• Democrats Try To Push Nancy Pelosi Out To Win Back House Majority
Democrats Try To Push Nancy Pelosi Out To Win Back House Majority

Drew Hammill, a Pelosi spokesman, said she's done more than just raise money and that Pelosi is "without rival" as a legislative tactician. Kathleen Rice and a group of Democrats met privately Thursday to brainstorm ways to replace the Democratic House leader.

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  • Modi visits Champalimaud Foundation in Lisbon
Modi visits Champalimaud Foundation in Lisbon

During the visit, Modi is expected to discuss India's key concerns which include the U.S. government's decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord and reviewing the H1B visa program, under which thousands of skilled Indian workers go to the US.

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  • Health Care gains in danger!!
Health Care gains in danger!!

This is the bill with "heart" President Trump told senators he wanted? Look forward to making it really special! "If Republicans pass this bill, they're the death party". The legislation also provides more generous tax subsidies than the House bill to help low-income people buy private insurance. The Senate plan to repeal and replace Obamacare ...

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  • Cindy weakens but still stirs weather over wide swath
Cindy weakens but still stirs weather over wide swath

National Weather Service officials in the three states said rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches (50 to 100 millimeters) were possible, with isolated amounts up to 6 inches (150 millimeters) in some areas. The southeast corner of the state from El Dorado to south of Pine Bluff through Helena West-Helena is under a slight risk for severe weather and ...

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  • The song that begat 'Baby Driver,' a quasi-musical on wheels
The song that begat 'Baby Driver,' a quasi-musical on wheels

Baby Driver opens on June 28th. There are also songs like " Easy " by the Commodores, which Elgort used in his audition. Eventually he hit on his protagonist: an uncommonly young, fresh-faced getaway driver ( Ansel Elgort) who obsessively syncs his life and his auto chases to the music of his iPod.

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  • Dem calls for House inquiry into foreign payments to Trump hotel
Dem calls for House inquiry into foreign payments to Trump hotel

USA capital city Washington D.C. and nearby state Maryland on Monday filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump , alleging he violated clauses in the Constitution by accepting millions of us dollars in payments and benefits from foreign governments since his inauguration.

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  • States won't rush approval of Yellowstone grizzly hunts
States won't rush approval of Yellowstone grizzly hunts

The Yellowstone area grizzly bear has been listed as "Threatened under the Endangered Species act since 1975, when there were only 136 grizzly bears in the Yellowstone area ". That document is available on the Wyoming Game and Fish website. A Montana businessman has pleaded not guilty to wire fraud and nine other federal charges ...

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  • Air Force Thunderbird Flips Over On Landing During Air Show Practice
Air Force Thunderbird Flips Over On Landing During Air Show Practice

Festival organizers are all systems go until they hear from the Thunderbirds team, said festival Executive Director Kat Paye. The U.S. Air Force said the F-16 Fighting Falcon was involved in a "mishap" upon landing at about 12:20 p.m. The opening ceremonies for the Dayton Air Show are slated for Saturday. Emergency crews were on scene at Ohio's...

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  • DU Admissions: All you need to know about the admission procedure
DU Admissions: All you need to know about the admission procedure

St Stephen's College released its first list on June 14 for undergraduate programmes, with the highest cut-off point of 98.5 percent marks being reserved for English and Economics. However, going through the list of the cut offs, it is clear that the first cut off list is not for students who have managed to score below 90 and wish to take admiss...

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  • Indiana's ACA health insurance providers propose rate hikes
Indiana's ACA health insurance providers propose rate hikes

My Insurance went from $171 per month to $522 per month as of January 1, 2017. West Virginians have benefited from other ACA provisions, as well, like protecting people with pre-existing conditions from huge premium hikes, ending lifetime and annual limits on benefits and ensuring that health plans cover basic benefits, such as maternity care, me...

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  • Huge, homely mastiff named Martha wins world's ugliest dog
Huge, homely mastiff named Martha wins world's ugliest dog

Martha was a crowd favorite from the moment she walked out - or plopped down - on stage, according to NBC Bay Area . Martha wins $1,500, a trophy that's bigger than her, and a trip to New York City for media appearances. "He's my sexy boy", Vicky Adler, of Davis, California, said of her 8-year-old Chinese Crest named Zoomer. The World's Uglie...

