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Jun 23 2017

Obama attacks Senate health bill as "massive transfer of wealth to rich"

Trump repeatedly promised that he wouldn't cut Medicaid , and that his plan would provide coverage for all , with cheaper and better policies than Americans can g...

Jun 23 2017

What's next for the Senate health care bill?

As for taxes on the wealthy, the income tax for those earning more than $ 250,000 a year will be revoked in 2022, but a 3% tax on investment income will be revoked re...

Jun 23 2017

Friday's First Warning Forecast: Morning clouds and showers, still hot and humid

Rather cloudy and muggy with occasional rain and a thunderstorm. Especially during the afternoon with the daytime heating. Light southwest wind 5-10 miles per hour. The w...

Jun 23 2017

Pit bull attacks children strapped in van

It was raining, so it slipped right off. The mother was eventually able to flee and drive to a hospital, Grab said. They were later transported to Hershey Medical Cente...

Jun 23 2017

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

They might even have talked to a few Democrats so they wouldn't need those four posturing arch-conservative Republicans to pass it. But despite the heavy words, Sen...

Jun 23 2017

Two die from heat in sweltering California

The first day of summer was expected to bring some of the worst heat the Southwest U.S. has seen in years, forcing flights to be canceled, straining the power grid and ma...

Jun 23 2017

Nancy Pelosi Faces Heat From Democrats After Georgia Loss

But for every Democratic official or operative publicly calling for new leadership, there are others who privately express the same sentiment. "Look, they demonized Nan...

Jun 23 2017

Markelle Fultz becomes UW's first No. 1 National Basketball Association draft pick

If the past few days are any indication, what follows might be a wild night inside Barclays Center. The Celtics used the third pick on Duke's Jayson Tatum . The Charlo...

Jun 23 2017

Colorado Springs' Triple-A team moving to San Antonio

With the Pacific Coast League team headed to San Antonio , the city's current Double-A Texas League team will shift to Amarillo. The Wingnuts are an independent team p...

Jun 23 2017

Scalise's Shooter Appears to Have Acted Alone, Investigators Say

In March, Hodgkinson left IL and drove to Alexandria , Virginia, where he lived in his van in a YMCA parking lot. There's no indication of the significance of the list...

Jun 23 2017

McGovern: Judge's ruling finds Michelle Carter's words killed Conrad Roy

Carter, 20, broke down crying in court, putting her head in her hands, before Judge Lawrence Moniz announced the verdict. "I think she needs to be held responsible fo...

Jun 23 2017

SC governor visiting Myrtle Beach after shooting

McMaster did not give details on what funding or how many officers might be sent to Myrtle Beach, which has been using assistance from outside law enforcement agencies si...

Jun 23 2017

Giorgi upsets Svitolina at Birmingham

Konta did reach the final of the Nottingham Open last week but lost to world number 70 Donna Vekic. "The match showed two ends of the spectrum". "That's what you want f...

Jun 23 2017

A Fiery Claire McCaskill Slams Republican Healthcare Dishonesty

After a lengthy correspondence with a nearby aide, Hatch said that there would likely not be another hearing but that McCaskill and her colleagues had been "invited" to...

Jun 23 2017

43 arrested protesting Medicaid cuts

Laura Halvorson, 33, also a protester, said many of those who participated in the die-in resisted arrest and were then removed by Capitol Police without their wheelchai...

Jun 23 2017

Judge skeptical of anti-abortion group's bias claims

If the program is defunded under the health care reform bill , organizers predict it will only cause more abortions to take place. Essentially overhauling the Affor...

Jun 23 2017

Senate GOP releases 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard

These tax credits, which about 8 million Americans receive, lower the cost of insurance plans that consumers can buy on HealthCare.gov, Covered California and other insur...

Jun 23 2017

Rubio a maybe, Nelson a no on Republican health care bill

LISA DESJARDINS: The Congressional Budget Office says it will have its analysis of the bill by early next week. Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey is one of 13 ...

Jun 23 2017

Party lines quickly surface after Senate GOP health bill unveiled

Actual participation and final rates won't be set until late summer or closer to the November 1 start of enrolment for next year's coverage. The consulting firm Avalere...

Jun 23 2017

N. Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath'

The 22-year-old was returned to his family in Cincinnati, Ohio, on June 13 after spending 17 months in North Korea where he was arrested as a student for stealing a propa...