The Congressional Budget Office projects that the American Health Care Act, which passed in the House earlier this month, would cut the federal deficit by $119 billion between 2017 and 2026. But the estimate of uninsured could complicate Senate Republicans’ push for a companion bill.
Authorities said a younger sibling of 22-year-old British bomber Salman Abedi was arrested before he could carry out a plot. Their father was also arrested as the crackdown on a suspected terror network reached a second continent.
The bureau's then-director, James B. Comey, may have relied on unconfirmed intelligence in announcing on his own, without Justice Department involvement, that the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private email server was over, officials said.
Founders of the Ark Encounter say it’s already on track for more than a million visitors in its first year. And they’re planning more attractions, including a re-creation of a walled city from the time of Noah, a Tower of Babel and a 10-plagues-of-Egypt thrill ride. “Why not attractions that people will come to the way they go to Disney or Universal or the Smithsonian?” mused co-founder Ken Ham.
A club’s popularity has led to the first Korean class in Maryland public schools. The new class comes amid an increase in enrollment in foreign-language programs in the state’s elementary and middle schools.
Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina sharply challenged the economic growth assumption of 3 percent, one that is sharply more optimistic than those projected in recent Obama administration budgets and by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.
Most Palestinians have never known anything but the Israeli occupation of the territories of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip — a system by which Israel exerts control over 2.6 million Arabs. For one father, a better job means a daily commute through a chaotic Israeli checkpoint.
The company that President Trump pledged to keep on American soil informed the state of Indiana that it will soon begin cutting 632 workers from an Indianapolis factory. The manufacturing jobs will move to Monterrey, Mexico, where the minimum wage is $3.90.
Congressional staff have not fully reviewed the new documents from Paul Manafort, but people familiar with them said they include calendar entries, speech drafts, and campaign strategy memos that mention Russia or individuals from Russia.
In February 2016, presidential candidate Donald Trump promised $6 million in donations, including $1 million from his own pocket, to charities along his campaign trail. Months later, he had donated far less than he pledged. Post reporter David A. Fahrenthold went in search of the missing money and found a bigger story than he ever expected.