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White House warns Syria may be readying chemical attack

Jun 28, 2017 |
The White House warned strongman Bashar Assad that his regime would pay heavily for the slaughter of civilians. ... Read more

Former GOP Rep. Jolly: Affordable Care Act gave me a ‘safety net’

Jun 28, 2017 |
A Florida Republican who earlier campaigned against the Affordable Care Act came to a new view of it after he lost his insurance coverage. ... Read more

California man isn't asked, doesn't say where missing son is

Jun 28, 2017 |
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A California father told a judge on Tuesday that he wasn't hiding from authorities when he was arrested in Las Vegas, and will not fight his transfer in custody to Los Angeles to ... Read more

Exclusive: U.S. warship stayed on deadly collision course despite warning - container ship captain

Jun 28, 2017 |
By Tim Kelly TOKYO (Reuters) - A U.S. warship struck by a container vessel in Japanese waters failed to respond to warning signals or take evasive action before a collision that killed seven of its ... Read more

Dozens missing after Colombian tourist boat sinks in reservoir

Jun 28, 2017 |
Nine people died and 28 are missing after a multidecked tourist boat carrying about 170 passengers sank in Colombia’s Penol-Guatape reservoir on Sunday during the long holiday weekend, a government ... Read more

Supreme Court on Trump's travel ban: Why its tone sounds a bit different

Jun 28, 2017 |
The Supreme Court’s Monday ruling on President Trump’s proposed travel ban was certainly important on substance. Via a nine-to-zero vote, high court justices allowed Mr. Trump to prohibit entry into ... Read more

Health care: vote delayed, but calls to address costs keep growing

Jun 28, 2017 |
Senate Republicans have been forced into postponing major health care legislation in the United States Senate, and the backdrop is partly the difficult economics of health care: Costs for average ... Read more

Youth move: Why crown prince may struggle to win over young Saudis

Jun 28, 2017 |
The naming of 31-year-old Mohammed bin Salman as Saudi Arabia's crown prince was more than a power play. For more than half a century, the Saudi throne has been passed down between the increasingly ... Read more

A cold shoulder to Cuba

Jun 28, 2017 |
For more than half a century US presidents have wrestled with Cuba. Fidel Castro’s communist revolution in 1959 turned what had been a friendly nearby island escape for American tourists into a ... Read more

Travel ban, playground case bring a big finish to sleepy Supreme Court term

Jun 27, 2017 |
After every US Supreme Court term, Ralph Rossum typically adds upward of 10 of the court’s most significant constitutional law decisions to a constitutional law website he edits. This year, it looks ... Read more

How helping whistle-blowers could cut health-care costs

Jun 27, 2017 |
Elin Baklid-Kunz never wanted to be a whistle-blower. “I just thought if I worked harder they would see how bad this was and do something about it,” says Ms. Baklid-Kunz in an interview. As ... Read more

Portugal's forest fires, though never before as deadly, are all too familiar

Jun 27, 2017 |
Every year, it would move closer and closer to villages where my relatives grew up, closer and closer to the houses of third cousins I had never seen. “No one could have predicted these many people ... Read more

In a young country's conflict, future may pay heavy price

Jun 27, 2017 |
Beatrice was only 11 years old when her parents died within months of each other, leaving four children between 2 and 12. “It was not easy for me to care for them,” Beatrice – whose name has been ... Read more

‘Nobody Can Be Totally Happy’: Trump Sounds Off On Senate Healthcare

Jun 26, 2017 |
As Republicans and Democrats sounded the alarm on the bill across the Sunday morning shows, the president lamented the delayed process in a Fox News interview. ... Read more

The Latest: Santos: 6 dead, 31 missing in Colombia capsizing

Jun 26, 2017 |
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the sinking of a tourist boat in Medellin, Colombia (all times local): ... Read more

Ed Gillespie is not interested in the latest Trump tweets

Jun 26, 2017 |
Ed Gillespie has a tricky road ahead of him as he campaigns for Virginia governor this year. The Republican nominee wants to talk about state issues, not President Trump, not Russia and certainly not ... Read more

China Landslide: at Least 15 Dead, 140 Buried in Sichuan Mountain Village

Jun 26, 2017 |
After days of torrential rains, nearly 300 million cubic feet of rock and soil — equivalent to some 3,000 Olympic-sized pools —covered the village and a hotel in the worst landslide to hit the region ... Read more

Egos are a problem in international relations, Coverage of Finsbury mosque attack was a rarity, Why American voters don’t care about the Russia investigation, The world must act against the root cause of global famine, A Catch-22 for Australia’s refug

Jun 26, 2017 |
“Qatar is finding itself still isolated from the other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries...,” writes Richard Miller. “The timing came right after a visit to the Saudi kingdom by U.S. President ... Read more

'Thousands of People Will Die:' Sanders On Health Care Bill

Jun 26, 2017 |
Missed MTP? Catch highlights in this week's ComPRESSed. ... Read more

Johnson: 'I Would Like to Delay' the Senate Healthcare Vote

Jun 26, 2017 |
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) joins Meet the Press for an exclusive interview to explain why he isn't prepared to vote for the Senate's healthcare bill. ... Read more