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Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 11:04 PM CDT

Calif. Governor Calls GOP Health Plan a 'Disaster'

Calif. Governor Calls GOP Health Plan a 'Disaster'

As Congress wrestles over the House Republican health care bill, California Gov. Jerry Brown attacked the legislation, alleging that any lawmaker who supports the legislation will find "their name is going to be...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 05:54 AM CDT

AP Fact Check: Trump's Truths Can Come From Wisps of Info

AP Fact Check: Trump's Truths Can Come From Wisps of Info

Sitting atop that vast apparatus of institutional knowledge, hard-won intelligence and data known as the U.S. government, President Donald Trump forms some of his most contentious opinions from other sources...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 04:25 AM CDT

North Texans Closely Monitoring Health Care Vote

North Texans Closely Monitoring Health Care Vote

When it comes to healthcare reform, many North Texans are waiting and watching so see what happens in Washington.

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 05:50 PM CDT

Health Care Vote Delayed: What Your Delegation is Saying

Health Care Vote Delayed: What Your Delegation is Saying

As the health care vote is delayed, NBC 5 caught up with your lawmakers in Washington, DC

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 05:34 AM CDT

Black Lawmakers Call on FBI to Help on Missing Black Girls

Black Lawmakers Call on FBI to Help on Missing Black Girls

Black members of Congress are calling for the Justice Department to help police investigate a large number of missing children in Washington, D.C. The District of Columbia logged 501 cases of missing juveniles...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 04:38 PM CDT

Stock Rally Sputters After Vote on Health Bill Is Delayed

Stock Rally Sputters After Vote on Health Bill Is Delayed

After a promising start, U.S. stock indexes gave up an early rally and ended mostly lower Thursday after Republicans delayed a vote on their health care bill and left investors concerned about delays for the...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 03:59 PM CDT

Airlift of Forces in Syria Shows Growing US Involvement

Airlift of Forces in Syria Shows Growing US Involvement

The deepening U.S. military involvement against ISIS militants in northern Syria indicates the Pentagon will likely send even more troops in coming weeks. Their mission won't be to fight on the front lines...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 03:32 PM CDT

Feds: Trump Hotel in D.C. Doesn't Violate Government Lease

Feds: Trump Hotel in D.C. Doesn't Violate Government Lease

The federal agency overseeing President Donald Trump's lease for a luxury hotel in Washington, D.C., ruled his election as president doesn't violate the terms of his agreement barring government officials...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 06:32 AM CDT

House Chairman Apologizes to Colleagues After Trump Briefing

House Chairman Apologizes to Colleagues After Trump Briefing

The White House claimed vindication while the House intelligence committee chairman privately apologized in the wake of his decision to brief President Donald Trump on secret intelligence intercepts related to a...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 03:14 PM CDT

FCC Approves Measures Intended to Combat Prison Cellphones

FCC Approves Measures Intended to Combat Prison Cellphones

Federal officials took a step Thursday toward increasing safety in prisons by making it easier to find and seize cellphones obtained illegally by inmates. The Federal Communications Commission in Washington...

 
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