By TIM RYAN
The Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday that a Republican-backed bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Act would raise the projected number of people without health insurance by 14 million next year and by 23 million in 2026.
By BRANDI BUCHMAN
President Donald Trump congratulated his Filipino counterpart during a phone call last month for doing “an unbelievable job” dealing with the drug problem in the Philippines, where the government’s efforts have included the extrajudicial killing of suspects.
By BRITAIN EAKIN
An environmental advocacy group says it is using the Freedom of Information Act strategically to try to force the Trump administration to restore climate change data that has gone missing since the inauguration.
By DON DeBENEDICTIS
Nearly 5½ years after Scott E. DeKraai massacred eight people at an Orange County beauty parlor and four years after DeKraai’s public defender began exposing the jailhouse informant scandal that rocked the county’s criminal justice system, the judge in the case says important information is still being kept from him.
By DIONNE CORDELL-WHITNEY
A federal judge tossed out a lawsuit filed by a Minnesota mother who claimed state agencies and health care providers terminated her parental rights when they allowed her teenager to undergo sex-change procedures without her consent.
Mississippi’s schools are so bad they violate the promises the state made after the Civil War to be readmitted to the Union, parents of four black elementary school students said in a federal lawsuit Tuesday.
By BRANDI BUCHMAN
Putting D.C.’s $2.5 billion light-rail project on indefinite hold, a federal judge slammed transportation authorities for ignoring his order to review ridership and safety issues.
By SEAN DUFFY
Drinking just one glass of wine or other alcoholic drink a day increases the risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new report.
Today’s top CNS stories, including:
- The Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday that a Republican-backed bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Act would raise the projected number of people without health insurance by 23 million in 2026;
- Reproductive rights activists, clad in red robes and white bonnets, stood in the rotunda of the Texas Capitol building shouting one word over and over: “Shame!”;
- A new report says drinking just one glass of wine or other alcoholic drink a day increases the risk of developing breast cancer, and more.
By BRITAIN EAKIN
Ruffling Democratic feathers in her first congressional appearance as education secretary, Betsy DeVos refused to say Wednesday whether private schools should lose federal dollars for voucher programs if they are found to discriminate.
By KELSEY JUKAM
Clad in red robes and white bonnets, reproductive rights activists stood in the rotunda of the Texas Capitol building Tuesday shouting one word over and over: “Shame!”
By LACEY LOUWAGIE
A state jury found a non-Indian consultant who worked on a South Dakota tribe’s failed attempt to open a marijuana grow facility and smoking lounge not guilty of all drug-related charges Wednesday.
By BRIAN GROSH
A nonprofit advocating for prisoner rights filed a federal lawsuit claiming softcover books it sent to inmates at a privately run prison in central Ohio were sent back because they weren’t pre-approved by management.