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Key Republican Collins has 'serious concerns' on healthcare bill

Brian Sandoval Friday morning, pointing to the bill's dramatic reductions in Medicaid . " Any federal legislator who votes for this bill and says, oh I didn't cut Medicaid , I just sent it back ...

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GOP senators now oppose health bill; enough to sink it

GOP senators now oppose health bill; enough to sink it

Sen. "Pennsylvanians expected me to keep my word, and I said I would do everything I can to repeal as much of (Obamacare) as we can and move health care in the direction where patients and consu...

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Wash. Democratic Senator To Lobby Colleagues In Opposition of Healthcare Plan

Several other senators are on the fence, and all indications are that McConnell will try to secure their votes with individual concessions - money to combat opioid abuse to make up for cuts in Medica...

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Tigers bash their way past Oregon State, head to CWS final

Tigers bash their way past Oregon State, head to CWS final

Coach Paul Mainieri's comments: "It was unbelievable what Caleb Gilbert did". It was the first of three home runs the Tigers hit in the game, two of which came from the junior catcher. So I'm just...

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What the Health-Care Vote Means for the Midterm Elections

Where's the health care? "In my case, if this goes as it looks like it's going, in 2020, I would no longer have any coverage", the 57-year-old Urbana man said. She is also frustrated that there is l...

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HIGHLIGHTS: 3 Great Highlights From Tonight's Congressional Baseball Game

HIGHLIGHTS: 3 Great Highlights From Tonight's Congressional Baseball Game

Jack Sava , director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital Center said at a news conference Friday afternoon. Sava said he was optimistic about the progress made by Scalise over the past 48 h...

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Lawyer: Race a factor in St. Louis cop being mistakenly shot

Lawyer: Race a factor in St. Louis cop being mistakenly shot

A third officer arrived on the scene, however, who didn't recognize the off-duty officer and ended up shooting the man in the arm. An off-duty police officer and a suspect were shot in north St. A ...

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LSU eliminates FSU from CWS

LSU eliminates FSU from CWS

LSU's first game against Oregon State will be at 2 p.m. CT on Friday. It was LSU's first two-hitter in its College World Series history. On Wednesday night, Poche was the main reason LSU kept ...

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Tropical Storm Brings Pink Flamingos to Gulf Coast

Jim Stefkovich, a meteorologist with the Alabama Emergency Agency, said some parts of coastal Alabama got a foot of rain . As of 9:45 p.m. Friday, Wood County 911 reported the only flooding taking ...

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Tropical depression drenches Mid-Ohio Valley

By mid-morning its maximum sustained winds had weakened to 35 miles per hour and tropical storm warnings and watches were discontinued. But the main danger appeared to be from rain . Earlier, autho...

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No weather-related damage reported in area; severe thunderstorms predicted

Cindy was blamed for one death: Nolan McCabe, 10, of St. Louis, Missouri, was vacationing with family on the Alabama coast when he was hit by a log carried in on a big wave. There were numerous report...

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Cindy leaves a trail of damage behind

A National Weather Service meteorologist says a suspected tornado has damaged several businesses in an outlying suburb of Birmingham, Alabama. As Tropical Storm Cindy formed and approached the Gul...

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Trump Finds Comey-Mueller Friendship 'Bothersome'

Trump Finds Comey-Mueller Friendship 'Bothersome'

Trump has insisted there was no collusion between his campaign and Russian government officials who sought to manipulate the outcome of the 2016 election, and he has scoffed at the suggestion he's in...

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GOP Senator Says It's 'Hard' To Imagine Obamacare Repeal Passing This Week

In the same tweet, Clinton linked to a story by the Center for American Progress , an independent nonpartisan policy institute. "Page by page, this Republican plan forces Americans to pay more ...

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Storm remnants move through area

Weather service forecasters said rainfall totals of 2-4 inches (50-100 millimeters) were possible in several states, with up to 6 inches (150 millimeters) in isolated spots. One hallmark of an inlan...

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Police on scene of barricade situation in Upper Saucon

Police on scene of barricade situation in Upper Saucon

Saturday after officers tried to pull the pair over. The names of the deceased have not been released yet by authorities, but police said that they were wanted for violating parole. "The guy comes i...

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Democrats Dealt Major Blow in Special House Runoff Election in Georgia

Rice said she has spoken with a number of other House Democrats following Tuesday's loss, and some of those members - including Democratic whip Steny Hoyer and assistant Democratic leader Jim Clyb...

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Family recalls loving nature of Seattle mom killed by police

Family recalls loving nature of Seattle mom killed by police

Democrats have been doing plenty of self-reflection since they lost the special election in Georgia's sixth district on Tuesday. "I respect any opinion that my members have, but my decision abo...

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Virginia districts drawn to help GOP

That's a spike upward from about 50 percent uncontested races in the previous two elections, and around 40 percent during the first decade of the 2000s. The GOP won 110 House seats in 2012 and 117 sea...

