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Sen. Schumer's claim that the GOP is 'kicking 13 million people off health insurance'

November 16, 2017 - 12:51 pm

"We're kicking 13 million people off health insurance to give tax cuts to the wealthy."- Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., in remarks on the Senate floor, Nov. 15

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Manhunt expands for 'cold and callous' gunman after wounding Baltimore detective

November 16, 2017 - 12:42 pm

BALTIMORE - A massive manhunt was underway Thursday for the man who shot a Baltimore homicide detective in the head, leaving him clinging to life, officials said.

China says it hasn't dropped its plan for Korean de-escalation, despite Trump

November 16, 2017 - 12:05 pm

BEIJING - China said on Thursday it will stick by its "freeze-for-freeze" proposal to de-escalate tensions in the Korean Peninsula, contradicting a suggestion by President Donald Trump that it had turned against the plan.

A radioactive cloud wafts over Europe, with Russia as chief suspect

November 15, 2017 - 12:25 pm

LONDON — Scientists across Europe have been puzzling about a phenomenon that seemed laden with mystery and menace in somewhat uneven proportions — a concentration of radioactive pollution caused by a nuclide called ruthenium 106.

Sandy Hook families make last-ditch plea to save gunmaker suit

November 14, 2017 - 04:15 pm

Family members of the children and adults killed in the Sandy Hook school massacre asked Connecticut's highest court to revive their lawsuit against Remington Arms Co., the maker of the AR-15 assault weapon used in the attack.