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Senate GOP shelves health bill, imperils ‘Obamacare’ repeal

| | Jun 28 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

WASHINGTON — Senate GOP leaders abruptly shelved their long-sought health care overhaul Tuesday, asserting they can still salvage it but raising new doubts about whether President Donald Trump and the Republicans will ever deliver on their promises to repeal and replace “Obamacare.”

  1. Posted: Jun 4 2017 - 12:05am

    AP Congressional Correspondent

  2. | Posted: Jun 3 2017 - 8:59pm

    ALBANY, N.Y. — C. Wade McClusky Jr. faced a tough decision on June 4, 1942: turn his low-on-fuel U.S. Navy air squadron around or keep searching for the Japanese fleet headed for Midway. He decided to go on and wound up changing history.

  3. | Posted: Jun 3 2017 - 8:59pm

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is launching a major push for a $1 trillion overhaul of the nation’s roads and bridges, a key item on his agenda that’s been stymied in Congress and overshadowed by White House controversies.

  4. | Posted: Jun 3 2017 - 3:18pm

    TOYOTA, Japan — Toyota Motor Corp. is working on a “flying car.”

  5. | Posted: Jun 3 2017 - 3:18pm

    LOS ANGELES — Billionaire Paul G. Allen’s Stratolaunch, a massive aircraft designed to launch rockets into space from high altitude, has been rolled out of its hangar for the first time in preparation for testing.

  6. | Posted: Jun 3 2017 - 12:05am

    MANILA, Philippines — Philippine police say the attacker was a tall, English-speaking white man with a mustache. They say he carried an assault rifle and that he used gasoline to start a casino fire that caused clouds of smoke that left at least 36 people dead Friday morning in a sprawling entertainment complex in Manila.

  7. | Posted: Jun 2 2017 - 7:46pm

    WASHINGTON — Having so far failed to persuade judges to allow its travel ban to take effect, the Trump administration is turning to the nation’s highest court with its slim conservative majority.

  8. | Posted: Jun 2 2017 - 2:48pm

    MANILA, Philippines — Philippine police say the attacker was a tall, English-speaking white man with a mustache. They say he carried an assault rifle and that he used gasoline to start a casino fire that caused clouds of smoke that left at least 36 people dead Friday morning in a sprawling entertainment complex in Manila.

  9. | Posted: Jun 2 2017 - 2:42pm

    HAVANA — President Barack Obama’s 2014 opening with Cuba helped funnel American travel dollars into military-linked tourism conglomerates even as state security agents waged a fierce crackdown on dissent.

  10. | Posted: Jun 2 2017 - 2:40pm

    WASHINGTON — Are employers starting to run out of workers to hire?

  11. | Posted: Jun 2 2017 - 12:05am

    BERLIN — Top European leaders pledged Thursday to keep fighting against global warming as President Donald Trump announced he was pulling out of the Paris climate accord, but they rejected his suggestion that the deal could later be renegotiated.

  12. | Posted: Jun 2 2017 - 12:05am

    MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin corn mill that exploded late Wednesday night was reprimanded by federal safety inspectors six years ago for not taking precautions against dust explosions, which are a major hazard in handling grain, records show.

  13. | Posted: Jun 1 2017 - 12:05am

    Nearly 40 years ago, a respected doctor wrote a letter to the New England Journal of Medicine with some very good news: Out of nearly 40,000 patients given powerful pain drugs in a Boston hospital, only four addictions were documented.

  14. | Posted: May 31 2017 - 12:05am

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — Cheap natural gas could do what the worst commercial nuclear power accident in U.S. history could not: put Three Mile Island out of business.

  15. | Posted: May 31 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will provide documents to the Senate intelligence committee as part of its probe into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election, The Associated Press has learned.