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McConnell wants revised health care bill by Friday; Holdouts contemplate Plan B
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is hoping to send Senate Republicans home for the Fourth of July recess with a revised version of their health care bill, but it remains unclear if he can bridge the deep divides over the bill in his own party. “Senator McConnell’s goal is... Read more
South Korean leader aims to reconcile differences with Trump
South Korea’s new leader, on a four-day visit to Washington, was aiming to reconcile differences with President Donald Trump after advocating a softer approach to North Korea and delaying U.S. plans for the full deployment of a missile defense system in his country. President Moon Jae-in was elected last... Read more
Fireworks safety demonstration for July 4th Video
Now Playing: Fireworks safety demonstration for July 4th Now Playing: Maryland firefighters revive dog saved from burning home Now Playing: Good Samaritan targeted, beaten after helping lost toddler Now Playing: Strangers buy car for man who walks 3 miles to work Now Playing: Helicopter rescues swimmer trapped in raging... Read more
Graham, Grassley ask FBI for Russia investigation surveillance warrants
Top Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee have asked the FBI and Department of Justice for copies of any surveillance requests made as part of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. In a letter sent Wednesday, Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., asked... Read more
ANALYSIS: Trump, Republicans confront limits of slogans
The dealmaker didn’t cut any deals. The closer didn’t close. With the Senate’s failure to meet its own deadline on health care overhaul, President Trump and GOP congressional leaders are left picking up the pieces from the latest legislative setback that exposes the limits of Trumpism, as well as... Read more
How the Trump administration plans on implementing its limited travel ban
The president’s limited travel ban could go into effect as early as tomorrow morning, 72 hours after the Supreme Court ruling. The Departments of Homeland Security and State are operating under that 72-hour window and are aiming to implement the limited ban tomorrow. There are no plans to delay... Read more
PB Woman Recovers Some Stolen Marathon Medals
A Pacific Beach woman has recovered a few of the dozens of marathon medals stolen while she was moving. A homeless man was spotted Wednesday wearing about 20 of the medals around his neck. The medals from charity races and marathons hold no real monetary value but to Andrea... Read more
OPINION: Why Trumpcare and Obamacare aren’t the cure for our health system
The window for the United States to join nearly every other developed democracy in the world in having single-payer, government-backed health care grows bigger and clearer each day. Why? As the health care debate rages in Washington, D.C., and around the rest of the country, it is becoming increasingly... Read more
Surprise! Wife Reveals Pregnancy When USS Carl Vinson Returns to San Diego
The wife of a U.S. Navy sailor had a big surprise to share with her husband when he returned to San Diego from a 6-month deployment last week: a new member of their family, nearly ready to join their ranks. As her husband, Chris Daugherty, Cryptologic Petty Officer 1st... Read more
Rather than expand the laptop ban, the Department of Homeland Security has mandated new security measures for foreign flights headed directly to the United States, Secretary John Kelly said today. “Terrorists want to bring down aircraft,” Kelly said at a conference in Washington, D.C. “They still see aviation as... Read more