Trump vows 'insurance for everybody' in Obamacare replacement plan

Trump Asia Impact

President-elect Donald Trump said in a weekend interview that he is nearing completion of a plan to...


The low-cost contributors on each of the NFL's final 4 teams

Low Cost Contributors Football

The construction of a Super Bowl team starts and stops with a championship-caliber quarterback. Don’t discount the importance of those in-between ingredients, though, particularly the impact players on market-bargain contracts, toward winning a title. The quartet of quarterbacks left in the NFL...


As Trump takes the oath, many voters still can't believe it


On the morning 19 months ago when Donald Trump descended the escalator in his glitzy Manhattan tower, waving to onlookers who lined the rails, many Americans knew little about him beyond that he was very rich and had a thing for firing people on a reality television show. No one can plausibly say...


Las Vegas Sands paying $7M to settle corrupt practices probe

Las Vegas Sands Settlement

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Billionaire Sheldon Adelson’s casino company is paying almost $7 million to U.S. authorities to end a more than five-year corrupt practices investigation of the firm’s former relationship with a consultant in Macao and China, company and federal officials said Thursday. With the...


Mexican drug kingpin "El Chapo" to appear in US courtroom

APTOPIX Mexico Drug Lord

NEW YORK (AP) — Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, one of the world’s most notorious drug kingpins, is finally headed for a court date the United States sought for two decades while he made brazen prison escapes and spent years on the run in Mexico. Extradited Thursday to face U.S. drug trafficking and...


Doctors consider removing George H.W. Bush's breathing tube

George HW Bush Hospitalized

HOUSTON (AP) — Doctors treating former President George H.W. Bush for pneumonia considered whether to take out a breathing tube inserted two days ago to clear his airway. His wife, Barbara, diagnosed with bronchitis, was feeling “1,000 percent better” on Thursday after a dose of antibiotics and...


A wider look at a Trump, Russia link

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. U.S. counterintelligence officials are sifting through intercepted communications and financial data as part of a wider look at possible ties between the Russian government and associates of President-elect Donald Trump, officials said. But while it has been clear for...


Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Jan. 20, the 20th day of 2017. There are 345 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 20, 1942, Nazi officials held the notorious Wannsee conference, during which they arrived at their “final solution” that called for exterminating Europe’s Jews....


Mexican drug lord El Chapo lands in New York to face charges

Mexico Drug Lord Extradition-3

NEW YORK (AP) — Infamous Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, who twice escaped from maximum-security prisons in his country, was extradited at the request of the United States to face drug trafficking and other charges and arrived in New York late Thursday. A plane carrying Guzman...


Asian markets mixed ahead of Trump's inauguration

Financial Markets Wall Street-2

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Asian markets were mixed in cautious trading Friday ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. China’s report that its economy grew at a 6.8 percent pace in October-December was in line with expectations. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index edged up...


Students bring high hopes to inauguration summit

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Bethel, Alaska, to Anchorage. Anchorage to Seattle. Seattle to New York. New York to Virginia. Virginia to Woodley Park. That was the itinerary for the 15-hour odyssey that brought Tierney McCormick, 17, to the nation’s capital this week to attend a...

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