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McCaskill: Survey Finds Local Vet Care Strong, AHCA Puts Rural Healthcare at Risk

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill says the healthcare markets are being “sabotaged” by uncertainty from the Trump Administration on whether it will pay subsidies to insurers and enforce Obamacare’s individual mandate provision. The Democratic senator from Missouri, during a stop in Springfield Friday, was responding to a question on Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City. Earlier this week, the company announced it is pulling out of the insurance exchanges next year. “Blue Cross Blue Shield said...

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5 Takeaways From Trump's First Foreign Trip As President

President Trump has had, according to the White House, a successful maiden trip outside the U.S. But the bad news is he has to come home. Back in Washington, the ongoing Russia investigations await him along with another appeals court setback for his travel ban . So, now that Air Force One has wheeled down at Andrews Air Force Base, here are 5 takeaways from Trump's first foreign trip since becoming president. 1. Trump harangues NATO In Trump's speech at the NATO summit in Brussels, he did...

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A sheriff's deputy and seven other people were killed in an overnight shooting spree in Lincoln County, Miss., and the suspect is in custody.

The rampage happened at three separate locations in the county, according to a statement from the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation carried by The Associated Press and Reuters.

The suspect, identified as 35-year-old Willie Corey Godbolt, was apprehended and moved to a hospital to receive treatment for a gunshot wound. Authorities did not explain how he sustained it.

The Philippine military said on Sunday it had found the bodies of 16 civilians as troops tried to gain control over Marawi City, which has been under siege from ISIS-allied militants.

Update On Oregon Train Stabbings

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For the athletes, the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio were full of triumph and defeat, victory laps and tears, all the usual themes. But the legacy of those games for the host city...


NASA Spacecraft Finds Storms On Jupiter

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And this is Lulu's log - stardate May 28, 2017, where we consider matters of space, the stars, the universe and planets.


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It's time now for the Call-In. Today we're talking about home ownership. Who can afford to buy? Who can't and why?


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