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House Leaders ĎCame Up Shortí In Effort To Kill Obamacare

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March 24, 2017 at 1:18 pm

Despite days of intense negotiations and last-minute concessions to win over wavering GOP conservatives and moderates, House Republican leaders Friday failed to secure enough support to pass their pl...

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Drought, Weather Fuel Record Oklahoma Wildfires

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March 24, 2017 at 8:46 am | Wildfires fueled by gusting winds, hot, dry weather, and desiccated plant life have burned nearly 900,000 acres of Oklahoma so far this year, a record, as well as parts of Kansas and Texas. The blaze...

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Trump Just Approved the Keystone XL Pipeline

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March 24, 2017 at 7:51 am | President Trump signed an executive order on Friday greenlighting the Keystone XL pipeline after it cleared State Department review to bring tar sands oil from Canada to refineries on the Gulf Coast....

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Farmers and Meat Processors Clash Over Frozen Federal Regulation

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March 24, 2017 at 8:09 am | Allen J. Schaben / Getty Images News March 24, 2017 -- Obama-era rules that make it easier for chicken farmers to sue large processing companies over unfair business practices already has feather...

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The State Dept. Rewrote Its Climate Change Page

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March 23, 2017 at 10:11 am | Within a day of Rex Tillersonís swearing in as secretary of state, the State Departmentís climate change website began to change. The changes signal a shift away from leading international climate ac...

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By Decadeís End, Calif. Estimates It Would Lose $24B Annually Under GOP Health Plan

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March 23, 2017 at 10:50 am | California would lose $24.3 billion annually in federal funding by 2027 for low-income health coverage under the current Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, according to a state analy...

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Texas Braces For Medicaid Cuts Under GOP Health Plan

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March 23, 2017 at 5:00 am | [protected-iframe id="e83c763689ad59c2e6d7069299b92a56-7618883-99279322" info="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/520266060/520498675" width="100%" height="250" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"] Many in ...

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Repeal Of Health Law Could Force Tough Decisions For Arizona Republicans

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March 23, 2017 at 5:00 am | [protected-iframe id="fd4966220a9dca4784811877a0d1553e-7618883-99279322" info="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/520409187/521056975" width="100%" height="240" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"] Connie D...

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Arctic Sea Ice Sets Record-Low Peak for Third Year

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March 22, 2017 at 8:59 am | Constant warmth punctuated by repeated winter heat waves stymied Arctic sea ice growth this winter, leaving the winter sea ice cover missing an area the size of California and Texas combined and sett...

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