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Jun 23 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy causes havoc in southwest Louisiana

The National Hurricane Center stopped tracking Cindy as it downgraded, turning it over to the NOAA's Weather Prediction Center . Parts of southeast Louisiana , sout...

Jun 23 2017

Trump's Tape Tweet Was About 'Raising The Question Of Doubt'

Over the duration of Mr Trump's first six months as president, Mr Spicer has more routinely favoured off-camera press gaggles, which tend to shorter and more informal, ...

Jun 23 2017

Health care: Marco Rubio wants Florida input; Bill Nelson slams GOP bill

The Senate is supposed to vote on the bill next week, but it's already facing opposition from both sides . Those subsidies are expected to be linked to recipients' i...

Jun 23 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall with maximum sustained winds near 40 mph

As of the NHC's latest update at 11 a.m. EDT, Cindy has maximum sustained winds of 35 mph and is about 165 miles northwest of Morgan City, La., moving north at a speed of...

Jun 23 2017

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

Medicaid is a state program but it relies on funds from the federal government to support those who need the services. Obama acknowledged the existing political division...

Jun 23 2017

US Supreme Court tackles Wis. political boundaries

The ruling by the Supreme Court could clarify the point at which a state crosses from redrawing maps to favor the party in power, to actual violation of the Constitution....

Jun 23 2017

Escaped Georgia inmates captured after foot chase in Tennessee

By about 5pm the two men were on the run again, in the couple's Jeep. The search for two Georgia inmates sought in the killing of their guards during an escape...

Jun 23 2017

Schlitterbahn tries to set world record for swimming lessons today

Skibicki also wanted the public to know that the pool offers lessons for all ages including private lessons for adults. The nonprofit organization focuses on water safety...

Jun 23 2017

Cuomo: Legislature must strike deal on mayoral control of schools

De Blasio said in the plan's introductory letter that this plan - or any plan to shutter Rikers - can't be a quick fix. For his part, Mr. Cuomo said that he was conti...

Jun 23 2017

'Pizzagate' gunman in DC sentenced to 4 years in prison

Welch , from North Carolina, walked into the Comet Ping Pong restaurant in northwestern Washington in December and fired a weapon. He said he drove to the restaurant ...

Jun 23 2017

Senate Republicans unveil closely-guarded health care bill

It's about the character of our country - who we are, and who we aspire to be. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is praising the Republican plan to scuttle t...

Jun 23 2017

How US Senate, House Obamacare overhaul bills compare

Like the House bill, the Senate plan would repeal or delay many of those tax boosts. It does slash many Obamacare taxes, which would be nice on its own, but now that tax ...

Jun 23 2017

Shocking moment an act of road rage escalates into massive crash

In the video, it appears the motorcyclists continues driving after the wreck happens. A motorcyclist who kicked a vehicle on a Los Angeles County freeway Wednesday morn...

Jun 23 2017

Congressional baseball gunman acted alone, no ties to terrorism

Officials elaborated on Hodgkinson's long-simmering political anger about Republicans and spiraling personal problems but still have not pinpointed what motivated the u...

Jun 23 2017

US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections

As I said, we tried to delist in 2007. Grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park are set to lose their endangered species protection after United States offici...

Jun 23 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy Makes Landfall

A boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed by a log washed ashore by storm surge from Tropical Storm Cindy , which spun bands of severe weather ashore from the ...

Jun 23 2017

Pregnant mother of 4 shot, killed by police in Seattle

Police said that typically, one officer is dispatched for property-crime reports - but two cops responded to this particular call "because of a recent officer safet...

Jun 23 2017

Obama Has Weighed In on the Senate Health Care Bill

In the event of a 50-50 tie, Vice President Mike Pence would be the deciding vote. "As now drafted , this bill draft does not do almost enough to lower premiums", Cruz...

Jun 23 2017

NRA applauds Trump apprenticeship expansion plan

That's part of a broader effort to show Trump remains focused on his policy agenda despite cascading headlines about investigations into his campaign's ties to Russian ...

Jun 23 2017

Fireworks explode when Chris Wallace confronts top Trump attorney about FBI investigation

But there are conflicting signals about what is actually happening. As acting attorney general in matters related to the presidential election - due to Attorney General...