Prospects for passage of the much-publicized Republican health care overhaul are murky, amid opposition from three Republican senators. The margin of error for Senate leaders pressing to move ahead with the legislation in the chamber is very thin. The Senate has to hold a procedural vote to advance the bill toward passage, most likely on Wednesday. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Rand Paul of Kentucky are all expressing reservations.
Threats of opposition from three Republican senators are casting doubt on whether GOP leaders have enough support to move ahead on the Senate health care bill. The Senate has to hold a procedural vote to move forward, most likely on Wednesday. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Rand Paul of Kentucky are all expressing reservations.
Leftist rebels in Colombia have turned over almost all of their fighters' individual weapons as part of a historic peace deal reached with the government last year to end a half century of conflict, the United Nations said Monday.
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Jun 26th - 4:24pm
Arconic, the metal products maker that was once part of Alcoa Inc., said Monday it will stop selling one type of aluminum composite paneling for use on high-rise buildings after speculation that the material contributed to the spread of a deadly fire at a London apartment tower.
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Jun 26th - 2:44pm
Scuba divers on Monday continued their search for bodies from a submerged boat in Colombia as authorities turned their attention to what led the tourist ferry to sink with more than 150 passengers on board, leaving at least seven people dead and nine missing.
Aron Heller, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 26th - 1:12pm
Two high-profile groups of Jewish leaders on Monday canceled meetings with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to protest his government's decision to scrap plans for a mixed-gender prayer area at Jerusalem's Western Wall.