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Huge points to Sen. Chuck Grassley for honesty. The GOP is caught between a rock and a hard place
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:06:32 GMT
When Iowa reporters asked Sen. Chuck Grassley on Wednesday about the attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare, his answer was remarkable and revealing.

This time, Obamacare could die
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:44:55 GMT
When it comes to the Graham-Cassidy health care bill, there is one thing Republicans agree on right now: It's their last shot to repeal and replace Obamacare.

Trump says GOP's health bill protects pre-existing conditions. Here's the truth
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:09:24 GMT


Analysis: We could see 50 new health care debates
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:32:25 GMT
The catchphrase underpinning the latest last-ditch Republican push to overhaul Obamacare is "flexibility."

Why is health care in the US so expensive?
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:42:58 GMT
As Congress debates a new health care bill, Dr. Sanjay Gupta asks: Why is health care in the United States so expensive in the first place?

See tense moments from Senate floor
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:55:14 GMT
CNN's Brooke Baldwin analyzes moments on the Senate floor amid tension from the proposed Graham-Cassidy health care bill.

Opinion: 6 things you better know about latest health care bill
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:16:54 GMT
Just when we thought that the Senate was ready to move on to a bipartisan effort to stabilize health insurance markets, Senate Republicans have decided to take one more run at passing a strictly partisan measure to repeal and replace Obamacare over Democratic opposition.

Attorney: Tests show NFL's Aaron Hernandez had CTE
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:23:32 GMT
Aaron Hernandez, the former NFL star who took his life while serving a murder sentence in prison, had chronic traumatic encephalopathy -- commonly known as CTE -- attorney Jorge Baez said Thursday. Baez cited study results compiled by the Boston University CTE Center, which examined Hernandez's brain for the neurodegenerative brain disease

Facebook CEO: We'll give Russia-troll ads to Congress
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:48:44 GMT


See Zuckerberg's message
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:59:10 GMT
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg held a Facebook Live event to discuss the decision to share with the House and Senate intelligence committees the content and related information of the more than 3,000 ads it sold to Russian-linked accounts during the 2016 election.

Mexico school collapse: All students accounted for
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:52:07 GMT
Rescuers in Mexico City pushed through debris Thursday at an elementary school in an urgent attempt to reach a 12-year-girl, two days after a powerful earthquake trapped her and killed at least 250 people across central Mexico.

Maria leaves Puerto Rico in the dark for months
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:05:22 GMT
Hurricane Maria regained strength Thursday morning as it continued to ravage the Caribbean, with the Turks and Caicos islands next in its cross-hairs.

The drive that shows how badly Puerto Rico was hit
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:49:38 GMT
Fallen power lines, flooding, debris ... obstacles litter roads in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria ripped through the island.

Puerto Rico: Deep in debt and no power
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:13:55 GMT


'He can't hear you': Officers shoot, kill deaf man after giving verbal orders
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:49:24 GMT
His neighbors tried to tell police that Magdiel Sanchez was deaf.

CNN poll: Trump's approval rating hits 40%
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:00:35 GMT
President Donald Trump's approval rating has once again reached 40%, while earning high marks for his handling of the government's response to recent hurricanes, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS.

Trump announces new N. Korea sanctions
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:19:16 GMT
President Donald Trump announced a new set of sanctions on North Korea Thursday, saying the executive action would target individuals and companies that engage in finance and trade with the isolated communist nation.

Why North Korean sanctions have failed
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 02:21:14 GMT
For years, sanctions imposed by the United States and the UN have failed to stop North Korea's rapidly expanding nuclear program. Why have sanctions on North Korea failed so spectacularly? What sanctions could work?

N. Korea: Trump threat like a 'dog barking'
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:17:35 GMT
North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said Wednesday US President Donald Trump's threat to destroy the hermit kingdom sounded like "a dog barking."

Canada's Trudeau issues rallying cry for climate fight and takes a dig at the US
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:26:22 GMT
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered a rallying cry Thursday for the fight against climate change and an implicit rebuke to President Donald Trump, who has announced his intention to pull the US from the Paris agreement to slow global warming.

France considers skipping Olympics


He quit NFL at 26, now writes for HBO hit show


Pension fund now worth $1,000,000,000,000
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:44:40 GMT
Norway's giant pension fund is now worth over $1 trillion. Yes, 1 followed by 12 zeros.

Gina Torres and Laurence Fishburne split
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:24:59 GMT
Actors Gina Torres and Laurence Fishburne have gone public with their breakup.

UFC fighter nearly faints during weigh-in


The winner of 'America's Got Talent' is ...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:46:31 GMT
It came down to the Battle of the Preteens on Wednesday's finale of "America's Got Talent."

Internet roasts Trump for speech gaffe
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:49:43 GMT
President Trump slipped up on the pronunciation of an African country. CNN's Anderson Cooper puts "Nambia" on the Ridiculist.

Boxing legend retires with 32-0 record


Navy worker flips off newborn
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:56:19 GMT
Two employees at Naval Hospital Jacksonville have been removed from patient care duties after images of them mistreating babies went viral.

UK scientists edited human embryos. Here's what they found
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:40:43 GMT
The DNA of human embryos has been altered and studied for the first time in the UK, offering new insight into the early stages of human development.

Explain it to me: Fertility
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:47:24 GMT
CNN's Elizabeth Cohen explains factors that can influence fertility and options to pursue if you're faced with fertility challenges.

