Congressional baseball gunman acted alone, no ties to terrorism

Hodgkinson was shot by Capitol Police on the scene after allegedly opening fire and wounded Rep. Steve Scalise , R-La., and three others. Scalise, No. The FBI said Hodgkinson frequently criticized Republicans on social media, but the posts "a... More..

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The New Apprentice: President Trump's EO Says "You're Hired"

The day after Senators introduced bipartisan legislation to promote apprenticeships, President Trump signed an executive order to achieve the same end. The administration is seeking to broaden the use of su...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Trump's Paris decision is a boon for Plains states

President Donald Trump's recent announcement that the USA will withdraw from the Paris Agreement-adopted by almost 200 countries in 2015 and aimed at limiting global climate change-has created a sharp spl...More..

Special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching

Representative Tim Ryan , a Democratic congressman from OH who has been an outspoken critic of his party's messaging and platform, perfectly summed up Americans' feelings towards Democrats. On Thursday, the Na...More..

Virginians holding vigil for slain Muslim teen
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Virginians holding vigil for slain Muslim teen

Police said they are continuing to investigate, but so far they have found no evidence pointing to a hate crime by Darwin Martinez Torres , a 22-year-old from El Salvador suspected of being in the US illegal...More..

Baseball shooter had list of 6 names
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Baseball shooter had list of 6 names

The attack on a group of Republican lawmakers at an Alexandria, Va ., baseball field was not linked to terrorism, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said in a briefing on Wednesday. Scalise is from Louisian...More..

Conservationists Condemn Premature Stripping of Protections for Yellowstone's Grizzlies
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Conservationists Condemn Premature Stripping of Protections for Yellowstone's Grizzlies

As an avid backpacker, hiker and fisherman, I know firsthand the importance of conservation to Montana. "This is an incredible win for Montana and for the Grizzly Bear ", stated Gianforte. "This achievement ...More..

SC city puts barricades on parts of ocean street
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

SC city puts barricades on parts of ocean street

The city is working to fix its sense of safety and reputation after multiple shootings. Local media reported Myrtle Beach began putting barricades along Ocean Boulevard on Thursday to reduce the number of cas...More..

What's next on health care draft in Congress
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

What's next on health care draft in Congress

The bill would make significant changes to the Affordable Care Act , which Obama signed into law over seven years ago. The House bill would have cut $830 billion from Medicaid over the next decade, accor...More..

Handel first female GOP rep elected to Congress in Georgia
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Handel first female GOP rep elected to Congress in Georgia

Handel's tough race, combined with closer-than-usual GOP House victories in Kansas , Montana and SC, suggests Trump will dominate the coming election cycle, forcing Republicans to make peace with him, for ...More..

Obamacare replacement bill runs into Republican trouble
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Obamacare replacement bill runs into Republican trouble

It faces uniform Democratic opposition . "I've been talking about a plan with heart", Trump told supporters Wednesday at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids. HOUSE: The bill would allow the Medicai...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Democrats Realize 2010 'Fire Nancy Pelosi' Campaign Has Been Working

It's time for Nancy Pelosi to go, and the entire leadership team". House Speaker Paul Ryan congratulated her on a "hard-earned and well-deserved victory", saying in a statement released Tuesday, "Democr...More..

Senate Health Care Bill Would Cut Medicaid, Alexander Says It Wouldn't
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Senate Health Care Bill Would Cut Medicaid, Alexander Says It Wouldn't

Senate Democrats held hearings on different versions of their bill in the summer of 2009, but it wasn't until after Thanksgiving break that a bill hit the Senate floor. Although it was strongly endorsed by t...More..

Forecast: Afternoon Showers May Darken The First Day Of Summer
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Forecast: Afternoon Showers May Darken The First Day Of Summer

Winds will be blowing out of the south at 10-15 miles per hour and gust up to 25 miles per hour. After some morning showers and rumbles Saturday , conditions are much drier through the rest of the weekend. A...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Rep. Scalise improves from 'critical' to 'serious' condition

During the assault, Scalise was shot by a 7.62 mm rifle bullet in his hip area and received serious injuries, including massive blood loss. MedStar Washington Hospital Center Director of Trauma Dr. On that da...More..

Police carry demonstrators away from protest
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Police carry demonstrators away from protest

They were fighting back against the #Health Care Bill that is being pushed by the GOP . With millions of Americans at risk of losing their access to basic healthcare and support services through the proposed...More..

Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses

Handel emerged the victor on Tuesday night with 52 percent of the vote, compared to Ossoff's 48 percent, putting an end to what ended up being the most expensive U.S. And after she predicted incorrectly tha...More..

