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Americans and guns: It's really complicated…

A new survey by the Pew Research Center shows Americans have grown more divided over gun issues

The Latest: West Virginia bracing for remnants of…

West Virginia among states warily eyeing approach of Cindy's remnants, expecting heavy rains and possible flooding in days ahead

School panel hears case of member known for…

A state Education Department hearing is underway for a one-time candidate for New York governor who publicly insulted former President Barack Obama and his wife

David Webb on immigration: We can't import poverty

Whether President Trump is right that immigrants should be able to support themselves

Rep. Collins: Proud of the Senate for the…

Congressman discusses the Senate Republican plan

Ex-detainees: Detention center's practices border…

People once held in a privately run Colorado immigration detention center are challenging the system used to keep it clean and maintained, arguing it borders on modern-day slavery

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Protection of deep-sea Atlantic corals up for debate

A federal panel is considering new protections for deep-sea corals in the Atlantic Ocean that would impact commercial fishing interests off of New England

Stocks are responding accordingly to GOP health…

Ana Gupte, healthcare services senior analyst at Leerink, discusses the GOP health-care bill moving the health-care sector.

Uber's CEO is out, Snapchat's Snap Map

The biggest stories in tech include Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick's departure, Snapchat's latest location-aware map and Twitch's exclusive broadcasting deal with Blizzard Entertainment.

XPrize tablets to tackle learning gap

Teams around the world are competing to develop tablet software to replace a teacher in developing countries.

The New York Times - How the Republican Health…

From The New York Times: The Affordable Care Act expanded access to Medicaid, which covers tens of millions of poor Americans. The Republican health care bill would permanently restructure it. We explain the consequences.By: By MARGOT SANGER-KATZ, ROBIN STEIN and SARAH STEIN KERR. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2tQX0cK

Protesters Removed From Hallway in Front of Mitch…

Protesters were dragged out of the hallway in front of McConnell's office after the Senate unveiled its health care bill

GOP senator shares his concerns over health bill

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., discusses the GOP effort to overhaul health care, why he won't vote yes on the bill until he reviews it, opioid coverage and making Medicaid sustainable.

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Matthews: Democrats haven't figured out how to…

The defeat of the Democratic candidate in yesterday's Georgia special election should be a yellow light to all those who think they've got this Trump thing all figured out.

Panel: When Politics Becomes Religion, Tribalism…

David Brooks, Amy Walter, Eugene Robinson and Danielle Pletka join the MTP Panel to discuss heated political rhetoric and the shooting on a Congressional baseball game practice.

Why Men Who Are Banned From Wearing Shorts are…

Men protest shorts ban in Europe by wearing skirts to their work. Buzz60's Djenane Beaulieu (@djenanebeaulieu) has more.

Pelosi defends leadership following special…

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is defending her leadership in the face of grumbling from fellow House Democrats following a dispiriting defeat in a high-profile House special election

Anonymous Facebook activists tag street signs with cat ears

Some New Jersey officials are frustrated by an online campaign to tag street signs with cat ear stickers in the name of women's solidarity

Tropical storm Cindy slams Gulf States

Tropical storm Cindy made landfall near the Louisiana-Texas border on Thursday morning and continued producing heavy rainfall and life-threatening conditions over the northern Gulf Coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Chris Dignam reports.

Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter…

Senate Republicans have released their long-awaited bill dismantling much of Barack Obama's health care law

US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections

Protections that have been in place for more than 40 years for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park area will be lifted this summer after U.S. government officials ruled that the population is no longer threatened

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Why A Narrow Study On Street Harassment Could Be…

Researchers surveyed men from several Middle Eastern countries but say the findings from the narrow study might apply worldwide.

Facebook wants to nudge you into 'meaningful…

Facebook has almost 2 billion users and now wants to be a more 'meaningful' force in their lives