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GOP leaders labor to rescue health care bill amid defections

GOP leaders labor to rescue health care bill amid defections

It found that half of the tax cuts would go to families making more than $500,000 a year. Only then will Trumpcare supporters recognize how nonsensical this bill really is. While insurers including ...

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Legal Aid responds to Supreme Court travel ban order

Legal Aid responds to Supreme Court travel ban order

Critics say the ban is meant to meet Trump's campaign promise of keeping Muslims out of the country. The ban on refugees is also being allowed to take effect on a similar, limited basis. Students, fac...

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Man jailed after Arkansas' monument is destroyed

Man jailed after Arkansas' monument is destroyed

Perhaps authorities in Little Rock, AR should include an 11th Commandment, "Thou shall not ram" after a 32-year-old man plowed his vehicle into a monument to the 10 Commandments from the Old Testament...

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Judge rules that Brendan Dassey's confession was coerced

The amount of gas in Teresa Halbach's Toyota RAV4 when it was found, an unedited video of a police flyover of the Avery salvage yard, and a CD containing a voicemail from Teresa Halbach were withh...

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New Zealand law student launches climate change court case

New Zealand law student launches climate change court case

Thomson said she was inspired by other climate change cases worldwide, including a 2015 case in which a Dutch court ordered the Netherlands to slash greenhouse gas emissions. New Zealand's reliance on...

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Wind fans the flames of Utah fire that has burned 13 homes

Officials couldn't immediately say how many homes or people are affected by the evacuation order. The Brian Head blaze ranks as the largest of 20 major, active wildfires burning across Utah and five...

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Milwaukee ex-cop who fatally shot Sylville Smith found not guilty

Milwaukee ex-cop who fatally shot Sylville Smith found not guilty

Defense attorney Jonathan Smith stated, "Obviously, everyone recognizes there was a loss of life, and I don't think any officer would want to be put in that situation and to have to make those decis...

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Stephen Colbert Repeatedly Kicks Sean Spicer While He's Down, and Likely Out

Stephen Colbert Repeatedly Kicks Sean Spicer While He's Down, and Likely Out

A former strategist on the Republican National Committee, Spicer is reportedly considering taking on a more strategic role in the Trump administration that would keep him off camera, according to t...

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Brian Head, Other Utah Wildfires Prompt Plea For Caution

Brian Head, Other Utah Wildfires Prompt Plea For Caution

Republican Utah State Rep. Mike Noel on Monday blamed environmental groups for the fire. The fire is the largest in the nation at 78 square miles (201 square kilometres). On California's Central C...

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Sunday to have strong possibilities for afternoon showers

Sunday to have strong possibilities for afternoon showers

Some storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Winds out of the northeast at 5-10 miles per hour gusting to 15 miles per hour at times. Southwest wind 10 to 15. According to the service's forec...

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Senate Republican leaders delay healthcare bill vote

Senate Republican leaders delay healthcare bill vote

In a recent Deseret News op-ed , Hatch said the Senate bill makes a "powerful statement" and "assures that Utahns get a fair shake", and he noted that "significant legislation requires compromise". R...

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CHART: CBO Weighs Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

CHART: CBO Weighs Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

Both the Republican House and Senate legislation would "allow insurers to charge older adults five times as much, and states could receive waivers to remove even that limit". The score for the House...

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Congressman Suozzi: CBO Score Proves Senate Health Care Bill is a

Congressman Suozzi: CBO Score Proves Senate Health Care Bill is a "Disaster"

Senate Republicans can afford to lose just two senators in this vote, and McConnell has to ensure that whatever changes are made keep both the conservative and moderate members of his party onboard. T...

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Trump's strategic seating chart for meeting with GOP senators

Trump's strategic seating chart for meeting with GOP senators

Kansas senator Pat Roberts says he's encouraged after a meeting between Republican senators and President Trump . "There will be a tremendous amount of pressure put on him as there were on Republic...

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Three CNN journalists resign amid false anti-Russia reporting controversy

Three CNN journalists resign amid false anti-Russia reporting controversy

CNN has not specified what, if anything, in the story was untrue, only saying that the piece did not meet its editorial standards. Reporter Thomas Frank , editor Eric Lichtblau and the executive...

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Per Capita Caps in Senate Health Bill Would Cost Virginia $1.4 Billion

Per Capita Caps in Senate Health Bill Would Cost Virginia $1.4 Billion

The bill itself is meant to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act-former President Obama's signature healthcare law. Manchin participated in a press conference Tuesday morning with seven Democr...

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'Possible active shooter' situation at Alabama military post

'Possible active shooter' situation at Alabama military post

The base was placed on lockdown amid reports of a possible active shooter. There was a training exercise going on in the building until Wednesday, but multiple announcements said the lockdown was no...

