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    Senate Rejects Straight Repeal of Obamacare

    Senate Rejects Straight Repeal of Obamacare


    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., joined by, from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speak with reporters on Capitol Hill on July 25, 2017 in Washington. Vice President Mike...

    Senate Republicans were dealt another blow in their effort to reform health care when they failed to pass a straight repeal of Obamacare on Wednesday.
    U.S. to Impose Stricter Electronic Carry-on Airport Screening

    U.S. to Impose Stricter Electronic Carry-on Airport Screening


    A TSA worker loads suitcases at the checked luggage security screening station at Los Angeles International Airport on September 7, 2011 in Los Angeles....

    The TSA will impose new security rules requiring airline travelers to remove all electronic items larger than mobile phones from carry-on baggage for screening.

    Human Smuggling Victim Was a DREAMer Raised in Virginia


    A couple visits a make-shift memorial in the parking lot of a Walmart store on July 24, 2017 in San...

    One of the victims who died in a human smuggling operation that killed 10 was a 19-year-old named Frank G. Fuentes who had been deported from the U.S.
    Charlie Gard Parents Given Deadline to Decide Baby's Fate

    Charlie Gard Parents Given Deadline to Decide Baby's Fate


    Connie Yates, mother of Charlie Gard, and her lawyer arrive at the Royal Court of Justice in London on July 26, 2017. A British judge is set to rule on where Charlie Gard, a baby with a rare genetic disease, will spend the last days of his life. A High...

    A British judge gave the parents of Charlie Gard until noon on Thursday to agree arrangements for his death with the hospital caring for him, failing which he would be transferred to a hospice where his ventilation tube would be removed.
    Trump Leaves Transgender Service Members 'In Harm's Way'

    Trump Leaves Transgender Service Members 'In Harm's Way'


    Capt. Jennifer Peace poses near her home in Spanaway, Wash., on Aug. 28, 2015. Peace is one of an estimated 15,000 transgender people who serve in the active-duty military. She's speaking out in the hopes of helping people understand transgender men and...

    President Trump announced on Twitter that the US Military will no longer allow transgender people to serve, leaving trans service members in limbo.
    GOP Senators Irked by Trump's Attacks Back Sessions

    GOP Senators Irked by Trump's Attacks Back Sessions


    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich introduces Donald Trump at a rally last month in Ft. Myers,...

    GOP lawmakers are siding with Attorney General Jeff Sessions over Donald Trump as the president continues to publicly attack his own cabinet member.
    Your Online Shopping Habit Is Breathing New Life Into Sleepy Towns

    Your Online Shopping Habit Is Breathing New Life Into Sleepy Towns


    A Kiva robot moves a rack of merchandise at an Amazon fulfillment center on Jan. 20, 2015 in Tracy,...

    Entire towns are being transformed by the influx of massive online "fulfillment centers" — and local businesses have seen a corresponding boost.
    Applying to College May Look Very Different in 20 Years

    Applying to College May Look Very Different in 20 Years


    University of Chicago aerial view looking north from near S. University Aveune and the Midway Plaisance, with Rockefeller Chapel on the right, campus, and Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline in the...

    From a school's perspective, automation will take on a lot of the human-led work. For students, everything will change.
    Here's the Lowdown on 'Skinny Repeal' of Obamacare

    Here's the Lowdown on 'Skinny Repeal' of Obamacare


    Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) speaks to reporters last...

    Senate Republicans are considering a new "skinny repeal" bill if they can't agree on a broader health care plan. Here's how the proposal would work.
    Why Did France Steal Children From Remote Island Colony?

    Why Did France Steal Children From Remote Island Colony?


    Between the mid-60s and early 80s, nearly 2,000 children from the French colony of la Réunion were forcibly sent to rural France in a government effort to combat mass migration. Many of them where never told where they came from, or who their real...

    Between the mid-60s and early 80s, nearly 2,000 children from the French colony of la Réunion were forcibly sent to rural France in a government effort to combat mass migration. Many of them where never told where they came from, or who their real parents were, and decades later, they're still trying to piece together their origins.
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