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New Trump Rules on Cuba Travel Leaves Winners and Losers

New Trump Rules on Cuba Travel Leaves Winners and Losers

By Andrea Rodriguez, Beth J. Harpaz | Jun 28
President Donald Trump's new policy on Cuba travel has winners and losers: Group tour operators hope to sell more trips, but bed-and-breakfast owners in Cuba say they're losing business.

Lacking Full GOP Support, Senate Delays Trumpcare Vote

Lacking Full GOP Support, Senate Delays Trumpcare Vote

By Alan Fram and Erica Werner | Jun 27
In a bruising setback, Senate Republican leaders are delaying a vote on their prized health care bill until after the July 4 recess, forced to retreat by a GOP rebellion that left them lacking enough votes to even begin debating the legislation

NBJC Strongly Opposes the Senate Health Care Legislation

NBJC Strongly Opposes the Senate Health Care Legislation

Jun 27
The National Black Justice Coalition strongly opposes the recently introduced health care legislation, entitled the Better Care Reconciliation Act, which was crafted in secret by Republican Leadership.

Budget Office Sees 22 Million Fewer Covered with Senate Trumpcare Bill

Budget Office Sees 22 Million Fewer Covered with Senate Trumpcare Bill

By Alan Fram | Jun 27
The 22 million extra Americans were just 1 million fewer than the number the budget office estimated would become uninsured under the House version. President Donald Trump has called the House bill "mean"

Trump Travel Ban Partly Reinstated; Fall Court Arguments Set

Trump Travel Ban Partly Reinstated; Fall Court Arguments Set

By Mark Sherman | Jun 26
The Supreme Court is letting a limited version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries take effect, a victory for Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency.

Huckabee Named in Class Action Lawsuit for Voicing Robocalls for Christian-Themed Movie

Huckabee Named in Class Action Lawsuit for Voicing Robocalls for Christian-Themed Movie

Jun 26
Have you ever wanted to sue Mike Huckabee? If you're one of 4 million people who were bugged by a Huckabee-voiced robocall, here's your chance.

Booed at Brunch, NYC Pride Crowd Heckles Nikki Haley on Sunday

Booed at Brunch, NYC Pride Crowd Heckles Nikki Haley on Sunday

Jun 26
Oh those mean New York CIty gays. They won't let a former governor with an anti-LGBT track record have brunch in peace on LGBT Pride Day.

Trump Administration Opposing Bid for Syphilis Study Museum

Trump Administration Opposing Bid for Syphilis Study Museum

By Jay Reeves | Jun 26
The Trump administration opposes a bid to use unclaimed money from a legal settlement over the government's infamous Tuskegee syphilis study to fund a museum honoring victims of the research project.

Trump Scrambles for GOP Health Votes; Budget Score Looms

Trump Scrambles for GOP Health Votes; Budget Score Looms

Jun 26
Senate Republicans skeptical about a GOP health overhaul bill are expressing some doubt about holding a vote this week as they await a key analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.

Reform: The Bigger Questions

Reform: The Bigger Questions

By William E. Kelly | Jun 25
We survive and thrive on a steady diet of free negotiations and compromises. This is what enables us to keep pace with the changing times and conditions necessary to maintain a healthy cohesive society, culture and economy.

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