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    What's Next In The Health Care Debate?

    What's Next In The Health Care Debate?


    Senators have narrowed their options and are likely moving forward on a "skinny repeal" that takes away some key provisions in the Affordable Care Act, leaving the rest...

    Senators have narrowed their options and are likely moving forward on a "skinny repeal" that takes away some key provisions in the Affordable Care Act, leaving the rest intact.

    As Venezuelans Strike, U.S. Announces Sanctions Against Maduro

    As Venezuelans Strike, U.S. Announces Sanctions Against Maduro


    The sanctions target 13 current or former officials from President Maduro's government, freezing their U.S. assets and preventing Americans from doing business with them.(Image credit: Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty...

    The sanctions target 13 current or former officials from President Maduro's government, freezing their U.S. assets and preventing Americans from doing business with them.

    (Image credit: Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images)

    As Cost Of U.S. Health Care Skyrockets, So Does Pay Of Health Care CEOs

    As Cost Of U.S. Health Care Skyrockets, So Does Pay Of Health Care CEOs


    Compensation in recent years for the CEOs of the largest U.S. health care companies has far outstripped the wage growth of nearly all Americans, an investigation by the news site Axios has found.(Image credit: John Amis/AP Images for AIDS Healthcare...

    Compensation in recent years for the CEOs of the largest U.S. health care companies has far outstripped the wage growth of nearly all Americans, an investigation by the news site Axios has found.

    (Image credit: John Amis/AP Images for AIDS Healthcare Foundation)

    After Three-Year Hiatus, Ohio Carries Out An Execution

    After Three-Year Hiatus, Ohio Carries Out An Execution


    The lethal injection of Ronald Phillips may mark the end of Ohio's battle to find a legally permissible means of execution – and the state may soon execute more of the 138 people on its death row.(Image credit: Kiichiro...

    The lethal injection of Ronald Phillips may mark the end of Ohio's battle to find a legally permissible means of execution – and the state may soon execute more of the 138 people on its death row.

    (Image credit: Kiichiro Sato/AP)

    Victim Of San Antonio Migrant Smuggling Had Been Deported

    Victim Of San Antonio Migrant Smuggling Had Been Deported


    One of the 10 people who died in a tractor-trailer in Texas was returning to the U.S. from Guatemala. Frank Fuentes graduated from high school in the Washington, D.C. area and had been...

    One of the 10 people who died in a tractor-trailer in Texas was returning to the U.S. from Guatemala. Frank Fuentes graduated from high school in the Washington, D.C. area and had been deported.

    Sessions Has Long Shown Unwavering Support For Trump

    Sessions Has Long Shown Unwavering Support For Trump


    From his early endorsement of then-candidate Trump February 2016, through his time so far as Attorney General, Jeff Sessions has been one of the most loyal supporters of Trump and his populist...

    From his early endorsement of then-candidate Trump February 2016, through his time so far as Attorney General, Jeff Sessions has been one of the most loyal supporters of Trump and his populist agenda.

    Trump Says Transgender People Will Be Banned From Military

    Trump Says Transgender People Will Be Banned From Military


    President Trump said on Twitter Wednesday that transgender people will be banned from serving in the U.S. military. He took the Pentagon by surprise and raised questions about implementing the...

    President Trump said on Twitter Wednesday that transgender people will be banned from serving in the U.S. military. He took the Pentagon by surprise and raised questions about implementing the policy.

    Trump Places Sanctions On 13 Venezuelan Officials

    Trump Places Sanctions On 13 Venezuelan Officials


    The U.S. places sanctions on 13 Venezuelans involved in an election Sunday, that government opponents there say are rigged. The vote could give Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro sweeping new...

    The U.S. places sanctions on 13 Venezuelans involved in an election Sunday, that government opponents there say are rigged. The vote could give Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro sweeping new powers.

    Houston MS-13 Gang Crimes Disproportionately Brutal, Police Chief Says

    Houston MS-13 Gang Crimes Disproportionately Brutal, Police Chief Says


    President Trump has made it a priority to deport members of the violent gang Mara Salvatrucha aka MS-13. In Houston, the gang's crimes are disproportionately brutal, Police Chief Art Acevedo...

    President Trump has made it a priority to deport members of the violent gang Mara Salvatrucha aka MS-13. In Houston, the gang's crimes are disproportionately brutal, Police Chief Art Acevedo says.

    Muslims In The U.S. Face Increased Discrimination, PEW Report Says

    Muslims In The U.S. Face Increased Discrimination, PEW Report Says


    A newly-released poll from the Pew Research Center finds Muslims in the U.S. are facing increased discrimination but are optimistic about being both Muslim and...

    A newly-released poll from the Pew Research Center finds Muslims in the U.S. are facing increased discrimination but are optimistic about being both Muslim and American.

    Fact-Checking Website Snopes Is Fighting To Stay Alive

    Fact-Checking Website Snopes Is Fighting To Stay Alive


    The website Snopes has been debunking rumors and conspiracy theories since 1995. Now, its future is in danger. NPR's Kelly McEvers discusses the issue with with media correspondent David...

    The website Snopes has been debunking rumors and conspiracy theories since 1995. Now, its future is in danger. NPR's Kelly McEvers discusses the issue with with media correspondent David Folkenflik.

    Filling Labor Board Vacancies Opens Door To Unwinding Obama-era Policies

    Filling Labor Board Vacancies Opens Door To Unwinding Obama-era Policies


    As the Trump administration looks to fill Republican vacancies on the National Labor Relations Board, experts expect the rollback of Obama-era labor policies to...

    As the Trump administration looks to fill Republican vacancies on the National Labor Relations Board, experts expect the rollback of Obama-era labor policies to intensify.

    Rep. Steve Scalise Released From Hospital

    Rep. Steve Scalise Released From Hospital


    Six weeks after being shot while practicing baseball with other Republican lawmakers, Rep. Steve Scalise has been discharged from the...

    Six weeks after being shot while practicing baseball with other Republican lawmakers, Rep. Steve Scalise has been discharged from the hospital.

    U.K. Bans Gas And Diesel Cars Starting 2040: Electric Cars Are The Future

    U.K. Bans Gas And Diesel Cars Starting 2040: Electric Cars Are The Future


    Promoting a future of electric cars, the U.K. will ban sales of new gas and diesel vehicles by 2040. Many European politicians and regulators see electric autos as critical for reducing air...

    Promoting a future of electric cars, the U.K. will ban sales of new gas and diesel vehicles by 2040. Many European politicians and regulators see electric autos as critical for reducing air pollution.

    Federal Reserve Holds Interest Rates Steady

    Federal Reserve Holds Interest Rates Steady


    As expected, the Federal Reserve says it will hold interest rates in a range between 1 percent and 1.25 percent, while noting job gains have been solid and the labor market continues to strengthen.(Image credit: Richard...

    As expected, the Federal Reserve says it will hold interest rates in a range between 1 percent and 1.25 percent, while noting job gains have been solid and the labor market continues to strengthen.

    (Image credit: Richard Drew/AP)