• Health care: GOP now has a John Kerry problem

    Health care: GOP now has a John Kerry problem

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    Support for McCain during his illness has been one of the few areas of bipartisan agreement in the Senate over the last two weeks. Vice President Mike Pence had to break a tie vote , even though a handful of Republicans whose support was far from guaranteed ended up throwing in with their cohort.
  • Escaped Rikers Island inmate captured

    Escaped Rikers Island inmate captured

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    A man who had escaped a high-security detention center on Rikers Island, sparking a massive manhunt involving multiple law enforcement agencies, has been found, and officials say he never left the island. All traffic on Rikers Island was suspended amid the lockdown. Some civilians who were coming out of the facility said they had no idea what was going on.
  • Wednesday forecast: sunny, high 92 with slight chance for showers

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    Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Sunny skies are expected to return to the Omaha area Thursday through the weekend, with highs in the lower to mid-80s. Low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. We're closely watching low pressure that develops along the stalled boundary Friday evening, which will be the focal point for a deluge of rainfall.
  • The 6 most unusual quotes from Anthony Scaramucci's CNN interview

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    Anthony Scaramucci condemned the financial "leak" after a report by Politico said he stands to make millions from his ownership stake in an investment firm. As the president would say in his own words, the White House leakers are small potatoes. I don't know if this is repairable or not, that will be up to the president.
  • PARI teaming up with NASA for total solar eclipse

    PARI teaming up with NASA for total solar eclipse

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    The space agency recommends glasses from USA manufacturers American Paper Optics , Rainbow Symphony , Thousand Oaks Optical or TSE 17 . John Jerit is the President of American Paper Optics, the man helping people experience history. Over the past two years, hotels, campgrounds and events in the path of totality have largely sold out, with global travelers, astronomy geeks and curiosity seekers driving the traffic.
  • ME police arrest one-armed, machete-wielding clown

    ME police arrest one-armed, machete-wielding clown

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    Authorities in ME report what may be the first official creepy clown sighting of the year, and it's only July. CBS News reports Corey Berry, 31 , was charged with criminal threatening and was taken to jail after residents of the area reported the sighting Tuesday evening.
  • President Trump: Liberation from 'Obamacare nightmare' is close

    President Trump: Liberation from 'Obamacare nightmare' is close

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    Janet Rodway, 52, a travel agent from Youngstown , said she came out in support of Trump and a love of America. "We can not fail", he said. "We will have growth, we will have everything we've dreamed of having". We all had a great time in a great State. And you know the numbers, and you saw for many, many years Democrats - and they're really great - but Democrats, they win in Youngstown .
  • Anthony Scaramucci vows 'dramatic action' to plug White House leaks

    Anthony Scaramucci vows 'dramatic action' to plug White House leaks

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    He then said he was quoting the president, adding that "he basically said to me, hey, you know, this is - maybe they did it". Scaramucci on Tuesday threatened to can Short if he wasn't able to stop the leaks . I understand we have to leak things to reporters to help shape policy or try to balloon things or do tests on ideas or people for different jobs .
  • 1 dead, 7 injured in ride accident at Ohio State Fair

    1 dead, 7 injured in ride accident at Ohio State Fair

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    Two of the three patients are in fair and stable condition, while the third is in critical and stable condition. WTHR has elected not to broadcast that video . This year will be no different, organizers say, and they're confident all the rides are safe. Travis and Mitch Taylor, 18-year-old cousins from a town outside Columbus, said they rode the Fire Ball Wednesday night just before the fatal incident.
  • Utah I-15 Plane Crash: Photos & Videos of Damage Near Riverdale Road

    Utah I-15 Plane Crash: Photos & Videos of Damage Near Riverdale Road

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    Truck driver Obdulio Ruiz said it appeared that the pilot was trying to land the plane on the freeway just before the crash, according to The Associated Press. The Utah Highway Patrol identified the victims of the crash as Perry Huffaker, 45, and Sarah Huffaker, 42, of West Haven, and Layne Clarke, 48, and Diana Clarke, 45, of Taylor.