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Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 11:24 PM EDT

Hawaii Judge Extends Prohibition on Trump's Travel Ban

Hawaii Judge Extends Prohibition on Trump's Travel Ban

The federal judge in Hawaii who stopped President Donald Trump's travel ban from taking effect this week has extended the order. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson on Friday converted the temporary restraining...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 11:26 PM EDT

Georgia Lawmaker Asks About Quarantining HIV Patients

Georgia Lawmaker Asks About Quarantining HIV Patients

A Georgia state lawmaker who is married to former U.S. health secretary Tom Price asked during a legislative committee meeting about the possibility of quarantining people with HIV. State Rep. Betty Price, a...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 04:38 PM EDT

California Billionaire Launches Ads Urging Trump Impeachment

California Billionaire Launches Ads Urging Trump Impeachment

California billionaire Tom Steyer announced Friday that he will dump at least $10 million into a national television advertising campaign calling for President Donald Trump's impeachment. In the ad, Steyer...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 03:18 PM EDT

Top Dems Nix White House Demands to Alter Health Care Deal

Top Dems Nix White House Demands to Alter Health Care Deal

Top Senate Democrats rejected White House demands Friday to add provisions weakening the Obama health care law to a bipartisan deal on steadying unsettled insurance markets. The compromise already faced an...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 05:57 PM EDT

Cub Scout Kicked Out of Den After Asking Lawmaker Questions

Cub Scout Kicked Out of Den After Asking Lawmaker Questions

A Colorado Cub Scout was kicked out of his den after asking a state senator questions about political issues from gun control to health care legislation, NBC News reported. The Cub Scout's mother, Lori...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 05:45 PM EDT

Trump Promises Tax Cuts as Senate GOP Paves Way With Budget

Trump Promises Tax Cuts as Senate GOP Paves Way With Budget

President Donald Trump promised tax cuts Friday "which will be the biggest in the history of our country!" following Senate passage of a $4 trillion budget that lays the groundwork for Republicans' promised tax...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 03:03 PM EDT

What Puerto Rico Is Doing to Get the Power Back After Storm

What Puerto Rico Is Doing to Get the Power Back After Storm<br />

Electrical linemen descend from helicopters, balancing on steel girders 90 feet high on transmission towers in the mountains of central Puerto Rico, far from any road. At the same time, crews fan out across the...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 04:00 PM EDT

Somalia's Death Toll Now at 358 as 'State of War' Planned

 Somalia's Death Toll Now at 358 as 'State of War' Planned<br /><br />

Thousands of anguished Somalis gathered to pray Friday at the site of the country's deadliest attack, while the toll rose to 358 and dozens remained missing. Somalia's president will announce a "state of war"...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 09:42 PM EDT

Rep. Wilson Says Kelly Lied, Video Undercuts Chief of Staff

Rep. Wilson Says Kelly Lied, Video Undercuts Chief of Staff

Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson said White House chief of staff John Kelly lied when he said she took credit two years ago for securing funding for an FBI field office in south Florida. Wilson also accused...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 08:55 AM EDT

US Uninsured Up 3.5M This Year; Expected to Rise: Survey

US Uninsured Up 3.5M This Year; Expected to Rise: Survey

The number of U.S. adults without health insurance is up nearly 3.5 million this year, as rising premiums and political turmoil over "Obamacare" undermine coverage gains that drove the nation's uninsured rate to...

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