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Subpoenas pile up for Michael Flynn's documents

Subpoenas for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn piled up Wednesday as the House intelligence committee pressured Flynn to cooperate with its investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
1 hour 25 min ago

Former allies on school choice now divided by Trump budget

President Donald Trump's budget proposal to provide federal tax money for private-school scholarships is getting pushback from an unconventional source: groups known for promoting school-choice initiatives.
1 hour 29 min ago

Pentagon: Base realignments and closures in 2021 could save billions

President Donald Trump’s Pentagon spending plan for 2018 sent to lawmakers on Tuesday includes a new round of base realignments and closures, a proposal that the Defense Department contends could save billions of much-needed dollars but will likely meet stiff opposition on Capitol Hill.
1 hour 32 min ago

House GOP health bill projection: 23 million more uninsured

The health care bill Republicans have pushed through the House would leave 23 million additional people uninsured in 2026 compared to President Barack Obama's health care law, the Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday. The GOP bill would lower average premiums, but in part that would be because coverage would typically be skimpier.
1 hour 40 min ago

Boy honors veterans at cemeteries in California every week

Preston Sharp addresses every veteran by name as he kneels down to place a red carnation and a small U.S. flag by their grave. Preston and his family make time to visit a Northern California cemetery once a week.
1 hour 47 min ago

Contracts For May 24, 2017

CONTRACTS NAVY Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Mitchel Field, New York, is being awarded
2 hours 16 min ago
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