Lawyer advises annual hikes in Kansas school aid

Former state Sen. Jeff King of Independence told senators Monday that he believes annual adjustments based on inflation or some other factor are "vital" to satisfying the Kansas Supreme Court. The Legislature passed a bill in March that would have ra... More..

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Obamacare repeal vote signals Republicans' confidence

Some senators have already voiced displeasure with the health care bill that cleared the House last week , with Republicans providing all the "yes" votes in the 217-213 count. The White House says it expects t...More..

1 killed, 3 injured in attack at university
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

1 killed, 3 injured in attack at university

When police interviewed a friend of Harrison Brown's - the student who died after being stabbed - he said he saw someone make a punching motion toward Brown's chest near Gregory Gymnasium. The 21-year-old sus...More..

Trump order aims to allow drilling at national monuments (EOG)
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump order aims to allow drilling at national monuments (EOG)

The executive order wouldn't eliminate the national monuments just yet, since the President doesn't have the power to do that. Trump says the move returns federal lands to the people, while critics say it c...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump signs executive order to expand offshore drilling

To ban the offshore drilling, Obama used a relatively obscure provision of a 63-year-old environmental law meant to protect environmentally sensitive areas. Working to dismantle his predecessor's environmental ...More..

Senate Next to Tackle Health Care
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Senate Next to Tackle Health Care

Senators from some of the 31 states that enlarged their programs want to prevent an abrupt cutoff of that money. The other three are Susan Collins of Maine, Ted Cruz of Texas and Rob Portman of Ohio. "But it's ...More..

Mexico Concerned Over Texas' New Tough Immigration Law
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Mexico Concerned Over Texas' New Tough Immigration Law

She and other law enforcement officials must carry them out after Abbott signed the law Sunday night on Facebook Live - where he didn't have to answer questions. SB 4 was also opposed by top cops in Dallas,...More..

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President Obama said to have warned Trump about Michael Flynn

In response to questions from two Texas Republicans at a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing, Yates painted a picture of a White House that kept the Department of Justice out of the loop ahead of the executiv...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

How the GOP health care bill could unfold in NY

In addition, the House overhaul of health care would eliminate most requirements for insurance programs sold to middle-income Americans through the federal health exchanges and allows insurance companies to cha...More..

Graham: 'I want to know more about Trump's business dealings'
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Graham: 'I want to know more about Trump's business dealings'

Mr Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer said in response that if Mr Obama "was seriously concerned" about Mr Flynn's connections to Russian Federation or other foreign countries, he should have withheld Mr Fly...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump pressures Senate on ACA repeal

Haseley is referring to a portion of the bill that repeals taxes for the Affordable Care Act from high-income people, drug companies and insurers. Almost every major medical group, including the American ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

DA announces charges against Penn State frat, 18 members

Most were released on bonds of $100,000. The fraternity and eight members face involuntary manslaughter, hazing charges and providing alcohol to minors. At the end of March, he announced the university would ...More..

Police find man accused of pulling gun, assaulting officers
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Police find man accused of pulling gun, assaulting officers

On Tuesday, authorities located Bowens and took him into custody. At that time, the driver attempted to flee in the vehicle and almost hit the officer. He was transported to Bridgeport PD and later, to Troop "G...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Phoenix serial killer suspect Aaron Saucedo is arrested

He was rebooked Monday into a Maricopa County jail on 26 additional felony counts, including eight of homicide, three of attempted homicide, and several of drive-by shooting and aggravated assault, Williams sai...More..

X37B Spacecraft landing at Cape Canaveral creates sonic boom
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

X37B Spacecraft landing at Cape Canaveral creates sonic boom

Although no one is entirely sure what exactly the space plane was doing during its 718 days in orbit , all we have to go on is the US Air Force saying they "perform risk reduction, experimentation and concept-...More..

President Trump Calls the Russia Investigation a 'Taxpayer Funded Charade'
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

President Trump Calls the Russia Investigation a 'Taxpayer Funded Charade'

Yates made clear that the concerns she raised had exclusively to do with Flynn's contacts with the Russian ambassador, and not his paid speech for a Russian state media organization or his lobbying for Turkish...More..

Host blasts Trump at White House Correspondents' Dinner
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Host blasts Trump at White House Correspondents' Dinner

Next year's dinner might be "more exciting", he said. Asked during an interview for CBS' "Face the Nation" if military action would follow a nuclear test by the North, Trump responded: "I don't know". We care...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

North Dakota health care industry restrained in response to GOP's Obamacare replacement

For Republicans who have made the refrain "repeal and replace Obamacare" their mantra for seven years now, not acting on their signature campaign promise could risk depleting enthusiasm among their core voter...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump has opened the door to some unions, not others

The website was created to be a place where Americans could " discover the truth about President Trump's action agenda to Make America Great Again", according to Michael Glassner, executive director of Don...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Delaware trooper fatally shot outside convenience store

The Delaware State trooper shot and killed at the convenience store has been identified as Cpl. Neighbors in the area remain evacuated. At 9:17 a.m., Sealy emerged from his home and began shooting at police...More..