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Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'

In the House, the measure was so uncontroversial that a couple of dozen Republican representatives joined with the Democrats to vote for the measure. American insurance companies will charge higher deductibles. The Senate bill also proposes eliminating many ACA taxes. Democrats say GOP characterizations of Obama's law as failing are wrong and say the Republican plan would boot millions off coverage and leave others facing higher out-of-pocket costs.



U.S. police under scrutiny over pregnant woman's shooting

According to a statement by the Seattle Police Department , although one officer is usually dispatched for these types of calls, two officers were sent because of an "increased risk" associated with the address. Officer: So you said an Xbox was taken?? "Get back! Get back!" the officers responded before opening fire on Lyles , while at least one child can be heard crying in the background.


Kyle Schwarber to be sent down to minors

Kyle Schwarber to be sent down to minors

The Chicago Cubs announced Thursday morning they are sending OF Kyle Schwarber to the Iowa Cubs. While his power numbers remain strong (12 home runs), Schwarber's average has been under.200 for most of the season. Everyone lost sight of the fact that Schwarber had played in only 71 regular-season games prior to Opening Day and 17 at Triple-A. The stay isn't supposed to last long, but the Cubs are hoping that Schwarber will be able to figure things out in Iowa before rejoining the ...



Senate Republicans Reveal Long-Awaited Affordable Care Act Repeal Bill

As many Republicans in the U.S. Senate move quickly and secretly to hold a vote next week on their disastrous legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act , enough GOP senators are reportedly opposed to such a move, putting the bill at risk of being defeated in the Republican-controlled chamber.



Sunshine To Start, Clouds Later

There will also be breaks of sunshine, pushing the temperature well into the 80s by afternoon. It will be slightly cooler, too, with high temperatures generally in the lower 80s. Most of the models have Cindy being absorbed by the front moving through Friday into Saturday , but please stay tuned for updates. Warmth and humidity will start to return to New England and ahead of it, we'll find increasing clouds Thursday afternoon.



Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in southwest Louisiana

The storm formed Tuesday and was expected to make landfall some time late Wednesday or early Thursday near the Louisiana-Texas line. Alek Krautmann at the weather service office in Slidell, La., said more moisture was heading in from the Gulf on Wednesday evening.