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Reagan was right: Senate healthcare bill proves government is the problem

Ronald Reagan famously declared that government isn’t the solution, it’s the problem. On Monday, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office concluded that, as far as Reagan’s own party is concerned, the former president had a point. The CBO released its analysis of Republican senators’ secretly...

Richard Spencer's white-nationalist think tank broke Virginia nonprofit law

Richard Spencer's white nationalist think tank broke Virginia nonprofit laws by failing to register in the state and by not telling prospective donors it had lost its tax-exempt status with the Internal Revenue Service, according to an investigation by state regulators. The violations were revealed...

Here's how a bogus claim on Medicaid made it onto CBS, with no pushback

On the CBS program “Face the Nation” on Sunday, moderator John Dickerson mentioned that among the Republicans who were critical of the Senate GOP’s Obamacare reform bill was Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a former congressman. Kasich was especially critical of the bill’s drastic cutback of Medicaid spending....

Sergey Kislyak, D.C.'s most famous — or infamous — ambassador, on his way out

Remarkably fresh despite the tropical heat, Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak was doing what he does best: hobnobbing in a room full of diplomats and dignitaries. Only the setting was unusual for the most famous — or infamous — foreign envoy assigned to Washington in decades. He was in Cancun,...

5 injured, 2 arrested in Russian River gang brawl

Sticks, knives and an assortment of beer cans and bottles were among the weapons used in a gang brawl along the Russian River this weekend, where five men were hospitalized and two teenagers were arrested, authorities said. Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to Monte Rio Beach...

Supreme Court won't hear a California gun case, leaving in place the state's strict limits on concealed weapons

The Supreme Court has rejected a major 2nd Amendment challenge to California’s strict limits on carrying concealed guns in public. The justices by a 7-2 vote turned away an appeal from gun rights advocates who contended that most law-abiding gun owners in San Diego, Los Angeles and the San Francisco...

A merchant refused to bake a cake for a same-sex couple due to religious beliefs. Supreme Court to rule on the case in fall.

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal from the Christian owner of a Colorado bakery who refused to create and design a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. The high-profile case, which pits conservative religious beliefs against gay rights, could decide whether business owners may cite...

Trump's travel ban is back, but it's still as bad a policy as ever

From the beginning, President Trump’s arguments defending his ban on travel to the U.S. by people from first seven, now six, predominately Muslim countries have rung hollow. The ban — issued days after he took the oath of office, then revised in March after the courts ruled against him — remains...

Quay eyewear taps Kylie Jenner for new sunglass collaboration

Kylie Jenner may already have cornered the market on lips, but she’s venturing into eyewear territory via a collaboration with Melbourne-based Quay Australia. The Quay x Kylie capsule collection, composed of four limited-edition styles and 11 stockkeeping units, will be available July 11 on QuayAustralia.com...

Designer Mary Katrantzou, Paperless Post collaborate on stationery

Paperless Post has tapped Mary Katrantzou to design a range of invitations and stationery that launches on June 27, WWD has learned. “Each print has been carefully reimagined from the runway to imbue each individual design with a couture artistry and color,” Katrantzou said. The London-based designer,...

Trump scores a partial win for his travel ban. What comes next?

What's next after the Supreme Court cleared the way for parts of President Trump's travel ban executive order to begin implementation? Here are some answers. Does this put Trump's travel ban into effect? Not exactly. The court said it could take effect partly but not entirely. It exempted any foreigners...

U.S. stocks mostly higher in afternoon trading; oil recovers

Utilities led U.S. stocks mostly higher in afternoon trading Monday as falling bond yields made high-dividend companies more attractive to income-seeking investors. Financial stocks were also headed higher. Technology companies were down the most, giving up gains from an early rally. The Standard...

Venture capitalist Justin Caldbeck resigns from San Francisco's Binary Capital after harassment accusations

Binary Capital co-founder Justin Caldbeck resigned from the San Francisco venture capital firm on Sunday following detailed sexual harassment accusations from multiple female tech entrepreneurs. Jonathan Teo, who co-founded the investment group with Caldbeck in 2014, announced the resignation in...

Chance the Rapper, Solange Knowles and five must-see BET Awards moments

Kendrick Lamar spit flames during his featured verse in Future's "Mask Off (Remix)," breathing much-needed life into the ceremony. Lamar is a consistent MVP at the BET Awards, even when he's not the star of the show, as seen in his supporting role in Beyoncé's "Freedom" performance last year.Solange...

U.S. to name China as among the worst countries on human trafficking

The Trump administration is poised to declare China among the world's worst offenders on human trafficking, U.S. officials said Monday, putting the world's most populous country in the same category as North Korea, Zimbabwe and Syria, China's downgrade is to be announced Tuesday at the State Department...

Angels mailbag: Why are they such good base stealers but below-average base runners?

Hello, Angel fans. Your favorite team just beat Boston and New York in consecutive road series, and Mike Trout is inching closer to a return. Things are looking up. The Angels are 40-39, which translates to an 82-win pace for a full season. Let us get to some questions and answers about the ballclub....

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