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Saturday, Jul 15, 2017 at 08:36 PM PDT

McCain Has Surgery to Remove Blood Clot, Is in 'Good Spirit'

McCain Has Surgery to Remove Blood Clot, Is in 'Good Spirit'

Sen. John McCain underwent a surgical procedure on Friday to remove a blood clot from above his left eye, the Mayo Clinic said in a statement to NBC News on Saturday. "The Senator is resting comfortably at home...

Saturday, Jul 15, 2017 at 08:50 PM PDT

Feds Appeal Judge's Travel Ban Ruling to Supreme Court

Feds Appeal Judge's Travel Ban Ruling to Supreme Court

The Trump administration is seeking to close a legal window opened for tens of thousands of refugees to enter the United States, appealing a federal judge's order directly to the Supreme Court. U.S. District...

Saturday, Jul 15, 2017 at 12:57 PM PDT

White House Pitches Health Bill to Skeptical US Governors

White House Pitches Health Bill to Skeptical US Governors

The Trump administration is struggling to get support from skeptical U.S. governors for a revised health care bill before the U.S. Senate. U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price and Centers for...

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 11:38 AM PDT

Afghan Girls Robotics Team Competes After Visa Obstacles

Afghan Girls Robotics Team Competes After Visa Obstacles

Their team shirts didn't say "Afghanistan" and their name badges were handwritten, not typed, suggesting the last-minute nature of their entry into the United States. But the Afghan girls competing Monday in an...

Saturday, Jul 15, 2017 at 06:48 AM PDT

Cast of Characters Populates the Trump Campaign-Russia Drama

Cast of Characters Populates the Trump Campaign-Russia Drama

A billionaire real estate mogul, his pop singer son and a music promoter. A property lawyer, Russia's prosecutor general and a Russian-American lobbyist. These unlikely figures have come to the fore as...

Saturday, Jul 15, 2017 at 05:57 AM PDT

France Wades Into Qatar Row, Urges End to Punitive Measures

France Wades Into Qatar Row, Urges End to Punitive Measures

France's foreign minister on Saturday called on Qatar's neighbors to immediately lift measures impacting thousands of people in the Gulf, becoming the latest foreign diplomat to visit the region and attempt...

Saturday, Jul 15, 2017 at 09:28 AM PDT

Trudeau Talks NAFTA at Conference With US Governors

Trudeau Talks NAFTA at Conference With US Governors

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau countered the Trump Administration's position on the North American Free Trade Agreement during a speech at the National Governors Association. Trudeau's comments were...

Saturday, Jul 15, 2017 at 03:51 AM PDT

GOP Weighs Nearly Unprecedented Move to Pass Health Bill

GOP Weighs Nearly Unprecedented Move to Pass Health Bill

Republicans are considering advancing their health care bill without an analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office on a major new provision that insurers warn would wreak havoc on customers,...

Saturday, Jul 15, 2017 at 03:45 PM PDT

Turks Commemorate 1 Year Since Coup Try With Massive March

Turks Commemorate 1 Year Since Coup Try With Massive March

Turkey's president addressed tens of thousands of people Saturday at a ceremony marking the first anniversary of the country's crushed military coup, vowing to "rip the heads off" of terror groups and of the...

Saturday, Jul 15, 2017 at 12:35 AM PDT

Who Is the Russian Lobbyist Who Met the Trump Team?

Who Is the Russian Lobbyist Who Met the Trump Team?

As a lobbyist bridging the worlds of the former Soviet Union and the United States, Rinat Akhmetshin has the reputation of a charming, skillful, behind-the-scenes operator, NBC News reported. But now Akhmetshi...

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