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Trump tastes failure as House health care bill collapses

President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the health care system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies.

The NFL has effectively blackballed Colin Kaepernick

A week before Christmas 1996, Craig Hodges, who twice during his 10 NBA seasons was the league’s best three-point shooter, filed a federal lawsuit against the NBA. He charged that the league colluded to end his career four seasons earlier.

Trump greenlights Keystone XL pipeline, but obstacles loom

President Donald Trump’s administration approved TransCanada Corp’s Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, cheering the oil industry and angering environmentalists even as further hurdles for the controversial project loom.

Wall Street dips in dramatic session as health bill pulled

A dramatic session on Wall Street ended with stocks slightly lower on Friday as they pared losses in late-afternoon trading after Republicans pulled their bill to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system.

Stocks slide after health care bill vote postponed

Wall Street declined on Thursday after lawmakers delayed a vote on a health care bill seen as President Donald Trump’s first policy test.

Trump preparing orders to review trade deals, procurement

The Trump administration is preparing new executive orders to re-examine all 14 U.S. free trade agreements and review government procurement policies to aid American companies, two administration officials said.

William Keeler, cardinal who led Baltimore’s archdiocese for 18 years, dies at 86

Cardinal William Keeler, who headed Baltimore’s archdiocese for 18 years and took a leading role in making the Catholic Church more responsive to the 2002 sexual-abuse scandal, died March 23 at a home for the aged in Catonsville, Maryland. He was 86.

Republican Nunes apologizes over handling of Trump surveillance claim

The Republican head of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee apologized on Thursday for the way he handled sensitive allegations about U.S. spy agency surveillance of President Donald Trump’s team.

House leaders postpone vote on their health care plan

House leaders postponed a vote Thursday on their plan to overhaul the nation’s health care system, casting doubt on whether President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, can deliver on one of the GOP’s central promises to the voters who placed Republicans in power.

US Senate votes to overturn Obama broadband privacy rules

The vote was along party lines, with 50 Republicans approving the measure and 48 Democrats rejecting it.

Hollywood’s top lobbyists say diversity is good for business

Hollywood hasn’t always shown much interest in telling stories about Latino and Hispanic characters and communities. But Hispanic moviegoers are still some of the most loyal in the nation.

Israeli man arrested in connection with threats against US Jewish centers

A young Israeli man who also holds U.S. citizenship was arrested by Israeli police in connection with the wave of security-related threats made to Jewish communities and institutions in the United States.

Colin Dexter, British author who created Inspector Morse series, dies at 86

Colin Dexter, a British grammar school teacher turned author who created Inspector Morse, a curmudgeonly detective who adores real ale, poetry, Wagnerian opera and crossword puzzles and who became the hero of more than a dozen novels and a popular television series, died March 21 at his home in Oxford, England. He was 86.

More white working-class Americans are dying in middle age — and the economy could be to blame

Sickness and early death in the white working class could be rooted in poor job prospects for less-educated young people as they first enter the labor market, according to a new study.

Former MLB manager Green dead at 82

Dallas Green, who managed the Philadelphia Phillies to their first World Series title in 1980, died on Wednesday. He was 82.

Intelligence chair: ‘It’s possible’ Trump communications intercepted during transition

House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes went to the White House on Wednesday afternoon to personally brief President Donald Trump about intelligence he says he has seen regarding surveillance of foreign nationals during the presidential transition.

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Boston's Brad Marchand (left) and Ottawa's Bobby Ryan (9) battle for position during the second period of Tuesday night's NHL game at TD Garden in Boston.

Senators get important win over slumping Bruins

Craig Anderson made 34 saves and Kyle Turris scored his second goal of the game 4:04 into the third period, allowing the Ottawa Senators to end a four-game losing streak with an important 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night.
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