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House special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching

House special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching

I think it's time for a new generation of leadership. Celebrating Republican special election wins in Georgia and South Carolina , President Trump taunted Democrats Wednesday over their...

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Spicer expected to address Senate health care plan

Cassidy, who proposed health care legislation that was sidelined by Senate GOP leadership, also was non-committal in his statement about the proposal released Thursday, saying it had some positi...

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Senate Health Bill Would Repeal Device Tax

Throughout the country, state insurance regulators are being told of plans for premium increases of 50 percent to 60 percent or even higher. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has yet to sc...

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Heller comes out against GOP health care bill

Senate Republicans released the draft version of their bill after weeks of anticipation and controversy that the draft was being worked on behind closed doors. Democrats were hoping to scare off as ma...

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Russian Federation destroys ISIS Command and Control centres in Syria

The Syrian conflict has transformed from a civil war to a more complex battle involving global players and their proxies. The remarks were the latest indication of a possible easing of tensions in t...

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Renewed calls to oust Nancy Pelosi: Darcy cartoon

In this March 28, 2017 photo, House Ways and Means Committee member Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr., D-N.J. speaks during a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Instead, Pelosi had to spend time defending ...

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Mitch McConnell works to rally GOP votes for Senate health bill

The way this bill cuts health care is heartless. It is, to borrow President Trump's behind the scenes assessment of the House's bill , mean . Graham said he feels "comfortable" that the Senat...

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Republicans reveal bill to replace Obamacare

That's the part that would get the ax under the Republican plan. The 142-page bill would create a new system of federal tax credits to help people buy health insurance, while offering states the a...

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Dead as Cindy Makes Landfall Along Gulf Coast

National Weather Service forecasters estimated the storm had dumped anywhere from 2 to 10 inches (50 to 250 millimeters) of rain on various spots along the Gulf Coast from southern Louisiana to the Fl...

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Rain chances Friday night and Saturday

Rain chances Friday night and Saturday

Highs in the lower to mid 80's. It will turn less humid for Friday night and the entire weekend. A tropical air mass associated with the now remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy will surge out ahe...

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Senate healthcare overhaul: Hopes and hurdles

Senate healthcare overhaul: Hopes and hurdles

The Senate Bill , however, will allow insurers to provide less than needed coverage in states that get waivers for essential health benefits. Sen. Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer blasted th...

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Military chiefs want 6-month hold on transgender enlistments

Military chiefs want 6-month hold on transgender enlistments

Both the Army and the Air Force proposed a two-year delay. Transgender troops have been able to serve openly in the military since previous year. The new policy would push back a July 1 deadline t...

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Trevor Noah on Philando Castile footage: 'It broke me'

Trevor Noah on Philando Castile footage: 'It broke me'

The heartbreaking conversation was captured on camera inside the cop auto. "We're devolving. We're going to 1969", she adds. Castile committed no crime. "What if that was my child who was the police...

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NBA Draft: Sixers select Washington guard Markelle Fultz with top overall pick

Fultz and Ball led a record-setting run of one-and-dones in the National Basketball Association draft, which received a jolt early in the first round when the Chicago Bulls traded Butler to the Min...

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Senate Healthcare Bill Already in Trouble

Senate Healthcare Bill Already in Trouble

It would require Republicans to admit that because health insurance is so expensive in this country, Medicaid must cover more people than it once did. It would be politically hard for Heller to ta...

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Nevada's Heller becomes 5th GOP senator opposed to health bill

Nevada's Heller becomes 5th GOP senator opposed to health bill

But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., indicated he was open to discussion and seemed determined to muscle the bill through his chamber next week. In a statement , the American Academy...

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Kemp's homer in 11th lifts Braves past Giants

The teams combined for seven home runs, the most for a single game at SunTrust Park . Their nine hits in the inning were their most since April 7, 2004, when they had nine in the fourth against the M...

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Health care reform is looming!

Republican leaders are pressing for a Senate vote on health care , which could come before the July 4 holiday. Senate Democrats have lately urged the media not to focus squarely on President ...

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Minneapolis chief disappointed by pride parade

Minneapolis chief disappointed by pride parade

Paul Police Federation president. The decision was made in response to a groundswell of opposition both before and after the not-guilty verdict in the police killing of Philando Castile . As of yeste...

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New blow to Republican health bill: Nevada GOP Sen. Heller opposes

New blow to Republican health bill: Nevada GOP Sen. Heller opposes

Governors in states that expanded Medicaid are wary of a bill revealed Thursday, June 22, 2017 , by R. It would also allow states to add work requirements for some of the 70 million Americans who d...

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Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million

Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million

The parents also argued that the death of their son deprived them of financial support through his future potential wages. A federal judge in St. Louis on Tuesday approved a settlement in the wron...

