How Changes to Obamacare Under President Trump Could Affect You, Part 1

Prior to the ACA, private insurance companies were allowed to exclude people with a preexisting condition. Susan Collins of ME and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana would permit states to stay with the Affordable Care Act or receive a similar amount of feder... More..

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Dayton faints at Capitol podium
by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Dayton faints at Capitol podium

He was encouraged to stay hydrated. Dayton said he also wants to continue the 2 percent state tax on health care providers that is now scheduled to go away in December 2019. Legislators gasped when he colla...More..

Trump vows lower taxes, fewer regulations at meet with business leaders
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Trump vows lower taxes, fewer regulations at meet with business leaders

He also said he wants to reward companies that manufacture in the USA and impose border taxes on products that American companies make overseas. Holding talks with several senior business leaders at the White...More..

Air Force base in Arizona lifts lockdown
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Air Force base in Arizona lifts lockdown

Base officials are investigating in an attempt to determine the source of the reported sounds. Two airmen on the flight line thought they heard "gunshots", initiating a response from local police, the Pentago...More..

Bodycam Catches Officer Rescuing Driver From Car on Fire
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Bodycam Catches Officer Rescuing Driver From Car on Fire

Schwering, a Spokane officer for three years who recently completed training, said any one of his colleagues would do the same thing. The cause of the fire is still unknown. Her locks also wouldn't open, wh...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

High Risk Of Severe Thunderstorms Today

Then for Saturday the slight risk area expands to cover nearly the entire state from north to south. The risk for severe storms continues to increase. Seminole County will open the EOC at 6 p.m. for the wea...More..

by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Doctors Consider Removing Breathing Tube, Releasing From ICU

Bush to his successor former President Barack Obama. At 92 years old, Bush is the oldest living president, just a few months older than ex-President Jimmy Carter . Bush and the letter Bush wrote Obama upon ...More..

by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Severe weather possible this weekend

The 2nd round will get here very late tonight and continue into Sunday morning. Showers will begin to kick in later in the afternoon and into the evening. On Sunday , forecasters say there's an "enhanced...More..

At least 4 dead after tornado tears through southern Mississippi
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

At least 4 dead after tornado tears through southern Mississippi

Trees and power lines are down along Central Avenue, Corinth Road and Old Corinth Road. Initial reports on social media show severe damage in downtown Hattiesburg and indicate that the area may have taken a d...More..

Atlas V to try again Friday to launch rocket
by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

Atlas V to try again Friday to launch rocket

The backup launch opportunity is on Friday. Using global infrared surveillance, the SBIRS will provide the Air Force with early missile warning, missile defense, technical intelligence and battle space awaren...More..

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman to Appear in Court in NY
by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman to Appear in Court in NY

Guzman, the convicted leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel, one of the world's largest drug trafficking organizations, was expected to spend the night in a NY jail before his first appearance in a federal courthou...More..

Protestors Pepper Sprayed on Inauguration Eve Outside of 'DeploraBall' in D.C.
by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

Protestors Pepper Sprayed on Inauguration Eve Outside of 'DeploraBall' in D.C.

As the celebration of Donald Trump's inauguration goes into full-swing, one event has gotten more attention than all the others: The DeploraBall . Some people leaving the Deploraball , the pre-inaugural par...More..

Threat of severe weather increasing
by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

Threat of severe weather increasing

Friday's potential will likely between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m., but is a evolving scenario. "Although a few strong storms could develop before that". He noted that this weekend is not a good time to be on the wate...More..

Arizona G Allonzo Trier 'Shocked' To Learn Of Failed PED Test
by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

Arizona G Allonzo Trier 'Shocked' To Learn Of Failed PED Test

Kurkjian: 'If you love baseball, this is a good day for the hall'Kurkjian surprised Bonds, Clemens didn't get bigger boostLoss of C. Subsequently, Trier was suspended, but he won the appeal and has been clear...More..

by | Friday, January 20, 2017

FBI Reports Fort Lauderdale Shooter Claims Ties to ISIS

ISIS has not claimed responsibility for the attack. Esteban Santiago said during an interview conducted shortly after the attack that he was fighting for ISIS, FBI special agent Michael Ferlazzo testified Tue...More..

by | Friday, January 20, 2017

The Women's March Has Sister Marches Around the Globe

This week, the popularity of the second overwhelmed the first. They received about 200 bus permits for Inauguration Day itself. The marches are inspired by the national Women's March on January 21 in Washingt...More..

by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Malia And Sasha Obama Were 'Disappointed' That Donald Trump Won The Election

Spicer in a hard situation", the outgoing press secretary said. So these days, when we talk, we talk as parent to child but also we learn from them. After making a few cutting one-liners about the Cubs' histo...More..

by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Earthquakes close schools, metro system in Rome

The tremor, believed to be of magnitude 5.4, was also felt in Lazio, Tuscany and Abruzzo. According to the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center, the first was registered at 13:26, its epicenter being at ...More..

by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

EPA nominee will review vehicle emissions rules

Scott Pruitt , the Republican attorney general of Oklahoma, claimed during his Senate confirmation hearing that climate experts are still debating the extent to which human activity is driving up global tempe...More..

by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Wife of Orlando nightclub gunman pleads not guilty to terrorism charges

ABC7 News was at federal court in Oakland when Noor Salman's uncle tried to bring her clothes after she made her plea, saying he wanted her to stay warm in jail. This case was investigated by the Federal Bure...More..

