Senate GOP moves forward on health care bill in dramatic procedural vote
Over the sound of protesters crying ?kill the bill,? 50 Republican senators cast their votes to begin to debate repealing Obamacare on a razor-thin margin Tuesday afternoon. John McCain cast a decisive vote.
Canadian military after Trump announcement: We welcome transgender people
After President Trump announced Wednesday that transgender people would be barred from serving in the military, the Canadian Armed Forces took a different tack. In an apparent jab at its southern neighbor, the Canadian military invited individuals ?of all sexual orientations and gender identities? to join the ranks.
Official: Driver in smuggling attempt part of larger group
SAN ANTONIO (AP) ? Investigators believe a truck driver accused in the deaths of 10 people found inside a packed, sweltering tractor-trailer is just one member of a larger organization involved in human smuggling that they are looking to identify and dismantle, a U.S. immigration official said Tuesday.
Sen. Collins caught on hot mic swiping back at ?unattractive? congressman?s duel challenge
California Man Arrested For Smuggling King Cobra Into US In Potato Chip Cans
Federal agents arrested a California man for smuggling king cobras into the U.S. in potato chip cans. They also found tanks with a live baby Morelet?s crocodile, alligator snapping turtles, and other reptiles protected under law.
Philippines to consult ASEAN on joint China sea oil search
The Philippines tried Wednesday to reassure Southeast Asian neighbours about its proposal to partner with Beijing in oil exploration in the disputed South China Sea, promising to consult them on any plans. President Rodrigo Duterte has softened his predecessor's policy opposing China's claims -- which expand to nearly the entire sea -- causing alarm among neighbouring Southeast Asian countries, which also hold partial claims. On Monday Duterte said his government was in talks with China over joint drilling for natural resources in the sea, reversing years of tensions.
Mark Cuban Agrees With Elon Musk, Says A.I. is "Changing Everything"
Try a Checklist to Avoid FAFSA Mistakes
When Evelyn Lee was applying to colleges as a high school senior, she knew that she would need financial aid to be able to afford to go. At 108 questions, the FAFSA is longer than a 1040 tax form, with questions about student and parent income, savings, family make up, number of students in college and more. "It can seem terribly intrusive , and it can be confusing," says Peter Van Buskirk, former dean of admission at Franklin & Marshall College and founder and president of Best College Fit.
Wildfires force French Riviera evacuations
French authorities ordered the evacuation of up to 12,000 people around a picturesque hilltop town in the southern Côte d?Azur region as fires hopscotched around the Mediterranean coast for a third day Wednesday.
China fires back at US accusations over aerial encounter
China on Tuesday denied its fighter jet pilots operated dangerously during an encounter with a U.S. surveillance plane in international airspace in which the American pilot took evasive action to avoid a possible collision.