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Congressional Budget Office says Senate bill would leave 22M more uninsured

Congressional Budget Office says Senate bill would leave 22M more uninsured

The bill would reduce the federal deficit $321 billion by 2026, an increase of $202 billion in savings from the version of the bill that passed the House of Representatives last month. It's th...

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US Supreme Court to hear wedding cake case

After the couple was turned away in 2012, they complained about Masterpiece Cakeshop on Facebook, then filed a complaint with the Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The ruling also stated that ...

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Senate Health Bill Adds 22 Million Uninsured: Budget Office

Senate Health Bill Adds 22 Million Uninsured: Budget Office

With Democrats uniformly opposed, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can only afford two defections for a vote he's hoping to hold this week. Several Senate Republicans have indicated they...

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Colorado baker disputes anti-discrimination law

One of the sponsors of the legislation, now-House Republican Leader Patrick Neville of Castle Rock, said, "As Americans, we cherish our fundamental rights to free speech and freedom of religion". He...

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The Supreme Court will hear a case on partisan gerrymandering

The Supreme Court will hear a case on partisan gerrymandering

The Supreme Court split 5-4 on Monday in ordering that work to be halted while the high court considers the Wisconsin case. The Assembly Minority Leader says if the Supreme Court agrees with the...

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Supreme Court rules for church preschool in religious liberty case

NPR's Tom Gjelten has the story. The strong implication of this footnote is that the justices who joined it aren't prepared to say that the government can be required to provide direct funding to a ...

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Rep. Moulton calls for new Democratic leadership

Rep. Moulton calls for new Democratic leadership

There Republican Ralph Norman easily prevailed over Democrat Archie Parnell for a seat formerly held by Republican Mick Mulvaney, now Trump's budget director. Pelosi questioned , according to the Hil...

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Car accident sparks major wildfire in California

Car accident sparks major wildfire in California

About 175 people were briefly allowed back to their homes near Panguitch Lake Sunday under escort, said Denise Dastrup with the Garfield County Sheriff's Office. The Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance ...

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Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

According to a new Sierra Club analysis, if cities belonging to the U.S. Conference of Mayors were to transition to 100 percent clean and renewable electricity , it would reduce electric sector car...

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'Woke' and 'hygge' added to the Oxford English Dictionary

'Woke' and 'hygge' added to the Oxford English Dictionary

The quarterly update includes "post-truth", previously announced by the OED as its word of the year for 2016 following Britain's Brexit referendum and Donald Trump's presidential victory. Most peo...

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United States officer acquitted over shooting of black motorist

United States officer acquitted over shooting of black motorist

After five days of deliberation, the jury cleared Yanez of all charges, which included second-degree manslaughter and two lesser charges for endangering Reynolds and her young daughter, who was in t...

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Supreme Court Term's End Notable for What Was, Wasn't Said

Missouri's Department of Natural Resources, which administers the playground resurfacing program, ranked Trinity Lutheran's grant application fifth out of the 44 it received. Roberts specified, howe...

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Legislature to return to Albany one week after adjourning

Legislature to return to Albany one week after adjourning

Collins in a statement. According to Niagara County officials, this year Medicaid accounts for $43.73 million of the county's $77.6 million tax levy, or more than 56 percent. The state Democratic Co...

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Remnants Of Cindy: Heavy Rain, Storms Expected In Middle Tennessee

Remnants Of Cindy: Heavy Rain, Storms Expected In Middle Tennessee

A man shields himself from the rain while riding his bicycle on the intersection of St. Emmanuel and Leeland streets Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Houston as Tropical Storm Cindy hit Southeast Texas ...

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U.S. high court throws out rulings barring religious school subsidies

The court ruled on June 26 that the government may not exclude religious groups from grant programs simply because they are religious. In a 7-2 ruling, justices sided with a church in Missouri...

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Minor New York City subway derailment causes outage, delays

Nicholas Avenue. It said there was smoke but no fire. New York City's subway system, which carries 5.7 million riders on a typical weekday, has come under increasing criticism in recent months for...

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Nation's top RB recruit, five-star Zamir White commits to Georgia

Nation's top RB recruit, five-star Zamir White commits to Georgia

Five-star Zamir White revealed in a ceremony at his high school in Laurinburg, N.C., on Tuesday that he has verbally committed to the Bulldogs. White is Georgia's highest rated running back in the...

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Tensing Trial Ends In Hung Jury, Again

Tensing Trial Ends In Hung Jury, Again

The jury had been deliberating for more than 27 hours. For the third time in a week, the trial of a police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man has ended without a conviction , the latest s...

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Original Disneyland map sells for £555000

Original Disneyland map sells for £555000

While hand-drawn maps are no longer the norm, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, as the company is now known, still creates artistic renderings for additions to its theme parks, including the upcoming...

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Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered

People with a "bona fide relationship with a person or entity" in the United States are spared from the temporary ban affecting people from six Muslim-majority countries and all refugees that the just...

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