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China security talks focus on North Korea

There will be more interviews and records reviewed. Sentenced to hard labor for stealing a political poster from a North Korean hotel, the 22-year-old Warmbie...


Piazza, Green advance in 800 at USA Outdoor Championships

Freshmen Ryan Schweizer (1,500m), Logan Kusky (hammer) and Summer Thorpe (100m hurdles) will compete in the U.S. Junior Championships. Lambourne will co...


High temps, scattered thunderstorms across Houston as Cindy moves to northeast

The National Hurricane Center's 4 a.m. Thursday update indicates Cindy was moving north at 12 miles per hour with max sustained winds of 40 miles per hour. ...


Reactions to Pro-Life Republican Karen Handel's Election Victory

Ben Ray Lujan of New Mexico, who chairs the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee that invested millions in the race, argued in a memo to lawmakers, "De...


Heavy rains projected as Tropical Storm Cindy blasts South

Louisiana's Office of State Park says high water or damage from Tropical Storm Cindy has closed six parks in southern Louisiana. "Something to remember, thoug...


GOP's challenge: finding votes for Senate health care bill

Ron Johnson of Wisconsin is among four Republican senators who say they're not ready to vote for the Affordable Care Act replacement bill being pushed by G...


Supreme Court Overturns Lower Court On Grounds For Stripping US Citizenship

LUCAS GUTTENTAG: The court strongly rejected a sweeping claim made by the government that would have made citizens vulnerable for insignificant, immaterial, inc...


Trump's businesses show mixed returns during campaign and presidency

His book, The Art Of The Deal , is having a comeback of its own, with royalties from the 1987 autobiography ranged between 100,000 and one million dollars, a...


Iran fires missiles at militant groups in eastern Syria

On June 7, Daesh terrorists launched simultaneous attacks on Iran's parliament building in downtown Tehran and on the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini, south of the...


Trump says he is 'very supportive' of Senate healthcare bill

It faces uniform Democratic opposition. Some conservative and moderate GOP senators have their doubts about the bill. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConn...


Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard

And in a Facebook post , Obama said: "The Senate bill , unveiled today, is not a health care bill". Sens. Rand Paul , Mike Lee , Ted Cruz and Ron...


Immigration attorney weighs in on DAPA rollback

The policy never went into effect because federal courts put it on hold. Trump has been inconsistent on his statements about DACA, which was established by ...


Heat wave likely to peak Thursday with cooler weather coming

At least two people in the Bay Area died from heat-related illness amid a week-long heat wave that has pushed temperatures into the triple digits, officials sai...


DNC Rejected Help from Homeland Security After Russia Hacks

Johnson said they also had to consider the implications of declassifying such sensitive information. Department of Homeland Security cyber division actin...


A storm named Cindy could disrupt your Saturday

Cindy made landfall in southwestern Louisiana near the Texas border early Thursday morning, bringing the threat of strong winds, rain and potentially uns...


Collins: Trump should give clear answer on Comey tapes

In making their request, they did not say "Maybe". "I believe the James Comey leaks will be far more prevalent than anyone ever thought possible". Intelli...


Obama: 'Fundamental Meanness At The Core' Of GOP Health Care Bills

Trump called " mean ". It would also end the tax penalties under Mr Obama's law on people who do not buy insurance - the so-called individual mandate - ...


Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall

Continued weakening is forecast and Cindy should become a remnant low by Friday, if not sooner. Water wasn't the only problem. Residents in nearby counties ...


Senate GOP health bill would cut Medicaid, erase tax increases, reports say

Obama law: Provides two kinds of subsidies for people who don't have access to coverage on the job. In Hermiston, a few people got together Thursday afternoo...


Trump to meet with telecom CEOs

Trump's top aides have tried to bring order to a White House that can get derailed by the president's Twitter account by focusing on certain issues each week, l...


FBI shares findings in Congressional baseball shooting

Scalise and lobbyist Matt Mika remained in critical condition Friday; three others wounded have been released from hospitals. Alexandria police chief Michae...


Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill

Obama's health law enacted an additional 3.8 percent tax on investment income for married couples making more than $250,000 a year and individuals making more t...


Gergen: Special election victories show Trump could beat Dems in 2020

Democrats' decisive Tuesday night loss in Georgia's special election - a race into which they poured tens of millions of dollars to make it the most expensive...


Tropical Storm Cindy expected to make landfall Wednesday

A vehicle drives through a partially submerged roadway after Tropical Storm Cindy , now downgraded to Tropical Depression Cindy , in Big Lake, La., Thursday...


Trump wants apprenticeships in all high schools

Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., said Trump's "rhetoric doesn't match the reality" of budget cuts he's proposing that would reduce federal job training funding b...


Energy Shares Will Benefit If Paris Accord Upheld

The communique also reflected joint language agreed to be all seven countries on non-climate-related environmental issues, such as recycling, reducing litter ...


Memorial For Muslim Teen Murdered in Hate Crime Set Ablaze

Nabra's body was found in a Loudoun pond. Beyond the tougher potential punishment, formally attaching the hate-crime label in court can signal to the broader ...


Trump removes protections for Yellowstone grizzly bear

Grizzly bears native to Yellowstone National Park and the surrounding area are being removed from the endangered species list , the United States gove...


Gov. McMaster talks about Myrtle Beach after shootings

Pledging action and many more boots on the ground, Gov. Henry McMaster said Thursday the recent shootings and law enforcement issues in Myrtle Beach are an "abe...


Jurors Acquit Ex Cop Who Fatally Shot Sylville Smith

MARGE PITROF, BYLINE: Well, it had been a violent weekend in Milwaukee last August with about a half dozen shootings when Officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown an...


Celtics select Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft

Tatum may not play a game for the Celtics however, as the Indiana Pacers are in trade talks with Boston to acquire Tatum. Tatum smiled when asked about this, ...


Special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching

Karen Handel's 4-point victory in Tuesday's special election for a House seat in Georgia makes clear that the Democrats' philosophy - the usual blend of high t...


Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

Now we know why. Senate Republicans released only a draft of their bill, with no analysis and no cost estimates . By posting a almost 1,000 word ...


Humidity returns Friday, with highs in the upper 80s

More clouds than sun with showers and a thunderstorm. Highs will climb into the lower 80s by afternoon. Another system will be coming through bringing more ra...


Senate Republicans unveil Obamacare replacement bill, but fate uncertain

Cost-sharing subsidies: This bill allocates money for cost-sharing subsidies through 2019, which offsets the cost for insurers to give low-income citizens pro...