• Amber Alert issued for Corpus Christi child
Amber Alert issued for Corpus Christi child

Police were looking for two men who might be connected to her abduction. Police say he has black hair, brown eyes and was last seen wearing a white shirt, blue jeans and a large gold watch. "Victoria is 5' 4". weighs 122 pounds, has brown hair with blonde tips. CCPD describe the suspect's vehicle is as newer model Black Ford F-150 with chrome sid...

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  • Five GOP senators now oppose health bill-enough to sink it
Five GOP senators now oppose health bill-enough to sink it

Susan Collins to reject the newest version out of fear that thousands in ME will lose coverage. The Senate bill also removes community rating of premiums, essentially eliminating the pre-existing condition protection provided in ACA. I don't know if I'll be able to keep my appointments (with doctors and specialists). There have been reports S...

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  • Five GOP senators now oppose health bill, enough to sink it
Five GOP senators now oppose health bill, enough to sink it

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has finally unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law. "No amount of eleventh hour reality-denying or buck-passing by Democrats is going to change the fact that more Americans are going to get hurt unless we do something", he said.

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  • Sen. Heller Announces Opposition To GOP Health Care Reform Bill
Sen. Heller Announces Opposition To GOP Health Care Reform Bill

Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) announced Friday that he is opposed to the Obamacare repeal legislation unveiled by Senate GOP leadership this week in its current form and that he won't vote to advance if it is brought up for a procedural vote early next week.

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  • Special Elections Results Mean 'Republicans Are in Trouble — Vox Writer
Special Elections Results Mean 'Republicans Are in Trouble — Vox Writer

As NPR's Geoff Bennett reports, Democrats in Congress have spent the day trying to figure out what they need to do differently if they want to take back control of the House next year. It worked; running on a platform of MOAR LIBERAL TEARS, Handel won with 51.9 percent of the vote. That's why Nancy Pelosi and her allies are pouring millions...

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  • Five GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it
Five GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it

The Senate health care bill created to replace the Affordable Care Act has drawn criticism from conservative Republican lawmakers who say the measure does not go far enough to repeal Obamacare . He questioned the way that the Affordable Care Act dealt with pre-existing condition, but said the Senate bill did not do any better. Mr McC...

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  • Portman Has 'Real Concerns' About Medicaid Cuts, May Still Vote For Bill
Portman Has 'Real Concerns' About Medicaid Cuts, May Still Vote For Bill

Millions of Americans have good, affordable health insurance because of the law, according to them. The bill preserves numerous structures of Obamacare , but rejects several of its central goals. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, speaks amid a crush of reporters after Republicans released their long-awaited bill to scuttle much of President Barack Oba...

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  • Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to Midwest
Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to Midwest

Gulf Power employees fix a power pole that snapped, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. West Virginia residents and authorities have marked the anniversary of last year's fatal flooding in that state even as they are bracing for a bout of severe weather associated with the remnants of a tropical storm.

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  • India's Modi to Discuss Visa Issue With Trump Next Week
India's Modi to Discuss Visa Issue With Trump Next Week

Ahead of PM Modi's USA trip, the Indian government is pursuing its case for getting advanced drones from the USA government. Modi is also not expected to press hard on a USA visa programme the Trump administration is reviewing to reduce the flow of skilled foreign workers and save jobs for Americans, seeing limited gains from raising a sensitive ...

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  • Trump Blasts Obama For Not Stopping Cyber Attacks
Trump Blasts Obama For Not Stopping Cyber Attacks

Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says cyberattacks orchestrated by the Russian government did not alter any ballots, ballot counts or the reporting of election results. This is aside from the information already confirmed by US intelligence officials that Russian hackers acquired and orchestrated the release of emails from the ...

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  • Here's What to Watch as the Senate Fights Over Healthcare Reform
Here's What to Watch as the Senate Fights Over Healthcare Reform

Senate Republicans' unveiling of the Healthcare Bill was also a shot in the arm for drug companies, as they hope that the much-awaited tax reforms will get implemented. House bill: Instead of a mandate, insurers could impose 30% surcharge on people who buy a new plan after letting previous coverage lapse, giving healthy people an incentive to...

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  • Republican senator says Republican health care bill is too Republican
Republican senator says Republican health care bill is too Republican

It had been crafted in secret over the past several weeks. He and others said the bill would make health insurance more affordable and eliminate Obama's coverage requirements that some people find onerous. Also under the new bill, states would get a fixed amount of money each year based on enrollment. "The Senate bill may be meaner ". ...

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  • Sen. Johnson: Senate bill doesn't address health care costs
Sen. Johnson: Senate bill doesn't address health care costs

One group of senators says the plan doesn't go far enough in being fiscally conservative. "I hope that our Senators, many of whom I know well, step back and measure what's really at stake and consider that the rationale for action, on healthcare or any other issue, must be something more than simply undoing something that Democrats...

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  • Pelosi Claims Republicans Attacking Her Are Really Attacking San Francisco
Pelosi Claims Republicans Attacking Her Are Really Attacking San Francisco

Pushing back on criticism from fellow party members after the Democratic loss in a Georgia special election this week, Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that she's "worth the trouble" as Democrats' leader in the House. Komen organization. "It's like the gift that keeps on giving". But the democratic leadership is still waning because of a lot of thi...

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  • Inside the GOP's Obamacare Shell Game
Inside the GOP's Obamacare Shell Game

Other Republicans in the Senate are reserving their complete support, saying they require more time to digest the 142-page bill and consider its implications. The Senate is considering a bill to replace it after the House of Representatives passed their own version. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) can lose just two votes and stil...

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  • Cuba criticises Trump's policy rollback
Cuba criticises Trump's policy rollback

He's warned that returning to a "get tough" policy hurts everyday Cubans whose livelihoods are increasingly rooted in travel and tourism. Trump also reaffirmed a decades-old USA economic embargo against Cuba . Trump's policy seeks to apply the Helms-Burton Act, passed by the U.S. Congress in 1996, to intensify the economic blockade on Cuba , ...

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  • Deadlocked jury told to try again at cop's trial
Deadlocked jury told to try again at cop's trial

This was the second trial for Dubose's murder that resulted without the jury being able to come to a unanimous decision. Jurors reportedly deliberated for more than 31 hours this week. Tensing said that, during the stop, his arm had become caught in the auto and that DuBose had begun to drive away. He was in tears at some points. "I didn't sh...

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  • Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says 'no'
Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says 'no'

Echoing the other four, Heller said he opposes the measure "in this form" but does not rule out backing a version that is changed to his liking. "Essentially what the federal government [wants] to do is. The bill's rolling back of Medicaid expansion was key point of contention for Heller and Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval. "No argument against Tr...

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  • Four GOP Senators, including Johnson-WI, withhold support from health care bill
Four GOP Senators, including Johnson-WI, withhold support from health care bill

Health care stocks pulled back Friday, but the sector was still on track to post a weekly gain of more than 3 percent. The bill would let states get waivers to ignore some coverage requirements under Obama's law, such as specific health services insurers must now cover.

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  • LA-area father arrested on suspicion of killing missing son
LA-area father arrested on suspicion of killing missing son

Aramazd Andressian Jr. has been missing since April 22, authorities said, after his father, Aramazd Andressian Sr., took him to a South Pasadena park where a custody exchange was to take place, authorities said. Joe Mendoza said. He could not account for his son's whereabouts. Since that time, authorities have mounted massive search operations, s...

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