Stories about USA

Jun 25 2017

Donald Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says ''no''

Under special rules McConnell is using that will block Democrats from using a filibuster to kill the bill, the legislation can not include provisions that make policy cha...

Jun 25 2017

US Navy sailors' bodies found on stricken ship, some still missing

Container ships like the Crystal have bulbous bows under the waterline and that portion of the cargo vessel plowed into the USA warship. "We are struck by deep sorrow"...

Jun 25 2017

How The Senate Health Care Bill Could Disrupt The Insurance Market

Nevada, like most states, expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act . "We are having conversations literally minute by minute, hour by hour with colleagues to tr...

Jun 25 2017

President Trump on Comey tapes - "My story didn't change"

White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters later Friday while the president "retains the authority" to fire Mueller, "he has no intention of doing that". "Well ...

Jun 25 2017

Judge Declares Second Mistrial in Trial for Police Killing of Samuel DuBose

DuBose's family said in a statement released shortly after the mistrial that they were "outraged" that a second jury failed to convict Tensing "for the murder of our ...

Jun 25 2017

Cindy causes minor flooding across South as rain continues

The National Weather Service says the energy associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy are lifting through the mid-Atlantic region, with showers and thunde...

Jun 25 2017

It's Too Hot For Some Planes To Fly In Phoenix

Phoenix , which tied a record high temperature on Tuesday at 118 degrees, is no stranger to extreme heat. Tourists complained there was no relief to be found in the h...

Jun 25 2017

'I don't have tapes of conversation with Comey'

Trump sparked speculation in May when he tweeted, shortly after firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, that: "James Comey better hope that there are...

Jun 25 2017

U.S. congressman`s shooter had list of six lawmakers

FBI special agent Timothy Slater, who led the investigation, said law enforcement is still trying to determine Hodgkinson's exact motives for the shooting. It wasn't ev...

Jun 25 2017

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Slams 'Blood Money' GOP Health Care Bill

It's so bad that emergency responders in Louisville dealt with 151 emergency overdose calls in just a four-day period recently. Three of them said they anxious it does no...

Jun 25 2017

Republican proposed Senate health bill; not enough votes to pass

We urge Louisiana's USA senators, Bill Cassidy, of Baton Rouge, and John N. Kennedy, of Madisonville, to work diligently to avoid unintended consequences in this new bi...

Jun 25 2017

Suspected congressional shooter is from Belleville

Court records show Hodgkinson's legal trouble started in the 1990s. Hodgkinson, who had been quite vocal about his opposition against US President Donald Trump on ma...

Jun 25 2017

Seth Meyers shines a light on Mitch McConnell's health-care bill hypocrisy

Senate Majority Whip Mitch McConnell has pushed for a vote on the bill next week, but at least four Republicans have publicly voiced their opposition to the bill ...

Jun 25 2017

Nebraska Democratic Official Caught On Tape Wishing Steve Scalise Dead

It's unclear how the conversation began, but the recording on YouTube starts with Madison asking, "So what is it you want to do?" Gentry-Tipton is also now in hot wat...

Jun 25 2017

Dozens arrested in disability advocates' protest at Mitch McConnell's office

Photos and videos depict the protesters, many of which are in wheelchairs or wearing medical equipment, being carried away by Capitol Police while chanting "no cuts to Me...

Jun 25 2017

Capitol Police drag disabled protesters away without wheelchairs during Trumpcare protests

As Capitol police conferred about what to do, the protesters chanted: " No cuts to Medicaid, save our liberty! ". Alison Barkoff, the director of advocacy for the Cente...

Jun 25 2017

Sketch artist recreates Sean Spicer briefing after White House camera ban

CNN later on featured Hennessey's sketching on its afternoon proceedings while continually stressing that cameras have not been allowed in the briefing room. But sooner o...

Jun 25 2017

Republicans unveil health bill at Senate

Voting yes on the Senate health care bill would be a vote directly against me, my family and all Pennsylvanians. "It's going to be very hard to get me to a yes", Heller...

Jun 25 2017

Russian Federation warships and sub fire cruise missiles at Syria: Moscow

On June 8, a US fighter jet shot down another Iranian-made drone that dropped a bomb near forces patrolling the base at Tanf. The downing of the jet and Russia's resp...

Jun 25 2017

Georgia's first republican woman elected to Congress

The response from some: It better be. On Tuesday, Republican Karen Handel won a fierce, closely-watched special congressional election in Georgia, staving off a s...