CNN accepts resignations of 3 involved in retracted story

CNN accepts resignations of 3 involved in retracted story

CNN accepted the resignations Monday of three journalists involved in a retracted story about a supposed investigation into a pre-inaugural meeting between an associate of President Donald Trump and the head of a Russian investment fund.

Budget office: Senate health bill adds 22 million uninsured

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The Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million more Americans uninsured in 2026 than under President Barack Obama's health care law, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Monday, complicating GOP leaders' hopes of pushing the plan through the chamber this week.

Trump, Modi exchange hugs during Rose Garden statements

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So much for handshakes. President Donald Trump found out Monday that India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a hugger.
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Trump attacks media in flurry of early morning tweets

President Donald Trump is using the resignations of three CNN journalists involved in a retracted Russia-related story to rail against media credibility.
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The Latest: Iranian FM calls US travel ban 'misplaced'

The Latest on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump's travel ban (all times local):
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Medicaid mission creep threatens GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal

Somewhere along the way, the Republican crusade to repeal "Obamacare" also turned into an effort to limit the future growth of Medicaid. That bit of mission creep is complicating prospects for the GOP, and could lead to deadlock.
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Syria denies US allegations of coming chemical attack

The involvement of external powers in the Syrian war continued to accelerate Tuesday as President Bashar Assad's government and Russia dismissed White House allegations that it was preparing a new chemical weapons attack.
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Flint extends contract for Detroit-area water supply

Flint has extended its water contract with the Great Lakes Water Authority to September as the impoverished Michigan city struggles to recover from a lead-tainted water crisis.
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3 sentenced in Mississippi in police officers' deaths

Three people who pleaded guilty in connection to the deaths of two Mississippi police officers have been sentenced.
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Trump takes another swipe at CNN following resignations

President Donald Trump used the resignations of three CNN journalists involved in a retracted Russia-related story to resume his attack on the network's credibility Tuesday.
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Senate leaders scramble to save health bill amid defections

Senate leaders scrambled Tuesday to rescue their health care bill, in deepening jeopardy as opposition from rebellious Republicans intensified. The defections loomed as Congress' nonpartisan budget referee said the measure would leave 22 million more people uninsured by 2026 than President Barack Obama's law.
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Trump says US on brink of become net exporter of energy

With U.S. exports of oil and natural gas surging, President Donald Trump says the U.S. is on the brink of becoming a net exporter of oil, gas and other resources.
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These senators will make or break the GOP's health care push

President Donald Trump's campaign promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare" is now in the hands of a key group of GOP senators who are opposing —or not yet supporting — legislation Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing to bring to a vote this week.
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The Supreme Court gave President Trump a partial victory in reinstating most of his travel ban, while it reviews the merits of the ban.

Trump travel ban partly reinstated; court arguments set for fall

The Supreme Court is allowing President Donald Trump to forge ahead with a limited version of his ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries to the U.S.
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Dutch sleuth hopes for breakthrough in biggest US art heist

A Dutch art sleuth who says he's following two possible leads in the largest art heist in U.S. history is hoping a $10 million reward will help track down the collection stolen from a Boston museum in 1990.
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Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered

The Supreme Court's decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban has left the effort to keep some foreigners out of the United States in a murky middle ground, with unanswered questions and possibly more litigation ahead.
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Europe's once positive world view of US slips under Trump

Slightly more Europeans now view the United States unfavorably under President Donald Trump than favorably, according to a survey of public attitudes in three dozen countries that comes as Trump prepares for a return visit to the continent early next month.
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Who can get around the travel ban?

Even as it allowed a limited version of the Trump administration's travel ban to take effect for now, the Supreme Court carved out a major exception.
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Democrats aim to blast Trump for favoring wealthy

Democrats are out to capitalize on what they believe is growing public sentiment that President Donald Trump, the richest man to call the White House home, is turning his back on the people who got him elected in favor of his wealthy peers. The party is hoping that pitch will pack extra oomph at a time when even some Republicans are raising concerns that the GOP health-care plan could hurt the poor.
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Supreme Court playground ruling feeds school voucher debate

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and other proponents of school voucher programs are praising a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that said a Lutheran church was wrongly…
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Ingredient in popular weed killer going on list as cancerous

Regulators in California took a pivotal step on Monday toward becoming the first state to require the popular weed killer Roundup to come with a label warning that it's known to cause cancer.
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The Latest: 3 GOP senators threaten to oppose health bill

The Latest on the Republican legislation overhauling the Obama health care law (all times EDT):
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Alaska lauds black soldiers' work on famed WWII highway

Leonard Larkins and nearly 4,000 other segregated black soldiers helped build a highway across Alaska and Canada during World War II, a contribution largely ignored for decades but drawing attention as the 75th anniversary approaches.