Senators wary of 'repeal' bill

He said he cast that vote because he was denied the opportunity to ask questions of the bill's sponsor. She said there should be "no barrier for coverage" for people with pre-existing medical conditions and that the House's tax credits "do not adequa... More..

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Attorney General Sessions Discusses Gang Crime On Long Island
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Attorney General Sessions Discusses Gang Crime On Long Island

Playing to a common favorite argument among NRA members, the president said that if such measures were allowed to succeed, "only the criminals will be armed", a popular refrain from pro-gun lobbies that is not ...More..

Obamacare repeal Bill far from a sure thing
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Obamacare repeal Bill far from a sure thing

But an analysis by Avalere Health found that the American Health Care Act would only cover 5% of people with pre-existing conditions. And Rep. Thomas Garrett (R-Va.) said during an interview Thursday with...More..

Katy Perry Stuns at Met Gala in All-Red John Galliano
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Katy Perry Stuns at Met Gala in All-Red John Galliano

The 59-year-old, a close friend of Met Gala chair Anna Wintour, arrived at the star-studded event in the freakish layered gown, which featured three different floral patterns, each printed on their own poofy la...More..

Florida Legislature crafts secret budget deal to end session
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Florida Legislature crafts secret budget deal to end session

Corcoran later said the comment was "wrong", but it is indicative of the budget tension this year. The budget is missing Scott's late-session request for $200 million for renovations to the aging Herbert Hoov...More..

Hamas elects Ismail Haniyeh to lead political office
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Hamas elects Ismail Haniyeh to lead political office

His late father, Abdul Salam Haniya, was a Palestinian refugee and a fisherman, who escaped with his family from a small town near Ashkelon to the Gaza Strip during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, shortly before t...More..

Trump Confident Senate Will Join House in Repealing US Health Law
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Trump Confident Senate Will Join House in Repealing US Health Law

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders expects the Senate to make changes, but keep the bill's main pillars. 'Republican Senators will not let the American people down! Among the differences from Pr...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Earnhardt flirts with pole before Stenhouse steals show

He ranks 24th in the series standings following his slow start - 257 points behind leader Kyle Larson . But the drivers managed to right that odd feeling with 20 laps to go, with A.J. The Furniture Row Racing ...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

EPA Removes Climate Change Section of Website

The People's Climate Movement said 150,000 people attended the People's Climate March on the White House as up to 375 sister marches took place throughout the United States and around the world coinciding ...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Texas police officer who fatally shot teen arrested on murder charge

Oliver's arrest came after he shot Edwards on Saturday night as the teenager was leaving a party in the suburbs of Dallas. Oliver was a six-year veteran of the Balch Springs Police Force. However, after seeing ...More..

Fulton Police Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Fulton Police Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs

They get it to us and then the DEA picks them up to be destroyed". Additional strategies include education of health care providers, patients, parents and youth; establishing prescription drug monitoring pr...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

LI college student charged in Penn State fraternity death

Those disturbing scenes - caught on security camera footage and described in agonizing, minute-by-minute detail in a grand jury presentment released Friday - now form the backbone of prosecutors' case against...More..

Former Obama security adviser declines invite to testify
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Former Obama security adviser declines invite to testify

Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) had noted "that he did not agree to Chairman Graham's invitation to Ambassador Rice". U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice heads to her seat before a ceremony awarding the Presi...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Local church weighs pros and cons of religious freedom order

The order released Thursday instead included a blanket statement that "it shall be the policy of the executive branch to vigorously enforce Federal law's robust protections for religious freedom". "Afte...More..

Video shows Illinois bus aide hitting autistic child
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Video shows Illinois bus aide hitting autistic child

She shouldn't have to go through that", he said. Kayle's father watched the video with school administrators who say staff realized something was wrong when the aide carried Kayle off the bus. "As a mom, just...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

House heads toward passage of bill to keep gov't running

The White House and its GOP allies praised $15 billion in additional Pentagon spending obtained by Trump and $1.5 billion in emergency border security funds but was denied funding to begin construction work on ...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Berkeley protests: No Ann Coulter, but demonstrators gather

It said " both individuals' affiliation to UC Berkeley is unknown at this time", and did not elaborate about the reasons for the arrests. UC Berkeley police called for mutual aid. Signs posted around the court...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

How the GOP House health bill would affect you

Republican lawmakers know that the second they go home, the resistance will be waiting for them. Following weeks of in-party feuding and mounting pressure from the White House, lawmakers voted 217 to 213 to pas...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

GOP gov: House health care bill needs work

The Democrats are dubbing the bill "Trumpcare", and due to the House's actions, the Cook Political Report has lowered Republicans' chances in 20 congressional districts that the GOP now holds. Alexander agree...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

No charges over black man's police shooting in Louisiana

It's unclear whether the Justice Department will investigate the shooting of the 15-year-old on Saturday. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards immediately asked for a federal investigation of Sterling's death. The...More..