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India's diversity is its uniqueness and its strength: PM Modi

India's diversity is its uniqueness and its strength: PM Modi

Recalling how the nation's leaders had fought against Emergency, he also read out a poem penned by senior BJP leader and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee during his stay in jail at the tim...

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Trump thinking about firing special counsel Mueller

Trump thinking about firing special counsel Mueller

Until now, Mueller had drawn widespread praise from Republicans and Democrats alike. The Ninth Circuit, said to be the most liberal of the federal courts of appeal, predictably upheld an injunct...

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Police Fatally Shoot Pregnant Mother Who Called Them To Report Robbery

Lyles family reports that she had been dealing with mental health issues throughout the pregnancy and had been anxious that officers were coming to take away her other children, one of whom has Dow...

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Republicans Present Healthcare Bill: Top 5 Gainers

He said Friday that he believed the bill's changes to the Medicaid program would dramatically affect the residents of his state. Toomey told the publication that he is "likely" to vote for the l...

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Thunderbirds Pilot Injured in Air Show Accident is From Fort Lauderdale

Officials have confirmed a Thunderbird F-16 jet flipped on its top after it was hit by a gust of wind while it was taxiing, according to the Dayton Daily News . He said Gonsalves is an experienced pi...

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Historic heist: Senate health bill a massive redistribution of wealth

Historic heist: Senate health bill a massive redistribution of wealth

Vilsack, however, replies that uncertainty over continuing support for Obamacare from the Republican-controlled Congress and the Trump Administration scared insurance companies into leaving the prog...

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Police Forcibly Remove Health Care Bill Protesters Outside Mitch McConnell's Office

They want people to help them fight the bill. This is America now. Crowds chanted "No cuts to Medicaid - save our liberty!" among other things. The 28 female and 15 male protesters who were arrest...

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Just About Every Major Medical Group Hates the GOP Health Care Plans

Sandoval agreed with Heller, saying, "The current bill as written is something that needs to change". The Republican healthcare bill was built behind closed doors, but now it's out in plain sight. "...

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Pelosi on defense: 'I'm a master legislator' and 'worth the trouble'

Pelosi's most vocal Democratic critics in recent days consist mainly of members who opposed her bid last year for an eighth two-year term as the party leader in the House. And Rice backed Pelosi in ...

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A 2nd mistrial: Jury deadlocks in OH cop's murder retrial

A 2nd mistrial: Jury deadlocks in OH cop's murder retrial

The retrial of former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing, who shot and killed Samuel DuBose in the summer of 2015, ended in a mistrial on Friday. Tensing proceeded to reach into t...

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GOP agrees on one thing: ObamaCare taxes must go

GOP agrees on one thing: ObamaCare taxes must go

Four GOP senators are saying they can't vote for the bill in its current form. "You have to protect Medicaid expansion states", Heller said. Republicans in the U.S. HOUSE: The bill would repeal ...

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Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills

Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills

Four of the 13 have received more than $300,000 from the insurance and pharmaceutical industries between November 2010 and November 2016, the timeframe covered by the analysis. While the protests rema...

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After string of defeats, Democrats rudderless in Trump era

Republican candidate Karen Handel defeated Ossoff by a 52-48 margin, keeping the suburban Atlanta district in the GOP column. Kathleen Rice , D-N.Y., on Friday. "I believe that she is not the lead...

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Farmers face missing out on European Union subsidy cash for second year

Farmers face missing out on European Union subsidy cash for second year

The First Minister repeatedly dodged questions from Ruth Davidson at midday in the Holyrood chamber about whether a request had been made, only for the commission to confirm it had later that afternoo...

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Polls to open for primary elections across Virginia

BERNIE SANDERS: Tom's victory will show that America's moral compass is pointing in a very different direction. Northam had pushed his campaign further to the left and has described Trump as a narcis...

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Police carry disabled demonstrators away from United States health bill protest

The 28 female and 15 male protesters who were arrested were transported to Capitol Police headquarters for processing, authorities said. On Thursday, protesters held a "die-in" outside Senate Majori...

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Congressman Scalise released from ICU

Scalise arrived at the hospital "with an imminent risk of death", Sava said. Scalise was in critical condition when he was taken to the hospital and has undergone several surgeries. The officers wer...

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The World's Ugliest Dog Is Super Heckin' Cute!

Martha thinks she's attractive". All 125 pounds of this three-year-old pup were on display at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California yesterday afternoon, and she went all the way to the fi...

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Qatar dismisses list of demands submitted by four Arab countries

Pay reparations and compensation for loss of life and other financial losses caused by Qatar's policies in recent years. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt want Qatar to m...

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Ex-DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson defends Obama handling of Russian meddling

Department of Homeland Security cyber division acting director Sam Liles told the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee that internet-connected election related networks were potentially targeted by Rus...

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GOP won more votes in Connecticut, but not consistently in districts

GOP won more votes in Connecticut, but not consistently in districts

Republican House candidates received 763,824 votes in 2016, compared to 694,720 votes for Democratic candidates. "There's one answer for that, one word: gerrymander", said Terry Madonna, director of...

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