Veterans need Medicaid too — and are speaking out against GOP health care bill
Many veterans — and some sympathetic politicians — are working hard to stop the GOP health care bill.
06/28/2017 - 08:59 PM
GOP senators mull cutting tax break for wealthy
Republican senators are considering dropping a tax break on investments for higher-income families in order to expand access to subsidies for health care.
06/28/2017 - 06:23 PM
W.Va. Sen. Capito’s difficult journey to ‘no’
Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., announced Tuesday she was against the current version of the Senate GOP health care bill. In an exchange that was filmed by someone else in the room and later posted on Facebook , where it has been viewed more than 5 million times, Hill showed the senator photos of Amy before and after her diagnoses, when she was in the hospital undergoing treatment.
06/28/2017 - 03:25 PM
American flag production at the FlagSource facility ahead of July 4th Holiday
FlagSource is a 95 year old company specializing in custom printed and manufactured materials, with the one constant in its manufacturing since 1920 being the American flag.
06/28/2017 - 02:06 PM
Schumer to Trump: Invite all 100 senators for health care ‘summit’
Could President Trump, Chuck Schumer and Mitch McConnell actually negotiate a bipartisan Obamacare compromise?
06/28/2017 - 01:55 PM
GOP health care bills are massively unpopular, poll after poll finds
Polls indicate that more Americans oppose the Senate health care bill than favor it, a polling trend that also applied to the House version of the bill.
06/28/2017 - 01:37 PM
How Mitch McConnell could revive the Senate health care bill
Yahoo News’ continuing coverage of the Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare comes in the latest Health Care Declassified. After delaying a vote to repeal Obamacare until after the July 4 recess, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell still faces the challenge of gathering the necessary votes to pass the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA). Republicans had promised to pass their health care bill this week, but announced Tuesday that the vote would be delayed due to a lack of support from members.
06/28/2017 - 01:07 PM
Trump’s lawyers fail to follow through on threats to Comey
President Trump’s lawyers, after rethinking their legal strategy, have shelved plans for now to file complaints accusing former FBI Director James Comey of leaking confidential information about his conversations with the president, according to two sources familiar with the lawyers’ plans. The decision to back away from repeated public threats to launch an all-out legal assault on Comey reflects a significant tactical retreat for Trump’s legal team. It was prompted by concerns that such a move might antagonize special counsel Robert Mueller as he investigates Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible ties to Trump’s presidential campaign, the sources said.
06/28/2017 - 12:52 PM
Trump will be in France for Bastille Day
President Trump has accepted French President Emmanuel Macron’s invitation to attend Bastille Day celebrations in France, the White House announced.
06/28/2017 - 11:23 AM
Reporter who exploded at Sarah Huckabee Sanders during White House briefing: ‘We can’t take the bullying anymore’
Brian Karem, who unloaded on deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders during Tuesday's briefing, says he’s had enough of the media being “bullied” by President Trump's administration.
06/28/2017 - 11:21 AM
Trump fumes after NYT report suggests he didn’t know ‘basic elements’ of Senate health care bill
The president is tweeting to dispute a New York Times report suggesting he doesn't understand some key points of the Republican plan to replace Obamacare.
06/28/2017 - 09:44 AM
Protesters across the country oppose GOP's health care plan
On Tuesday in Pittsburg, Kan., disability rights activists protested against the Senate Republican health care bill that would slash Medicaid funding and roll back Obama’s expansion of the program. They protested in Salt Lake City and in Colorado. It was just one small example of the grassroots effort to target Republican senators in their states that’s become a feature of the political world under Trump.
06/28/2017 - 09:33 AM
Can Democratic pediatrician Mai-Khanh Tran unseat one of the most powerful House Republicans in 2018?
In many ways, Dr. Mai-Khanh Tran isn’t all that different from millions of other Democrats who have been dismayed or depressed or indignant since Donald Trump was elected president. On election night, Tran watched in shock as the returns rolled in. The next morning, she wept at work — Tran is a pediatrician — with her colleagues.
06/28/2017 - 05:00 AM
School’s out, but universities are still fighting for their international students in wake of travel bans
Earlier this year, Mustapha Ibrahim, a freshman at the University of Rochester in New York, had been planning to celebrate the end of Ramadan last weekend with his family in Somalia.
06/28/2017 - 05:00 AM
Alaska eyes Obamacare replacements with skepticism
In Alaska, the debate over the future of health care has taken on an urgency unlike that playing out in much of the lower 48 states.