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  • Senate sanctions bill targets Russian Federation, presidential powers
Senate sanctions bill targets Russian Federation, presidential powers

The Senate passed by a vote of 97-2 a measure to toughen sanctions on Russian Federation, a rare bipartisan move meant to respond to various aggressions by Russian Federation against the U.S. But Secretary of State Rex Tillerson indicated Tuesday he believes a move to further isolate the Kremlin flies in the face of the administration's attempts re...

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  • Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73
Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73

The second explosion, heard miles away, came just minutes after people and rescue workers had rushed to evacuate the dead and wounded in the relatively smaller first blast. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Interior Minister Chaudhery Nisar Ali Khan condemned the attack, saying terrorists who carried out such barbaric attacks in the holy month of Ram...

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  • GOP senator says Iowans might not lose Medicaid
GOP senator says Iowans might not lose Medicaid

Heller said that to win his vote, GOP leaders would have to "protect Medicaid expansion states" from the bill's current cuts. "And the tax credits in the bill will also be better-designed". NPR's Alison Kodjak begins our coverage. It contains some key differences from the version the House passed last month. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConn...

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  • Russian warships fire missiles at ISIS targets in Syria
Russian warships fire missiles at ISIS targets in Syria

The area is far from the main battle lines of Syria's civil war. The remarks were the latest indication of a possible easing of tensions in the wake of the US shootdown of the Syrian jet. Russian Federation has stopped using the de-confliction hotline, a U.S. official said, and Moscow warned that aircraft operating where the shoot-down occurred...

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  • McConnell's Mission: Finding Votes for Senate Health Care Bill
McConnell's Mission: Finding Votes for Senate Health Care Bill

There are a number of provisions very similar to the AHCA bill that passed the House by a vote of 217 to 213, with some alterations included. Though the Senate GOP's bill repeals the individual mandate , the legislation maintains numerous ACA tax credits that have helped people buy insurance.

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  • Remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy threaten USA southeast with flooding
Remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy threaten USA southeast with flooding

According to the National Weather Service's latest advisory, the storm is expected to dump a total of 3 to 6 inches of rain, with as much as 12 inches in isolated spots, over eastern Texas and western and central Louisiana, as well as southern and eastern Arkansas through Friday morning .

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  • Military chiefs want 6-month hold on transgender enlistments
Military chiefs want 6-month hold on transgender enlistments

Officials told the AP that the Army and Air Force had requested a two-year delay of the deadline, but the military leaders eventually agreed on a request for a six-month delay amid fears that a longer delay would "trigger criticism on Capitol Hill", according to the AP.

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  • The NBA Welcomes the 2017 Draft Class
The NBA Welcomes the 2017 Draft Class

Here are the specific details and pick protections involved with the trade. Duke's Jayson Tatum , right, poses for photos with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the Boston Celtics as the No. EST . Markelle will join an exciting young core of players including last year's #1 pick Ben Simmons , Joel Embiid and Dario S...

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  • Concerns Over Senate Health Care Would Impact Medicaid In Arizona
Concerns Over Senate Health Care Would Impact Medicaid In Arizona

And, today, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul and three other Republicans said they oppose it as written. The plan gets rid of those mandates. The legislation also provides more generous tax subsidies than the House bill to help low-income people buy private insurance.

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  • Mayor Landrieu Issues Statement on Senate GOP Health Care Bill
Mayor Landrieu Issues Statement on Senate GOP Health Care Bill

As he has multiple times since the ACA's passage in 2010, Obama conceded that the bill was less than ideal and vowed to support any Republican-backed bill that "is demonstrably better than the improvements we made to our health care system, that covers as many people at less cost".

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  • Braves' Freeman '100 percent go' on moving to third base
Braves' Freeman '100 percent go' on moving to third base

In addition to walking almost as many times as he has struck out (27 walks, 31 strikeouts), he was on pace for a new career high in home runs, having hit 14, while driving in 25 runs. "It's our third comeback on the road trip and we've lost them all". Garcia allowed six runs and seven hits in 4 1/3 innings. LHP Madison Bumgarner , injured in a...

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  • New TV ads target Senate Republicans over health care
New TV ads target Senate Republicans over health care

Sen. Republican hypocrisy is now so rampant that it's typically ignored or, worse, granted the political class's all-purpose form of absolution: "Everybody does it". Since Democrats have 48 votes against dismantling the existing law, any three Republican senators could put a stop to this fantastically anti-democratic process.

