Top Senate Democrats rejected White House demands Friday to add provisions weakening the Obama health care law to a bipartisan deal on steadying unsettled insurance markets. The compromise already faced an...
Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 02:57 PM PDT
Cub Scout Kicked Out of Den After Asking Lawmaker Questions
A Colorado Cub Scout was kicked out of his den after asking a state senator questions about political issues from gun control to health care legislation, NBC News reported.
The Cub Scout's mother, Lori...
Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 02:45 PM PDT
Trump Promises Tax Cuts as Senate GOP Paves Way With Budget
President Donald Trump promised tax cuts Friday "which will be the biggest in the history of our country!" following Senate passage of a $4 trillion budget that lays the groundwork for Republicans' promised tax...
Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 12:03 PM PDT
What Puerto Rico Is Doing to Get the Power Back After Storm
Electrical linemen descend from helicopters, balancing on steel girders 90 feet high on transmission towers in the mountains of central Puerto Rico, far from any road. At the same time, crews fan out across the...
Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 01:00 PM PDT
Somalia's Death Toll Now at 358 as 'State of War' Planned
Thousands of anguished Somalis gathered to pray Friday at the site of the country's deadliest attack, while the toll rose to 358 and dozens remained missing. Somalia's president will announce a "state of war"...
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Rep. Wilson Says Kelly Lied, Video Undercuts Chief of Staff
Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson said White House chief of staff John Kelly lied when he said she took credit two years ago for securing funding for an FBI field office in south Florida. Wilson also accused...
Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 01:03 PM PDT
Steve Bannon to Speak at CA Republican Party Convention
The number of U.S. adults without health insurance is up nearly 3.5 million this year, as rising premiums and political turmoil over "Obamacare" undermine coverage gains that drove the nation's uninsured rate to...
Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 05:29 AM PDT
Judge Won't Throw Out Ruling Explaining Arpaio's Conviction
The judge in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's now-pardoned criminal case has refused the retired lawman's request to throw out all rulings in the case, including a blistering decision that explained her reasoning in...
Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 09:08 PM PDT
Paul Ryan Jabs Trump in Comedy Routine for NY Elite
House Speaker Paul Ryan poked fun at himself, the Senate's top Democrat and even the Catholic church on Thursday night. But the top target of the speaker's ribbing, as he faced hundreds of New York's elite at a...