Children abducted in 1985 found, mother arrested; Rhode Island police say
by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Children abducted in 1985 found, mother arrested; Rhode Island police say

Police say they believe Elaine, who did not have custody of the children, abducted Kimberly and Kelly after a domestic dispute. Their father, Russell Yates, filed a missing persons report for the girls on Aug...More..

Bush twins write heartfelt letter to Obama sisters
by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Bush twins write heartfelt letter to Obama sisters

The letter continues and recounts the many experiences the Obama daughters had, proof that the Bush women have had their eyes on them and that they recognize their special bond. The sisters made note of that in...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Giant alligator strolls past tourists without a care in the world

Oddly, there only appear to be three rules at the reserve too. The balloon thing seems oddly specific. The shocking video, filmed by Kim Joiner, was taken on Sunday, January 15 at Circle B in Lakeland on mars...More..

Joe Biden wipes away tears as Obama awards him Medal of Freedom
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Joe Biden wipes away tears as Obama awards him Medal of Freedom

The waterworks were on for Biden himself as well on Thursday when Obama shocked his vice president with the Medal of Freedom. "This is an extraordinary man", Obama said of his friend and running partner at th...More..

by | Monday, January 16, 2017

A Protester Pelted Martin Shkreli with Dog Poop

Yiannopoulos was permanently suspended from Twitter in July following claims he had aggravated and helped lead the Twitter abuse of Ghostbusters actor Leslie Jones. "So right now we need to be more courag...More..

Timeline: Shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Timeline: Shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice

The city said Garmback, who faces two charges, did not employ proper tactics when he operated the zone vehicle outside the recreation center and failed to tell the police dispatcher that he and Loehmann had arr...More..

House Approves Resolution Seen as First Step Toward Repeal of ObamaCare
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

House Approves Resolution Seen as First Step Toward Repeal of ObamaCare

In a fitting role reversal the ACA (often called Obamacare) became the law of the land when one party - the Democrats - controlled both Congress and the White House , but it nonetheless squeaked through as R...More..

Senate Intelligence Committee to Probe Russian Intel Activities
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Senate Intelligence Committee to Probe Russian Intel Activities

For weeks, Mr Trump questioned the intelligence agencies' conclusion that Russian Federation used hacking and other tactics to try to tilt the election in his favour - an unprecedented breach between an incom...More..

Men in KKK costumes disrupt Jeff Sessions confirmation hearing
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Men in KKK costumes disrupt Jeff Sessions confirmation hearing

Jeff Sessions in February of 2016, nearly one year before his testimony Wednesday against confirming Sessions for US attorney general. "There are reports in the media that under Rex Tillerson's leadership, E...More..

The Faith of Steven McDonald
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

The Faith of Steven McDonald

McDonald was on patrol on July 12, 1986, when he spotted bicycle thief Shavod "Buddha" Jones and two other teenagers in Central Park. Doctors told his wife, Patti Ann McDonald, that he would not live through th...More..

by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Weekend weather is "very tricky" to forecast

It's in the 50s throughout much of New Jersey as dawn nears Friday morning, but that's as warm as it's going to get as temperatures plummet throughout the day ahead of some light snow on Saturday . SUNDAY:...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

DPS trooper, detainee injured in 4-vehicle crash on SB I-17

DPS also says a prisoner that was with the trooper at the time was also injured, but not seriously. Milstead said the suspect was on top of the trooper striking his head on the pavement. According to Milstead...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

What's next for Dylann Roof after federal death sentence?

Three people survived. Roof told one of them he was sparing her life so she could tell the world he was killing the worshippers at Emanuel AME because he hated black people. "Know that God will forgive you, kno...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Four things to know about Auburn losing OC Rhett Lashlee to UConn

Through Auburn's first three games of the season, the Tigers' offense struggled. Auburn was 94 in the nation in passing (194 yards per game), 87 in pass efficiency (123.62), and 86 in scoring offense (26.7 po...More..

