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Mitch McConnell Seeks Votes to Help Push Health Care Bill Through Senate

Yesterday the Republican leadership in the Senate released a draft bill to replace it, with a vote set for next week. Local stories from KERA Ne...


Nancy Pelosi is beside the point

In addition to mentioning her district, she stated that the attacks on her were due to her effectiveness and her abilities as a "master legislator" and ...


The Senate's health care bill

Wisconsin's Ron Johnson is one of four Republicans not yet on board with the U.S. Senate version of a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare . The Senate m...


The good, bad, and ugly of Trump's new Cuba policy

Trump had previously said he supported restoring diplomatic relations but wished the USA had negotiated a better deal. Diplomatic relations, restored only two...


Jury deadlocks in Ohio cop's murder retrial

The mistrial, which came after five days of jury deliberations, left Tensing in tears and for now ended almost two years of anticipation in the case. His firs...


LARRY HOGAN: GOP Health Care Plan Does Not Work for Maryland

Cassidy, who spent much of his medical career working for Louisiana's charity hospital system, has said he has problems with the bill that won House passage. ...


Storm remnants move through area

However, our neighbors in MS/AL/FL felt the brunt of the storm with 8-15 inches of rain and numerous reports of tornadoes. Most of the WAFB viewing area had t...


Court Upholds Overturned Conviction of Suspect in Netflix's 'Making a Murderer'

As USA Today reported, this is a big victory for Dassey, and may lead to Steven Avery's nephew being released from prison. At the time of his indictment, ...


Tropical Storm Cindy downgraded to tropical depression after landfall

Rain will continue falling locally throughout today as Tropical Depression Cindy slowly loses strength and scatters into several remnants across parts of MS a...


Trump knocks Democrats for obstructing agenda after party wins Georgia

There Republican Ralph Norman easily prevailed over Democrat Archie Parnell for a seat formerly held by Republican Mick Mulvaney , now Trump's budg...


Insurance group encouraged by GOP bill

Trump said getting approval would require travelling a "very, very narrow path" but that "I think we're going to get there". He said the changes he is seekin...


With cameras banned, CNN sends sketch artist to White House briefing

So CNN sent Bill Hennessy, who usually illustrates Supreme Court proceedings for the network, to sketch Sean Spicer's latest updates from the Trump administrati...


How Medicaid Works, and Who It Covers

The four holdouts, among the Senate's most conservative members, said the plan failed to rein in the federal government's role, highlighting Republicans' stru...


Senate Health Care Bill Draws Criticism From Conservative Republican Lawmakers

Video footage shows police carrying protesters on ventilators and in wheelchairs outside at around 11.30am (4.30pm BST) on Thursday (22 June). WASHINGTON (A...


Russian Warships, Sub Launch Cruise Missiles at Daesh Targets in Syria

On several occasions in recent weeks, warplanes of the US -led coalition have also struck pro-government forces to prevent them from advancing in the region. Th...


Pelosi on calls for new leadership: 'I'm worth the trouble, quite frankly'

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she's confident she has the support in her caucus despite finger-pointing and frustration after Democrats lost a G...


Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela: Pelosi 'doesn't help our candidates'

He praised Pelosi for the work she has done for the Democrats on outreach and diversity over the years. She dismissed the members who have said it is time ...


Senate health care bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid

Michael Bennet said in a statement . Democrats accuse Republicans of sabotaging Obamacare , and say the Republican bill will make healthcare unaffordabl...


Toomey's Office To Protest Health Care Bill

KODJAK: Those waivers can allow states to drop some benefits required by Obamacare like maternity coverage, mental health care and birth control. "The only pe...


Expect a rainy New Orleans weekend after Tropical Storm Cindy

From the Florida Panhandle to eastern Texas, residents and government officials along the northern Gulf Coast kept an eye on slow-moving Tropical Storm Cindy ,...


Rain Saturday, Drier Next Week

The forecast will finally see a change next week as drier air makes it's way into the Valley. Clearing moves in from west to east, so if you are heading to, s...


McConnell's Mission: Finding Votes for Senate Health Care Bill

Bob Duncan, executive vice president of the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, and Cathy Mahaffey, chief executive of Common Ground Health Care Cooperative, s...


Military heads want transgender enlistment hold — APNewsBreak

Both the Army and the Air Force proposed a two-year delay. The services have previously said they were concerned about whether the USA military could deploy peo...


In heartbreaking video, girl begs mother for quiet after Castile shooting

That's why, Davis and others argue, the only solution is a special prosecutor whose sole duty it is to investigate and charge officers guilty of misconduct. A...


NBA draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN

After all of the hype and speculation, the future of former Washington basketball star Markelle Fultz became apparent on Thursday night. Known for his all...