Brendan Dassey Of 'Making A Murderer' Wins Federal Appeals Court Case

In the confession heavily relied upon by prosecutors, Dassey told police officers he helped Avery rape and kill Halbach at his Wisconsin salvage yard. Circuit #court of appeals. He has remained in prison, and the state appealed Duffin's ruling, whi... More..

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Senate Republicans Work To Gather Votes To Pass Health Care Bill

Paul, speaking only for himself, said the bill did not repeal enough of Obamacare, pointing to core elements of the GOP bill such as its tax credits and stabilization fund as "new entitlements". So it isn't ...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Cindy downgraded to tropical depression, but threat isn't over

While Arkansas has managed to remain relatively unscathed from Cindy, life-threatening floods and at least one death have been reported along the gulf coast. In Alabama , an EF2 tornado damaged buildings in ...More..

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The Senate's Unaffordable Care Act

In broad strokes, it would reshape Medicaid , relax rules on insurers and end tax increases on higher earners that have helped finance expanded coverage for millions. Collins has taken a series of small but im...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Senate Republicans release bill to cut Medicaid

On Friday, Nevada Senator Dean Heller , a moderate Republican , became the latest lawmaker to break with party leadership, declaring that he's not ready to vote "yes" on the health-care bill McConnell unv...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Health Insurers Concerned by 'Dramatic' Medicaid Cuts in Bill

McConnell wants the bill passed next week, still with no public hearings or opportunities for health care experts or advocates to have a say. "Look forward to making it really special!" he wrote on Twitt...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

DC and Maryland Sue Trump for Corruption

The suit , filed in Maryland federal court, said Trump is violating the Constitution's Emoluments Clause, which prohibits the president from accepting payments from foreign governments without the consent...More..

Congressman's Condition Upgraded To 'Fair' One Week After Baseball Shooting
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Congressman's Condition Upgraded To 'Fair' One Week After Baseball Shooting

Rep. Ron DeSantis , R-Fla., however has raised the prospect that the incident may have been politically motivated, saying shortly after the attack that a man who matched Hodgkinson's description approached him ...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

What's in the Senate's new healthcare bill?

The Senate bill would make major cuts in the federal-state Medicaid program for poor and disabled people. Cassidy's concerns have critics of the Senate bill hoping they can persuade him to oppose the pr...More..

One number puts the Democrat loss in Georgia in stunning perspective
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

One number puts the Democrat loss in Georgia in stunning perspective

Pelosi also incorrectly predicted that Democrats were poised to take back the House past year, leading some of her colleagues to feel that this time around, she needs to deliver. Trump, five months into his pre...More..

Senate health care bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Senate health care bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid

Subsidies under the bill would help middle-income consumers buy insurance that pays 58 percent of the average patient's medical costs, down from 70 percent under Obamacare; it would also remove a differen...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Trump is 'very supportive' of Senate healthcare bill -White House

Hennessy typically works sketching the proceedings of the Supreme Court, where cameras are forbidden. Asked about Baldasaro's presence at Friday's press briefing, White House press secretary Sean Spicer c...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Obama denounces 'fundamental meanness' of Senate GOP health care bill

No Democrat is supporting the plan which means Republicans can only afford to lose two Republican votes in the Senate or else the bill will fail. Another change from the House to Senate is that the latt...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Barack Obama slams Republican health bill and warns millions will lose care

However, these four conservatives expressed their willingness to support changes with Paul explicitly stating he was "open to negotiations". "For years, Republicans railed against the Affordable Care Act an...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Washington Redskins get help in their trademark case via Supreme Court ruling

His trademark application had been denied because federal law prevented the registration of marks that "may disparage ... persons, living or dead, institutions, beliefs, or national symbols, or bring them into ...More..

Supreme Court limits rights of property owners
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Supreme Court limits rights of property owners

Croix illegally blocked them from either developing or selling the approximately 1-acre plot of land. There was simply no way our family could have kept this fight alive without the generous resources of the ...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Fate uncertain for Republican health bill

A handful of Republicans - more than Mr. McConnell can afford to lose - were quick to disparage the measure. Beyond the Medicaid cuts, Heller also said he was also concerned with the Senate bill's rollb...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

CNN Sends Courtroom Sketch Artist To Cover White House Press Briefing

USA media went back to the past on Friday to cover the daily White House press briefing, after President Donald Trump's administration banned cameras from the event. I think there's a big difference when you ...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Sketches of White House press briefing released

White House press secretary Sean Spicer demanded that cameras be turned off at his daily briefing on April 7 at President Trump's Mar-a-Lago property in West Palm Beach, Fla. Spicer and his deputy Sarah Huck...More..

