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Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 07:51 AM PDT

WH Warns Syria Against Chemical Attack 'Preparations'

WH Warns Syria Against Chemical Attack 'Preparations'

The United States is warning that Syria would "pay a heavy price" for undertaking another chemical weapons attack, the White House said Monday night, saying it's spotted "potential preparations" for one, NBC...

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 06:03 PM PDT

Trump, Modi Exchange Hugs During Rose Garden Statements

Trump, Modi Exchange Hugs During Rose Garden Statements

So much for handshakes. President Donald Trump found out Monday that India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a hugger. Modi swooped in for two big bear hugs with the U.S. president during their joint statements...

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 05:12 PM PDT

Here's What Happens if the GOP Health Care Bill Becomes Law

Here's What Happens if the GOP Health Care Bill Becomes Law

The Senate Republican health care bill would insure 22 million fewer people after a decade than current law, according to an analysis Monday by the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office. The GOP bill, titled...

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 06:34 PM PDT

Who's Affected by the Supreme Court’s Travel Ban Ruling?

Who's Affected by the Supreme Court’s Travel Ban Ruling?

The Supreme Court’s decision to reinstate parts of the Trump administration’s travel ban is potentially good news for many who want entry into the United States, but it may be a blow for refugees, experts...

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 03:27 PM PDT

Trump Welcomes India PM as US Sanctions Pakistani Militant

Trump Welcomes India PM as US Sanctions Pakistani Militant

President Donald Trump welcomed India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House Monday for their first meeting, as the U.S. branded a top militant from neighboring Pakistan as a "global terrorist." The...

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 11:48 AM PDT

Supreme Court Term's End Notable for What Was, Wasn't Said

Supreme Court Term's End Notable for What Was, Wasn't Said

The last day of the Supreme Court's term was notable not only for what was announced but also for what wasn't. There had been speculation that Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy could reveal his retirement...

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 10:22 AM PDT

Seniors Concerned Health Care Plan is 'Age Tax'

Seniors Concerned Health Care Plan is 'Age Tax'

A Senate Republican proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act aims to reduce funding for Medicaid, the single largest source of health care coverage in the United States. Organizations like AARP are concerned...

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 09:09 AM PDT

College Borrowers Promised Loan Forgiveness Are Left to Wait

College Borrowers Promised Loan Forgiveness Are Left to Wait

Thousands of others who studied at failed for-profit colleges and were promised by the U.S. Education Department under President Barack Obama that their federal loans would be forgiven by now. But borrower...

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 01:33 PM PDT

Trump Eager for Big Meeting With Putin; Some Advisers Wary

Trump Eager for Big Meeting With Putin; Some Advisers Wary

President Donald Trump is eager to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin with full diplomatic bells and whistles when the two are in Germany for a multinational summit next month. But the idea is exposing...

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 12:58 PM PDT

Supreme Court: Grant Programs Can't Exclude Churches

Supreme Court: Grant Programs Can't Exclude Churches

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that churches have the same right as other charitable groups to seek state money for new playground surfaces and other nonreligious needs. But the justices stopped short of saying...

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