The White House begged senators Friday to “step up” and start debate on a plan that throws Obamacare in the dustbin, declaring the GOP is just a few votes shy of taking up the repeal-and-replace bill that passed the House in May.
Former chiefs of the Congressional Budget Office defended the federal agency in a letter to congressional leaders Friday, saying its nonpartisan scorekeepers cannot nail every prediction about policy but frequently do a better job than less-informed analysts.
Sen. Ted Cruz said Friday that the Senate is close to passing a health care reform bill, but there is still a handful of holdouts.
The ongoing cholera crisis in Yemen is one of the worst outbreaks in the world and is expected to get far worse, with the World Health Organization warning that the rainy season will increase the pace of transmission. Tens of millions of Yemenis lack access to clean water, sanitation and basic health care, as three years of civil war have decimated the country and shows no sign of resolution.
A male enhancement instant coffee was recalled for the undeclared presence of a pharmaceutical similar to a compound found in Viagra that can have dangerous health effects for people taking prescription medications.