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Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 04:09 PM PDT

Trump Signs Law to Make VA More Accountable for Vets' Care

Trump Signs Law to Make VA More Accountable for Vets' Care

President Donald Trump signed a bill into law Friday that will make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire employees, part of a push to overhaul an agency that is struggling to serve millions...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 10:11 AM PDT

Medical Groups Hate the 'Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan

Medical Groups Hate the 'Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan

Both versions of the Republican plan to fix the American health care system would make things worse, not better, according to groups that represent a variety of physicians. NBC News reported that pediatrician...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 11:18 AM PDT

Boeing Factory Where Trump Touted US Jobs Set for Layoffs

Boeing Factory Where Trump Touted US Jobs Set for Layoffs

Workers at a South Carolina Boeing factory are bracing themselves for layoffs just five months after President Donald Trump visited the plant "to celebrate jobs." Boeing confirmed on Thursday that up to 200...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 04:38 AM PDT

Supreme Court Could Reveal Action on Travel Ban at Any Time

Supreme Court Could Reveal Action on Travel Ban at Any Time

The Supreme Court has almost certainly decided what to do about President Donald Trump's travel ban affecting citizens of six mostly Muslim countries. The country is waiting for the court to make its decision...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 12:19 PM PDT

Trump Suggests He Was Trying to Keep Comey Honest

Trump Suggests He Was Trying to Keep Comey Honest

President Donald Trump suggested he was just trying to keep fired FBI Director James Comey honest with his cryptic tweet implying there might be recordings of their private conversations.

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5 GOP Senators Now Oppose Health Bill, Enough to Sink It

5 GOP Senators Now Oppose Health Bill, Enough to Sink It

Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party's banner legislation to scuttle much of Barack Obama's health care overhaul on Friday, more than enough to...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 10:33 PM PDT

Podesta to Answer Congressional Questions in Russia Probe

Podesta to Answer Congressional Questions in Russia Probe

John Podesta will answer questions next week in a closed session from the House Intelligence Committee, which is investigating the Russian meddling in last year's election, NBC News reported. Podesta was...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 05:30 PM PDT

Intel Director Says Trump Seemed Obsessed With Russia Probe

Intel Director Says Trump Seemed Obsessed With Russia Probe

National Intelligence Director Dan Coats told House investigators Thursday that President Donald Trump seemed obsessed with the Russia probe and repeatedly asked him to publicly assert there was no evidence...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 05:02 PM PDT

Trump Wants Jets Owner, Former Dodgers Co-Owner as US Envoys

Trump Wants Jets Owner, Former Dodgers Co-Owner as US Envoys

President Donald Trump says he'll nominate New York Jets owner Woody Johnson to be the U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom.

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 06:44 PM PDT

SD Pilot Will Fly to Edge of Space in Glider

SD Pilot Will Fly to Edge of Space in Glider

Chief Pilot Jim Payne of San Diego will soar through the stratosphere next month in a glider.

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