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  • Obamacare repeal would leave 32 million more uninsured
    More_than_9.2_million_sign_for_obamacare 2017-07-19 22:58:36 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thirty-two million Americans would lose their health insurance by 2026 if Obamacare is repealed without a replacement, the U.S. Congressional Budget Office reported late on Wednesday as President Donald Trump pushed fellow S...
  • Google Earth users will be able to post stories, video and photos
    Google_earth_users_will_be_able_to_post_stories__video_and_photos 2017-07-14 22:16:57 UTC
    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Google wants users to post millions of stories, video and photos on its 'Google Earth' platform in the next few years, the program chief said on Tuesday at a launch event in Brazil for content focused on showcasing the A...
  • US President Trump tried to blackmail the hosts of MSNBC's “Morning Joe”
    Us_president_trump_tried_to_blackmail_the_hosts_of_msnbc's_%e2%80%9cmorning_joe%e2%80%9d 2017-06-30 20:05:21 UTC
    WASHINGTON — Two television hosts assailed by Donald Trump questioned his mental health on Friday and charged that the White House had tried unsuccessfully to get them to apologize to the president for unfavorable coverage in exchange for his gett...
  • 22 million Americans would lose insurance under GOP,Trump bill
    Gop-_we_have_enough_votes_to_repeal_obamacare 2017-06-27 06:54:47 UTC
    WASHINGTON — Twenty-two million Americans would lose insurance over the next decade under the healthcare bill drafted by U.S. Senate Republicans, a nonpartisan office said on Monday, an assessment that will likely make it more difficult for the al...
  • Large crowds turned out for Pride marches in San Francisco & New York
    Large_crowds_turned_out_for_pride_marches_in_san_francisco___new_york 2017-06-26 07:01:24 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK — Large crowds turned out for Pride marches on Sunday in New York City and San Francisco, the two U.S. places most associated with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights movement, with the East Coast city bringin...
  • Brendan Dassey's confession was coerced and he should be freed: Federal judge
    Brendan_dassey's_confession_was_coerced_and_he_should_be_freed 2017-06-22 22:18:45 UTC
    CHICAGO — The confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series <strong>,i>"Making a Murderer"</strong></i> was improperly obtained and he should be released from prison, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled Thursday. Brendan...
  • NBC viewers are calling for boycotts Megyn Kelly interview
    Nbc_viewers_are_calling_for_boycotts_megyn_kelly_interview 2017-06-17 07:47:14 UTC
    NEW YORK — Infowars came to my hometown three years ago. Dan Bidondi, who identified himself as a reporter for the website that hawks extremist views and fake news, arrived with a video camera at the municipal center of Newtown, Connecticut, to co...
  • Spread of Hate Crimes in U.S.: Man Opens Fire on Republicans
    Spread_of_hate_crimes_in_us-_man_opens_fire_on_republicans 2017-06-14 20:12:47 UTC
    ALEXANDRIA, VA. — A man who had posted angry messages against U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump and other Republicans on social media opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game on Wednesday, wounding...
  • Global Warming: U.S. wants to plunder the planet
    Global_warming-_u.s._wants_to_plunder_the_planet 2017-05-31 18:28:52 UTC
    U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump, who has previously called global warming a hoax, plans to make good on his campaign vow to withdraw the United States from a global pact to fight climate change, a move that promises to deepen a...
  • Alec Baldwin Teaches Daughter Carmen 'Trump Impression'
    Alec_baldwin_teaches_daughter_carmen_'trump_impression' 2017-05-22 18:10:08 UTC
    Alec Baldwin's wife Hilaria Thomas posted on her Instagram page Saturday a video of the actor teaching their 3 and 1/2-year-old daughter Carmen his Donald Trump impression, the one he does in costume on SNL. "Carmen, what day does Daddy play Do...
  • Since Jan 22 U.S. arrested 41,318 undocumented immigrants
    U.s._arrested_41_318_immigrants_since_january_22__2017 2017-05-17 18:50:58 UTC
    By Mica Rosenberg | NEW YORK — U.S. arrests of undocumented immigrants rose by nearly 40 percent in the first 100 days of U.S. far-right nationalist Donald Trump's presidency, following executive orders that broadened the scope of who could be tar...
  • NY Attorney General: Taking advantage of immigrants' fear is unconscionable
    Ny_attorney_general-_taking_advantage_of_immigrants'_fear_is_unconscionable 2017-05-11 04:33:33 UTC
    NEW YORK Three Plattsburgh, New York, taxi cab companies will pay financial penalties for taking advantage of illegal immigrants fleeing the United States for Canada through practices including price gouging, the New York Attorney General's offic...