06/27/2017 - 11:01 PM
Three weeks in July: Opposition groups gear up for next phase of health care fight
The longer the bill is out for the public to see, the better the odds of rallying support to halt it, progressives believe.
06/27/2017 - 07:17 PM
McConnell once praised ‘slow and steady deliberation.’ Why is he discarding that now?
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used to defend the institutions he's now discarding while pushing for a quick vote on the GOP health care bill.
06/27/2017 - 06:58 PM
President Trump hasn’t faced the White House press corps since February: Why it matters
In his five months in office, Trump has held far fewer solo news conferences than any of his predecessors dating back to President Reagan.
06/27/2017 - 06:35 PM
Reporter unloads on deputy press secretary at White House briefing: ‘What you just did is inflammatory!’
President Trump’s ongoing battle with the media boiled over during the White House press briefing on Tuesday when a reporter tore into Sarah Huckabee Sanders for complaining about the “constant barrage of fake news.”
06/27/2017 - 04:53 PM
Trump resorts have a fake Time cover on the walls, featuring guess who?
President Trump, sworn enemy of fake news, is also a purveyor of it: the Washington Post reports at least four of his golf resorts have phony Time magazine covers featuring the commander in chief. “Donald Trump: ‘The Apprentice’ is a television smash!” the cover reads, adding an emphatic “Trump is hitting on all fronts … even TV!” across the top. The cover is dated March 1, 2009, the first day of the second season of “The Celebrity Apprentice,” the spinoff Trump hosted before he became president.
06/27/2017 - 04:23 PM
Senate Republicans suddenly delay health care vote, Trump tells GOPers he won't 'like' if bill fails
Senate Republican leadership abruptly decided to delay a vote on their plan to begin voting on a sweeping and controversial overhaul of the nation’s health care system.
06/27/2017 - 02:02 PM
Why it’s so hard to ‘repeal and replace’ Obamacare—or almost anything else
Republicans keep trying to roll back social welfare programs but seldom succeed. Americans often agree with them in the abstract but like their benefits.
06/27/2017 - 01:56 PM
Hillary Clinton: Reading ‘Harry Potter’ builds compassion for immigrants, refugees
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton cited a study that found reading “Harry Potter” helped to build compassion for marginalized groups in children.
06/27/2017 - 01:12 PM
U.S. human trafficking report demotes China; Myanmar upgraded
The State Department’s annual trafficking report, released Tuesday, found progress as well as backsliding and has already been criticized for two moves.
06/27/2017 - 12:22 PM
Attack ads pressure GOP senators on health care bill
Amid increasing uncertainty that Senate Republicans will be able to pass their health care bill before the July 4 recess, numerous super-PACs and advocacy groups have taken it upon themselves to run attack ads to sway the vote.
06/27/2017 - 12:14 PM
Former GOP Rep. Jolly: Affordable Care Act gave me a ‘safety net’
A Florida Republican who earlier campaigned against the Affordable Care Act came to a new view of it after he lost his insurance coverage.
06/27/2017 - 09:32 AM
Trump promotes faulty White House math on health care
In addition to the elementary math error, the president's tweets attacked CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, the Washington Post and the New York Times as "fake news."
06/27/2017 - 09:23 AM
White House warns Syria may be readying chemical attack
The White House warned strongman Bashar Assad that his regime would pay heavily for the slaughter of civilians.
06/26/2017 - 10:16 PM
White House tells ‘Obamacare victims’ that ‘help is on the way’ amid Senate push
On Monday, Vice President Mike Pence held a “listening session” in his office with people who said they had negative experiences with Obamacare.
06/26/2017 - 06:43 PM
Donald Trump is on track to break his promises on Medicaid. It may not be a ‘read my lips’ moment.
Bush went against his party in raising taxes, spurring outrage among conservatives -- especially an ambitious House member from Georgia's Sixth District named Newt Gingrich -- while Trump's position finally puts him in sync with his own party.
06/26/2017 - 06:11 PM
CBO: Senate health bill leads to 22 million fewer insured Americans by 2026
The Senate health care bill would cause 22 million more people to be uninsured by 2026 than under current law, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office announced Monday.
06/26/2017 - 04:38 PM
Under Sessions, who will keep tabs on the cops?
In a handful of cities, citizens and federal monitors struggle to continue police reforms as the Justice Department shows signs of backing off.
