Stories about USA

Jun 24 2017

A new development has been made in Brendan Dassey's case

On Thursday , a federal appeals court upheld a ruling that overturned Brendan Dassey's conviction. The popular Netflix docu-series, Making a Murderer , showed p...

Jun 24 2017

Southeast Arkansas Sees Heavy Rain As Cindy Passes Through

But bands of heavy rain are continuing - with heavy rain in parts of Mississippi, Alabama , Georgia and Tennessee. The NWS issued a flash flood watch for small strea...

Jun 24 2017

Senate Republicans just lost a key vote on their healthcare bill

A number of other centrist senators-including Rob Portman and Shelley Moore Capito-have also voiced concerns about the Senate's cuts to Medicaid . "The president sa...

Jun 24 2017

'No Cuts to Medicaid': Disabled Protesters Carried Away From McConnell's Office

Brian Sandoval in Las Vegas. How long it will take him to review it wasn't released. The Senate measure maintains much of the structure of a House bill passed in Ma...

Jun 24 2017

Russian navy launches missile strikes at ISIS targets In Syria

On June 18, a USA jet shot down a Syrian Su-22 fighter-bomber near the city of Tabqa. Last weekend, for the first time, the US shot down a Syrian fighter jet that had...

Jun 24 2017

Fate of Medicaid in Senate's hands

In recent weeks, some Republican senators have said they feel uncomfortable with Medicaid cuts being proposed . With the Congressional Budget Office unable to release ...

Jun 24 2017

Heavy storms rolling through central Pennsylvania

The National Weather Service issued flood warnings for most of the southern two-thirds of the state, with more than 3 inches of rain falling in places by midday Friday an...

Jun 24 2017

Indiana's ACA health insurance providers propose rate hikes

Celtic is asking for a minimum increase of 24 percent, with a maximum increase of 117 percent. The average monthly premium would be $423. Health insurers Anthem and MDw...

Jun 24 2017

Colorado to take $15 billion hit under Senate health care bill

The Senate Bill, however, will allow insurers to provide less than needed coverage in states that get waivers for essential health benefits. The GOP-proposed bill wou...

Jun 24 2017

Military heads want transgender enlistment hold

Defense Secretary James Mattis will be responsible for taking the final decision when an agreement between the military heads has been achieved. Trans troops have bee...

Jun 24 2017

Senate releases new health care draft

Members from both parties agree the repeal effort has never been closer to fruition. "If our Republican colleagues were proud of this bill, there'd be a brass band down...

Jun 24 2017

We need a bi-partisan solution to fix Obamacare

In the tweet, however, the president signaled he may insist on changes to the bill, writing that he envisions "making it really special!" The group was formed by six fo...

Jun 24 2017

It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

Fultz is one of dozens of freshmen college players to be selected in Thursday's Draft. Fultz and Ball led a record-setting run of one-and-dones in the National Basket...

Jun 24 2017

New ads target 5 GOP senators on healthcare

Disputes about how to handle abortion coverage nearly sank former President Barack Obama's health care law, and now it looks as though the thorny issue may complicate ...

Jun 24 2017

Medical Groups Hate the 'Literally Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, which represents health insurers covering more than 100 million people in the US, said it will continue to push for a replac...

Jun 24 2017

GOP senator says Iowans might not lose Medicaid

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, said his first review of the Senate legislation "raises several red flags for the state". The plan gets rid of those ma...

Jun 24 2017

Trump tweets support for Nancy Pelosi...sort of

Although he would not say if he thought she still belonged in leadership, Ryan did opine that Pelosi's low favorability rating made her a liability for candidates. "Do ...

Jun 24 2017

The Senate's sick scheme: An Obamacare repeal worse than the House

Pointing to Massachusetts' efforts to combat the opioid crisis, Dorkin further argued that now is not the time to cut funding for addiction treatment and recovery progr...

Jun 24 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore in SW Louisiana

Alek Krautmann of the National Weather Service in Slidell, Louisiana , said Thursday's pattern would likely be much like Wednesday's: Bands of intermittent, sometimes ...

Jun 24 2017

Sen. Collins: Long-Awaited Health Bill is a Concern

It contains some key differences from the version the House passed last month. To make up for lost federal money, SC would have to spend more state taxpayer money on ...