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School panel hears case of member known for…

A state Education Department hearing is underway for a one-time candidate for New York governor who publicly insulted former President Barack Obama and his wife

The Latest: West Virginia bracing for remnants of…

West Virginia among states warily eyeing approach of Cindy's remnants, expecting heavy rains and possible flooding in days ahead

Insurance study ties legal pot to boost in car…

Marijuana advocates are questioning a recent insurance study linking increased car crash claims to legalized recreational marijuana

David Webb on immigration: We can't import poverty

Whether President Trump is right that immigrants should be able to support themselves

Rep. Collins: Proud of the Senate for the…

Congressman discusses the Senate Republican plan

The Latest: Russia proposing foreign monitors…

A senior Russian lawmaker says Russia is negotiating with two Central Asian nations about sending their troops to monitor a cease-fire in some areas of Syria

Family of grandmother killed by alligator sues nursing home

A woman is suing a South Carolina senior living facility after her 90-year-old grandmother was killed by an alligator

Uber's CEO is out, Snapchat's Snap Map

The biggest stories in tech include Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick's departure, Snapchat's latest location-aware map and Twitch's exclusive broadcasting deal with Blizzard Entertainment.

XPrize tablets to tackle learning gap

Teams around the world are competing to develop tablet software to replace a teacher in developing countries.

The New York Times - How the Republican Health…

From The New York Times: The Affordable Care Act expanded access to Medicaid, which covers tens of millions of poor Americans. The Republican health care bill would permanently restructure it. We explain the consequences.By: By MARGOT SANGER-KATZ, ROBIN STEIN and SARAH STEIN KERR. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2tQX0cK

Protesters Removed From Hallway in Front of Mitch…

Protesters were dragged out of the hallway in front of McConnell's office after the Senate unveiled its health care bill

GOP senator shares his concerns over health bill

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., discusses the GOP effort to overhaul health care, why he won't vote yes on the bill until he reviews it, opioid coverage and making Medicaid sustainable.

Matthews: Democrats haven't figured out how to…

The defeat of the Democratic candidate in yesterday's Georgia special election should be a yellow light to all those who think they've got this Trump thing all figured out.

Panel: When Politics Becomes Religion, Tribalism…

David Brooks, Amy Walter, Eugene Robinson and Danielle Pletka join the MTP Panel to discuss heated political rhetoric and the shooting on a Congressional baseball game practice.

Why Men Who Are Banned From Wearing Shorts are…

Men protest shorts ban in Europe by wearing skirts to their work. Buzz60's Djenane Beaulieu (@djenanebeaulieu) has more.

The Latest: GOP opposition imperils Senate health…

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky says he and three other Republican senators are preparing to announced their opposition to the Senate health care bill as it's written

Illinois man charged with threatening to assassinate Trump

An Illinois man has been charged after posting online several times that he wants to assassinate President Donald Trump

George Clooney sells his tequila brand

Diageo has agreed to buy George Clooney's high-end tequila brand Casamigos in a deal valuing it at up to $1 billion, as the world's largest spirits maker seeks to boost its presence in a high-growth market. Kate King reports.

Ryan says House wants to move on Iran, Russia…

House Speaker Paul Ryan is expressing support for a popular bill to hit Iran and Russia with sanctions

Brooklyn diocese announces sex abuse compensation program

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn is announcing a compensation program for victims of past sexual abuse by priests

Why A Narrow Study On Street Harassment Could Be…

Researchers surveyed men from several Middle Eastern countries but say the findings from the narrow study might apply worldwide.

Facebook wants to nudge you into 'meaningful…

Facebook is nearing 2 billion users and now wants to be a more 'meaningful' force in their lives

Student detained in N Korea is mourned at…

About 2,000 mourners have celebrated the life of an American college student who was detained in North Korea for over a year and died shortly after being returned home to Ohio in a coma