Senate Releases Health Care Bill
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Senate Releases Health Care Bill

The effects would be significant. The recorded conversations Merritt and Daleiden had took place as they posed as representatives of a tissue procurement company BioMax seeking to possibly partner with Planne...More..

Boeing wins hot Paris order race
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Boeing wins hot Paris order race

The Airbus sales were worth about $39 billion at list prices, with an Avitas-estimated real value after standard discounts of $17 billion. Boeing and Mauritania Airlines today announced an order for one 7...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Senators slam GOP health care overhaul effort

The senators stood next to a sign that quoted President Donald Trump's reported description of the House American Health Care Act as " mean ". Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has been press...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

US asks China to do more to rein in North Korea

He will be buried at a nonsectarian cemetery. Blue and white ribbons, the colors of the high school, were still tied to trees in the city of about 8,000 to show of support for Warmbier's family after Otto's r...More..

Census: US growing older and more racially diverse
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Census: US growing older and more racially diverse

Census Bureau population estimates. The aging white population has been pointed to as a major reason for the increase in other races. Over a course of 16 years, the country's estimated median age rose by nea...More..

Sanders, deputy press secretary, dodges questions of White House promotion
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Sanders, deputy press secretary, dodges questions of White House promotion

The administration has erected other barriers to transparency as well, such as refusing to make its visitor logs public. February 24, following an address by Trump to the Conservative Political Action Con...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Disabled protesters dragged from healthcare bill protest in Capitol Hill (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

The Senate's plan would phase out any extra money for Medicaid , eliminating state incentives to expand their programs for poor populations who can't afford coverage otherwise-same as the House bill. About...More..

Wounded Congressman Scalise sends Father's Day message
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Wounded Congressman Scalise sends Father's Day message

The news got even better on Wednesday when the center stated that Scalise is "beginning an extended period of healing and rehabilitation". Federal Bureau of Investigation officials said Hodgkinson acted a...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Hornets select guard Malik Monk with No. 11 pick in draft

Brogdon had a master's degree; he could talk about life experience and travel. They have faltered in that department too often, with Kemba Walker frequently trying to force one up at the end and the other t...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Police Haul Off Protesters, Some With Disabilities, From Mitch McConnell's Office

That's truly un-American," said ADAPT organizer Bruce Darling". Another tweet from NBC's Steve Kopack showed a man being carried away by police. "Members that were able bodied or had the ability to get out...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Kansas Supreme Court sets deadlines for arguments on school finance law

Several election lawyers said it was unclear how far-reaching a Supreme Court ruling in the Wisconsin case might be, given that other election maps are being challenged at federal and state levels using dif...More..

Georgia prisoners Rowe and Dubose caught after massive manhunt
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Georgia prisoners Rowe and Dubose caught after massive manhunt

Police said the two men tied up an elderly couple and held them at gunpoint before stealing their Jeep. Undated photo of Christopher Monica , a corrections officer murdered in Georgia June 13, 2017. Th...More..

Iowans Take Part in Worldwide Swimming Lesson
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Iowans Take Part in Worldwide Swimming Lesson

In 2014, the World's Largest Swimming Lesson became the Guinness World Record holder for the largest simultaneous swimming lesson conducted at multiple venues-a record it has tried to re-break every year sinc...More..

Interfaith prayer vigil held in Indianapolis for slain Muslim Virginia teen
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Interfaith prayer vigil held in Indianapolis for slain Muslim Virginia teen

In Virginia, neither police nor witnesses interviewed by The Associated Press said they saw anything to make them think the teenagers were targeted over their religion. Dranesville Road, which was largely empty...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Judges affirm 'Making a Murderer' confession was coerced

Dassey was improperly questioned by police investigators in 2006, when he was 16, and that he was mentally unfit. However you feel about Steven Avery , the man at the center of Netflix's documentary seri...More..

US officials lift Yellowstone-region grizzly bear protection
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

US officials lift Yellowstone-region grizzly bear protection

The ruling does not directly affect other populations of grizzlies that are still classified as threatened but which wildlife officials consider recovered, such as the estimated 1,000 bears in the Northern Cont...More..

'Pizzagate' shooter sentenced to four years in prison, judge describes 'breathtaking' recklessness
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

'Pizzagate' shooter sentenced to four years in prison, judge describes 'breathtaking' recklessness

Edgar Maddison Welch was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Washington . Welch's attorney had asked for a sentence of one-and-a-half-years in prison while prosecutors asked for four-and-a-half-years. ...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Legal pot and auto crashes: Yes, there's a link

They further reported , "W$3 e also found no association between recreational marijuana legalization and total crash rates when analyzing available state-reported nonfatal crash statistics". The results are in...More..