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In this July 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks about healthcare in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File
Molly Daly
July 08, 2018 - 9:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Saturday that it would stop making payments into the risk adjustment pool, which evens the financial playing field for Obamacare marketplace plans that cover sicker patients. Drexel professor of law and public...
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From left: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono, and South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha speak with each other following a news conference at the Iikura Guest House in Tokyo, Japan.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool
July 08, 2018 - 8:34 am
TOKYO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday brushed aside North Korea's accusation of "gangster-like" denuclearization demands. Pompeo maintained that his third visit to the country had produced results but also vowed that sanctions would remain until Pyongyang follows through on...
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A Los Angeles County Fire Department helicopter drops water on a brush fire that erupted on a mountainside above suburban Burbank, Calif. on Saturday, July 7, 2018.
(AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
July 07, 2018 - 10:45 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Firefighters toiled in stifling heat Saturday on the lines of destructive wildfires across the U.S. West, making progress against some blazes while struggling to tame others that have forced evacuations of hundreds of homes. In heat-stricken Southern California, powerful winds...
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Dreamstime
July 07, 2018 - 10:19 pm
By Ayana Archie and Emily Smith SEATTLE (CNN) - - If you use a plastic straw or plastic utensils in Seattle now, get ready to pay. A ban went into effect Sunday outlawing those particular straws and utensils at "all food service businesses, including restaurants, grocery stores, delis, coffee shops...
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Christian, from Honduras, recounts his separation from his child at the border during a news conference at the Annunciation House,in El Paso, Texas.
(AP Photo/Matt York, File)
July 07, 2018 - 10:07 pm
By Astrid Galvan PHOENIX (AP) — The 1-year-old boy in a green button-up shirt drank milk from a bottle, played with a small purple ball that lit up when it hit the ground and occasionally asked for "agua." Then it was the child's turn for his court appearance before a Phoenix immigration judge, who...
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Officials in Los Angeles say thousands of the city's residents are without power after a heat wave caused high electricity demand.
CNN
July 07, 2018 - 9:21 pm
By Dakin Andone LOS ANGELES, Ca. (CNN) -- Thousands of Los Angeles residents were left without power Saturday morning after a heat wave prompted high electricity demand throughout the city. "Friday's record-setting heat led to unprecedented peak electricity demand," according to the Los Angeles...
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Dreamstime
July 07, 2018 - 7:25 pm
By: Jackie Wattles (CNN Money) -- Soybean farmers, apple growers and auto workers are among the US workers bracing for fallout from a trade war between the United States and China. The US on Friday slapped tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese imports to combat what is says are the country's...
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Chick-fil-A
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Dan Majka
July 07, 2018 - 3:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- When it comes to fast-food, America is hungry for chicken sandwiches and waffle fries. In a new survey released by the American Consumer Satisfaction Index, consumers voted Chick-Fil-A as their favorite destination for fast-food. The survey asked 22,500 customers to...
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ice President Mike Pence speaks at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), at ICE headquarters, Friday, July 6, 2018, in Washington.
(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
July 06, 2018 - 1:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is defending federal immigration authorities charged with detaining and deporting migrants entering the country illegally, and he's accusing Democrats of making opposition to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement the "center" of their party. In a...
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Brian Garrett speaks during an interview at his home in Powell, Ohio.
(AP Photo/Mike Householder)
July 06, 2018 - 11:12 am
By Kantele Franko, Andrew Welsh-Huggins and John Seewer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — On paper, Richard Strauss was a well-regarded Ohio State University physician who examined young athletes for decades as a team doctor and sports-medicine researcher. Some former athletes recall him differently: Locker-...
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