Suspect in officer's killing was wearing body armor
by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Suspect in officer's killing was wearing body armor

Clayton was shot and killed as she confronted Loyd outside an Orange County Walmart, police said. - A Philadelphia police officer created a attractive portrait of Master Sgt. Monday after she spotted him ou...More..

by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Trump names son-in-law Jared Kushner as senior White House adviser

The anti-nepotism law was not directly at issue in the case, but Judge Laurence Silberman, appointed by President Ronald Reagan, wrote then that the law probably does not cover White House staff. Trump made it ...More..

Red Cross schedules area blood drives
by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Red Cross schedules area blood drives

During those months, the country experienced severe weather, flooding and snowstorms that kept people from donating. Almost 100 blood drives were forced to cancel in December due to severe weather. "Hero, life ...More..

Young shouldn't vote on education secretary
by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Young shouldn't vote on education secretary

Warren said that the next education secretary should prioritize student loan debt and higher education issues as a top priority. Weingarten called DeVos "the most anti-public education nominee for sec...More..

NWS: Island Got 10.5 Inches of Snow; Temperatures to Warm by Wednesday
by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

NWS: Island Got 10.5 Inches of Snow; Temperatures to Warm by Wednesday

Tuesday night: Rain before 10 p.m., then rain and snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 10 p.m. and 1 a.m., then rain and snow. Snow is expected to change to rain this morning and as that happens, ...More..

Liveblogging Jeff Sessions' Attorney General Confirmation Hearing
by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Liveblogging Jeff Sessions' Attorney General Confirmation Hearing

In 1986, Sessions, who was working as a United States prosecutor in Alabama, was picked by President Ronald Reagan to become a federal judge, but was rejected by the Senate Judiciary Committee because of r...More..

Rogue One: Diego Luna shares emotional story about why representation matters
by | Monday, January 09, 2017

Rogue One: Diego Luna shares emotional story about why representation matters

Part of me finds this process of shooting fascinating while another part of me doesn't like how misleading it can be for fans who see some of these lovely shots, expect them to be in the movie, then walk away d...More..

New Ghanaian President Sworn In
by | Monday, January 09, 2017

New Ghanaian President Sworn In

Ghana's new President, Nana Akufo-Addo, has pledged to cut taxes in the country in a bid to stimulate economic growth. When Akufo-Addo called on Mahama to concede before official results were delivered, Maham...More..

by | Monday, January 09, 2017

NWS: Historic Triangle 'likely' to get eight inches of snow this weekend

The National Weather Service says heavy snow is expected today and tonight from portions of the Southeast to the Mid-Atlantic and coastal New England, along with frigid temperatures expected from the souther...More..

Grace Packer Murder: Victim's Mother Helped Rapist Murderer Dismember Body, Police Say
by | Monday, January 09, 2017

Grace Packer Murder: Victim's Mother Helped Rapist Murderer Dismember Body, Police Say

Packer three hours later was arrested and is scheduled be arraigned at noon Sunday before Petrucci on the charges. Sullivan was arraigned on charges of homicide, rape, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, ...More..

by | Monday, January 09, 2017

After Thousands of Shows, SeaWorld San Diego's Orca Show Closes Sunday

Thought to be about 36 years old, Tilikum drew worldwide attention for dragging a SeaWorld trainer underwater to her death during a 2010 show in Florida . "The trainers aren't safe, and the whales aren't ...More..

Ukraine Mulls Banning Marine Le Pen
by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

Ukraine Mulls Banning Marine Le Pen

French newspaper Le Monde said the Paris prosecutor launched a judicial investigation into FN on December 15. A Le Pen spokesperson told Reuters that the French politician "had no intention of going there ...More..

Heavy snow possible in eastern MA this weekend
by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

Heavy snow possible in eastern MA this weekend

ME officials have reduced the speed limit on the turnpike in anticipation of slippery road conditions from snow. This could be combined with high winds in those areas, with gusts of up to 40 miles per hour. Win...More..

2 skiers escape injury in Sierra avalanche
by | Saturday, January 07, 2017

2 skiers escape injury in Sierra avalanche

They, too, had a boatload of snow to manage Thursday morning. Open Snow reports, "Ski resorts are reporting 1-2 additional feet in the past 24 hours on the South side of the lake, and 2-3 feet on the North...More..

Schools across Oklahoma close due to winter weather
by | Saturday, January 07, 2017

Schools across Oklahoma close due to winter weather

The Saturday morning storm will be pushed out to sea by a strong high pressure system building over New England, the forecast notes, and areas of northwestern New Jersey could see plentiful sunshine instead o...More..

Legislators expected to file Texas 'bathroom bill'
by | Friday, January 06, 2017

Legislators expected to file Texas 'bathroom bill'

One potentially far-reaching provision would negate any local nondiscrimination ordinance that can be interpreted as telling a private business how to manage its own bathrooms. The organization pointed to this ...More..