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Republicans had refused to vote for 'terrible' health care 'skinny bill' if there was a chance House would pass it

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:25:16 GMT

The Senate will enter the home stretch of a dramatic debate to overhaul Obamacare on Thursday, with lawmakers bracing for what could be a long and grueling marathon series of votes that extends well into the night and morning.(image)

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Ryan: House willing to go to conference committee

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:21:31 GMT

House Republicans are skeptical of the so-called "skinny" health care bill that may emerge from the Senate floor tonight, but GOP leaders are putting members on notice they may be working this weekend if it gets dropped in their lap.(image)

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Graham: 'Skinny bill' a 'fraud' and a 'political cop-out'

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 21:46:04 GMT

GOP Senator Lindsey Graham, along with the support of John McCain, Ron Johnson and Bill Cassidy, speaks about the 'skinny' Obamacare repeal bill.(image)

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Opinion: Dems can still win working class without Obamacare

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 22:45:52 GMT

The latest, last-ditch effort by Senate Republicans to overturn the Affordable Care Act -- the so-called "skinny repeal" -- gives Democrats a golden opportunity to begin redefining their party as a reliable champion of the bread-and-butter economic issues that working-class voters care about.(image)

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GOP senator: Trump official threatened my state

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:58:33 GMT

GOP Sen. Dan Sullivan of Alaska told "Alaska Dispatch News" that Interior Secy. Ryan Zinke called him to say the "no" vote put Alaska's future with the administration in jeopardy.(image)

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US orders embassy family members to leave Venezuela

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:31:16 GMT

Venezuela's government says it will ban protests ahead of this weekend's vote for a special constitutional assembly -- a direct challenge to opposition leaders who planned massive Friday demonstrations against the election.(image)

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Senate sends Russia sanctions to Trump

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:17:34 GMT

The Senate on Thursday passed sweeping legislation slapping new sanctions on Russia and rebuking President Donald Trump in a bill that now will head to the President's desk.(image)

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Boy Scouts apologize for Trump speech

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 21:03:57 GMT

An official with the Boy Scouts of America apologized to the scouting community on Thursday for the political content of President Donald Trump's speech at the National Scout Jamboree.(image)

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White House responds to Boy Scouts apology

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 23:51:29 GMT

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said she had not seen the letter of apology issued by the Boy Scouts of America for the political content in President Trump's speech. She said from her firsthand view the Jamboree was "one of the most energetic crowds" she has seen for Trump.(image)

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House OKs spending bill with $1.6B for wall

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 21:50:50 GMT

The House voted Thursday to approve a spending bill with $1.6 billion to put toward a border wall along the US-Mexico border, part of a high-profile campaign pledge from President Donald Trump.(image)

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Kristol: Scaramucci may not last long

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:42:48 GMT

Bill Kristol tells CNN's Erin Burnett that he would not be surprised if White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci is ousted from his position.(image)

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SE Cupp: High hopes for 'the Mooch'

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:34:03 GMT

With all the turmoil in the Trump administration -- the President's relentless torture of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, reports that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson might be plotting his "Rexit," an increasingly anorexic Obamacare repeal effort and so many leaks that Trump's next appointment should be Plumber General -- the resignation of Sean Spicer upon the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci might be the only ray of sunshine seeping in through the White House cracks.(image)

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Official: Ride that broke apart at Ohio State Fair passed inspections

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 21:50:02 GMT

Before Ohio fairgoers were hurled off the Fire Ball, the ride was inspected multiple times. And it passed.(image)

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Voice of Rocky the Flying Squirrel dies

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 22:11:07 GMT

June Foray, the iconic voice of Rocky and Natasha in the popular and memorable "Rocky and Bullwinkle Show," died on Wednesday. She was 99.(image)

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Cop buys diapers for mom caught stealing them

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:31:58 GMT

The young mother had purchased groceries, but she didn't have enough money left to buy diapers for her infant son.(image)

Opinion: At least read the law before repealing it

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 19:27:17 GMT

Before voting for an amendment that would invalidate D.C.'s Death with Dignity Act , Congress should remember that medical aid in dying is optional, writes Kim Callinan(image)

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Rock icon sends moms big check

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 13:58:40 GMT

These Louisiana moms struggled to pay off a trip to Washington to protest Medicaid cuts. Fortunately, someone saw their story on CNN.(image)

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Mall debuts 'husband pods' for spouses

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 03:38:30 GMT

Ingrem, a Chinese company has created the "husband pod," an arcade booth intended to stave off boredom for men who accompany their partners to the mall.(image)

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Starbucks' venture into the tea business

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:34:27 GMT

CNN's Richard Quest looks at Starbucks' acquisition of Teavana and the company's expansion into the tea business.(image)

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Inside the first ever Starbucks store

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:37:37 GMT

The first Starbucks store in Seattle is now a major tourist destination -- but beyond coffee, there are some hidden secrets in the shop. CNNMoney takes you on a tour.(image)

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Macaulay Culkin's hunky makeover has the internet swooning

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 13:55:11 GMT

Judging by the internet's reaction to Macaulay Culkin's new look, some of you wouldn't mind being home alone with him.(image)

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What a shot! 27 amazing sports photos

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:34:05 GMT

Take a look at 27 amazing sports photos from July 18 through July 24.(image)

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The metro station in the middle of nowhere

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 23:20:23 GMT

If you've emerged from a gleaming modern metro station into a vast wasteland, it's probably down to one of two scenarios. You've time traveled to a post-apocalyptic future, or you're in Caojiawan.(image)

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Tiny babies transformed to Disney princesses

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:31:39 GMT

One photographer decided to transform her latest tiny clients into Disney princesses for a magical photo shoot.(image)

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Delta is getting out of Venezuela

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:52:05 GMT

Delta is pulling out of Venezuela as the country sinks deeper into crisis.(image)

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Can robots solve Grandma's loneliness?

