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20 Democratic candidates qualify for second primary debate
U.S. News // 8 hours ago
20 Democratic candidates qualify for second primary debate
July 17 (UPI) -- The Democratic National Committee announced on Wednesday the 20 candidates who will take to the stage over two nights this month in the second round of primary debates.
House votes to repeal Affordable Care Act's 'Cadillac tax'
U.S. News // 11 hours ago
House votes to repeal Affordable Care Act's 'Cadillac tax'
July 17 (UPI) -- The House voted Wednesday to repeal a provision of the Affordable Care Act meant to control healthcare spending.
Trump holds Oval Office meeting with survivors of religious persecution
U.S. News // 12 hours ago
Trump holds Oval Office meeting with survivors of religious persecution
July 17 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump met with survivors of religious persecution in the Oval Office on Wednesday.
House votes to hold Barr, Ross in criminal contempt
U.S. News // 12 hours ago
House votes to hold Barr, Ross in criminal contempt
July 17 (UPI) -- The House voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for refusing subpoenas to hand over documents about the 2020 census.
Sanders defends Medicare for All, denounces healthcare industry donations
U.S. News // 13 hours ago
Sanders defends Medicare for All, denounces healthcare industry donations
July 17 (UPI) -- Sen. Bernie Sanders called on his fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to reject all campaign donations from the healthcare industry during a speech defending his Medicare for All plan Wednesday.
Massachusetts prosecutors drop groping charges against Kevin Spacey
U.S. News // 13 hours ago
Massachusetts prosecutors drop groping charges against Kevin Spacey
July 17 (UPI) -- Prosecutors in Massachusetts dropped a criminal groping case against Kevin Spacey, court documents filed Wednesday indicate.
Florida city uses children's music to deter homeless from downtown pavilion
U.S. News // 14 hours ago
Florida city uses children's music to deter homeless from downtown pavilion
July 17 (UPI) -- The Florida city of West Palm Beach is playing loops of children's songs overnight to deter people from sleeping at a downtown pavilion.
Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA
U.S. News // 15 hours ago
Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA
July 17 (UPI) -- Family members of victims from two Boeing 737 Max crashes called for a reform of the Federal Aviation Administration during testimony Wednesday before a House committee in Washington, D.C.
Legalizing medical marijuana hasn't affected opioid crisis, study shows
Health News // 15 hours ago
Legalizing medical marijuana hasn't affected opioid crisis, study shows
State laws legalizing medical marijuana have had little impact on the ongoing crisis of opioid abuse, a new study found.
Police, residents come to the rescue of hawk injured in Pennsylvania road
Odd News // 16 hours ago
Police, residents come to the rescue of hawk injured in Pennsylvania road
July 17 (UPI) -- Police, a local official and members of the public came to the rescue of a young hawk that apparently was injured by a car while feeding from a Pennsylvania road.
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