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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...

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

In Gamble, White House Demands Make-or-Break Health Vote

In Gamble, White House Demands Make-or-Break Health Vote

Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to leave "Obamacare" in place and move on to other issues if Friday's vote...

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...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 07:39 AM PDT

Leaders Need Votes for Health Bill on Eve of House Showdown

Leaders Need Votes for Health Bill on Eve of House Showdown

The top Republican legislative priority in peril, President Donald Trump dangled possible changes to the health care bill Wednesday aimed at placating conservatives threatening to torpedo the legislation. The...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 04:27 PM PDT

Seniors Worry About Loss of Meals Under Trump Budget Plan

Seniors Worry About Loss of Meals Under Trump Budget Plan

Dale Lamphier, 97, never married and her closest living relatives―three nephews―live across the country. About two years ago, she moved to a senior housing complex in Westwood, New Jersey, a town she has...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 01:27 PM PDT

Manafort Has Served Top US Pols and a Sketchy Cast Abroad

Manafort Has Served Top US Pols and a Sketchy Cast Abroad

Pick any decade over the past half-century, and Paul Manafort has had a starring role in the rise (and maybe fall) of somebody big. This lobbyist/political operative/hired gun has been there for prominent...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 05:08 PM PDT

High Court Bolsters Rights of Learning-Disabled Students

High Court Bolsters Rights of Learning-Disabled Students

A unanimous Supreme Court on Wednesday bolstered the rights of millions of learning-disabled students in a ruling that requires public schools to offer special education programs that meet higher standards. The...

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