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Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 04:52 PM CDT

Death Rates Up For Middle Age Whites With Little Education

Death Rates Up For Middle Age Whites With Little Education

A sobering portrait of less-educated middle-age white Americans emerged Thursday with new research showing them dying disproportionately from what one expert calls "deaths of despair" — suicides, drug overdoses...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 02:50 PM CDT

Top Senate Democrat Vows Filibuster Against Gorsuch

Top Senate Democrat Vows Filibuster Against Gorsuch

The top Senate Democrat said Thursday he will oppose President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee and lead a filibuster of the choice, setting up a politically charged showdown with Republicans with far-reach...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 09:06 AM CDT

‘Bizarre’ Behavior by House Intel Committee Leaders: McCain

‘Bizarre’ Behavior by House Intel Committee Leaders: McCain

After a high-stakes back and forth between the top Democrat and Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, Sen. John McCain said partisan bickering has cost Congress its credibility to investigate...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 09:22 AM CDT

Trump Jr. Called a 'Disgrace' for Criticizing London Mayor

Trump Jr. Called a 'Disgrace' for Criticizing London Mayor

Donald Trump Jr. is facing criticism for tweeting in the hours after Wednesday's London attack a months-old comment from London Mayor Sadiq Khan that terror attacks are part of living in a big city. Trump...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 06:52 AM CDT

Texas Rep. to Vote Against American Health Care Act

Texas Rep. to Vote Against American Health Care Act

Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert joins NBC 5 live via satellite to discuss why he intends to vote against the American Health Care Act Thursday.

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 08:07 PM CDT

In Gamble, White House Demands Make-or-Break Health Vote

In Gamble, White House Demands Make-or-Break Health Vote

Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to leave "Obamacare" in place and move on to other issues if Friday's vote...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 10:38 PM CDT

North Texas Politicians React to Health Care Bill

North Texas Politicians React to Health Care Bill

Politicians from North Texas weigh in on the Health Care Bill

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 04:14 AM CDT

North Texans Weigh in on Health Care Bill

North Texans Weigh in on Health Care Bill

North Texans are keeping a close eye on the health care bill making its way through the U.S. Capitol.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 08:42 PM CDT

Trucker: 'Surreal' to Be Topic of Supreme Court Nomination

Trucker: 'Surreal' to Be Topic of Supreme Court Nomination

During Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's Senate confirmation hearings, one case came up repeatedly: A truck driver was fired for leaving his trailer of meat on the side of an Illinois road after breaking down...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 08:02 PM CDT

Koch Network Spending Millions to Stop GOP Health Care Bill

Koch Network Spending Millions to Stop GOP Health Care Bill

The conservative Koch network is promising to spend millions of dollars to defeat the health care overhaul backed by President Donald Trump and top House Republicans. The network's leading organizations,...

 
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