McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for Senate health bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has finally unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law. Now comes his next challenge - persuading enough Republicans to back the measure and avert a defeat that would be shattering for President Donald Trump and the GOP....
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AP Analysis: Could Trump push a partial Mideast deal?
Donald Trump may be uniquely suited to push for Middle East peace: the Israelis as well as key Arab players, each for their own reasons, are all looking like admirers who seek to please. But out-of-the-box thinking will be needed nonetheless....
EU leaders boost support for Libya to halt migrant exodus
BRUSSELS (AP) -- European Union leaders are set Friday to boost their support for conflict-ravaged Libya as the number of people fleeing Africa from there for better lives in Europe continues to rise....
The Latest: EU leaders want answers on UK expat offer
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local):...
Man dies in flash flood in western Pennsylvania
SHELOCTA, Pa. (AP) -- Flash flooding has claimed the life of a man and apparently derailed some rail cars in western Pennsylvania....
Family expected euthanized dog's ashes, got frozen body
BEAVER FALLS, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania family expecting to pick up the ashes of their beloved pet were instead handed the frozen body....
Doctor indicted on bank fraud charges
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) -- A federal grand jury in Delaware has indicted a Maryland doctor on charges of conspiring to commit bank fraud and making false statements on loan applications....
Police: Dog that mauled 2 kids in car seats to be euthanized
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a pit bull that mauled two young children in Pennsylvania as they sat helplessly strapped into their car seats is being euthanized next week....
2 Pennsylvania kids win National Marbles Tournament
WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) -- A boy and a girl from Pennsylvania have won the 94th annual National Marbles Tournament along the New Jersey shore....
Juror: Cosby panel was concerned about 'politics' of case
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A juror in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial said Thursday that some jurors were concerned that prosecutors waited 10 years to charge him, expressing suspicion that politics had played a role in the case....
Spokesman: Cosby plans tour to educate youth on misbehavior
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Bill Cosby will organize a series of town hall meetings to help educate young people about problems their misbehavior could create and other issues, a spokesman for Cosby said....
Prosecutors: 'Dirty old Santa' arranged sex tryst with child
MEDIA, Pa. (AP) -- Prosecutors say a 56-year-old man who referred to himself as "dirty old Santa" traveled to a Philadelphia suburb to have a sexual tryst with a 14-year-old girl he lured online and has been arrested....
Michael Vick's father arrested on drug-ring charges
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) -- The father of former pro-football star Michael Vick has been arrested on charges of being involved in a drug ring....
Medicaid a flashpoint for Pennsylvania in Senate health bill
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Reductions in Medicaid spending in the just-unveiled health care bill written by Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey and his fellow U.S. Senate Republicans emerged as a crucial flashpoint Thursday in Toomey's home state where the program covers one in five people....
Senate Republicans hope to have a vote on their version of the American Health Care Act, which the House passed on May 4, as soon as next week before Congress breaks for recess. Democrat Senators are criticizing Republicans for legislating in a shroud of secrecy without holding public hearings and not making them privy to the negotiations. As Democrats did in 2009 for the Affordable Care Act, the 52 member Republican majority will invoke a special process known as reconciliation that only requires 51 votes to approve the health care overhaul. Do you approve of Republican Senators drafting a health care reform bill without the Democrats input?
Do you agree with the decision to reveal the identities of the jury deadlocked on the Cosby sexual assault trial?