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GOP Set for Health Care Vote

Republican leaders are steering the Senate toward a crucial vote on their bill eviscerating much of President Barack Obama's health care law, buoyed by the near theatrical return to the Capitol of the ailing Sen. John McCain

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Kushner Back on Capitol Hill

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner will return to Capitol Hill Tuesday for a closed-door conversation with lawmakers on the House Intelligence Committee investigating Russia's involvement in the 2016 U.S. election

U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to delivers remarks at the 2017 National Scout Jamboree in Summit Bechtel National Scout Reserve, West Virginia, U.S.,

Trump Brags About Election at Boy Scouts Event

"Who the hell wants to talk about politics when I'm in front of the Boy Scouts?" President Donald Trump asked the crowd at the 2017 Boy Scout Jamboree. But that's exactly what he did as he bragged about his victory over Hillary Clinton and bashed the media

A steak burrito is arranged for a photograph with a drink and bags of chips at a Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. restaurant in Hollywood, California, U.S., on Tuesday, July 16, 2013.

Norovirus Likely Caused Chipotle Illness: Officials

Health officials said that norovirus is believed to be what caused dozens of people to report becoming ill after eating at a Chipotle in suburban Washington, D.C., earlier this month. Officials also said a second person has tested positive for norovirus

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John McCain Will Return to the Senate on Tuesday

Sen. John McCain will return to work in Washington, a week after he was diagnosed with brain cancer following a surgery to remove a blood clot from above his left eye. Doctors had discovered a brain tumor known as glioblastoma

President Donald Trump presents a demonstration of a pharmaceutical glass packaging initiative, in Washington, DC.

Trump: Obamacare Has 'Wreaked Havoc' on Americans

One day before the Senate votes whether to begin debate on repealing the Affordable Care Act, President Trump called the 2010 law "death" and a "nightmare" that has wreaked havoc on the lives of Americans

Winston Blackmore, who is accused of having two dozen wives, arrives at the BC Supreme Court in Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada

Former Canadian Sect Leader Found Guilty of Polygamy

Two former leaders of an isolated polygamous community in Canada were convicted of practicing polygamy after a decades-long legal fight, setting up another potential court battle over the constitutionality of Canada's polygamy laws

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'Despacito' Singers Slam Maduro for Remixing Their Song

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro premiered a remix of the song by Puerto Rican duo Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee Sunday, transforming the record-setting single about a slow, romantic seduction into a campaign jingle for his contested constitution rewrite

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Driver Accused of Smuggling Immigrants Charged

The driver of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants outside a Walmart in San Antonio was charged Monday in the deaths of 10 of his passengers and could face the death penalty


Sri Lanka Facing Deadly Dengue Outbreak

Sri Lanka is facing an unprecedented outbreak of dengue fever, which has resulted in more than 100,000 cases and claimed almost 300 lives so far this year. Aid groups say that the onslaught of cases is overwhelming the island nation's medical system


White House Says Trump Will 'Sign Sanctions Bill'

The White House indicated Sunday President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure, which the House could take up this week, that requires him to get Congress' permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties against Moscow.