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MitchMcConnell-092017.jpg With Republicans engaged in a last-ditch effort to repeal and replace Obamacare, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ken., intends to bring a healthcare bill drafted by drafted by Senators Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Bill Cassidy, R-La., to the floor next week.

BarackObama-092017.jpg Former President Barack Obama expressed frustration Wednesday with repeated efforts by Republican lawmakers to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, his administration's signature domestic policy achievement. Speaking at an event sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Obama noted...

BernieSanders-092017.jpg Nearly half of voters support a single-payer healthcare system where all Americans would get their health insurance from one government plan, according to the results of a new Politico/Morning Consult poll. The poll found that 49 percent of voters support a single-payer healthcare system, including 25 percent that strongly support the idea.

burger-flipping-robot-091917.jpg Burger flipping robot "Flippy" is the new attraction at Caliburger restaurant at its Pasadena location. Basically Flippy is an industrial robotic arm replacing clasping claw with a spinning spatula.

DonaldTrump2-092017.jpg President Donald Trump on Wednesday urged Republican Senators to support a last-ditch attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare. "I hope Republican Senators will vote for Graham-Cassidy and fulfill their promise to Repeal & Replace ObamaCare. Money direct to States!" Trump said in a post on Twitter.

CorkerToomey092017.jpg Senate Budget Committee members Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Pat Toomey, R-Penn., announced Tuesday they have reached an agreement on a budget resolution that would provide a path forward on tax reform. A statement from Corker and Toomey said the budget resolution would allow for a tax reduction over a ten-year period.

Orig3n-DNAtest-092017.jpg The Baltimore Ravens, a professional American football team, postponed its "DNA Day" event just hours before this season's home opener last Sunday. Orig3n Inc., a Boston-based biotech company sponsoring the event, said in a statement that it is "working to address questions from officials from the state of Maryland."

Corporatetax-offshore-092017.jpg A globally competitive U.S. corporate income tax rate of 20 percent would have kept 4,700 companies in the United States from 2004 to 2016, a study conducted by a Washington lobby group, which represents large US companies, has found. An economic outlook survey carried out by the Business Roundtable...

CapitolHill-091917.jpg Leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee announced Tuesday they have postponed an interview with President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen. The decision by Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Virg., came after Cohen released a statement...

Trump-UN-Speech-091917.jpg President Donald Trump had harsh words for the leaders of North Korea and Iran in his first address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. Trump warned that the U.S. would have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea if is forced to defend itself or its allies.

lyft-091917.jpg Will narrowing streets reduce traffic? It may seem crazy, but experts who have done a detailed study of the urban transport recommends lanes, narrower than the current size. They also suggest that the lanes can be separated by planting trees.

Emmy-Winners-091917.jpg The 69th Emmy Awards on Sunday night were dominated by two women-oriented stories that won five awards each - The Handmaid's Tale and Big Little Lies, and Sterling K Brown, who created history by becoming the first African American to win the best actor drama Emmy awards in the past 19 years. "The...

transgendertroops-US-091917.jpg Trans-gender personnel in US military will be allowed to re-enlist until a permanent policy on trans-gender ban comes into force. This was announced by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis as he issued interim guidance on military service by transgender individuals based on direction from a presidential memorandum...

Trump-Hillary-091917.jpg Top Democrats have slammed President Donald Trump's re-tweet of a video showing Hillary Clinton being struck by a golf ball that he hit. Trump posted the animated GIF image on his Twitter page Sunday under the caption "Donald Trump's amazing golf swing #CrookedHillary." It shows footage of the President...

SS0-WorstCities-090617.jpg You've already made so many great decisions if you are in position to retire. Don't blow the next big call: where to spend your golden years. The personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of retiree-friendliness of the 150 largest U.S. cities across 40 key metrics. Those...

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