On health care, consumer groups have no seat at the table

There are 175,000 enrolled in the Medicaid expansion and 35,000 have found coverage through the marketplace. Over 105,000 Idahoans are now covered through the exchange, and the vast majority (82 percent) receive subsidies. The House has already passe... More..

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Attorney General Sessions' hearing speaks volumes about Trump Administration

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a Minnesota Democrat, said on Fox News Sunday that it would be a "disaster" for Trump to fire Mueller or Rosenstein, or to nudge the latter to recuse himself in an effort to slow down th...More..

Deadly heat waves becoming more common due to climate change
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Deadly heat waves becoming more common due to climate change

This heat wave is on the move and much like a spreading forest fire is affecting more and more people every year. "With high temperatures and humidities, it takes very little warming for conditions to turn de...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Fed raises rates, unveils cuts to bond holdings in sign of confidence

It was below $900 billion in 2007. The data on Wednesday showed U.S. consumer prices unexpectedly fell in the month of May and retails sales recorded their major drop in 16 months and this has raised questi...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

State opening of UK Parliament on Jun 21

The right-wing DUP was expected to drive a hard bargain for their support - on issues such as guarantees over a soft border remaining between Northern Ireland and the Republic after Brexit. The Queen's Speech...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Russia Threatens to Treat US Jets in Syria as Targets

The coalition on Sunday said that it had shot down the Syrian Su-22 after it had bombed US-backed fighters in Raqqa province on Sunday. "The regime's forces have mounted large-scale attacks using planes...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

UK PM May condemns 'sickening' terror attack on Muslims

To the north, Manchester was hit by a deadly attack May 22 when a suicide bomber killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert. The local police emphasized that the attack had all of the signs of a te...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Trump's lawyer denies he's being investigated

The president's earlier tweet, which appeared to term the investigation as a " witch hunt " was not directly in response to any queries regarding the same put to him, said the attorney. And Senate intelligen...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Legislative Compromises that Trump and GOP Must Make Now

But agreement has been very hard for Senate Republicans to achieve amid dissent over significant policies. He said that from the late 1990s until about a decade ago, Tennessee's TennCare program, the state'...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Vehicle hits rams into pedestrians in London, police say 'number of casualties'

The 48-year-old man who drove the van was arrested at the scene shortly after the attack . The man who died had already been receiving first aid from a member of the public, police said . The attack bore nu...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Trump Told To Reign In Online Outbursts

The interviews suggest that Mueller sees the question of attempted obstruction of justice as more than just a "he said , he said" dispute between the president and the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation d...More..

US Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

US Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

Scalise, the House majority whip, was one of five people shot when a gunman opened fire Wednesday as the Republican team practiced in Alexandria, Virginia. "Predicting the length of his hospital stay is hard to...More..

US courts reject Trump appeal over Muslim US entry ban
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

US courts reject Trump appeal over Muslim US entry ban

She said she did not expect the Supreme Court to consider the case before the fall, making it hard for the administration to defend its argument that the travel ban was urgently needed. In their ruling, the t...More..

John Oliver Says Trump 'Needs To Stop Lying To Coal Miners'
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

John Oliver Says Trump 'Needs To Stop Lying To Coal Miners'

Oliver then broke down how the job numbers Scott Pruit, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency told NBC's " Meet the Press " are "bulls--". In reality, the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that, since ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Authorities face questions over handling of London mosque attack

A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morni. Emotions are high in the United Kingdom in the wake of a series of deadly terrorist attacks and a fire at a London apartment bu...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Season's First West Nile Mosquitoes Found on Staten Island, City Says

No human cases have been reported. Mosquito season in the city typically runs from April to September. The positive mosquito sample was collected in Clarksville during a routine countywide sampling by the C...More..

Coconut oil not a healthy alternative to other fats, study says
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Coconut oil not a healthy alternative to other fats, study says

The report, which was released last week, revealed coconut oil increased cholesterol in all seven of the trials and showed a "significant" increase in six of them. The AHA recommends eating no more than 6% of s...More..

Terror attack near London mosque, one dead (Fourth Lead)
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Terror attack near London mosque, one dead (Fourth Lead)

He added that the attack was particularly hurtful because it occurred during the last 10 days of Ramadan, which are considered the holiest. The Westminster Bridge attack, in which Muslim convert Khalid Mas...More..

Shootings kill or injure 19 US children each day
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Shootings kill or injure 19 US children each day

The team looked through CDC data on deaths in the USA for their study. Among injury-related deaths, firearms are the second leading cause behind auto accidents for children aged 1-17. "This is a very encourag...More..

US House passes bill to replace Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

US House passes bill to replace Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law

It passed the House on a mostly party-line vote of 233-186. US President Donald Trump's efforts to turn back the clock by gutting the bulk of post-crisis regulation took another step forward yesterday, wit...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Imam hailed as hero for protecting Finsbury Park van attacker

And now, one person has been killed and ten others injured in another vehicle ramming incident, this time targeting worshippers outside a mosque in the capital. "He did what he did deliberately to hit and kill ...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Grenfell Tower families to receive minimum of £5500 from No 10

British media have reported that contractors installed a cheaper, less flame-resistant type of exterior paneling on the 24-story tower in a renovation that was completed just past year. This relies on dental re...More..

Scalise shooter had list of Republican lawmakers' names in his pocket
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Scalise shooter had list of Republican lawmakers' names in his pocket

Hodgkinson told the YMCA on Tuesday that he wanted to cancel his membership because he was moving, the YMCA said in a statement . Sue Hodgkinson says she can't explain the actions of her estranged husband, ...More..

Healy hits 2 HRs to power A's past Yankees 5-2
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Healy hits 2 HRs to power A's past Yankees 5-2

They are headed home to the Bronx in a June skid, emotionally and physically spent from the California heat, long games and losing so many close ones. "I'm pleased with the way we keep fighting back and that wi...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

ICC ODI rankings: India slip to 3, Pakistan climbs to sixth spot

Fakhar Zaman and Mohammad Amir shone as Pakistan came from behind to pull off a major upset in the Champions Trophy final at The Oval. And the captain credited his men for the strong comeback. "I want ...More..