• GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written
GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written

Heller said it is a "lie" that the Senate Republican health care bill would lower premiums. American Nurses Association President Pamela Cipriano holds up a list of essential health benefits as she discusses the effects of the proposed Republican healthcare legislation on families at a news conference.

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  • Cindy downgraded to tropical depression, but threat isn't over
Cindy downgraded to tropical depression, but threat isn't over

Between Wednesday and Thursday morning, the storm could bring up to 12 inches of rain to some areas between Texas and Louisiana . Now the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy are expected to roll into the region this afternoon and evening with the greatest threat of heavy rain and potential flooding in areas that were ravaged by flood wa...

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  • Fifth Republican Senator Steps Forward in Dissent Against Health Care Bill
Fifth Republican Senator Steps Forward in Dissent Against Health Care Bill

It also would provide more generous tax subsidies than the House bill to help low-income people buy private insurance. "It'll be very hard to get me to a 'yes, '" Heller said . "But the bill in front of us today I don't think makes those fixes", Heller said. Heller, who faces re-election in 2018 in the Democratic-leaning state, said on F...

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  • Sixers make Markelle Fultz the No. 1 overall pick
Sixers make Markelle Fultz the No. 1 overall pick

If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. The Sixers inked undrafted free agents Melo Trimble of Maryland and Kentucky guard Isaiah Briscoe to summer league contracts. Paul George, LeBron ...

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  • Gunman at Virginia ballfield kept local storage locker with ammunition
Gunman at Virginia ballfield kept local storage locker with ammunition

Wounded congressman Steve Scalise has been moved out of the intensive care unit. Scalise's condition has been upgraded to " fair " from " serious ", according to the hospital on Wednesday. Former neighbors and family members, meanwhile, said their encounters with Hodgkinson were marked by displays of simmering anger and unusual behavior.

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  • Anger at video of police shooting of black driver Philando Castile
Anger at video of police shooting of black driver Philando Castile

Dash cam video released Tuesday shows the actual shooting of Philando Castile by Officer Jeronimo Yanez in Minnesota. The squad auto video, as well as other evidence from the investigation, has come out four days after Officer Jeronimo Yanez was found not guilty of manslaughter for fatally shooting the school cafeteria worker in his veh...

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  • Severe threat expected to decrease overnight
Severe threat expected to decrease overnight

Jim Stefkovich, a meteorologist with the Alabama Emergency Agency, said some parts of coastal Alabama got a foot of rain. And in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, there was another worry in a neighborhood where streets, and a few homes, had flooded Thursday morning.

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  • Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela: Pelosi 'doesn't help our candidates'
Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela: Pelosi 'doesn't help our candidates'

Democratic lawmakers said that Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Ca.) should step down as the leader of the party as the embattled House Minority Leader defended her leadership. "We're paving a way for a new generation of leadership, and I respect any opinion that my members have", she said. It's come to this: For leadership that doesn't repel a majorit...

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  • Four Republican senators spurn draft GOP health bill
Four Republican senators spurn draft GOP health bill

About 20 percent of all Americans and 40 percent of America's kids get their health care through the federal government's Medicaid program. The plan would scale back aid to the poor and kill a tax on the wealthy. However, "as now drafted, this bill does not do almost enough to lower premiums". A vote on the bill could come next week. ...

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  • 5th GOP Senator Publicly Opposes Health Care Bill
5th GOP Senator Publicly Opposes Health Care Bill

Appealing to Congress and the U.S. people, Mr Obama said the 142-page plan had a "fundamental meanness" at its core and was "not a healthcare bill ". - Gives each state a fixed amount of Medicaid funding, forcing states to make cuts when money runs out. "I regret that our Democratic friends made clear early on that they did not want to wor...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation releases new information on gun used in Virginia shooting
Federal Bureau of Investigation releases new information on gun used in Virginia shooting

Mrs. Hodgkinson said her husband sold nearly everything from his businesses before he moved to the east coast. The statement said the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives determined that Hodgkinson bought the guns from federally licensed dealers.

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  • Alexandria shooter carried a list of six Congress members
Alexandria shooter carried a list of six Congress members

The hospital says his condition has improved to fair . Hodgkinson , was a Sanders supporter who regularly shared his political views on social media and was critical of both Republicans and Hillary Clinton. Prior to his departure from IL, a neighbor reported Hodgkinson to police for firing a gun on his property, but police determined he had...

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  • Judge, Yankees crush Orioles 16-3
Judge, Yankees crush Orioles 16-3

The 25-year-old Judge leads all American League players in fan voting for starting spots in the All-Star Game. Judge's success early in his career has already earned the towering slugger a section of the stadium nicknamed the Judge's Chambers.

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  • Polls to open for primary elections across Virginia
Polls to open for primary elections across Virginia

She said she was leaning toward voting for Northam in the Democratic primary but liked what she heard from Perriello at his town hall last week in Leesburg. "Our nominees will be traveling across the Commonwealth providing a clear alternative to the Northam/Perriello race to the left", the site says. Northam will face Gillespie in the race for ...

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  • Obama to return to campaign trail to stump for Northam
Obama to return to campaign trail to stump for Northam

Mr. Northam will face off against Republican Ed Gillespie, former chairman of the Republican National Committee and White House aide to former President George W. After losing four closely watched congressional races, "all that stands between Democrats and a massive freakout is this man", as HuffPost puts it.

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  • Mistrial Declared in Shooting of Black Driver by Cincinnati Officer
Mistrial Declared in Shooting of Black Driver by Cincinnati Officer

U.S. prosecutors have found it hard to convict police officers in high-profile shooting cases involving black victims - despite recent incidents being captured on video. Tensing was sacked after the shooting. Tensing testified that he shot DuBose after DuBose attempted to drive off. Tensing pulled his weapon and fired to avoid , he said, being d...

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  • 'Making a Murderer' Confession Was Coerced, Federal Court Rules
'Making a Murderer' Confession Was Coerced, Federal Court Rules

Dassey had stated, very unconvincingly, that he had aided his aforementioned uncle (who also received a life sentence) in the rape and murder of Halbech in their family auto salvage yard. In the meantime, Dassey's lawyers said they would again move to have Dassey freed pending further action in the case. A lawyer for Avery , who is now serving ...

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  • Republicans reveal bill to replace Obamacare
Republicans reveal bill to replace Obamacare

Paul, speaking only for himself, said the bill did not repeal enough of Obamacare, pointing to core elements of the GOP bill such as its tax credits and stabilization fund as "new entitlements". Heller and Sandoval said they believe that Obamacare has problems, but raised concerns with the Senate plan's Medicaid provisions. Senate Republi...

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  • West Virginia bracing for remnants of Cindy
West Virginia bracing for remnants of Cindy

Now the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy are expected to roll into the region this afternoon and evening with the greatest threat of heavy rain and potential flooding in areas that were ravaged by flood waters a year ago today. Brian Kyle, a meteorologist with the national weather service, tells us this is a different type of storm that we're...

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  • Sen. Johnson: Senate bill doesn't address health care costs
Sen. Johnson: Senate bill doesn't address health care costs

He said along with support from President Donald Trump , "I think we're going to get this thing done, put it in conference and hopefully by the August recess really have Obamacare repealed and replaced". "You've got states across the country, including Pennsylvania, that have to balance their budget", he said. Sens. Paul Ryan of Kentucky, ...

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