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Senate Staffers to Begin Writing Healthcare Bill

And Senate Republican Conference Chairman John Thune of South Dakota offered a less than confident, "I hope so", when asked if Republicans can get to 50. The ...


Donald Trump Meets King Salman of Saudi Arabia

President Donald Trump wound up a visit . Addressing parliament, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Jerusalem's Temple Mount and Western Wall ...


Half of new Cosby jury pool have opinions on his guilt

Eleven jurors have been chosen this week for the case starting June 5 in suburban Philadelphia. Bill Cosby departs the Montgomery County Courthouse after a ...


Ariana Grande Announces Manchester Benefit Concert In Powerful Open Letter

Terrorist Salman Abedi cuts an unremarkable figure in jeans and a dark, padded jacket in his final moments before he slaughtered 22 concert-goers and seriou...


NSA to Jimmy Carter Zbigniew Brzezinski passes away

Brzezinski served as an adviser during President John F. Kennedy's 1960 presidential campaign and pushed for detente to prevent antagonizing the Soviet Union. B...


Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal - Axios

As The Hill notes , "German Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters about an "intense" exchange where all six other nations 'made it clear that we want the U...


The trigger for US-Saudi ties

President Trump has embarked on a week-long overseas trip, which began with a visit to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Saturday May 20, and will end with his partici...


Zbigniew Brzezinski, Carter's security adviser, dead at 89

He was also a prime player behind the failed USA mission in 1980 to rescue US hostages held in Iran after the overthrow of the Shah of Iran. He thought that...


Texas lawmakers OK budget but 'bathroom bill' still in limbo

The pursuit of a so-called bathroom bill in Texas has roiled the Legislature for months, igniting opposition from the National Basketball Association, major c...


Massive slide buries stretch of iconic California highway

The highway is one of the main arteries for Big Sur, which relies on the gorgeous coastline to draw tourists. All access to the highway remains closed because t...


Donald Trump's first foreign tour: his most awkward moments

The president's stops in Israel and Saudi Arabia come as those two nations, in the absence of official diplomatic ties, have increasingly aligning interests d...


Reaction to the death of music legend Gregg Allman

Gregg Allman in September 1976. "So I thought about that and I called him [Burnett] back and said alright what time do you want me to be there?" Music lege...


Langer leads halfway through Senior PGA on Trump course

Both carded birdie at the par-5 finishing hole. When play resumed after the delay, Langer grinded out three straight pars in the teeth of the wind before star...


Musicians, fans remember Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers Band

Duane also worked as a session guitarist in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and NY, recording with Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, saxophonist King Curtis and other a...


Republican Gianforte apologizes to the reporter he assaulted in his victory speech

Republican Greg Gianforte has won the s. Gianforte defeated Democrat Rob Quist with 50 percent of the vote to Quist's 44 percent. " Donald Trump is his...


President Trump delays decision on Paris climate accord

President Trump has had, according to the White House , a successful maiden trip outside the U.S. But the bad news is he has to come home . Leaders includ...


Trump Delays Decision on Paris Climate Accord as Allies Reaffirm Commitment

Diplomats from Britain, Canada , France, Germany, Italy , Japan and the United States worked late into the night to agree on the final communique , which was...


North Jackson Elementary mourns death of 6-year-old Kingston Frazier

While Archie was inside, at least two of the suspects drove into the Kroger parking lot in a two-door 2014 Honda Civic Coupe and pulled alongside her Camry. Pol...


Saudi Claim to Lead Muslims Gets a Trump Boost

Abbas told Trump that the Palestinians "are committed to working with you to reach a historic peace deal between us and Israel ". This, however, does not s...


Mother of Uber CEO dies after boating accident

Bonnie Kalanick was 71. The couple have been longtime boaters. Donald Kalanick was rushed to a nearby hospital and listed in serious condition, the company...


NY judge Garcia uninterested in FBI director job

Sen. Bernie Sanders is reportedly warning that Joe Lieberman - favored by President Donald Trump to be the next Federal Bureau of Investigation director - wou...


Rocker Gregg Allman dies at age 69; sang and lived the blues

More concise originals like " Midnight Rider " and " Melissa ", as well as Allman's renditions of blues classics like " Statesboro Blues " and "Done Somebod...


UofL eliminated from ACC Baseball Tournament

The hope was that the season-ending trend of losing to Florida State would change in the ACC Baseball Championship, but it remained the same as the Seminoles do...


AHCA could put 6.3M people at risk for higher premiums

Senate . So how is it working for them? He told the story of one of his patients who asked if he should begin weaning himself off of his treatment for addic...


Parks programs and pools open for the summer season on Memorial Day

Indian Mounds Pool in Quincy opens Saturday at 11 a.m. Night swimming is available Monday-Thursday from 6:30-8 p.m. Those pools needed vacuuming, more chlorin...


House Speaker, Lt. Governor square off over 'bathroom bill'

For months, transgender individuals residing in Texas have watched lawmakers in Austin squabble over which bathrooms they can use and have been left to wonder w...


GOP health bill leaves 23 million uninsured, analysts say

It will destabilize individual health insurance for one sixth of all Americans . With "Obamacare", Democrats set out to get more people insured, but they also...


Jones Forced to Apologize to Avoid Another Lawsuit

The brains behind the " Infowars " website read a statement during Wednesday's broadcast of "The Alex Jones Show", his popular internet and radio program, in ...


Supreme Court Effectively Strikes Down 2 Congressional Districts In North Carolina

Supreme Court has made clear over the past quarter century that racial gerrymandering is an unconstitutional no-no, but partisan gerrymandering is still perm...


Trump woos Macron, may disappoint on Paris Agreement

U.S. President Donald Trump meets with French President Emmanuel Macron at the U.S. ambassador's residence in Brussels , Thursday, May 25, 2017 . As the G...


Tillerson hails 'historic moment' in U.S.-Saudi relations

For more than two years Saudi Arabia has led an Arab coalition conducting air strikes and other operations against Iran-backed rebels in Yemen , in support of ...


Will the Republican Health Care Bill Really Lower Premiums?

Some 14 million of those 23 million would lose coverage because of plans to cut Medicaid by $884 billion. As GOP senators quickly distanced themselves f...


Kushner wanted secret line with Russians

Flynn served briefly as Trump's national security adviser before being fired in February after officials said he misled Vice President Mike Pence about wh...


Trump v Macron: French president appears to win latest handshake battle Featured

As Macron approached a group of leaders leaving North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters, Trump stretched out his hands in greeting, but was completely i...


How Your State Could Change Your Insurance Under Trumpcare

If the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act became law, almost 117,000 Mainers - a little less than 10 percent of the state's population - would l...