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  • WASHINGTON— The Senate will move forward with a key vote this week on a Republican health bill but it's not yet known whether the legislation will seek to replace President Barack Obama's health care law or simply repeal it. John Thune of South Dakota, the third-ranking Republican, said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will make a decision soon on which...

  • WASHINGTON— There are many reasons why the Senate will probably reject Republicans' crowning bill razing much of former President Barack Obama's health care law. There are fewer why Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might revive it and avert a GOP humiliation. In an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll this month, 51 percent...

  • WASHINGTON, July 23- U.S. Republican Senate leaders aim to hold a procedural vote as early as Tuesday to take up legislation to repeal or replace Obamacare, but it remained unclear which version of the bill senators would vote on. President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans campaigned on a pledge to roll back former President Barack Obama's signature...

  • PHOENIX— New generations of children growing up in a tiny American Indian tribe in Arizona have lost a key way of learning to speak their native language, and it may not be coming back. A private land developer stopped making payments five years ago that funded language development in Hopi schools and helped 18 other tribes in Arizona build schools, youth camps...

  • TOPEKA, Kan.— Hackers who breached a Kansas Department of Commerce data system in March had access to more than 5.5 million Social Security numbers in 10 states, along with another 805,000 accounts that didn't include the Social Security numbers, according to records obtained from the agency. Besides Kansas, the other states affected by the hack are Arkansas,...

  • JAKARTA/ TORONTO, July 21- An estimated 5,000 workers at the giant Grasberg copper mine operated by Freeport-McMoRan Inc's Indonesian unit will extend their strike for a fourth month, a union official said on Friday, in an ongoing dispute over layoffs and employment terms. The escalating labor issue comes as Freeport, the world's largest publicly traded copper...

  • PHOENIX _ Mobile Mini Inc. on Friday reported second-quarter net income of $8.8 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 26 cents per share. Mobile Mini shares have remained stable since the beginning of the year.

  • PHOENIX _ Western Alliance Bancorp on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $80 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 73 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $203.7 million.

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- The latest version of U.S. Senate Republicans' legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would leave 22 million Americans without health insurance coverage by 2026, the U.S. The Arizona Republican, known for his feisty independence, tweeted "unfortunately for my sparring partners in Congress, I'll be back soon, so stand-by!"

  • CHICAGO— President Donald Trump's administration has ended Affordable Care Act contracts that brought assistance into libraries, businesses and urban neighborhoods in 18 cities, meaning shoppers on the insurance exchanges will have fewer places to turn for help signing up for coverage. People will have 45 days to shop for 2018 coverage, starting Nov. 1 and...

  • But they still face an uphill battle for their top-flight legislative priority because of unhappy GOP senators. John McCain means the measure would fail if just two GOP senators vote against it. And the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says a revised GOP bill would produce 22 million added uninsured people by 2026.

  • NEW YORK, July 19- A federal jury in New York on Wednesday found General Motors was not to blame for a crash of an Arizona man who alleged that his accident was caused by an updated version of the carmaker's ignition switch that did not adequately fix the flaws of a previous model. The plaintiff, Dennis Ward, said in this lawsuit that an updated model of that defective...

  • NEW YORK, July 19- A federal jury in New York on Wednesday found General Motors was not to blame for a crash of an Arizona man who alleged that his accident was caused by an updated version of the carmaker's ignition switch that did not adequately fix the flaws of a previous model. The plaintiff, Dennis Ward, said in this lawsuit that an updated model of that defective...

  • NEW YORK, July 19- A federal jury in New York on Wednesday found General Motors was not to blame for a crash of an Arizona man who alleged that his accident was caused by an updated version of the carmaker's ignition switch that did not adequately fix the flaws of a previous model. The plaintiff, Dennis Ward, said in this lawsuit that an updated model of that defective...

  • NEW YORK, July 19- A federal jury in New York on Wednesday found General Motors was not to blame for a crash of an Arizona man who alleged that his accident was caused by an updated version of the carmaker's ignition switch that did not adequately fix the flaws of a previous model. The plaintiff, Dennis Ward, said in this lawsuit that an updated model of that defective...

  • Martin Shkreli arrives to federal court in Brooklyn on June 27th, 2017.

    Jury selections today have moved beyond seeking the unbiased to favoring the uninformed, N.Y. Times reports.

  • People wait for the bus in Newark, New Jersey.

    A new report found cities' stress levels are influenced by poverty and divorce rates, U.S. News reports.

  • President Donald Trump has invited Senate Republicans to the White House after a GOP attempt to repeal and replace the Obama-era health care law collapsed for a second time. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced earlier Tuesday that the Senate would move ahead on a straight-up repeal vote early next week. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the...

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is trying a new health care strategy after the "repeal and replace" measure failed. McConnell says he will push the Senate to pass a clean repeal bill. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, facing defeat on his "Obamacare" replacement, says he will push the Senate to pass a clean repeal bill.

  • WASHINGTON, July 17- Republicans in the U.S. Congress were in chaos over healthcare legislation after a second attempt to pass a bill in the Senate collapsed late on Monday, with President Donald Trump calling for an outright repeal of Obamacare and others seeking a change in direction toward bipartisanship. Two of McConnell's Senate conservatives announced...