Health Care

Protesters outside McConnell's office

Numerous protesters got out of their wheelchairs and blocked the hallway - an unlawful act, the Capitol Police noted . As Capitol Police conferred about what...


Police Drag Protesters With Disabilities Out Of Wheelchairs During Health Care Protests

Charles Schumer, D-New York, Richard Durbin, D-Illinois, Benjamin Cardin, D-Maryland, Maria Cantwell, D-Washington, and Patty Murray, D-Washington, verbally jou...


England lose Jason Roy early against South Africa

Prior to the series, Morgan told the European Central Bank website: "It's an exciting time - we have rested players and a lot of new guys have come in". Having ...


Roger Federer claims record ninth Gerry Weber Open title in Halle

Federer, will be seeded ahead of his Spanish rival for Wimbledon, which starts in eight days. The Australian Open champion did not lose a set in Halle as he w...


Iraqi forces free civilians in old Mosul

The Iraqi military is now engaged in a months-long campaign to recapture western Mosul , IS's last stronghold in northern Iraq. Some were injured, and some h...


Ukkelberg 3rd in Decathlon at USATF Junior Championships

Baylor's Wil London ran 44.47 for a bronze medal and the third spot on Team USA heading to the World Championships in the event. Texas A&M's Fred Kerley won t...


US urges Qatar, neighbors to 'sit together' to ease tension

Qatar said on Saturday that a 13-point list of demands made by Saudi Arabia and its allies impinged on its sovereignty and failed to meet USA expectations tha...


Colorado officer escorting Pence motorcade hurt in crash

Though Focus on the Family has retreated from national politics in recent years, the organization has always been outspoken in its opposition to abortion. He ...


Federal Reserve Continues To Normalize Monetary Policy

Fitch Ratings said the U.S. Federal Reserve's (Fed) interest rate hike and comments yesterday reinforced its view that U.S. interest rates will normalise fa...


Berlin gives celebrity welcome to two giant pandas from China

Politifact notably named that claim its " Lie of the Year " in 2013. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is reportedly eager for a vote before the July 4th...


Proteas show fight to level series

Mangaliso Mosehle fell shortly after, while Jon-Jon Smuts smashed 45 off 35 balls, which included four boundaries and three sixes, before he was dismissed by ...


Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar

According to the document seen by AP, Qatar is being asked to shut down diplomatic posts in Iran , expel any members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard an...


Hashtags pledging allegiance to Crown Prince trend on Twitter

Saudi stocks climbed, but otherwise the market reaction was muted, likely reflecting the fact that many observers had been expecting this to happen. "The politi...


After Ossoff loss, California Democrats divided on what's next

Just hours before the news conference, moderate Democratic Rep. Kathleen Rice of NY reiterated her call that it was time for Pelosi to step aside. Political pr...


Lions' Gatland wants ref protection for Conor Murray against All Blacks

The Lions have overturned a 1-0 series deficit only on two occasions - in Australia in 1899 and again in 1989 - and have still won just one series in New Zea...


Free dental care for veterans at Aspen Dental

Veterans across the country and right here in the Quad Cities are getting help with dental care Saturday. Veterans can receive everything from fillings to bas...


PM Modi thanks Trump for warm welcome, looks forward to discussions

American CEOs expected to meet PM Modi today include Apple's Tim Cook, Walmart's Doug McMillon, Caterpillar's Jim Umpleby, Google's Sundar Pichai and Microso...


Senate's version of health care plan is awful

Fixing the bill to save Medicaid's expansion theoretically wouldn't convince any of them to change their vote, while further cuts could alienate other so-ca...


Trumps attend wedding of treasury secretary and actress

Vice President Pence is also scheduled to be here. Mnuchin, 54, will be marrying Louise Linton, 36, at the historic Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in center W...


Red Sox retire David Ortiz's number 34

Farrell then got in a heated argument with Miller and was given his first ejection of the season. The Red Sox enjoyed strong series at Philadelphia and Housto...


Saudi Terror plot thwarted

It reiterated its firm position in rejecting terrorism and stressed the need for closer global cooperation to eliminate the scourge that threatens all nations a...


UAE insists Qatar must shutdwon Al Jazeera

The list of demands in Arabic - presented to the Qataris by Kuwait , which is helping mediate the crisis - also demanded the closing of a Turkish military ba...


Amazon Inks Its Biggest Deal, Buying Whole Foods for $13.7B

News that internet retailer Amazon is ponying up $13.7 billion to buy grocery chain Whole Foods has resulted in billions of dollars worth of stock value da...


76ers take Fultz; Celts draft Duke's Tatum

No surprise here. The 76ers gave up an extra first round pick to acquire the player they felt, like many others, is the best player in the draft . "I don't c...


Family members: Seattle mom killed by police adored her kids

Democrats hold 193 seats and need to gain 24 to be in the majority. Democratic Rep. Kathleen Rice from NY told CNN that it's time for the Democrats to l...