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(Washington, DC) -- A bill making some structural changes in Medicare is headed to the Senate after passage by the House. Republican House Speaker John Boehner said the measure will reduce costs and will improve the way doctors get reimbursed by Medicare. It also extends...
(Washington, DC) -- Several DEA agents are being accused of having "sex parties" funded by drug cartels. A report from the Justice Department's internal watchdog alleges ten agents participated in the parties between 2008 to 2012 with prostitutes paid for by cartels in an...
(Fall River, MA) -- The Massachusetts courthouse where the Aaron Hernandez murder trial is being held is being evacuated due to a bomb threat. The former NFL player is accused of killing semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd in 2013. The trial was resuming today with the...
(Washington, DC) -- A bill making some structural changes in Medicare is headed to the Senate after passage by the House. Republican House Speaker John Boehner said the compromise bill represents the first meaningful entitlement reform in two decades. He said the measure will...
(Huntington Beach, CA) -- Police don't buy the story that a woman from the San Francisco-area was kidnapped and held for ransom. Aaron Quinn reportedly told police his girlfriend, Denise Huskins, was forcibly taken from his Vallejo , California home Monday and she was being held...
(Washington, DC) -- Pope Francis will meet with President Obama at the White House during his U.S. trip in September. The White House says the pontiff will come to the executive mansion on September 23rd. According to a White House statement, the Pope and the President will...
(Charlottesville, VA) -- The University of Virginia student whose violent arrest ignited national outrage will plead not guilty today to misdemeanor criminal charges. Martese Johnson is a 20-year-old African-American who was forced to the ground by alcohol beverage control...
(Cologne) -- Lufthansa's CEO is refusing to call the Germanwings crash a suicide. At a press conference this morning, Carsten Spohr said "If a person takes another 149 people to death, suicide is not the right word." He added that he was "speechless" to learn that Germanwings co...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is expected to offer his full backing of new rules that would protect consumers from predatory payday lending practices. Obama is scheduled to speak in Alabama just hours after the government's consumer watchdog arm announces the proposed...