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Feb 16 2017

Humana Will Pull Out of Obamacare For 2018

Gruber was also an architect of the MA health care law signed in 2006 by Governor Mitt Romney, which served as a model for the federal plan. Unquestionably, the ACA has...

Feb 16 2017

White House will reopen for public, says Melania Trump

Even so, Trump's few initial statements, courtesy of the elusive Wolkoff (a New York-based event organizer and fashion luminary), indicate that the new first lady is inte...

Feb 14 2017

DeVos confirmation as ed secretary rankles electeds

DeVos was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday after running into stiff opposition during her confirmation hearings. Republican senators Susan Collins of ME and Lisa...

Jan 31 2017

State Sets Up Hotline For Detained Foreign Travelers

New Yorkers do like the new president's infrastructure ideas and his policies when dealing with Russian Federation but on seven other issues, including race relations and...

Jan 31 2017

Durbin not ruling out filibuster of Trump Supreme Court nominee

He was confirmed by a voice vote in 2006. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) urged all House and Senate Democrats to join her for a rally in front of the Sup...

Jan 31 2017

BU advising students from 'travel ban' countries to stay in US

These students are from countries impacted by the recent executive order restricting immigration to the United States from certain countries. Faculty and students hav...

Jan 27 2017

DeVos unqualified for education secretary

First, privatizing schools makes it hard to ensure students get a good education. In addition, the committee also honed in on potential conflict-of-interest between the...

Jan 26 2017

Virginia Beach mom and children missing over 3 days found safe

Lamping and her children were together and the mother has not been charged with any crime, police said. And just after 3 a.m. Sunday, a fire broke out at Lamping's house ...

Jan 24 2017

Supreme Court won't review Texas voter law found to discriminate against minorities

Supreme Court did not immediately take our case", Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said in a statement , "Chief Justice Roberts made it very clear that the case will be...

Jan 24 2017

San Antonio mall shootout leaves 1 dead, multiple injured

The mall has been placed on lockdown, but police say the scene is secure. The other suspect fled the mall and shot and wounded a man and a woman on his way out. The mal...

Jan 24 2017

Spokane officer rescues woman from burning auto

She said she hit an ice patch in Spokane and her auto suddenly shut off. "I kicked and kicked and I didn't even make a crack". "I mean I tried all the doors and tried t...

Jan 24 2017

Syrian rep says opposition 'went beyond framework' of Astana talks

Ja'afari repeatedly referred to the rebel delegation as representatives of "terrorist armed groups" and said that the final agenda for the talks had not been settled. Syr...

Jan 21 2017

Trump's sexist comments heard by Canadian women: activist

The Women's March events expected to be held in numerous capital cities on Saturday will be in solidarity with similar events in more than 40 other countries. In other wo...

Jan 17 2017

McDaniels staying with Patriots

Given San Francisco's recent trend of parting ways with coaches (three left in roughly 24 months), there's legitimate concern that McDaniels possibly won't be coaching fo...

Jan 14 2017

The Freezing rain trend through the weekend

Freezing rain and icy roads can result in hazardous road conditions for drivers of all ages. "Widespread ice accumulations above.5" are expected. Ice takes more mater...

Jan 12 2017

Controversial Painting On Capitol Hill Sparks War Between Republicans, Democrats

Throughout the day today, Rep. William Lacy Clay (D-MO) has hung up the painting three separate times after numerous Republicans, taking after Rep. Duncan Hunter's lead, ...

Jan 09 2017

House Democrats fail to derail Trump's official victory

Biden slammed the gavel and again repeated, "There is no debate". At 1 p.m. eastern this afternoon, Congress will meet for a joint session to ratify the 2016 Electoral...

Jan 05 2017

Brad Brownell & Roy Williams Have Heated Postgame Exchange

The Tar Heels needed all of them to hold off the Tigers, who came in having won nine straight. Those offensive boards led to a 14-2 advantage in second-chance points fo...

Jan 03 2017

Wisconsin hands Western Michigan first loss in Cotton Bowl

Usually featuring elite programs in power conferences, the Broncos earned their way into the Cotton Bowl by finishing the season as the highest ranked team from a Group o...

Dec 31 2016

Mother dies after falling out of Colorado ski resort chairlift with children

MT when the incident occurred, reports USA Today . According to KDVR , the family was visiting Colorado from San Antonio, Texas and was spending the day skiing at Ski...