Senate Republicans unveil Obamacare replacement bill, but fate uncertain
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled legislation that would replace Obamacare with a plan that scales back aid to the poor and kills a tax on the wealthy, but the bill's fate was quickly thrown into question as several senators voiced skepticism. ...
Trump says he did not record conversations with former FBI chief Comey
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not make and does not possess any tapes of his conversations with James Comey, after suggesting last month he might have recordings that could damage the former FBI director. ...
Trump says he did not tape conversations with former FBI head Comey
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not make and does not possess any tapes of his conversations with James Comey, after suggesting last month that he might have recordings that could damage the former FBI director. ...
Mourners remember U.S. student held prisoner by North Korea
WYOMING, Ohio (Reuters) - Thousands of friends and family members gathered in suburban Cincinnati on Thursday to say goodbye to an American student who died days after returning to the United States in a coma following 17 months in captivity in North Korea. ...
Mourners in Ohio remember U.S. student held prisoner by North Korea
WYOMING, Ohio (Reuters) - Friends and family members will gather in Ohio on Thursday to say goodbye to an American student who died days after being returned to the United States in a coma following 17 months in captivity in North Korea. ...
Senate healthcare bill expected to cut back Medicaid expansion
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A healthcare bill being unveiled by U.S. Senate Republicans on Thursday is expected to roll back the Obamacare expansion of the Medicaid healthcare program for the poor and reshape subsidies to low-income people buying private insurance. ...
Islamic State blows up historic Mosul mosque where it declared 'caliphate'
MOSUL/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Islamic State militants on Wednesday blew up the Grand al-Nuri Mosque of Mosul and its famous leaning minaret, Iraq's military said in a statement, as Iraqi forces seeking to expel the group from the city closed in on the site. ...
Most Americans say Republican healthcare plan will be harmful: Reuters/Ipsos poll
NEW YORK (Reuters) - When U.S. Senate Republicans unveil their plan to overhaul America's healthcare system, they will face a skeptical public that already does not buy the justification for an earlier version that passed the House of Representatives, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Wednesday.  ...
Gunman made no threats to Congress before Virginia shooting: FBI
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The gunman who shot at Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game did not post online any threats against or references to members of Congress before the attack, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Wednesday. ...
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns under investor pressure
(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Travis Kalanick, co-founder of one of the most influential technology companies of its generation, resigned on Tuesday under mounting pressure from investors over his leadership. ...
Britain's May promises to listen harder on Brexit: Queen's Speech
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May promised on Wednesday to listen more closely to businesses' concerns about Britain leaving the European Union as she set out a Brexit-focused government program, pared-back to reflect her weakened authority. ...
Britain's May promises to listen on Brexit as queen presents government program
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May promised on Wednesday to listen more to businesses' concerns about Brexit as Queen Elizabeth formally opened parliament by announcing the government's program for the next two years. ...
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns under investor pressure
(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Travis Kalanick, co-founder of one of the most influential technology companies of its generation, resigned on Tuesday under mounting pressure from investors over his leadership. ...
Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman elevated to Crown Prince: SPA
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was elevated to crown prince on Wednesday, replacing his cousin in a sudden announcement that confirms King Salman's 31-year-old son as next ruler of the world's leading oil exporter. ...
Republican avoids upset in costly Georgia congressional race
SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (Reuters) - Georgia Republican Karen Handel won the most expensive congressional race in history on Tuesday, avoiding a Democratic upset in a race that was widely seen as a referendum on President Donald Trump. ...
Republican wins costly congressional race in Georgia
SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (Reuters) - Republican Karen Handel won a hotly contested Georgia congressional race on Tuesday, fending off a Democratic challenge in a race that was widely seen as a referendum on President Donald Trump. ...
Republican wins costly congressional race in Georgia: CNN
SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (Reuters) - Republican Karen Handel won a hotly contested Georgia congressional race on Tuesday, CNN reported, fending off a Democratic challenge in a race that was widely seen as a referendum on President Donald Trump. ...
After weeks of secrecy, U.S. Senate to unveil healthcare bill
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans plan to unveil the text of their draft healthcare bill on Thursday as senators struggle over issues such as the future of the Medicaid program for the poor and bringing down insurance costs. ...
Senate Republicans to release healthcare bill Thursday
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans will release the text of their draft healthcare bill on Thursday and the legislation will likely move to the Senate floor next week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday. ...
Coroner examining death of U.S. student released by North Korea
(Reuters) - The Ohio coroner examining the death of a University of Virginia student who was held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months expects to share preliminary findings of the autopsy on Tuesday or Wednesday, her office said. ...