06/26/2017 - 02:38 PM
Senate GOP updates health care bill to include 6-month lockout for uninsured
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday updated the health care bill he is whipping votes for to penalize people who do not have insurance and wish to purchase it on the exchanges. The new bill says that people who have lacked insurance coverage for 63 days or more must wait six months before reentering the marketplace. The Senate health care bill gets rid of Obamacare’s individual mandate that requires everyone to purchase health insurance or pay a fine.
06/26/2017 - 01:15 PM
Al Franken: Democrats ‘gotta stop riding in limousines’
The Minnesota senator admits his party has a public perception problem — but not as big as the GOP’s when it comes to health care.
06/26/2017 - 12:45 PM
GOP lawmakers scramble to defend health care bill
Yahoo News' continuing coverage of the Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare. We’ll combine our own reporting with the best insights from around the Internet to give you the latest on the future of health care in America.
06/26/2017 - 12:21 PM
‘He colluded or obstructed’: Trump turns Russia suspicions against Obama
Continuing a theme he has pushed lately, the president took issue with his predecessor’s lack of response to Russian interference in the election.
06/26/2017 - 10:30 AM
White House adviser Ivanka Trump: ‘I try to stay out of politics’
Ivanka Trump told “Fox & Friends” that she speaks up when she disagrees with her father on certain issues — but does not “profess to be a political savant.“
06/26/2017 - 08:45 AM
New York City gay pride parade
Tens of thousands of marchers paraded through New York streets Sunday in a huge Gay Pride parade, with many proudly carrying rainbow flags or waving virulently anti-Trump signs.
06/25/2017 - 07:00 PM
CBO likely to say millions lose coverage under Senate health care bill
Experts from across the spectrum expect the CBO to predict widespread coverage loss when it scores the Senate version of the health care bill.
06/25/2017 - 05:51 PM
As Trump tries to fix VA, GOP health care bill threatens coverage for millions of vets
The president signed a bill to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs while a health care bill he supports threatens the care of countless vets.
06/25/2017 - 03:51 PM
Trump complains about Democrats’ rallying cry to ‘resist’
President Trump admitted that he likes divisive rhetoric as a campaign tactic, but now finds it frustrating when it is used by Democrats to counter his agenda.
06/25/2017 - 12:15 PM
Ed Gillespie is not interested in the latest Trump tweets
Ed Gillespie has a tricky road ahead of him as he campaigns for Virginia governor this year. The Republican nominee wants to talk about state issues, not President Trump, not Russia and certainly not what’s on Twitter. The latest sign is that former President Obama has already decided to campaign for the Democratic nominee, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam.
06/25/2017 - 05:00 AM
Hillary Clinton: ‘If Republicans pass this bill, they’re the death party’
Hillary Clinton didn’t mince words Friday when it came to the Senate Republicans’ health care legislation unveiled the day before.
06/23/2017 - 06:21 PM
White House wants more ‘outrage’ over Johnny Depp comments
The White House spoke against suggestions of violence by an actor and a play but said less against similar remarks last year by a campaign supporter.
06/23/2017 - 03:35 PM
Key GOP senator on health care law: ‘This bill is not the answer’
Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., announced at a Friday press conference that he’d vote against the Republican bill to repeal Obamacare.
06/23/2017 - 03:17 PM
Health Care Declassified No. 4: Was the Obamacare process really more transparent?
Yahoo News peeks behind the curtain of secrecy surrounding the Republican health care bill to learn what we can about what it may contain.
06/23/2017 - 02:52 PM
Black off-duty cop shot by colleague while responding to car crash
A complex situation involving a car crash and three sets of police led to the shooting of a black officer by a white one in St. Louis.
06/23/2017 - 02:52 PM
Mosul’s 800-year-old Great Mosque of al-Nuri destroyed as Iraqi troops close in on ISIS
The Great Mosque of al-Nuri, a revered symbol of Islamic history, is destroyed, a victim of clashes between the Iraqi Army and an increasingly embattled ISIS.
06/23/2017 - 01:07 PM
Medical groups diagnose GOP health care bill: It’s not well
Medical groups reacted strongly to the Senate's healthcare bill that was released on June 22, 2017.
06/23/2017 - 12:13 PM
Obama approved ‘cyber weapons’ in response to Russian attacks: report
President Barack Obama’s team reportedly debated dozens of options for making Moscow pay for attempting to influence and discredit last year’s presidential election.
06/23/2017 - 10:31 AM
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