Scientists edit disease-causing gene mutation
Wed, 02 Aug 2017 17:48:16 GMT
Scientists are getting one step closer to snipping inherited genetic diseases out of human offspring using a gene-editing technique called CRISPR.

First human-pig embryos made, then destroyed
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 17:11:59 GMT
To grow human organs within animal bodies has long been the dream of scientists wanting to provide transplantable hearts, lungs, kidneys and other organs for patients in need. A glimpse of possible success in this elusive goal was seen Thursday.

What is CRISPR Cas9 gene editing?
Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:00:25 GMT
Microbiologist Emmanuelle Charpentier explains how a revolutionary method of gene editing works.

Inside Los Angeles' modern housing marvels
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:47:02 GMT
Los Angeles may be most famous for Hollywood, but it is also a mecca for modern architecture and an ideal destination to explore the work of the legendary architects synonymous with home design from the 1920s to the 1950s.

'Breaking Bad' star and wife expecting first baby
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:13:21 GMT
Aaron Paul is going to be a dad, yo.

The simplest (and tastiest) way to make this tailgate favorite
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:05:19 GMT
It's hard enough to cook chicken properly on the stovetop or in the oven, where you have complete control of the temperature, but in a slow cooker (see which models we recommend in our equipment testing) it's even trickier to ensure moist, flavorful chicken at the end of a long cooking time.

Actor impersonates millennials' behavior
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:37:43 GMT
Actor Luke Wilson critiques millennials' airport etiquette, but applauds their ability to find an outlet anywhere.

The world's richest woman dies
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:27:34 GMT


Meet the man who sets the odds on Trump
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:59:05 GMT
When President Trump pledged to create jobs, he probably didn't mean this one.

Creating ride-share rickshaws for refugees
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:14:18 GMT


Puerto Rico's other big problem? Congress
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:32:50 GMT


Kimmel is doing what Democrats can't
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:41:13 GMT


What Mexico's earthquake means for California
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:34:05 GMT


Can Florence's beauty help Britain seduce the EU?
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:21:15 GMT


America doesn't need July 4th military parade
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:08:12 GMT
Inspired by his attendance at this year's Bastille Day parade in Paris, President Trump has apparently decided we need a similar military parade here in Washington of the Fourth of July.

'I am in awe' at solidarity of Mexicans
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:21:22 GMT
When the earthquake struck, I was working in a bookshop café in Roma Norte, a bustling neighborhood in Mexico City. As I tried to exit the building, books came flying past me. I have been in earthquakes in Mexico before -- but this felt very different. It was stronger and more violent. The ground swayed for a long time after the heavy shaking stopped.

Lowest refinance rates in 2017 have arrived


11 pain tips with psoriatic arthritis


3 cards charging 0% interest until 2019


DeVos travels on her own private plane, but pays for it
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:55:56 GMT
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos uses her own private plane for work trips and pays for it herself, her office said Thursday.

How not to run for president (while probably running for president)
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:17:52 GMT
Although Donald Trump has already launched is re-election campaign, only one Democrat so far -- Maryland Rep. John Delaney -- has thrown his hat in the 2020 ring. The vast majority of presidential prospects have remained coy about their plans -- but few have explicitly ruled out a White House bid.

Health care state of play: The sleeping giant of pre-existing conditions awakens
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:09:16 GMT
Republicans in the Senate have just nine days left before a crucial deadline to pass their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Here are three key takeaways:

When you and your partner have mismatched libidos
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:44:50 GMT


The most common pre-existing medical conditions
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:37:15 GMT


A 'family curse': First insomnia, then death
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 01:30:30 GMT


What happens when gender roles are forced on kids
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:39:50 GMT
A new study suggests that across countries and income levels boys and girls enter their teens ingrained with damaging gender stereotypes that could have lasting impacts.

Salma Hayek rallies for Mexico earthquake relief
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:52:50 GMT
Salma Hayek is doing her part to gather donations for earthquake relief in Mexico.

Demi Lovato is not revealing her sexuality
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:26:25 GMT
Demi Lovato is so "Confident" that she doesn't feel like she needs labels.

How Cher stays fabulous at 71 years old
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:06:10 GMT
Even if she wanted to, Cher says she couldn't fit into some of her most famous outfits.

'Kingsman' looks less stylish, but still fun
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:55:14 GMT
"Kingsman: The Golden Circle" comes down with a bad case of sequel-itis -- a condition that dictates everything must be bigger, brasher and louder -- and thus provides more sporadic fun. Bloated at 141 minutes, director Matthew Vaughn's wildly stylized spy movie picks up an American twang, but still manages to look a little over-dressed for the occasion.

The hidden stories of London
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:51:39 GMT


Chef asks Michelin to take away his 3 stars
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:49:58 GMT
For most chefs, the award of an illustrious Michelin star is a dream come true.

Hawaii tennis camp is paradise
Fri, 08 Sep 2017 16:20:23 GMT


World's longest pedestrian suspension bridge
Tue, 01 Aug 2017 03:02:01 GMT
The newly opened Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge in Switzerland is the longest pedestrian bridge in the world spanning 1,621 feet (494 meters) according to Zermatt Tourism.

How American schools teach sex ed


Lisa Ling: Why sex used to embarrass me


Dating while living with an STD


Birth control: Past, present, and future