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Rouhani: Iran's help key to regional stability

France has said it backs Trump's call to strengthen the monitoring of the deal, but that it is committed to implementing it, including the lifting of sanctions...


Report says bill leaves 51m uninsured in 2026

CBO is expected to weigh in on how these changes will affect premiums. However, the agency found that healthy people could purchase insurance with relatively lo...


(UPDATE) Reporter accuses Gianforte of assaulting him

Jacobs told MSNBC's Chris Hayes that he was trying to ask Gianforte about the Congressional Budget Office's financial analysis of the Republican health care pla...


CBO: Estimated 23 million would lose health insurance under Republican bill

Keeping former President Barack Obama's health care law is "completely unacceptable and totally unsustainable", the Senate's top Republican said Wednesda...


GOP hopeful charged with misdemeanor assault

Ben Jacobs , a reporter for the Guardian tweeted that Gianforte "body slammed me and broke my glasses" at a campaign event in Bozeman, Montana. "This is the...


Democrats launch ads on Montana body-slam

Another political writer, Alexis Levinson, a reporter for BuzzFeed News , who was just outside the office, tweeted that Jacobs had walked into a room whe...


'Discrimination Sunday': Texas Lawmakers Advance Anti-LGBT Bills

She was uncertain what the bill, if it became law, would mean for Libby next year, but said it would be deeply unsettling to force her to use the boys' bathroom...


Students turn their back on United States education secretary

In the end, though, the boos gradually subsided and DeVos concluded her prepared remarks - though not before she delivered a few more pointed comments on ...


Texas' New 'Transgender Bathroom Bill' Keeps Biological Sexes Separate in School Facilities

Before taking a final vote on SB 2078 Monday, the House turning down one final Democratic amendment that would have allowed schools to opt out of the law. Sen...


23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say

As CNN reported, by 2026 the average premiums would be roughly 10% lower than under the current healthcare system, however this is due to the elderly and thos...


GOP candidate charged with misdemeanor assault of reporter

In an audio recording posted by the Guardian , Jacobs is heard asking Gianforte about the health-care bill and Gianforte tells him to speak with Scanlo...


CBO: House bill insures 23 million fewer Americans

The score was arguably worse than a gruesome estimate first published on March 13 , a fact seemingly lost on MSNBC conservative commentator Elise Jordan, who...


Roman Catholics Hope Vatican Visit Will Signal Trump-Pope Reset

It's no secret that Trump strikes terror into the hearts of environmentalists, owing to his longstanding dismissal of climate change as a legitimate issue ―...


2 blacks on Cosby case of 12; alternates picked

Of the new 100 person pool from Allegheny, Penn. - one of the least diverse places in the US - 16 are black. According to TMZ , the fallen comedian's lawye...


Senate leaders await analysis of GOP health bill

To win needed votes after several embarrassing setbacks, Republican conservatives and moderates struck a deal that would let states get federal waivers to per...


Trumpcare Would Cause 23 Million People To Lose Health Insurance

According to an estimate by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on Wednesday, so-called Trumpcare would destabilize significant portions of the ...


Budget office to gauge health bill effect on coverage, cost

That prediction estimating the plan that House Republicans passed earlier this month to replace ObamaCare would leave 14 million more Americans uninsured next...


CBO Score Full Text: Read the Republican Health Care Bill Cost Estimate

The CBO findings immediately led several Democrats to blast the Republican bill. The instability of the health law's insurance marketplaces was underscored ...


Turkish foreign minister says wants USA envoy McGurk changed

The letter comes after reports, and video , that appear to show members of the Turkish president's security detail fighting protesters outside the Turkish ...


Trump Budget Especially Harmful to New Jersey, Advocates Warn

Freshman Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., began the barrage by telling Mulvaney that Trump's budget proposal is "shockingly extreme". "We're no longer going t...


What the CBO does and how it gets its numbers

That could lead more consumers to buy policies, many of whom would be eligible for federal government tax credits available under the AHCA. And it would jettiso...


DeVos to review rejected college prep grant applications

He said that while he doesn't anticipate that MI would see a big increase in the number of charters if it received money from the grant program , he does bel...


Donald Trump hails Vatican meeting with Pope Francis as 'an honour'

That theme was reflected in their words and their gifts. The Pope returned the gesture by presenting Mr. Trump with a medal by a Roman artist which featur...


Husband calls for release of Philippine hostages

Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte instituted martial law in the south of the country due to the terrorists' siege of Marawi, and cut short a trip to Russia...


Greg Goff relieved of duties as Alabama baseball coach

That is a very clear violation of NCAA rules. NCAA schools voted in January 2015 to approve legislation requiring Power 5 conference schools, including Alabam...


Michael Flynn not cooperating in Senate Intelligence Committee's Russian Federation probe

Flynn, through counsel, denied an initial request by the Senate to review any such documents in an April 28 letter, Reuters reported. The Senate subpoenaed...


Why Melania Trump covers her head one day and not the next

That acceptance was seen as an effort by the pope to relax some rules of the Vatican. It is hoped that there may be serene collaboration between the State and t...


Saudi Arabia, US funding 'terrorism' in middle East: Rouhani

President Donald Trump ended a visit to Tehran's arch-foe Saudi Arabia where arms deals worth nearly $110 billion were signed. Speaking after moderate ...


Officials investigating false nuclear warning sent to Cumberland, Salem counties

But for tens of thousands living in South Jersey, that's exactly what they saw Tuesday around 9 p.m. "The coding error has since been identified and corrected"....


Subpoenas pile up for Michael Flynn's documents

The leaders of the Senate Russia investigation said Tuesday they will continue to pursue critical documents from former national security adviser Michael Flynn...


Firing FBI chief 'eased pressure'

It says the president then told Russia's foreign minister and ambassador that he "faced great pressure because of Russian Federation". Two more bombshell ...


Manchin and Capito react to Trump budget

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos faced a grilling from Democrats over funding private schools with taxpayer money. The budget proposal , which is for the fi...


Ivanka Trump in Saudi Arabia: Global women's empowerment possible

United States President Donald Trump , during his speech at the Arab-Islamic-US summit, acknowledged that India was a victim of terrorism and asked countr...


Kansas forward Mykhailiuk returning for senior season

The two-time Academic All-Big 12 selection ranked eighth in the conference in three-point field goal percentage (38.9) and eighth in three-point field goals mad...


Arizona State wins 8th NCAA women's golf title

Arizona State beat Florida 5-0, with the first three Sun Devils -Mehaffey, Vaughn and Sophia Zeeb - all winning their matches. Wednesday got off to a rough ...