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Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 08:30 AM PDT

Syrian Troops Besiege ISIS Stronghold

Syrian Troops Besiege ISIS Stronghold

Syrian government forces are besieging the last ISIS stronghold in the northern province of Aleppo, weeks after launching an offensive to retake the entire province, state media and an opposition monitoring...

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Death Rates Up For Middle Age Whites With Little Education

Death Rates Up For Middle Age Whites With Little Education

A sobering portrait of less-educated middle-age white Americans emerged Thursday with new research showing them dying disproportionately from what one expert calls "deaths of despair" — suicides, drug overdoses...

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Top Senate Democrat Vows Filibuster Against Gorsuch

Top Senate Democrat Vows Filibuster Against Gorsuch

The top Senate Democrat said Thursday he will oppose President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee and lead a filibuster of the choice, setting up a politically charged showdown with Republicans with far-reach...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 07:06 AM PDT

‘Bizarre’ Behavior by House Intel Committee Leaders: McCain

‘Bizarre’ Behavior by House Intel Committee Leaders: McCain

After a high-stakes back and forth between the top Democrat and Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, Sen. John McCain said partisan bickering has cost Congress its credibility to investigate...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 07:22 AM PDT

Trump Jr. Called a 'Disgrace' for Criticizing London Mayor

Trump Jr. Called a 'Disgrace' for Criticizing London Mayor

Donald Trump Jr. is facing criticism for tweeting in the hours after Wednesday's London attack a months-old comment from London Mayor Sadiq Khan that terror attacks are part of living in a big city. Trump...

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Obamacare Repeal Vote Put Off in Stinging Setback for Trump

Obamacare Repeal Vote Put Off in Stinging Setback for Trump

After seven years of fervent promises to repeal and replace "Obamacare," President Donald Trump and GOP congressional leaders buckled at a moment of truth Thursday, putting off a planned showdown vote in a...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 06:42 PM PDT

Trucker: 'Surreal' to Be Topic of Supreme Court Nomination

Trucker: 'Surreal' to Be Topic of Supreme Court Nomination

During Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's Senate confirmation hearings, one case came up repeatedly: A truck driver was fired for leaving his trailer of meat on the side of an Illinois road after breaking down...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 06:02 PM PDT

Koch Network Spending Millions to Stop GOP Health Care Bill

Koch Network Spending Millions to Stop GOP Health Care Bill

The conservative Koch network is promising to spend millions of dollars to defeat the health care overhaul backed by President Donald Trump and top House Republicans. The network's leading organizations,...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 06:00 PM PDT

Fact Check: Physician Numbers Up Under Obamacare

Fact Check: Physician Numbers Up Under Obamacare

President Donald Trump said that “many of our best and brightest are leaving the medical profession entirely because of Obamacare.” But the number of physicians has increased since 2010, when the Affordable Care...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 03:59 PM PDT

Schiff Responds to Nunes' Discussions With White House

Schiff Responds to Nunes' Discussions With White House

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) expressed his concerns Wednesday after House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) shared intelligence with the White House before sharing it with the committee. Schiff...

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