• President Trump Says China Tried but Failed to Help on N. Korea
President Trump Says China Tried but Failed to Help on N. Korea

He will be buried at a nonsectarian cemetery. Some 2,500 mourners attended a Thursday morning memorial at Wyoming High School. The family of American college student Otto Warmbier objected to an autopsy, leaving the former North Korea detainee's official cause of death a mystery for the time being.

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  • US growing older and more racially diverse
US growing older and more racially diverse

The bureau also released new age data for 2016. The rapid growth among Hispanics and Asians comes as the state is inching toward its next redistricting cycle when, after the 2020 census, state lawmakers will be required to rejigger boundaries for congressional and legislative districts in response to population growth.

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  • Murkowski reviewing Senate Republican health care bill
Murkowski reviewing Senate Republican health care bill

Trump has since called it " mean ", despite celebrating it at the Rose Garden with House Republicans . The Senate bill would lock in Florida's already low Medicaid funding for the next decade or more, making it hard to keep covering eligible Floridians and leaving little money for public health threats such as Zika, warns Joan Alker , execu...

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  • Senate health care response splits along party lines
Senate health care response splits along party lines

Yet it faces an uncertain fate in the Senate . Under Senate Republicans' plan, the government would no longer penalize Americans for failing to have health insurance. Democrats say Republican characterisations of Mr Obama's law as failing are wrong and add that the Republican plan would boot millions off coverage and leave others facing hi...

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  • Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many
Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

The left dominates popular culture. The money numbers suggest why: In the 2016 election , Ryan's Penguin PAC donated just $13,000 to other Democrats . Even the liberal intelligentsia is coming around. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY and other Democratic leaders began a series of procedural requests to slow down consideration of t...

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  • Senate GOP health bill: Tax cuts for rich
Senate GOP health bill: Tax cuts for rich

Republicans are aiming to vote by June 30 on the measure, which would revamp one-sixth of the USA economy, and they can afford to lose only two votes to ensure passage. Schumer went on to draw comparisons between what Obamacare offered and what the new bill by the Senate offered. Johnson has had public reservations about the Senate proposal, know...

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  • Senate Republican leaders reveal replacement of Obamacare health bill
Senate Republican leaders reveal replacement of Obamacare health bill

Majority Leader: It's time to act , because Obamacare is a direct attack on the middle class, and American families deserve better than its failing status quo. Johnson's group of four is critical to Republicans' chances of accomplishing a seven-year-long mission of replacing the law known as Obamacare . The program now gives states all the ...

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  • Senate GOP's Health Care Overhaul Would Bring 'Pain' to Americans: Obama
Senate GOP's Health Care Overhaul Would Bring 'Pain' to Americans: Obama

AVIK ROY: The bill will encourage a lot more of those individuals to buy health insurance . GOP Senate leaders were eager for a seal of approval from Trump, who had urged them to produce a bill more "generous" than the House's. Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said she will work with the state to analyze a bill released by fellow Senat...

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  • Milwaukee cop found not guilty of August 2016 killing that sparked protests
Milwaukee cop found not guilty of August 2016 killing that sparked protests

According to reports, Smith was fleeing a traffic stop on foot and had allegedly turned with a gun in hand toward the pursuing officer. That's the neighborhood where the arson fires and the vandalism erupted after Smith's killing in August.

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise Now in 'Fair' Condition
Rep. Steve Scalise Now in 'Fair' Condition

Federal Bureau of Investigation officials said Hodgkinson acted alone and had checked if it were Republicans or Democrats practicing at the field in Alexandria, Virginia prior to shooting. By the weekend, it was upgraded to serious, before Wednesday's boost to fair. The three other people also shot in Wednesday's attack are Congressional ai...

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  • Obamacare replacement bill runs into Republican trouble
Obamacare replacement bill runs into Republican trouble

It is, to borrow President Trump's behind the scenes assessment of the House's bill , mean . The Senate bill would maintain Obamacare's tax credit system, but it would scale back the value of the credits. Governors might be expected to loudly protest these Medicaid cuts, but the Senate bill delays the harshest cuts until 2025, after the c...

