GOP Health Plan Doesn't Address the Biggest Health Care Problems

Obamacare has required companies that sell health insurance policies in the individual marketplace to handle pre-existing conditions the same way they do employer-sponsored plans: that is, balance the risk and come up with a blended rate for everyo... More..

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Spending deal has border wall money after all, says Trump budget chief

Under current rules, 60 votes in the Senate are required to pass federal budget proposals but the Republicans hold just 52 seats there. The funding deal struck between Republican and Democratic leaders to fun...More..

Ticks carry virus more deadly than Lyme disease
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Ticks carry virus more deadly than Lyme disease

Long-term neurologic problems may occur. This is best done by avoiding high brushy areas whenever you're in the woods, wearing long sleeves and trousers when feasible, using insect repellent and doing tick ch...More..

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Gunman kills OH police chief, 2 nursing home workers

By 8:45 a.m., the shooter was reported down, according to 10TV in Columbus. It wasn t immediately clear whether the gunman killed himself, Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp said. None of the 23 residents at ...More..

School: Boy, 8, who killed himself never said he was bullied
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

School: Boy, 8, who killed himself never said he was bullied

A school spokesperson has since told the Associated Press that Gabriel did not tell school officials he was bullied, and that they were not aware of the video recording until after his suicide. Doctors diagno...More..

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New Orleans removes statue of Confederate leader Jefferson Davis

The crews' faces were covered to protect their identity. The statues' removal follows decades of debate and a 2015 City Council vote at Mayor Mitch Landrieu's request. Ingraham wrote on Twitter in a since...More..

Acting FBI director defends Comey, insists Russian Federation investigation unaffected by firing
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Acting FBI director defends Comey, insists Russian Federation investigation unaffected by firing

Thursday's statement is one several Feinstein has issued since Comey's Tuesday firing, with each appearing more critical than the previous. Sanders maintained the White House's narrative hasn't changed. "He's...More..

PM Modi speaks with new South Korean President, invites him to India
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

PM Modi speaks with new South Korean President, invites him to India

While taking the oath of office Wednesday, Moon said he's open to visiting North Korea under the right conditions. In recent days North Korea has continued its war of words with Washington and Seoul with Ki...More..

Dozens of countries, including US, hit by huge cyberextortion attack
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Dozens of countries, including US, hit by huge cyberextortion attack

The ransomware encrypted data on the computers, demanding payments of US$300 (S$421) to US$600 to restore access. Two security firms - Kaspersky Lab and Avast - said they had identified the malware behind the...More..

Credit Suisse gets $40m in tax breaks, adds 1200 jobs in NC
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Credit Suisse gets $40m in tax breaks, adds 1200 jobs in NC

While the repeal bill, House Bill 142, has been criticized for restricting municipalities' ability to write their own non-discrimination ordinances, Ervin said it met the concerns of Credit Suisse and the board...More..

US Justice Dept orders prosecutors to seek toughest sentences
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

US Justice Dept orders prosecutors to seek toughest sentences

The move is a reversal of ex-President Barack Obama's policy to reduce jail time for low-level drug crimes. Sessions' new guidelines specifically reverses a 2013 memo from former Attorney General Eric Hol...More..

A Stanley Cup final for the birds
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

A Stanley Cup final for the birds

But Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh's superstar center, missed only one game against Washington after sustaining a concussion . While the Senators are making their first trip to the conference finals since 2007 an...More..

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Engineer charged in deadly Amtrak crash

It alleges he was reckless in the operation of the train. So the DA referred the case to the state attorney general who filed charges. "I commend our outstanding team in the office of the Attorney General, (w...More..

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USA train driver faces charges over deadly 2015 derailment

Earlier this week, Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams announced that he would not press charges against Bostian because there was no evidence of criminal intent or responsibility. In the immediate...More..

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Police investigate killing of Ohio police chief, 2 others

There were reports that nursing home employees barricaded themselves inside rooms in the nursing home. A shooting at a nursing home in OH left four people dead on Friday morning. Hartless was also dead insi...More..

