intent on bringing the bill to a vote by the end of next week. While Donald Trump tried to distract the nation from the Senate's healthcare...

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Yellowstone Grizzly No Longer On Endangered Species List

Yellowstone Grizzly No Longer On Endangered Species List

U.S. Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) quickly praised the announcement that federal protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears would be lifted. But Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke sees the bears' recov...

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Republican Senator Vital to Health Bill's Passage Won't Support It

Sens. Dean Heller of Nevada, facing a competitive 2018 re-election battle, Rob Portman of OH and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia expressed concerns about the bill's cuts to Medicaid and drug a...

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Senate Republicans Reveal Their Replacement for Obamacare

Senate Republicans Reveal Their Replacement for Obamacare

With Republicans holding a slim 52-seat majority, leaders can only afford to lose support from two GOP senators and still pass the bill in the face of unanimous Democratic opposition. What is the new ...

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North Korea denies torturing United States detainee Otto Warmbier

The North Korean government has denied mistreating U.S. student Otto Warmbier , who fell into a coma while being held in prison in the communist state. Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years of hard lab...

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Russian Federation threatens to target U.S. warplanes over Syria

On several occasions in recent weeks, warplanes of the US-led coalition have also struck pro-government forces to prevent them advancing from the Al Tanf garrison in south-eastern Syria at a spot wh...

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Pac-12 flavor expected at top of the NBA draft tonight

Pac-12 flavor expected at top of the NBA draft tonight

But there is always an element of uncertainty where the draft is concerned, so perhaps out of an abundance of caution, they did not, and instead seemed to clearly copy and paste promotional text su...

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The Senate's health care bill

The CBO had found that the House bill would kick 23 million Americans off their health plans, making it unpopular with the public. During today's morning, the Republican senators heard the present...

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Korea says it is "biggest victim" in Otto Warmbier's death

His physicians said he suffered from unresponsive wakefulness, a condition also known as persistent vegetative state. President Donald Trump slammed Warmbier's detention and eventual death as "a tot...

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McCain says Americans should stay out of North Korea

From Capitol Hill to the White House, pressure is mounting for a tough USA response. A funeral will be held Thursday at Warmbier's alma mater, Wyoming High School in Ohio. "The fact that Warmbier di...

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Elmore Sports Group moving AAA Sky Sox to San Antonio

Elmore Sports Group moving AAA Sky Sox to San Antonio

First: After 112 seasons in the Texas League, the San Antonio Missions will move to the Triple-A Pacific Coast League (PCL) for the 2019 season. Rene Garcia hit a two-run home run and had two hi...

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Church news for June 24, 2017

Church news for June 24, 2017

Linwood Heights United Methodist Church: 1627 Chichester Ave., holds worship for all ages at 10:40 a.m. each Sunday. Her subject will be "She has power over her tongue", James 3. Worship Service. Th...

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Pelosi And Schumer Are Good For GOP

Pelosi And Schumer Are Good For GOP

The results of the Georgia race has prompted several House Democrats to wonder aloud if Pelosi has become a liability for the party. Some are calling Pelosi's leadership "toxic", or saying " you'd...

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Justice Department Backs Texas 'Sanctuary City' Law in Court

Justice Department Backs Texas 'Sanctuary City' Law in Court

People attending the Houston City Council meeting on Tuesday raise their hands after State Senator Sylvia Garcia voiced her support of the city joining the lawsuit challenging SB4, the state's " san...

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Tropical Storm Makes Landfall, Little Impact On Oil, Gas Production

National Hurricane Center said. Later on Thursday, Cindy should weaken to a tropical depression and become a remnant low, the National Hurricane Center said on its latest advisory. Officials blam...

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Cindy Brings Flood Of Trouble To Gulf Coast

Cindy Brings Flood Of Trouble To Gulf Coast

Cindy is the second tropical storm to form in the Atlantic Ocean since the hurricane season officially began June 1 and the third storm of the year. As far as the Red River Radio Listening area is co...

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Cindy Downgraded To A Depression

Cindy Downgraded To A Depression

There were no tornadoes reported on Thursday by the National Weather Service, which said there were two in MS and one in Alabama on Wednesday. The storm's maximum sustained winds are near 40 mil...

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Looking forward to making Senate healthcare bill 'really special'

The new bill is called the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017. "We know a lot about the subject". Trump said Wednesday night at a campaign-style rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, that he had told...

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Justices side with government in property rights case

Justices side with government in property rights case

But a state appeals court rejected their claim, ruling that "contiguous property under common ownership is considered as a whole". "Considering petitioners' property as a whole, the state court was co...

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Four Republican senators not ready to vote for healthcare bill

American Nurses Association President Pamela Cipriano holds up a list of essential health benefits as she discusses the effects of the proposed Republican healthcare legislation on families at a new...

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USA urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar - Tillerson

USA urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar - Tillerson

Qatar has vowed to ride out the isolation imposed on it and said it would not compromise its sovereignty over foreign policy to resolve the region's biggest diplomatic crisis in years. Worldwide terro...

