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Republican healthcare bill imperiled with 22 million seen losing insurance

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Twenty-two million Americans would lose insurance over the next decade under the U.S. Senate Republican healthcare bill, a nonpartisan congressional office said on Monday, complicating the path forward for the already-fraught legislation. Learn More


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Three CNN journalists resign after Russia-related article retracted

(Reuters) - Time Warner's news division CNN has accepted the resignations of three journalists after the publication of a Russia-related article that was later retracted, a CNN spokesperson said on Monday. More »


Talks over boosting Illinois Medicaid payments fail

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge should order Illinois to pay Medicaid providers about $1 billion a month to ensure medical care continues for the three million recipients of the health program after talks with the state reached an impasse, according to a court filing on Monday. More »


Pharmacy executive tied to 2012 U.S. meningitis outbreak gets nine years in prison

BOSTON (Reuters) - A former Massachusetts pharmacy executive was sentenced to nine years in prison on Monday after being convicted of racketeering and fraud charges for his role in a deadly U.S. meningitis outbreak in 2012. More »


U.S. judge halts deportation of Iraqis nationwide

DETROIT (Reuters) - A federal judge halted late on Monday the deportation of all Iraqi nationals detained during immigration sweeps across the United States this month until at least July 10, expanding a stay he imposed last week. More »


Texas sanctuary city law could lead to immigration police state: lawyer

SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - A small border town and some of the largest cities in Texas told a federal judge on Monday a new state law aimed at punishing sanctuary cities could lead to an immigration police state and asked him to halt it because it was unconstitutional. More »


U.S. top court backs church in major religious rights case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Churches and other religious entities cannot be flatly denied public money even in states where constitutions explicitly ban such funding, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday in a major religious rights case that narrows the separation of church and state. More »


Seattle employers cut hours after latest minimum wage rise, study finds

(Reuters) - A Seattle law that requires many businesses to pay a minimum wage of at least $13 an hour has left low-wage workers with less money in their pockets because some employers cut working hours, a study released on Monday said. More »


California to list herbicide as cancer-causing; Monsanto vows fight

(Reuters) - Glyphosate, an herbicide and the active ingredient in Monsanto Co's popular Roundup weed killer, will be added to California's list of chemicals known to cause cancer effective July 7, the state's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) said on Monday. More »


St. Louis reaches deal to remove Confederate monument

(Reuters) - A controversial Confederate monument in St. Louis will be dismantled by the end of the week under an agreement announced on Monday, city officials said. More »


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