• Year After Slippery Escape, Warren Jeffs' Brother Is Caught
Year After Slippery Escape, Warren Jeffs' Brother Is Caught

District Judge Ted Stewart previous year in June reversed an earlier decision and granted his release. FLDS church leader Lyle Jeffs is in police custody Thursday morning, Fox 13 News has confirmed. After the arrest, Federal Bureau of Investigation documents filed with the courts show, Warren Jeffs re-assigned the bishop duties to another...

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  • US Left as 'Footnote' in G7 Climate Talks
US Left as 'Footnote' in G7 Climate Talks

United States Environment Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt , right, attends the opening of a two-day G7 summit on the environment, in Bologna, Italy , Sunday, June 11, 2017. They also agreed to work towards the stated goal of raising at least 100 billion USA dollars per year by 2020 to help poor and developing countries adapt to the impa...

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  • John McCain: North Korea 'murdered' Otto Warmbier
John McCain: North Korea 'murdered' Otto Warmbier

The family thanked the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for treating him but said, "Unfortunately, the bad torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible beyond the sad one we experienced today".

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"Secret" Health Care Bill Takes Shape

The longer they spend on it, the less time they'll have this fall to address tax reform. I'm told that it exists I have not been able to see it yet and as far as I know the overwhelming majority of my colleagues haven't been able to see it either.

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  • Hundreds honor Charleena Lyles, shot by police
Hundreds honor Charleena Lyles, shot by police

When they arrived, police said officers were confronted by a 30-year-old woman armed with a knife. Police Sgt. Mark Jamieson said two officers went to Lyles' address after she called to report a burglary. Earlier on the tape, before the officers head into the apartment, they talk about the woman previously waving large metal shears, trying to pre...

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  • Republicans call out leadership's health care bill secrecy
Republicans call out leadership's health care bill secrecy

The Senate version of the bill , according to reports , is similar to the House version but with a bigger window to phase out Medicaid expansion and more funds for tax credits to purchase health insurance . Murphy said the trio didn't expect to be given a copy of the legislation by the CBO, a nonpartisan office that scores bills , but t...

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  • US Attorney General Sessions hires private attorney
US Attorney General Sessions hires private attorney

Sessions testified before a Senate panel last week that the suggestion he colluded with Russians is an " appalling and detestable lie ". "I do represent the Attorney General, but, as with all clients, do not comment on confidential client matters", Cooper wrote in an email to The Washington Post .

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  • Schumer, Senate Democrats Ask For Meeting With Republicans About Health Care Bill
Schumer, Senate Democrats Ask For Meeting With Republicans About Health Care Bill

Sen. "It is deeply disturbing", Erika Sward, assistant vice president of the American Lung Association, told the Associated Press. A spokeswoman for Grassley stressed Friday that the Senate is writing its own bill but that the senator is concerned with how people with pre-existing conditions will be treated, as well as what happens with men...

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  • Some Flights Canceled Out Of Phoenix Due To Heat
Some Flights Canceled Out Of Phoenix Due To Heat

Airline passengers in the U.S. Southwest this week are learning that searing heat can be as potent as snow and ice when it comes to causing flight disruptions. The heat is a serious public health hazard in places such as Phoenix and Las Vegas where temperatures routinely exceed 110 degrees (43 Celsius) in the summer months.

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  • LAPD Cadets Led Cops On High-Speed Chase In Stolen Cruisers
LAPD Cadets Led Cops On High-Speed Chase In Stolen Cruisers

Beck, who said the cadets "may have impersonated police officers" while driving the stolen vehicles, said two stun guns, two police radios and a bulletproof vest were also stolen. Police swooped in on the teens following two vehicle pursuits - both of which ended in crashes. All of the vehicles were taken from 77th Division Station in South Lo...

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  • Mueller meets with House leaders amid Trump-Russia probe
Mueller meets with House leaders amid Trump-Russia probe

The president's handling of the Russian Federation investigation seems to be most corrosive to his approval rating, based on questions about how Trump is handling the economy, terrorism, and the Russian Federation probe. "Here's what you're trying to do, Chris", Sekulow said. "That response on social media was in response to the Washington Post ...

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  • Russian Federation probe: Vice President Mike Pence hires outside counsel
Russian Federation probe: Vice President Mike Pence hires outside counsel

The vice president's office said Thursday that Pence has retained Richard Cullen , a Richmond-based lawyer and chairman of McGuire Woods who previously served as a USA attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia. House of Representatives, which is controlled by Trump's fellow Republicans. McDonnell signed legislation to repeal the law in 2012...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy forms off Texas-Louisiana coast
Tropical Storm Cindy forms off Texas-Louisiana coast

A tropical storm warning has been issued for parts of the Louisiana and Texas coastlines. It is expected to approach the coast of southwest Louisiana late Wednesday or Wednesday night , and move inland over western Louisiana and eastern Texas on Thursday, the NHC said.

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  • Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction
Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction

In an email to drivers on Tuesday, Uber said that it will add more driver-friendly changes to its app over the next six months. Lyft , the primary United States competitor, said it has collected $250m in tips since its founding. Uber executives had long argued that the no-muss aspect of its non-tipping approach - get in a vehicle, ride to...

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  • Health care bill shouldn't be a secret -- Janice Antoniewicz-Werner
Health care bill shouldn't be a secret -- Janice Antoniewicz-Werner

Spicer said he did not know whether Trump had seen a draft of the Senate health care bill, and also declined to comment on the timing of a vote. Legislation passed by the House would lead to 23 million Americans losing health coverage by 2026, according to the Congressional Budget Office.

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  • Redskins get Supreme Court win on team name controversy
Redskins get Supreme Court win on team name controversy

After the government rejected The Slants' request, Tam appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington , which in 2015 ruled that the so-called disparagement provision of the 1946 law governing trademarks ran afoul of the Constitution's guarantee of free speech.

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  • Trump decries 'witch hunt,' lawyer insists no probe
Trump decries 'witch hunt,' lawyer insists no probe

He said Trump's tweet was not a confirmation of the investigation, but instead a response to a report in The Washington Post . The Post article published last Wednesday, and accessible at this link , reported that after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey on May 9, the Bureau quickly opened an investigation into whether the move, or...

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  • Public funeral service set for Otto Warmbier
Public funeral service set for Otto Warmbier

What happened to Otto is a disgrace. When asked if he thought the last administration could've done more to bring back his son, Fred Warmbier said, "The results speak for themselves". " North Korea's isolation posed unique challenges, but we worked through every avenue available to us - including through the Swedish, our protecting power, as wel...

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  • Spicer says Trump wants health bill with 'heart'
Spicer says Trump wants health bill with 'heart'

Since the bill text was submitted privately, the CBO is obligated to not release it to the senators - which they likely know - but the Democrats used to opportunity to highlight what they called the "absurd" process Republicans are using to obscure the bill from the public.

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  • Spicer: Trump wants the Senate healthcare bill to have 'heart'
Spicer: Trump wants the Senate healthcare bill to have 'heart'

So we thought we'd take a peak back into the past, and compare the legislative process behind ESSA to the current fight over changing federal health care law. Last week, Republicans discussed insurance-market stabilization in the short term as well as how to overhaul Medicaid and wind down its expansion, according to the article.

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