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House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) said in a measured statement that he was open to a conference committee to continue talks on the “skinny repeal,” after a group of key Republican senators threatened to sink the bill if the House did not agree to negotiate with the goal of creating a more sweeping rollback of the Affordable Care Act.
The Take
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On controversies ranging from his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to the military transgender ban to the Boy Scouts, Trump got an earful from those considered friendly to him.
The administration has said that the president may veto a bill increasing sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, despite there being veto-proof majorities in both the Senate and House. The Senate voted to pass the bill Thursday, two days after the House passed it 419-3.
The Collins children with their dad in 1914. (Family photo)
The Collins children with their dad in 1914. (Family photo)
Phillip Benson sits on a horse as a child. (Family photo)
Phillip Benson sits on a horse as a child. (Family photo)
Jim and Alice Collins on their wedding day in the 1940s. (Family photo)
Jim and Alice Collins on their wedding day in the 1940s. (Family photo)
Fordham Hospital in the Bronx. (Wurts Bros./Museum of the City of New York)
Fordham Hospital in the Bronx. (Wurts Bros./Museum of the City of New York)
Alice Collins Plebuch’s decision to conduct the test “just for fun” upended her family tree and posed a fundamental question about her very identity.
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Danica Roem is vying to oust incumbent Del. Robert Marshall (R-Prince William), who called for a ban on LGBT members of the National Guard.
The low-cost beds are being embraced by many as a way to prevent sleep-related deaths for infants. But some medical professionals urge caution.
Republican candidate Ed Gillespie is embracing an issue championed by Corey Stewart, who nearly beat him for the Virginia GOP nomination last month with a Trump-like agenda that took a hard line on immigration.
The Nationals hit a record-tying five home runs in one of Major League Baseball’s more remarkable offensive innings of the past decade and a total of eight for the game as part of a 15-2 demolition of the Milwaukee Brewers.
Barbara Barkley planned to live in her Chesapeake, Va., home for the rest of her life. That plan came crashing down when a man on a motorcycle delivered a foreclosure notice.
The former WJLA reporter and anchor — who has tweeted about President Trump, Colin Kaepernick and Black Lives Matter — says she can finally say what she believes.
The Justice Department argued that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act does not bar job discrimination based on sexual orientation, only that it covers discrimination on the basis of sex.
Republican women whose disapproval of their party’s health-care effort has hindered it in the Senate have seen increasingly heated responses from their male counterparts, including comments that invoked physical retaliation.
The apology was a change from the Scouts’ earlier statement about the president’s speech, in which he broke tradition in his appearance at a jamboree by criticizing his political opponents, recounting his election victory, and talking about parties on yachts.
The Fix
Analysis
Sens. Charles E. Grassley and Lindsey O. Graham say they'll take concrete steps to prevent the removal of the attorney general or special counsel.
Wonkblog
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The electronics giant’s new factory will span 20 million square feet, and Wisconsin will shell out serious cash for it, if all goes according to Gov. Scott Walker’s plan, which is considered a victory for Walker and President Trump.
June Foray
1917–2017
June Foray voiced hundreds of roles such as Rocky from “The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show” and Cindy Lou Who in “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” and pushed for the creation of notable awards for the animation industry.
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