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Man, woman shot to death inside red SUV in Brooklyn, NYPD says

Man, woman shot to death inside red SUV in Brooklyn, NYPD says

Police say Hannibal was a Brooklyn resident and Stubbs was from Florida. Both were pronounced dead at the scene, apparently with multiple gunshot wounds, according to police. "All the shell casings ...

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Deadlocked jury told to try again at cop's trial

Deadlocked jury told to try again at cop's trial

The Hamilton County jury had deliberated more than 30 hours over five days after getting the case Monday. However, the member station adds that prosecutors "argued Tensing was in no imminent danger ...

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North Korea: US student's death a 'mystery'

Otto Warmbier , the University of Virginia student who was detained in North Korea for almost a year and a half, died on the afternoon of Monday, June 19. Let us hope Trump puts aside his tendenc...

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Senate health care bill is ObamaCare-plus, says Sen. Rand Paul

Reporter Rex Carlin spoke with the CEO of Community Health Plan of Washington today, who says the effects of a major cut to Medicaid will be felt by those who didn't even use the program. Republ...

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Judiciary committee asks Lynch to disclose Clinton email convers

Judiciary committee asks Lynch to disclose Clinton email convers

By requesting information from Lynch as well, the judiciary committee is expanding its probe on political interference to cover both the Obama and Trump administrations. Lynch's surprise meeting with ...

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Lagergren, Stalter lead at BMW International Open

Lagergren, Stalter lead at BMW International Open

Lagergren enjoyed the round of the day, setting the course alight with a six under 66, that included a run of birdies on the final three holes. Masters champion Garcia is playing his first event on ...

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Senate's ACA Repeal Bill Is Built On 'Fundamental Meanness'

Senate's ACA Repeal Bill Is Built On 'Fundamental Meanness'

This is great news for the estimated 52 million adults who would fall under this category, which even includes women who have previously had a C-section or who have been the victim of domestic vi...

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FBI says airport attacker tried to buy gun in US

FBI says airport attacker tried to buy gun in US

He did not elaborate. Investigators are probing the incident at the Bishop International Airport in Flint as an act of terrorism, coming amid a wave of jihadist-inspired attacks in Europe. He could ...

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Qatar told to close Al Jazeera in list of demands

The Doha-based network is committed to continuing broadcasts and stands firm in providing "our usual comprehensive and impartial coverage of events around the world", Giles Trendle told The Associate...

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Mueller's Friendship With Comey Is 'Bothersome'

Writing on Twitter , Trump answered the lawmakers, who were investigating Russia's interference in the election campaign in the United States. Nicholas Kamm via Getty Images US President Donald ...

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How the Senate health bill compares to House, 'Obamacare'

Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., facing a tough re-election fight next year, said he had "serious concerns' about the bill's Medicaid reductions". Arizona Rep. Home-state governors, including Republicans...

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Cavs Players Tell Jimmy Butler to Stay Away From Cleveland

Cavs Players Tell Jimmy Butler to Stay Away From Cleveland

Butler will team with Andrew Wiggins and Karl Anthony-Towns which will be a danger front court in the Western Conference. But the man who will eventually switch his hat from the Timberwolves to the ...

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GOP offers tax cut for the rich disguised as a health bill

Health care experts immediately attacked the bill for scaling back Medicaid, which would result in millions losing insurance. Dean Heller and Susan Collins have also withheld support. The budget offic...

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The Senate's Unaffordable Care Act

Republican David Perdue and his office did not directly comment on the Senate's health care bill . Report is expected early next week. "The protections around preexisting conditions are still ...

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Senate GOP releases health care bill and battle lines form

Wyoming Republican John Barrasso has talked about this principle, and like a lot of Republicans, he says it's about freedom. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin is among four Republican senators who say they'r...

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Nebraska Democratic Party Official Caught on Tape: I'm Glad Scalia Got Shot

Nebraska Democratic Party Official Caught on Tape: I'm Glad Scalia Got Shot

Scalise, Majority Whip in the House, was left in critical condition after he was shot by a gunman who opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for the House baseball game last week. "Wishing a M...

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Ethics Office Releases New Trump Financial Disclosures

Ethics Office Releases New Trump Financial Disclosures

Bush. Those returns provide more complete financial information than the personal financial disclosures , which only include broad ranges for income and debts. The president also received $19.8 mil...

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Iran's Missile Strike On ISIS Was A Massive Failure

An IRGC statement on Sunday said the missiles hit "the command headquarters and gathering centers and logistical sites in which suicide auto bombs were being assembled" with "pinpoint" accuracy and ...

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Listen to Drake's new track

Listen to Drake's new track "Signs"

The show, for LV's Men's Spring/Summer 2018 collection, went down at Palais Royal and the 6 God's new tune provided the vibe. Like most of his finest work, Drizzy's latest offering was produced by lon...

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