Karen Handel Hails Victorious in 6th District After Grueling Election
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Karen Handel Hails Victorious in 6th District After Grueling Election

Ryan contested Pelosi in the House Democratic Caucus leadership election last November. Progressives certainly aren't cozy with Pelosi , and have called for her to no longer serve as a Democratic party...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Angry Democrats turn against leaders after House election losses

Tim Ryan , D-Ohio, who argued the party needed someone who better understood the rural, working-class voters that were critical to President Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton past year. President Obama w...More..

Disabled AHCA protesters dragged from their wheelchairs at Mitch McConnell's office
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Disabled AHCA protesters dragged from their wheelchairs at Mitch McConnell's office

The protest organized by the disability advocacy organization ADAPT , was meant to pressure McConnell and other Republicans not to cut Medicaid funding. Capitol Police say those arrested were charged with ...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Hillary Clinton says Republicans will be the "death party" if they pass

Gov. John Kasich famously defended the Obama Administration's Medicaid expansion as the only decent and humane thing to do. Dean Heller on Friday became the latest Senate Republican to say he opposes the ...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Gunman who shot congressman had no target in mind

Investigators also found a laptop, a cell phone and a digital camera in Hodgkinson's vehicle. U.S. Capitol Police and other officers returned fire and killed Hodgkinson, who was later identified as an une...More..

Pit bull attacks kids strapped in auto seats inside minivan
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Pit bull attacks kids strapped in auto seats inside minivan

To help pay for its expanded coverage to around 20 million more people, Obama's law increased taxes on higher income people, medical industry companies and others, totaling around $1 trillion over a decade. The...More..

Texas Mom Undergoes Plastic Surgery to Look More Like FLOTUS
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Texas Mom Undergoes Plastic Surgery to Look More Like FLOTUS

Dr. Franklin Rose, who was featured on national TV for offering his " Ivanka Trump Makeovers", said more people are now wanting to look like Slovenian-born former model. A Cypress mom is undergoing multiple pl...More..

Rain from tropical storm forecast in West Virginia
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Rain from tropical storm forecast in West Virginia

The severe weather was arriving on the anniversary of torrential rains and flooding that left 23 people dead in West Virginia a year ago. Forecasters hoped for the best. In Gulfport, Mississippi , Kathle...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Escaped Georgia Prisoners Captured in Tennessee

This combo of undated photos provided Tuesday, June 13, 2017, by. Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said the inmates fled from the bus near Eatonton, about 70 miles southeast of Atlanta. Rutherford Cou...More..

Trump takes victory lap after Republicans' special elections wins
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Trump takes victory lap after Republicans' special elections wins

Given all the attention and money spent on the special election in Georgia , it was a particularly good night to be a Republican named Trump, and the President's oldest son, Donald Jr, took the opportunity t...More..

1 year after deadly floods, West Virginia wary of vast storm
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

1 year after deadly floods, West Virginia wary of vast storm

The National Weather Service said all the warnings for coastal areas were lifted Thursday morning, but the storm has put millions of residents under high alert of "life-threatening flash flooding" since Tuesday...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Indiana Democrats, Republicans React To Senate Health Bill

The president said the House bill was mean . Appealing to Congress and the U.S. people, Mr Obama said the 142-page plan had a "fundamental meanness" at its core and was "not a healthcare bill". The g...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill

Of the four conservatives, Paul has always been seen as the least likely to end up voting for the bill . The reason is simply that too many otherwise healthy people will simply wait until they get sick to si...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Senate Health Care Bill Shows GOP Has Learned Nothing

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said in a statement: "We can't believe this needs to be said, but it's not okay to drag people out of wheelchairs when they're protesting legislation". Heller, who fa...More..

Jury deadlocks in cop's murder retrial; judge says try again
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Jury deadlocks in cop's murder retrial; judge says try again

DuBose and Officer Tensing ". Jurors sent a note to the judge Friday morning saying they were hopelessly deadlocked after about 27 hours of deliberating. Jurors in the second trial consisted of nine white j...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Arizonans Share Perspectives On New Senate Health Bill

Trump welcomed the bill but indicated that changes may be in store. Collins said , "I can't support a bill that is going to greatly increase premiums for our older Americans or out of pocket costs for thos...More..