Longoria, Peterson lead Rays over Orioles

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP ) - The Baltimore Orioles' long run of mound misery is over. It was the Orioles' 20th straight game of giving up at least five runs, tying an Major League Baseball record set by the Philadelphia Phillies in 1924. More..

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North Korea denies U.S. claims that Otto Warmbier was tortured

A long line of mourners waited to enter funeral services early today for Otto Warmbier, the U.S. student imprisoned in North Korea who returned home last week in a coma that proved fatal. The unnamed minist...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Another bout of rain engulfs much of Texas on heels of Cindy

There's a possibility for flooding, strong winds and isolated tornadoes . This rainfall could cause life-threatening flooding in these areas. Five people in the town of 1,500 died. The remains of a historic br...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Medical Groups Hate the 'Literally Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan

The White House said it is hopeful a final bill will be finished before lawmakers leave Washington later this summer. Translation? Medicaid is this country's single largest provider of reproductive heal...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Several Sailors Found Dead After US Destroyer Collision

Commander of the Navy's 7th Fleet told the grim news to reporters at a Navy base in Yokosuka, just south of Tokyo . "A number" of missing American sailors have been found dead in flooded areas of the destroyer...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Senate GOP weighing penalties for uninsured in healthcare bill

It would erase taxes on higher earners and the medical industry that helped Obama's law expand coverage by roughly 20 million Americans. "I am very supportive of the Senate #HealthcareBill. In an interview wi...More..

Donald Trump says he won't fire 'bothersome' Robert Mueller
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Donald Trump says he won't fire 'bothersome' Robert Mueller

And what's this about Comey's story might have changed? Adam Schiff , the committee's top Democrat, said in a statement yesterday that Mr Trump's Twitter comment stopped short of denying that the White Hous...More..

Expect a rainy New Orleans weekend after Tropical Storm Cindy
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Expect a rainy New Orleans weekend after Tropical Storm Cindy

National Weather Service forecasters said rainfall totals of 2-4 inches (50-100 millimeters) were possible in several states, with up to 6 inches (150 millimeters) in isolated spots. Appalachian Power report...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

A 2nd mistrial: Jury deadlocks in OH cop's murder retrial

Brian Taylor of the Black Lives Matter movement in Cincinnati calls the mistrial in Officer Ray Tensing's case "blatant injustice" and a "textbook example" of institutionalized racism at work. University ...More..

It's so hot in Phoenix, they can't fly planes
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

It's so hot in Phoenix, they can't fly planes

Despite the dangers, the weather may not be as bad as originally expected. A heatwave is sweeping America's southwest this week, with weather authorities warning residents temperatures could reach as high ...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Toomey upbeat about Senate health care bill amid protests

Politifact notably named that claim its " Lie of the Year " in 2013. Not one Democrat plans on supporting the bill, which means Republicans can only afford to lose two more votes in the Senate or the bi...More..

Are Comey and Mueller 'Very Good Friends' Like Trump Claims?
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Are Comey and Mueller 'Very Good Friends' Like Trump Claims?

We've entered a realm of reality in which we cannot trust a single word that the sitting U.S. President says or tweets. "Comey was determined to get revenge on the president by getting a special counsel appoi...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman at Virginia park

Those injured in the shooting at the Eugene Simpson Stadium Park ballfields in Alexandria, Va., were Louisiana Rep. Scalise; U.S. Capitol Police officers David Bailey and Crystal Griner; Tyson Foods lobbyis...More..

Worth the wait: Bibens-Dirkx pitches Rangers past Yanks 8-1
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Worth the wait: Bibens-Dirkx pitches Rangers past Yanks 8-1

The Texas Rangers have been scoring a lot of runs the past few weeks but it hasn't been translating in to wins lately. In the last 11 road games, it is 7-4. Rangers: Coming off a terrific performance in a win...More..

A majority of Americans now say they like Obamacare. That's a first
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

A majority of Americans now say they like Obamacare. That's a first

Mike Lee (R-Utah) was a member of the working group that was tasked with putting the plan together, but he said in a video earlier this week that he couldn't answer questions from constituents about it because...More..

Nevada Republican Senator Wavers On Health Care Bill
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Nevada Republican Senator Wavers On Health Care Bill

Senate bill: Would eliminate most of those taxes. Senate bill: Subsidies would end in 2020. The bill would create a new system of federal tax credits to help people buy health insurance , while of...More..

EJ Dionne Jr.: Georgia provides lessons to Democrats
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

EJ Dionne Jr.: Georgia provides lessons to Democrats

In a tweet on Thursday, President Donald Trump taunted Pelosi. Georgia's special election marked the largest Republican turnout ever, noted Gingrich, leading Karen Handel to a win over Democratic chal...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Tax cuts for rich are part of the Senate GOP health bill

Senate Republican leaders have released their 142-page discussion draft of a health care bill , triggering a series of legislative steps with one goal — repeal and replace Democratic President Barack O...More..

Caught on tape: Dem official says he's 'glad' Scalise got shot
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Caught on tape: Dem official says he's 'glad' Scalise got shot

Montag also said he wished the House majority whip had died. "I'm glad he got shot ", Montag says on the tape. In Wednesday's recording, a friend of Ms. In the same chain, the World-Herald reported she ...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

The Senate's Unaffordable Care Act

Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the majority leader, wants next week. Four Republicans quickly came out in opposition - Ted Cruz , Mike Lee, Ron Johnson and Rand Paul - while at least three more Republican...More..

Protesters in wheelchairs physically removed from McConnell's office over Medicaid cuts
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Protesters in wheelchairs physically removed from McConnell's office over Medicaid cuts

The Medicaid system that provides essential home and community-based care is already underfunded, has resulted in cuts to services and has increased the long wait lists the individuals and families we serve a...More..

Police carry demonstrators away from protest
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Police carry demonstrators away from protest

As the protest gathered, Capitol police began to assemble, taking some of the more non-compliant protesters out of the area by force. "Forty-three people (15 males and 28 females) did not cease their demonstrat...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Parsing through the details of the GOP's health care bill

But more important, like Collins, Heller set out conditions for getting his support that it's unlikely Mitch McConnell could meet without blowing up his entire coalition. Improving it by "tens of millions" wo...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Australia Halts Airstrikes in Syria Over Russian Threats

Beirut- The Syrian scene lately witnessed several escalatory messages exchanged between the US, Russia and Iran, pushing Washington on Tuesday to call for more troops to al-Tanf military camp in the southea...More..

On the Ground in the 6th: Scenes from Georgia's Election Night
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

On the Ground in the 6th: Scenes from Georgia's Election Night

Democrats are going to have to flip some of these seats to win back a majority. The main argument against Pelosi from her Democratic detractors is that more than 30 years in Washington and hundreds of m...More..