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  • Hornets select guard Malik Monk with No. 11 pick in draft
Hornets select guard Malik Monk with No. 11 pick in draft

In the year since the Milwaukee Bucks plucked Brogdon with the 36th pick, the Atlanta native has been called the steal of the 2016 draft. Fultz, Ball, Jackson, Monk, Tatum and Fox have been steady fixtures in the top 6 in the mock drafts of pundits and observers.

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  • 'We Will Not Be Intimidated' - Donald Trump Addresses Congressional Baseball Game
'We Will Not Be Intimidated' - Donald Trump Addresses Congressional Baseball Game

The shooting occurred at a popular park and baseball complex in Alexandria, Virginia, across the Potomac River from Washington, where Republican lawmakers and others were gathered for a morning practice about 7 a.m. "Everyone on that field is a public servant", Trump said, his tone somber, America's acrimonious politics set aside for the moment. ...

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  • Spicer: Publicity-Hungry Reporters Want to 'Become YouTube Stars'
Spicer: Publicity-Hungry Reporters Want to 'Become YouTube Stars'

But the Q&A came on a pivotal day for the administration, with deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders fielding a battery of questions about Senate Republicans' newly-unveiled health care bill , President Trump's admission that he did not tape his conversations with former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, and other top...

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

As House Republicans floated their version of the bill to repeal and replace Obamacare in March, the AARP announced it would track their votes on the legislation and "communicate the results" to its members. A vote on the bill is planned for the end of next week before lawmakers leave Washington for the July 4 recess. Copyright 2017 NPR. To s...

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  • Senate releases health care bill proposing Medicaid cuts, end to ACA penalties
Senate releases health care bill proposing Medicaid cuts, end to ACA penalties

Fixing our nation's health care system shouldn't be a partisan issue. The bill would restructure Medicaid , narrow the program's eligibility and likely decrease its funding. Governor Cuomo says this amendment will cost the state more than $ 2 billion and force NY to cut services or reduce eligibility. Trump , who said on Wednesday th...

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  • Supreme Court to consider limits on partisan drawing of election maps
Supreme Court to consider limits on partisan drawing of election maps

While the high court has suggested states can unconstitutionally draw legislative districts primarily to benefit one political party, King said , the point at which states cross the constitutional line has never been specified. The Washington-based Campaign Legal Center, whose attorneys are serving as co-counsel representing 12 Wisconsin voters,...

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  • Armed homeowner holds two Georgia fugitives until authorities arrive
Armed homeowner holds two Georgia fugitives until authorities arrive

Sills agreed with reporters that Dubose will have trouble hiding his prominent tattoos, which include crowns above his eyebrows, a star below his right ear and graffiti-style letters all across his neck. Deputies soon spotted the vehicle and began a 20-mile high-speed chase down Interstate 24, south-east of Nashville, Tennessee highway patrol spoke...

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  • Thursday marks World's Largest Swimming Lesson
Thursday marks World's Largest Swimming Lesson

Children and families all across the globe will participate in the World's Largest Swimming Lesson Thursday. Kids of all ages were taught the basics of water safety during the lesson at Chula Vista's Loma Verde Aquatic Center . Recreation and Park Department leaders said they plan to participate in the event again next year. "I can use the bac...

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  • Pizzagate Gunman Sentenced To Four Years Behind Bars
Pizzagate Gunman Sentenced To Four Years Behind Bars

Prosecutors had sought a 4 and 1/2 year prison sentence for 28-year-old Edgar Maddison Welch on a federal charge of interstate transportation of a firearm and ammunition as well as a D.C. Patrons fled when they saw Welch enter the restaurant (pictured, Comet Ping Pong), and he opened fire on a locked storage closet. In court papers filed leadin...

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