Senate Republican leaders have released their 142-page discussion draft of a health care bill, triggering a series of legislative steps with one goal — repeal and replace Democratic President Barack Obama's 7-year-old law.
Jill Colvin and Josh Boak, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 22nd - 1:14pm
President Donald Trump says the idea of putting solar panels on the wall he wants to build along the Mexico border sprang from his imagination. Actually, others proposed it, back when he was criticizing solar power as too expensive.
Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 22nd - 12:46pm
Senate Republicans released their long-awaited bill Thursday to dismantle much of Barack Obama's health care law, proposing to cut Medicaid and erase tax boosts that helped Obama finance his expansion of coverage. The measure encountered immediate trouble as four GOP senators said they opposed it but were open to negotiations.
Colleen Slevin, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 22nd - 12:27pm
Every day, immigrants are told to clean their living areas in a privately run Colorado detention center or risk being put in solitary confinement. Some also volunteer to do jobs as varied as landscaping, more cleaning and cutting other inmates' hair, but the pay is always the same — $1 a day.
Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 22nd - 12:05pm
Speaker Paul Ryan is expressing support for a popular bill that would hit Iran and Russia with sanctions amid Democratic criticism that House Republicans are stalling for time to weaken the penalties at the Trump administration's request.
David Koenig and Michelle Chapman, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 22nd - 11:54am
State-owned Qatar Airways is attempting to buy 10 percent of American Airlines, a surprising move that would trigger an antitrust review by the U.S. government and carry political and trade-policy implications.