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  • Arizona Medicaid agency says Senate health bill cost $7.1B
Arizona Medicaid agency says Senate health bill cost $7.1B

Erasing Obama's law has been a marquee pledge for Trump and virtually the entire party for years, and failure would be a shattering defeat for the GOP. Dean Heller and Susan Collins have also withheld support. Obama held nothing back as he weighed in on Facebook . "If there's a chance you might get sick, get old, or start a family - this bill ...

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  • Karen Handel Hails Victorious in 6th District After Grueling Election
Karen Handel Hails Victorious in 6th District After Grueling Election

Pelosi's allies have pointed out that numerous negative impressions that Republicans have of her are equally true of House Speaker Paul Ryan among Democratic voters. In fact, in all four special elections - including a surprisingly close race in SC also on Tuesday - Democrats outperformed Hillary Clinton in 2016, and they really only...

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  • How the Republican health care bill changes Obamacare
How the Republican health care bill changes Obamacare

Both chambers would have to agree on details for the bill to be sent to President Donald Trump . It would also offer $2 billion in state grants to address the opioid epidemic. ALISON KODJAK, BYLINE: The Senate proposal is broadly similar to the bill passed by House Republicans last month. Sandoval also asked if it's "really realistic" for peop...

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  • Utah Senators Split On Republican Health Bill
Utah Senators Split On Republican Health Bill

People are removed from a sit-in outside of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office as they protest proposed cuts to Medicaid, Thursday, June 22, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington . "We'll have to see". Heller, who is up for reelection in 2018, has expressed concerns about the way the measure addresses the future of Medicaid.

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  • Cindy leaves tornado in its wake; injuries, damage in Alabama
Cindy leaves tornado in its wake; injuries, damage in Alabama

National Weather Service officials in the three states said rainfall totals of 2-4 inches were possible. The National Weather Service says the energy associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy are lifting through the mid-Atlantic region, with showers and thunderstorms expected thanks to the humid and unstable air mass.

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  • Four GOP senators to oppose current Republican health care bill
Four GOP senators to oppose current Republican health care bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the plan, which he calls a discussion draft, will stabilize insurance markets and cut costs to consumers. Brian Sandoval. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said South Carolinians deserve better than Obamacare but added, "Only after a careful review of the (GOP) legislation will I be able to determine if this bill...

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  • Where things stand with Special Counsel Mueller's Russian Federation probe
Where things stand with Special Counsel Mueller's Russian Federation probe

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team of lawyers investigating potential coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign is still growing, but its early composition reveals a breadth of experience in criminal law and in following the money.

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  • CHART: Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill
CHART: Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

Sens. Dean Heller of Nevada, facing a competitive 2018 re-election battle, Rob Portman of OH and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia expressed concerns about the bill's cuts to Medicaid and drug addiction efforts. But I can't help feel that I and many of my aged friends who have scrimped to save part of our modest incomes - taking cheap vacatio...

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  • Military details USS Fitzgerald collision
Military details USS Fitzgerald collision

The sister of a U.S. Navy sailor who grew up in CT and was killed in a collision between a destroyer and a container ship off Japan is describing her brother as "selfless". Damage to the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald is seen as the vessel is berthed at its mother port in Yokosuka, southwest of Tokyo, on June 18.

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  • What The Democratic Loss in Georgia Means For The Midterms
What The Democratic Loss in Georgia Means For The Midterms

Chamber of Commerce, the Congressional Leadership Fund (a Paul Ryan affiliate), the National Republican Congressional Committee, plus lots of GOP donors who responded to Trump's bat signal. Yet if Trump was unpopular in the district, his approval rating, Fallon said, was "6 or 7 points higher" there than his standing nationwide. Democrats on Tues...

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  • Justices side with government in property rights case
Justices side with government in property rights case

According to a 1975 local ordinance, the Murrs couldn't do anything with the land because they owned the adjacent lot, which contains the family's summer cabin. In 2004, Murr and her siblings sought to sell one of two parcels of land that had been in the family for decades. At issue is the constitutional requirement that private property can't ...

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  • More sun, drier air heading to our region
More sun, drier air heading to our region

Sunday: Some Morning Sun then Mostly Cloudy with Afternoon Showers and Storms Likely. Yuck. Clouds will increase, and there could be a shower or two. With less rain and clouds, it will be hotter and, of course, remain humid. Although Tropical Storm Cindy was demoted to a tropical depression, it still hammered the Gulf Coast and Deep South of...

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