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Supreme Court sides with religious institutions in a major church-state decision

Supreme Court sides with religious institutions in a major church-state decision

Chief Justice John Roberts , who authored the opinion, wrote, "The exclusion of Trinity Lutheran from a public benefit for which it is otherwise qualified, exclusively because it is a church, is od...

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Port terminals in India affected by cyberattack

Port terminals in India affected by cyberattack

A JNPT official told the news agency that they have been informed that the operations at Gateway Terminals India, GTI, have come to a standstill due to the malware attack . APM Terminals, a subsidi...

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Bombs found in Montana home linked to bank robberies

Bombs found in Montana home linked to bank robberies

Gathercole is in jail in Nebraska and is accused of shooting at a Kansas state trooper with an AK-47 rifle a week ago. She said she would and then added: "Um, this is recorded". Federal Bureau of In...

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Pence to join Senate Republican leaders in healthcare push

Pence to join Senate Republican leaders in healthcare push

I mean, I'm reading the CBO report at 4 a.m. The bill, which would roll back much of President Barack Obama's healthcare law, has been one of the party's top priorities for years, and the delay is...

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Netherlands is India's natural partner: Narendra Modi

Netherlands is India's natural partner: Narendra Modi

The US' first couple warmly welcomed Modi and they were seen exchanging pleasantries and having a brief interaction before going inside the White House. "We will continue our struggle against the fasc...

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United States officer acquitted in fatal shooting of black man

United States officer acquitted in fatal shooting of black man

Castile family lawyer Glenda Hatchett vowed to continue fighting. On the squad-car video, Castile can be heard saying, "I'm not pulling it out", as Yanez opened fire. "To build trust", she added...

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Battle Continues Over Legislative Funding in Minnesota

Battle Continues Over Legislative Funding in Minnesota

Dayton did just that last month. In response, the Legislature sued the governor. But Guthmann was skeptical of Kaardal's case. "It's clear to us that he's not objecting to $130 million in funding fo...

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Remnants of Cindy will bring heavy rain to start the weekend

Debris covers State Highway 87 after Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall earlier Thursday, June 22, 2017 on the Bolivar Peninsula in Texas. Crews in Memphis, Tennessee, had worked Thursday to clear...

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Tuesday's First Warning Forecast: Cooler today with a few showers

Tuesday's First Warning Forecast: Cooler today with a few showers

July 4th will be a partly sunny day with a slight chance for late day storms. High temperatures reach into the 80s this weekend . Showers and thunderstorms will be scattered during the afternoon a...

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U.S. travel ban criteria could trigger fresh lawsuits

But for travelers or refugees without ties in the U.S., the Trump administration ban is now in effect. The Trump administration can now enforce the ban against some travellers while it waits for ...

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Supreme Court won't review Yolo concealed weapon permit case

Supreme Court won't review Yolo concealed weapon permit case

The Supreme Court has agreed to take up a case on whether the owner of a Colorado cake shop can refuse to provide service to same-sex couples due to his religious beliefs about marriage. Swe...

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CBO: 22 million more could be uninsured

CBO: 22 million more could be uninsured

Senate floor Thursday following a meeting with Senate Republicans on their long-awaited health care plan. After McConnell announced the delay , Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer , D-N.Y., said...

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Trump group's aggressive health care moves irritate GOP

Trump group's aggressive health care moves irritate GOP

The proposal drew withering criticism on Monday when the Congressional Budget Office said 22 million Americans would lose coverage by 2026 if the Senate's Obamacare replacement became law. The delay...

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Facing FBI Bank Fraud Investigation, Bernie And Jane Sanders Hire Lawyers

Facing FBI Bank Fraud Investigation, Bernie And Jane Sanders Hire Lawyers

Sanders". Bernie Sanders might also be under investigation, following claims that his office had improperly used his influence in order to lobby the bank to grant Burlington College the loan. Jane...

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Last Calls: Breaking down final decisions of Supreme Court's term

Last Calls: Breaking down final decisions of Supreme Court's term

Until then, people entering the USA from one of the six countries "who lack any bona fide relationship with a person or entity" in the country will remain barred. President Trump praised the court in...

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Sarah Palin suing NYTimes over Gabby Giffords, Steve Scalise Editorial

Sarah Palin suing NYTimes over Gabby Giffords, Steve Scalise Editorial

Palin, a former vice presidential nominee, says the newspaper published a statement about her in an editorial earlier this month that it "knew to be false". In a brief statement Tuesday night, The N...

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Maduro says helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court

Maduro says helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court

Later a police chopper flew over the Palace, the Supreme Court and other sections of Caracas carrying a banner with an anti-Maduro message: “350 right now, freedom”, meaning Article 350 of the Ve...

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Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting

Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting

PASPA restricts legal sports betting to a handful of states, with only Nevada being able to offer a full menu. The decision to take on the case reflects renewed energy among the high court's conserv...

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