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Winners & Losers: 40 Is Old In Senate GOP Health Plan’s Subsidy Structure

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If you are 39 or younger, you generally would pay smaller percentages of your income compared to...

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Q&A: Murkiness follows Supreme Court's action on travel ban

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SEATTLE (AP) — On again, off again, off again, off again and now, partly back on: That’s the peculiar route of President Donald Trump’s travel ban after a Supreme Court decision Monday allowing a limited version to take effect. The high court said the president’s 90-day ban on visitors from Iran,...


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Sanders leads the charge against Senate health-care bill

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. COLUMBUS, Ohio - Sen. Bernie Sanders took the stage and got right to it, warning 2,200-odd Ohioans that their lives are at risk if Senate Republicans push through their health-care bill. “Put yourself into someone else’s shoes,” Sanders, I-Vt., said Sunday at...


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Mitch Landrieu: Mayors must 'fight to occupy the radical center'

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. In his inaugural speech as president of the United States Conference of Mayors, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Monday called on the nation’s municipal leaders to form a bipartisan bulwark against White House turmoil and congressional lethargy. Mayors should lead...


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CBO: Senate GOP health-care bill would leave 22 million more people uninsured

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans’ bill to erase major parts of the Affordable Care Act would cause an estimated 22 million more Americans to be uninsured by the end of the coming decade - only about a million fewer than similar legislation recently passed by the House,...


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Pentagon might deport some immigrants that it had promised citizenship

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The Pentagon is considering a plan to cancel enlistment contracts for 1,000 foreign-born recruits without legal immigration status, knowingly exposing them to deportation, a Defense Department memo shows. The undated action memo, prepared for Defense Secretary Jim...


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Three CNN employees resign over retracted story on Russia ties

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Thomas Frank, a reporter for “CNN Investigates,” last Thursday appeared to have a compelling exclusive on the story of the year. The Senate Intelligence Committee, reported Frank, was investigating a Russian investment fund - the Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) - “whose...


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20-pound live lobster found in luggage at Boston airport

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BOSTON (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration says a 20-pound (9-kilogram) live lobster has been spotted in a passenger’s luggage at Boston’s Logan International Airport. TSA spokesman Michael McCarthy says the lobster found Sunday in the passenger’s checked luggage at the airport’s...


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House Ethics Committee is reviewing allegations against three Democrats

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The House Ethics Committee said Monday it is reviewing charges lodged against two high-profile Democratic lawmakers and a senior Democratic aide. The lawmakers facing an ethics review are Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., the ranking Democrat on the Judiciary...


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An Emmett Till historical marker in Mississippi was destroyed by vandals -

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. In October, a Mississippi historical marker for Emmett Till was riddled with bullet holes in a savage act of vandalism. Now, less than a year later, a second state historical marker has been defaced, destroying historical information about the black teenager whose...


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10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. HOW THE SUPREME COURT RULED ON TRUMP’S TRAVEL BAN The Supreme Court says President Donald Trump can forge ahead with a limited version of his ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries....


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