Sen. Sanders to be at Municipal Auditorium for health care rally Sunday

Sen. Sanders to be at Municipal Auditorium for health care rally Sunday

Those who didn’t get a chance to “feel the Bern” in March will have another chance Sunday.

Manchin remains opposed to Senate GOP health plan, Capito still mum

Manchin remains opposed to Senate GOP health plan, Capito still mum

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, a Democrat, remains opposed to Senate Republicans’ newest plan to replace the Affordable Care Act released Thursday morning. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, the state’s Republican senator, still isn’t...

Mylan shareholders reject drugmaker’s 2016 executive pay plan

Mylan shareholders reject drugmaker’s 2016 executive pay plan

A majority of Mylan investors voted against the drugmaker’s 2016 compensation program following a $97.6 million reported package for Chairman Robert Coury and controversy over prices for the company’s EpiPen allergy treatment.

Lawsuit: Opioid crisis in MO caused by big pharma’s ‘campaign of fraud and deception’

Lawsuit: Opioid crisis in MO caused by big pharma’s ‘campaign of fraud and deception’

Helen Fabick was an honors student who in February 2014 was supposed to attend a daddy-daughter dance at her high school.

Congress hears details of Russia’s election meddling

Congress hears details of Russia’s election meddling

WASHINGTON — A sinister portrait of Russia’s cyberattacks on the United States emerged Wednesday as current and former U.S. officials told Congress that Moscow stockpiled stolen information and selectively...

Voices of Rush Limbaugh and Rachel Maddow terrify mountain lions

Voices of Rush Limbaugh and Rachel Maddow terrify mountain lions

Nighttime in the Santa Cruz mountains. A mountain lion sprawls on the forest floor, happily noshing on a freshly killed deer. The wind in the trees is the only sound, the moon the only illumination.

EPA plans to buy out more than 1,200 employees by the end of summer

EPA plans to buy out more than 1,200 employees by the end of summer

The Environmental Protection Agency plans on shedding more than 1,200 employees by early September through buyouts and early retirements, as part of a broader push by the Trump administration to shrink a government entity the president once promised...

EQT to be largest US gas driller after $6.7 billion Rice buy

EQT to be largest US gas driller after $6.7 billion Rice buy

EQT Corp. will become the largest U.S. natural gas producer after agreeing to buy Rice Energy’s holdings in the hydrocarbon-rich Marcellus shale formation for about $6.7 billion in cash and stock.

Scientists are arguing about how much power US can get from renewables

Scientists are arguing about how much power US can get from renewables

Scientists are engaged in an increasingly bitter and personal feud over how much of the United States’ power it can get from renewable sources, with a large group of scientists taking aim at a popular recent paper that claimed the country could ...

Kroger takes $7 billion hit as Amazon deal compounds struggles

Kroger takes $7 billion hit as Amazon deal compounds struggles

Kroger Co. was already in trouble last week -- then Amazon said it would buy Whole Foods.

Blimp goes down at US Open golf tournament in Wisconsin

Blimp goes down at US Open golf tournament in Wisconsin

ERIN, Wis. (AP) — The pilot of a blimp is “OK” after the aircraft crashed near the U.S. Open in Wisconsin during the opening round of the golf tournament, a representative for the company that operates the blimp said Thursday.

Children tossed out of windows in London high-rise blaze

Children tossed out of windows in London high-rise blaze

LONDON (AP) — A deadly overnight fire raced through a 24-story apartment tower in London on Wednesday, killing at least six people and injuring 74 others, police said. Witnesses reported seeing residents throw babies and small children from...

Rifle-wielding gunman wounds lawmaker, then killed by police

Rifle-wielding gunman wounds lawmaker, then killed by police

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers at a congressional baseball practice Wednesday, wounding House GOP Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and several others as congressmen and aides dove for cover....

Fatalities, injuries reported in London high-rise fire

Fatalities, injuries reported in London high-rise fire

LONDON (AP) — A number of people were killed and dozens others were taken to hospitals following a high-rise fire in west London.

Sessions rebukes Russia ties ‘lie’

Sessions rebukes Russia ties ‘lie’

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denied Tuesday having an undisclosed meeting with Russia’s ambassador to the United States and conversations with any Russian officials about the U.S....

Sessions asked Congress to let him prosecute medical pot providers

Sessions asked Congress to let him prosecute medical pot providers

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is asking congressional leaders to undo federal medical marijuana protections that have been in place since 2014, according to a May letter that became public Monday.

Jails in rural areas growing faster than urban ones, study says

Jails in rural areas growing faster than urban ones, study says

When policymakers talk about problems with the nation’s jails and over-incarceration, they are often discussing concerns that center on the largest cities.

The feds are blocking a product aimed at keeping pot away from kids

The feds are blocking a product aimed at keeping pot away from kids

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has seized a Colorado company’s shipments of a product intended to keep marijuana out of the hands of children.

Republicans taking a big political risk on health care

Republicans taking a big political risk on health care

WASHINGTON — Republicans are taking a big political risk on health care.

Jenkins clarifies stance on AHCA

Jenkins clarifies stance on AHCA

When the Congressional Budget Office released its harsh analysis of the American Health Care Act last month, West Virginia Republican congressman and Senate candidate Evan Jenkins, who voted for the bill before the score was available, issued a...

Capito bucks GOP leaders on AHCA’s 3-year Medicaid expansion rollback

Capito bucks GOP leaders on AHCA’s 3-year Medicaid expansion rollback

National news outlets are reporting that Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., is supporting phasing out federal Medicaid expansion funding after seven years.

Death rates up for almost all groups of Americans due to opioid crisis

Death rates up for almost all groups of Americans due to opioid crisis

The opioid epidemic that has ravaged life expectancy among economically stressed white Americans is taking a rising toll among blacks, Hispanics and Native Americans, driving up the overall rate of premature death among Americans in the prime of their ...

Gay man says he’s barred from Charlotte pride parade for backing Trump

Gay man says he’s barred from Charlotte pride parade for backing Trump

When he closes his eyes, Brian Talbert can see each detail of the float he had planned to build.

Sharp rise in African American opioid overdoses in Cleveland area

Sharp rise in African American opioid overdoses in Cleveland area

CLEVELAND - The nation’s opioid addiction crisis has largely been considered a problem for white people, many of whom have fallen prey to abuse of prescription painkillers and have migrated to fentanyl and heroin, often in rural areas such as...