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Small GOP opposition puts Senate health care bill in jeopardy

Their opposition puts the bill in jeopardy, since Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can lose only two Republican senators and still pass the legislation. Sen. Rand Paul says he and three other GOP senators oppose the bill as it's written. Continue reading ? The post Small GOP opposition puts Senate health care bill in jeopardy appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

‘Pizzagate’ gunman in D.C. sentenced to four years in prison

A North Carolina man who fired an assault rifle inside a District of Columbia restaurant during his investigation of a conspiracy theory dubbed "pizzagate" was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison. Continue reading ? The post ‘Pizzagate’ gunman in D.C. sentenced to four years in prison appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump on Twitter: ‘I did not make, and do not have’ recorded conversations with Comey

It should be noted that the president first prompted discussions about such tapes when he tweeted in May that Comey “better hope that there are no ‘tapes’ of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!” Continue reading ? The post Trump on Twitter: ‘I did not make, and do not have’ recorded conversations with Comey appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

What’s in the Senate Republican health care bill

It's part Obamacare-replace, part sweeping-Medicaid-overhaul. At roughly 10:45 am Thursday, Senate Republican leaders posted their 142-page health care proposal. This is the key starting point. Here is our initial look at what the Senate bill proposes. Continue reading ? The post What’s in the Senate Republican health care bill appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

What about guns divides Americans?

Pollsters often ask people about gun control and gun rights, but this survey attempts to better understand America's complicated relationship with firearms. Continue reading ? The post What about guns divides Americans? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

President Trump appears to dispute Russian interference in 2016 election

President Donald Trump appeared to cast doubt on the assessment of 17 U.S. intelligence agencies that blame Russia for election meddling, questioning Thursday why the Obama administration didn't try to stop it. Continue reading ? The post President Trump appears to dispute Russian interference in 2016 election appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH: Ryan says House wants to move on Iran, Russia sanctions bill

Senate Republicans are holding a private meeting to hear from leaders about their long-awaited plan for eliminating much of President Barack Obama's health law. Continue reading ? The post WATCH: Ryan says House wants to move on Iran, Russia sanctions bill appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

China’s blueprint to clean lakes and stop algae blooms is working

China's success with cleaning lakes offers a blueprint for other industrializing and developing nations, where algal blooms threaten drinking water, kill aquatic life and pose dangers to children, pets and livestock. Continue reading ? The post China’s blueprint to clean lakes and stop algae blooms is working appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Women’s congressional softball game sets fundraising record

The ninth annual Congressional Women's Softball Game on Wednesday set a record for fundraising. The game took place one week after a shooting at a men's congressional baseball practice. Continue reading ? The post Women’s congressional softball game sets fundraising record appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Senate health-care plan would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes

Top Senate Republicans prepared Wednesday to release their plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law, a proposal that would cut and revamp Medicaid, end penalties on people not buying coverage and eliminate tax increases that financed the statute's expansion of coverage, lobbyists and congressional aides said. Show More Summary

Jury finds Milwaukee officer not guilty in fatal shooting of Sylville Smith

A Wisconsin jury has acquitted the former police officer who fatally shot 23-year-old Sylville Smith, whose death sparked days of uprisings in Milwaukee. Continue reading ? The post Jury finds Milwaukee officer not guilty in fatal shooting of Sylville Smith appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

D.C. memorial for slain Muslim teen was set on fire, officials say

A memorial for the 17-year-old Muslim girl who was murdered nearby a Virginia mosque last weekend was set ablaze in Washington, D.C. this morning, fire officials said. Continue reading ? The post D.C. memorial for slain Muslim teen was set on fire, officials say appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

How nurses are fighting the war against sepsis

Hospitals are training a new breed of nurses who are devoted to caring for patients with sepsis, a life-threatening condition that occurs when the body’s attempt to fight an infection causes widespread inflammation. Continue reading ? The post How nurses are fighting the war against sepsis appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH LIVE: Tillerson and Mattis to hold joint news conference after talks with China

The US and China began high-level security talks Wednesday focused largely on North Korea, amid outrage in Washington over the death of an American college student after his imprisonment in the North. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Tillerson and Mattis to hold joint news conference after talks with China appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

5 important stories that deserve a second look

Here are five stories that provide some insight into what’s happening outside the Capitol. Continue reading ? The post 5 important stories that deserve a second look appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Who are the lawyers helping Robert Mueller in the Russia investigation?

WASHINGTON — The team of lawyers investigating potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign is still growing, but its early composition reveals a breadth of experience in criminal law and in following the money. The team...Show More Summary

Jeh Johnson says hacking didn’t alter ballot counts

WASHINGTON — Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says cyberattacks orchestrated by the Russian government did not alter any ballots, ballot counts or the reporting of election results. But Johnson tells the House Intelligence...Show More Summary

Intel officials detail how Russian cyberattacks sought to interfere with U.S. elections

WASHINGTON — Current and former government officials painted a sinister portrait Wednesday of Russian cyberattacks on the United States aimed at interfering in the U.S. presidential election last year. Moscow stockpiled stolen information...Show More Summary

Jeh Johnson says he was unaware of FBI Russia probe

Jeh Johnson, the former Homeland Security chief, says he wasn't aware that the FBI had opened a counterintelligence investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials. Continue reading ? The post Jeh Johnson says he was unaware of FBI Russia probe appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH LIVE: Senate holds hearing on how to stop Russian interference in future U.S. elections

Homeland Security and FBI officials will face questions from a Senate Intelligence Committee on what can be done to prevent further Russian interference. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Senate holds hearing on how to stop Russian interference in future U.S. elections appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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