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Reforming Healthcare

Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine says she's "leaning against" a Republican proposal to eliminate the Affordable Care Act, despite new pressure from her state's GOP governor. Gov. Paul LePage joined Vice President Mike Pence in Washington Friday. LePage says the bill represents the "best chance" to reform the current system and to return decision-making…

What's Next For The Travel Ban

President Donald Trump is weighing the next steps of his travel ban. Trump's 90-day ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries is set to expire Sunday. The Wall Street Journal first reported Friday that the administration is preparing to announce new, more targeted restrictions that would affect more countries than those included in the president's…

The offensive lineman are the real stars of the Raiders

Derek Carr is the highest paid Raider; Marshawn Lynch is the most beloved. But what really makes the high-flying Raiders roll is the offensive line. Donald Penn, Kelechi Osemele, Rodney Hudson, Gabe Jackson and Marshall Newhouse are the true stars of the Raiders. “I’ll tell you, it’s impossible to do anything we do offensively without…

Kim Jong Un Lobs Insults At Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has lobbed a string of insults at President Donald Trump, calling him a "mentally deranged U.S. dotard" and hinting at a frightening new weapon test. The fact that it's the first time for a North Korean leader to issue such a direct statement has raised the international nuclear standoff…

Former Patriot Hernandez Had Severe CTE

Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, researchers said on Thursday. His lawyer announced a lawsuit against the NFL and the team for hiding the true dangers of the sport. Dr. Ann McKee, the director of the CTE Center at Boston University, said…

Trying To Reach Girl Buried In The Rubble

A delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the ruins of her school stretched into a new day on Thursday, a vigil broadcast across the nation as rescue workers struggled in rain and darkness to pick away unstable debris and reach her. The sight of her wiggling fingers early Wednesday became a symbol…

Karl Joseph is causing havoc for the Raiders defense

Through two games the Raiders defense has been slightly improved from last season. A big reason why is the 5-foot-10 Karl Joseph. So far he’s posted 14 tackles, broken up a pass and forced and recovered a fumble after a sack. It’s been a hot start for the second-year defensive back. He was the highest…

Will Weiner Go To Jail?

Federal prosecutors say former congressman Anthony Weiner should go to prison for about two years for engaging in sexting with a 15-year-old girl. Prosecutors filed papers in Manhattan federal court Wednesday urging a judge to send a message at sentencing Monday. The 53-year-old New York Democrat said in a submission last week that he's undergoing…

Maria Hits Puerto Rico

Felix Delgado, mayor of the city of Catano on the northern coast of Puerto Rico, told WAPA Television that 80 percent of the homes in a hard-hit neighborhood known as Juana Matos are "destroyed." There were no immediate details from Delgado. That report came after forecasters said Hurricane Maria was approaching the northern coast with destructive…