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Long knives come out for Pelosi as Democrat losing streak grows

But it remains to be seen how aggressively Democrats will make a play for a district in which they just dumped millions of dollars and came up short. The California Democrat said negative ads cont...

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Trump signals willing to work with Republicans on healthcare bill

Governors in states that expanded Medicaid are wary of a bill revealed Thursday, June 22, 2017, by R. "We are extremely disappointed by the Senate bill released today", the Association of Ameri...

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Obama slams Senate healthcare bill on Facebook

Obama slams Senate healthcare bill on Facebook

It's about the character of our country - who we are, and who we aspire to be. "Surely we can do better than what the Republican health care bill promises", said Senate Minority Leader Charles Schum...

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Cindy remnants causing scattered flooding across Indiana

Showers and thunderstorms are likely, with 40 chance of these activities occurring at night. A tropical storm warning was in effect from San Luis Pass, Texas, to the mouth of the Mississippi River. ...

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Bishop: 'Fundamental defects' persist in Senate's version of health bill

Bishop: 'Fundamental defects' persist in Senate's version of health bill

Meanwhile, the head of Yale's health policy unit said Senate Republicans have given themselves problems from the left and the right, when it comes to passing their revised healthcare bill. Former ...

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Republican wins Georgia poll in blow to anti-Trump effort

Despite having a huge financial advantage, Ossoff was handily beaten 52-48% by GOP candidate Karen Handel , the former Secretary of State in Georgia. "Nancy Pelosi is not the only reason Ossoff lost"...

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What's Next for the GOP Health Care Bill in Congress?

The Senate Republicans' plan puts a lid on that by rolling back the Obama-era expansion of the program and then granting states a set amount of money for each person enrolled. The bill also seems un...

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Sununu, NH Republican leaders offer health care 'insights' to US Senate leaders

That could result in a disproportionately sick group of people buying individual insurance, driving up carriers' costs and prompting them to seek ways to trim coverage and cut claims. But he said "it'...

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Trump is 'very supportive' of Senate healthcare bill -White House

Democrats say GOP characterizations of Obama's law as failing are wrong, while the Republican effort would boot millions off coverage and leave others facing higher out-of-pocket costs. Overall...

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Trump congratulates Handel for winning in Georgia

Trump congratulates Handel for winning in Georgia

The Democratic divide is highlighted pretty starkly in the string of responses to Moulton's tweet . "Speaking to his supporters Ossoff said , "[There are] more than 12,000 of you who, as darknes...

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Pyongyang denies torturing United States student who died after release from North Korea

Doctors said the released detainee suffered a severe brain damage. The meeting between State Councillor Yang Jiechi and Trump at the White House on Thursday also came after US Secretary of State R...

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'Trump Assassination' Theatre Group Pulls Sponsor List Following Backlash

The statement went on to say, "Our production of " Julius Caesar " in no way advocates violence towards anyone". "Those who attempt to defend democracy by undemocratic means pay a awful price an...

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Former Milwaukee Cop Found Not Guilty Fatal Shooting Of Sylville Smith

Former Milwaukee Cop Found Not Guilty Fatal Shooting Of Sylville Smith

The death sparked riots on Milwaukee's north side, The Two-Way had reported . The remaining cases are pending. The rulings are the latest examples of police officers escaping unharmed after killing...

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Saudi Seeks Israeli Military Help To Support New Crown Prince?

Saudi Seeks Israeli Military Help To Support New Crown Prince?

For its part, Iran's state TV, when it isn't claiming that bin Salman is propped up by Israel or the USA, described the appointment of bin Salman this week as a " soft coup in Saudi Arabia ". His ...

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North Korea says Warmbier's death a 'mystery to us as well'

North Korea says Warmbier's death a 'mystery to us as well'

Doctors at the hospital said Warmbier had suffered a severe neurological injury from an unknown cause. Warmbier's funeral will be held at Wyoming High School - located in the city of Wyoming, ...

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Major UK cities see growth in house prices

Major UK cities see growth in house prices

Manchester is the city that has seen the greatest growth in house prices in the United Kingdom over the previous year, according to Hometrack . The Northern city has experienced annual house price ...

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Prosecutors seek to uphold 'Making a Murderer' confession

Prosecutors seek to uphold 'Making a Murderer' confession

The state countered that Dassey's confession was not coerced because the investigators who questioned him never made him any explicit promises. The state Justice Department appealed the ruling to the ...

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Brendan Dassey wins in federal appeals court

The majority opinion stated that, among many other things, "the leading, the fact-feeding, the false promises, the manipulation of Dassey's desire to please" were factors in their decision and that " ...

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Phoenix Suns Pick Kansas Guard Josh Jackson Fourth Overall

On draft night, they still grabbed one of the most NBA-ready players available. "I think that, in this kind of position-less league, those guys are really valuable", Stevens said. Self said he felt ...

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