  • America's Bad Health Care System Is Getting Worse
    America's_bad_health_care_system_is_getting_worse 2017-05-05 01:42:08 UTC
    WASHINGTON — GOP House majority approved a bill to repeal Obamacare, which enabled 20 million more Americans to get health insurance. Democrats say it would make insurance unaffordable for those who need it most and leave millions more uninsur...
  • NSA did not end bulk collection of phone data despite law change
    Nsa_did_not_end_bulk_collection_of_phone_data_despite_law_change 2017-05-03 01:08:07 UTC
    Washington — The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) collected more than 151 million records of Americans' phone calls last year, even after Congress limited its ability to collect bulk phone records, according to an annual report by the top U.S. ...
  • Protesters Voice Concern over Climate Change
    Protesters_voice_concern_over_climate_change 2017-04-29 15:44:40 UTC
    By Ian Simpson | WASHINGTON — For the second time in a month, tens of thousands of protesters are expected to turn out in Washington on Saturday to voice concern over climate change in a mass demonstration marking the 100th day of Donald Trump's p...
  • Barack Obama: “What’s been going on since I’ve been gone?”
    Barack_obama-_%e2%80%9cwhat%e2%80%99s_been_going_on_since_i%e2%80%99ve_been_gone_%e2%80%9d 2017-04-24 22:46:10 UTC
    CHICAGO — Barack Obama, making his first major appearance since leaving the White House, made no mention on Monday of his successor, Donald Trump, but urged young people to get more involved in their communities at a time of stark political ...
  • Hollywood Actress Erin Moran Dies At 56
    Hollywood_actress_erin_moran_dies_at_56 2017-04-23 04:39:12 UTC
    Popular actress Erin Moran, a mainstay on TV from the late '60s to the mid-'80s and best known for her kid-sister role in the sitcom "Happy Days," has died. She was 56. Authorities in Indiana found her body Saturday afternoon after getting a 91...
  • March for Science: Global concern over Trump's climate policy
    March_for_science-_global_concern_over_trump's_climate_policy 2017-04-23 02:08:50 UTC
    WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO — People across the world expressed their support for science and facts at Earth Day events billed as a March of Science events *"celebration of science" ) on Saturday. The main march was in Washington D.C., but more than ...
  • Trump's Travel Ban Faces Its Second Challenge At US Appeals Court
    A_federal_judge_sets_hearing_on_trump's_sanctuary_city_defunding_order 2017-04-22 05:59:34 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK — President Donald Trump's travel ban on citizens of six Muslim-majority nations faces its second challenge at a U.S. appeals court next month, and this time more Republican states are backing the measure, while one Democrat...
  • Stephen Colbert: Bill O'Reilly was a self-righteous landfill of angry garbage
    Stephen_colbert-_bill_o'reilly_was_a_self-righteous_landfill_of_angry_garbage 2017-04-21 05:25:37 UTC
    Stephen Colbert opened his show on Wednesday night by addressing Fox News’ firing of Bill O’Reilly, the man who served as the inspiration for the “Stephen Colbert” conservative pundit character who spent almost a decade hosting The Colbert Report....
  • Bill O'Reilly Fired at Fox News
    Bill_o'reilly_fired_at_fox_news 2017-04-19 19:16:33 UTC
    NEW York — Bill O'Reilly will not be returning to Fox News - 21st Century FoX. Fox Inc has decided to part ways with star cable news host Bill O'Reilly following allegations of sexual harassment, the company said on Wednesday. “After a thorough...
  • NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Found Dead In Jail Cell
    Nfl_star_aaron_hernandez_found_dead_in_jail_cell 2017-04-19 16:37:53 UTC
    BOSTON — Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez hanged himself on Wednesday in a prison cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder, prison officials said, and his family called for an immediate investigation into the circu...
  • Facebook Video Murder Suspect Kills Himself In Pennsylvania
    Facebook_video_murder_suspect_kills_himself_in_pennsylvania 2017-04-18 19:04:12 UTC
    A murder suspect who police said posted a video on Facebook of the killing of a Cleveland man fatally shot himself after a "brief pursuit" by Pennsylvania State Police officers on Tuesday, police said. Steve Stephens was accused of shooting Rob...
  • Trump Targets H-1B Visas Which Are Used Largely By Tech Industry
    Trump_targets_h-1b_visas_which_are_used_largely_by_tech_industry 2017-04-18 05:04:49 UTC
    U.S. President Donald Trump targets H-1B visas which are used largely by tech industry and will sign an executive order directing federal agencies to recommend changes to a temporary visa program used to bring foreign workers to the U.S. to fill h...
  • Barbaric Slaughter of Native Americans in the 20th Century
    Barbaric_slaughter_of_native_americans_in_the_20th_century- 2017-04-18 03:18:51 UTC
    What happened to the Osage tribe is a dark, lost chapter in American history. The barbaric slaughter of Native Americans in the 20th century shows that part of the white population in the U.S. is unable to leave behind its violent and racist na...