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  • Analysis: Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pass or fail, there will be one man singularly responsible for the fate of health care legislation in the Senate: Majority Leader Mitch McConnell....
  • GOP's challenge: finding votes for Senate health care bill - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has finally unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law. Now comes his next challenge - persuading enough Republicans to back the measure and avert a defeat that could be shattering for President Donald Trump and the GOP....
  • Trump suggests he was trying to keep FBI director honest - WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump suggested he was just trying to keep fired FBI Director James Comey honest with his cryptic tweet implying there might be recordings of their private conversations....
  • North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death - SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea on Friday called itself the "biggest victim" in the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma....
  • Supreme Court could reveal action on travel ban at any time - WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court has almost certainly decided what to do about President Donald Trump's travel ban affecting citizens of six mostly Muslim countries....
  • Manslaughter charges eyed in deadly Grenfell Tower blaze - LONDON (AP) -- Police are considering filing manslaughter charges related to the fire at a west London apartment tower that killed at least 79 people....
  • Kids today: They don't work summer jobs the way they used to - WASHINGTON (AP) -- It was at Oregon's Timberline Lodge, later known as a setting in the horror movie "The Shining," where Patrick Doyle earned his first real paycheck....
  • Officials: 35 killed in 3 bomb attacks in 2 Pakistani cities - PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) -- At least 35 people were killed and nearly 100 wounded Friday in three separate bomb attacks in two major Pakistani cities, officials said....
  • Total solar eclipse casts spotlight on rural Oregon town - MADRAS, Ore. (AP) -- Just before sunrise, there's typically nothing atop Round Butte but the whistle of the wind and a panoramic view of Oregon's second-highest peak glowing pink in the faint light....
  • 'Superhero' 3D printed hands help kids dream in Argentina - BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Being born without fingers can be tough for any child. Getting new ones - especially red and blue superhero themed digits - has made 8-year-old Kaori Misue a vibrant playground star....