5 immigrant women vie for Miss USA pageant title
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

5 immigrant women vie for Miss USA pageant title

Inside Edition has your first look at the 51 ladies competing to be the next Miss USA on Sunday. A former Chippewa Valley woman is representing Wisconsin in the Miss USA Pageant this weekend. As LGBTQ Nation...More..

Alex Lange pitches complete game in 4-0 win over Auburn
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Alex Lange pitches complete game in 4-0 win over Auburn

I'll give him a lot of credit for getting ahead of our guys, and no walks, that was huge". After walking the first batter he faced, Klobosits retired 13 of his next 14, keeping the deficit at four runs. "His ...More..

Foul play not suspected in 2 deaths in Central Park waters
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Foul play not suspected in 2 deaths in Central Park waters

The body was discovered at around 7:20am East Coast time yesterday, with his body showing no obvious signs of trauma either, according to the NYPD . The body found on Tuesday was a man also. The grizzly discov...More..

Did Sessions Just Escalate The War on Drugs?
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Did Sessions Just Escalate The War on Drugs?

This policy demands that the federal prosecutors "charge defendants with the most serious crime possible". After serving six years as attorney general in former President Barack Obama's administration, Hold...More..

As farmers worry, Agriculture Department will promote trade
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

As farmers worry, Agriculture Department will promote trade

The President's very aggressive stance in opposition to beneficial trade deals for agriculture including the Trans Pacific Partnership (which President Trump withdrew from) and the North American Free Trade Agr...More..

New details emerge of Gaithersburg girl's gang-related killing
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

New details emerge of Gaithersburg girl's gang-related killing

Six people have been arrested in connection with Sosa Rivas' gang-connected killing. The hearings came as federal officials announced a nationwide anti-gang crackdown had resulted in more than 1,300 arrests. ...More..

House Oversight Committee member calls Trump's bluff on the Comey
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

House Oversight Committee member calls Trump's bluff on the Comey "tapes"

Ambassador to Qatar Dana Shell Smith about the troubles she has explaining Washington's actions. But on Friday, before a tour of the Thomas Built Buses manufacturing plant, Burr said that, as things stand, Trum...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Sean Spicer faces first White House briefing since Comey's firing

Trump said in one of a string of Twitter messages. Trump's response was admitting inaccuracies - and threatening to cancel the White House daily briefing as a result. Sen. Marco Rubio asked McCabe if Comey'...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Trump Keeps Controversies Smoldering With a Warning for Comey

The president tweeted , "As a very active President with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with ideal accuracy!" "As a very active President with lots of thing...More..

Sister says Arkansas slaying suspect battled mental illness
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Sister says Arkansas slaying suspect battled mental illness

Bowden, 42, surrendered Thursday afternoon at a house near Dardanelle where two of victims were found dead, the state police said. After the suspect was arrested, he was taken to a hospital and is expected to...More..

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HFC Member Says House Obamacare Repeal Bill Only 'Tweaks' Obamacare

May this bill die the ignominious death it deserves. "There's a moral obligation to protect people's health". For all the criticism that Obamacare has received since its adoption in 2010, one provision that...More..

Senate committee subpoenas disgraced Trump adviser Michael Flynn over Russian Federation
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Senate committee subpoenas disgraced Trump adviser Michael Flynn over Russian Federation

But the White House took no action for 18 days, after which Flynn resigned amid reports that he misled Vice President Pence about the call. It nevertheless took 18 days before the president, pressed by Pence ...More..

States sue over Trump coal lease program
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

States sue over Trump coal lease program

Production and combustion of coal from federal lands accounted for about 11 percent of USA greenhouse gas emissions in 2014. The lawsuit lists a wide range of effects of climate change, including reduced snow...More..

8-year-old Was Bullied Before Killing Himself, Attorneys Say
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

8-year-old Was Bullied Before Killing Himself, Attorneys Say

Branch said the video shows a student slam him against a bathroom wall, but her client was told by the school only that her son had "fainted". "It was very hard for me to believe that an 8-year-old would even k...More..

Second Baptist Church revival May 17-18
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Second Baptist Church revival May 17-18

Sunday meeting of Unitarian Universalist Fellowship conducted by The Rev. Patt Herdlotz in the upstairs meeting room of St. Paul's Episcopal Church at 801 Jefferson St., according to a news release. on Tuesda...More..