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Ryan: 'This is a Disappointing Day for Us'

Ryan: 'This is a Disappointing Day for Us'

 House Speaker Paul Ryan speaks on Friday, March 24, 2017, after Republican pulled the health care bill meant to replace the Affordable Care Act.

41 minutes ago

Write-In Candidate Pulls Off Stunner in Philly Election

Write-In Candidate Pulls Off Stunner in Philly Election

Democratic write-in candidate Emilio Vasquez pulled off a surprise victory in a North Philadelphia special election to replace disgraced state Rep. Leslie Acosta, who gave up her seat following a corruption...

5 hours ago

Clinic Run by Michele Bachmann’s Husband Hit With Violations

Clinic Run by Michele Bachmann’s Husband Hit With Violations

A clinic that was accused of pushing bogus "pray away the gay" therapy — and is owned by former Rep. Michele Bachmann's husband — was cited by Minnesota health inspectors for failing to properly keep patient...

5 hours ago

Compare the Withdrawn GOP Health Bill With Obama-Era Law

Compare the Withdrawn GOP Health Bill With Obama-Era Law

The now-withdrawn House health care bill repeals major parts of former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, or ACA, as Republicans push to scale back the federal government's role in health care. The...

3 hours ago

Rachel Dolezal Struggles After Racial Identity Scandal

Rachel Dolezal Struggles After Racial Identity Scandal

A woman who was once a black civil rights leader in Washington state, then lost her job after her parents exposed her as white struggles to make a living these days. Rachel Dolezal said she has been unable...

34 minutes ago

Anti-Trump Images Projected Onto SF Federal Building

Anti-Trump Images Projected Onto SF Federal Building

A group of art advocates on Thursday shone a bright light on President Donald Trump's plans to cut funding to art programs.

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 09:11 AM PDT

Trump Issues Keystone XL Pipeline Permit

Trump Issues Keystone XL Pipeline Permit

President Trump issues a permit to build the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline on Friday.

2 hours ago

Pizza Shop Hoax Shooter Pleads Guilty to Gun Charges

Pizza Shop Hoax Shooter Pleads Guilty to Gun Charges

A man who police said was motivated by false internet rumors to fire an assault weapon inside a Washington, D.C., pizzeria pleaded guilty to a federal gun charge and a D.C. assault charge Friday. Edgar Maddison...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 08:52 AM PDT

US Coalition Investigating Reports of Deadly Mosul Airstrike

US Coalition Investigating Reports of Deadly Mosul Airstrike

The U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS is investigating reports of an airstrike in a western neighborhood in the Iraqi city of Mosul that allegedly left more than 100 civilians dead, according to a statement given...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 10:00 AM PDT

Spanish Lifeguard Founded Group Saved Thousands Refugees

Spanish Lifeguard Founded Group Saved Thousands Refugees

Two islands in the Mediterranean—Lesbos in Greece and Lampedusa in Italy—have become battlefronts in a much wider political war about border security and immigration. Proactiva organizers and volunteers say...

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