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May 26 2017

23M more to lose health care under Republican plan

The CBO found that the AHCA will cut $834 billion from Medicaid over 10 years, which will cause 14 million Americans to lose coverage. The bill threatens the stab...

May 26 2017

Great Lakes funding eliminated under Trump budget plan

It's part of a package of bills Peters and Sen. MI senators hope their new legislation strengthens protections of the Great Lakes from pipeline oil spills. This new cen...

May 26 2017

Trump budget slashes money of clean air and water programs

Here is what he does not value: the Medicaid program that allows our poorest citizens to get basic health care; the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, for...

May 26 2017

Cuomo calls on Trump for federal help with Penn Station

But on the East Coast, a single train depot handles almost twice as many people every day. A commuter's dungeon on a good day, New York's Pennsylvania Station is in cri...

May 26 2017

Things to Know About the Montana Special Election

Bullock says that no matter the outcome of Thursday's vote, "the actions of Gianforte do not reflect the values of Montana or its people". Gianforte, a wealthy busine...

May 26 2017

Coast Guard identifies missing boaters off Tybee Island

Savannah, Ga., fire and rescue teams assisted but returned to shore after midnight when conditions worsened. The Coast Guard rescued four people after their fishing boa...

May 26 2017

US Singer Ariana Grande suspends tour following Manchester terror attack

Manchester /London: British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday she would tell US President Donald Trump that intelligence shared between their two countries ...

May 26 2017

Report says bill leaves 51m uninsured in 2026

He complained bitterly about the Legislature failing to do more, even though state spending now only accounts for just 37 percent of Texas public education funding - with...

May 26 2017

GOP Candidate Charged With Misdemeanor Assault Of Reporter

While Gallatin County police allowed Gianforte to leave the scene (which he quickly did, not even telling the audience gathered what had happened), they later issued hi...

May 26 2017

The House Intel Committee Is Planning to Subpoena Mike Flynn

A federal grand jury in Virginia also has issued subpoenas regarding Flynn's business dealings with Turkey and Russian Federation, and the newly appointed special couns...

May 26 2017

NOAA predicts busy Hurricane Season

Forecasters say there's a 45 percent chance of an above-normal hurricane season and only a 20 percent chance it will be below average . Meteorologists at Colorado Sta...

May 26 2017

Uninsured rise by 23 mn under Republican health bill: forecast

The analysis said the House bill, the American Health Care Act , would reduce federal deficits by $119 billion over the next decade. A lot more . They've discussed ...

May 26 2017

CHETEK TORNADO: Victim identified as Eric Gavin, 45

Another tornado was captured on video near Mclean, Texas, though no injuries or significant damage were immediately reported. On Tuesday, tornadoes were spotted in seve...

May 26 2017

Maine senator presents alternative health care bill

The Obamacare repeal bill passed by the House GOP earlier this month could destroy the individual insurance markets in states where one-sixth of the population reside...

May 26 2017

Crisis Averted for Now as Britain Back to Sharing Intel with US

Prime Minister Theresa May raised the issue at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation gathering in Brussels on Thursday evening, vowing beforehand that she would "mak...

May 26 2017

Trump makes personal appeal to both sides for Mideast peace

Under my administration you see the difference. He pointedly sidestepped any mention of the thorny issues that have stymied all previous attempts at a peace deal, includi...

May 26 2017

Appeals court deals blow to Trump administration travel ban

Citing statements by Trump during his presidential election campaign calling for a " Muslim ban", Gregory wrote that a reasonable observer would likely conclude that t...

May 26 2017

Texas voucher clash kills sweeping school finance fix

The Texas Tribune thanks its sponsors. From the start of the state's 2017 legislative session, the House and Senate had very different visions about school funding. Ins...

May 26 2017

Estimated 23 million would lose health insurance under Republican bill: CBO

U.S Representative Bill Huizenga voted in support of the American Health Care Act earlier this month. "I'm actually comforted by the CBO report because it shows, ye...

May 26 2017

US Senate committee passes bill to impose new sanctions on Iran

It was backed by the committee's two leaders, Sen. The committee's lone Republican to oppose bill, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, argued that punishing Iranian missile dev...