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 20:04:45 GMT

The elderly, a group notoriously indifferent to new technology, now finds itself as a target market for the growing robotics industry.(image)

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The conversation we need on police shootings

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 22:46:49 GMT

The recent story of an Australian woman shot dead by police in Minneapolis is a tragedy of epic proportions. Summoning law enforcement to report what she believed to be a sexual assault occurring in the vicinity of her home, Justine Ruszczyk, according to one of the officers on scene, startled police and was shot dead by an arriving officer still seated inside his patrol car.(image)

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What's the message? Trump's theme week fumbles

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 10:12:09 GMT

The White House has a new communications director in Anthony Scaramucci, but the man who drives the administration's messaging has always worked from the Oval Office.(image)

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Murkowski says Zinke contacted her in wake of health care votes

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:29:31 GMT

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said Thursday she was contacted by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in the wake of her vote to oppose GOP efforts to advance the party's health care bill earlier this week.(image)

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Dems reject GOP's effort to bait them into voting for single-payer

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:10:22 GMT

Senate Republicans tried to troll their Democratic colleagues into revealing an intra-party rift and casting potentially politically damaging votes for single-payer health insurance on Thursday.(image)

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How intense workouts can lead to a life-threatening condition

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 09:07:36 GMT

When Christopher Michael Everett went to his first SoulCycle class, he gave it his all. He sat in the front of the class, cranked the resistance on his bike and started pedaling.(image)

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Should you really finish your antibiotics?

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 13:54:43 GMT

The standing argument that failing to complete a course of antibiotics could fuel the rise of antibiotic resistance has little evidence, a group of United Kingdom researchers argue in a new paper. In an analysis published in the medical journal the BMJ on Thursday, they say that completing a course of antibiotics may instead increase the risk of resistance.(image)

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Rock icon steps in to help kids who trekked to D.C.

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:01:58 GMT

Three weeks ago, a group of children with disabilities and their parents chartered a bus in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and headed to Washington to protest proposed cuts in Medicaid, the government health insurance they all rely on.(image)

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Hulu snags rights to 'TGIF' library

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 21:53:31 GMT

TGIF is making a comeback on Hulu, only this time you can watch your favorite shows from the '90s any day of the week.(image)

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When to expect a 'Game of Thrones' spinoff

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 03:34:03 GMT

HBO has four ideas for a "Game of Thrones" spinoff series in the works, but the network is not exactly in a rush to get any of them to air.(image)

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Angelina Jolie talks divorce, health in new interview

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:46:14 GMT

Angelina Jolie has a new house and new outlook on her family's new normal following a difficult year.(image)

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Al Gore battles on in 'An Inconvenient Sequel'

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 23:00:22 GMT

The assist surely wasn't intentional, but Donald Trump has provided Al Gore with a heck of an ending for "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power," adding a sense of urgency to this dutiful follow-up to the documentary that officially wedded Gore, Hollywood and environmental activism, "An Inconvenient Truth."(image)

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Finally, a 'True Detective' Season 3 update

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 23:59:21 GMT

"True Detective" Season 3 is getting closer to becoming a reality.(image)

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Porto vs. Lisbon: 8 reasons Porto is cooler

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:20:42 GMT

Lisbon has established itself as Europe's hippest city-trip destination over the past couple of years, but now it has a rival that's a little too close for comfort. (image)

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When peacemakers ruled the world

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:25:37 GMT

The early 1990s offer an important reminder to the way that US policymakers -- for a time -- believed in collective security, diplomacy, international alliances and military restraint.(image)

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After 27 years in prison, Mandela speaks

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 13:25:51 GMT

Nelson Mandela offers a message of hope after walking out of prison in 1990. CNN's "The Nineties," Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.(image)

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How Boyz II Men went from schoolkids to stars

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:59:22 GMT

The multi-award winning R&B group, Boyz II Men, discuss the decade that shaped their music careers. "The Nineties" airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.(image)

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Scaramucci: President knows 'senior' source of leaks

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:47:52 GMT

Listen to excerpts from Anthony Scaramucci's call-in interview with CNN, where he discussed White House leaks and Reince Priebus.(image)

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Trump ignores question on transgender troops, calls reporter rude

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:16:46 GMT

President Trump reinstituted a ban on transgender people serving in the military, without clarifying what would happen to active duty transgender servicemembers.(image)

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Bernie Sanders gets rock star treatment at NAACP

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 04:27:46 GMT

CNN's Chris Moody takes you to Baltimore, where the nation's oldest civil rights group charts its way forward under Trump. The question is: How?(image)

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US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian boat

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:21:00 GMT

The US Navy released a video showing the moments before a US Navy ship fired warning shots at an armed Iranian patrol boat that came within 150 yards of the USS Thunderbolt in the northern end of the Persian Gulf.(image)

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Justin Bieber hit paparazzo with truck, police say

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:50:21 GMT

Pop star Justin Bieber has hit a paparazzo with his truck while leaving an event in Beverly Hills, according to police.(image)

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