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Analysis: Hutchinson embraces latest health law repeal push

- Associated Press

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is embracing the latest effort from fellow Republicans in Washington to repeal former President Barack Obama's health overhaul, saying it would give the state the flexibility he's long said he wants for Medicaid and other parts of the health care system. But, if it overcomes last-minute obstacles in the Senate, the plan could offer even more uncertainty for the thousands of people in the GOP state who have health coverage through the health overhaul.

CORRECTS TO OMIT ANN COULTER- -In this Sept. 21, 2017 photo, a group has put up flyers and a booth on Sproul Plaza calling for protesters to "Shut Down Milo Yiannopoulos," at the University of California, Berkeley campus in Berkeley, Calif. Right-wing showman Milo Yiannopoulos is holding a "Free Speech Week" at the University of California, Berkeley with a planned lineup including conservative firebrands Steve Bannon. The university says it has no confirmation the headline acts will appear but is preparing strong security to head off any more violent protests at the liberal campus. (AP Photo/Jocelyn Gecker)

Right-wing firebrand plans to hold rally at UC Berkeley

- Associated Press

Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos announced he is planning to hold a rally Sunday at the University of California, Berkeley after a student group that planned a week of events with him pulled out, leading the school to announce the event was cancelled.

Daniel Magos is photographed at his home on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017.  Magos believes he was a victim of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's immigration sweeps in 2009. Magos, a Mexican native who became a U.S. citizen 50 years ago, was a key witness in a 2012 civil rights trial in which Arpaio's officers were found to have racially profiled Latinos. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Trump pardon pains those who feel like Joe Arpaio's victims

- Associated Press

Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio is taking a victory lap now that President Donald Trump has pardoned his recent conviction, giving political speeches, raising money and boasting he's been vindicated following a politically motivated prosecution.

Lawyers: Death sentence tainted by juror's racial bias

- Associated Press

As Georgia prepares to put to death a man who killed his sister-in-law 27 years ago, his lawyers say the execution should be stopped because his death sentence is tainted by a juror's racial bias.

Capitol Watch: Cuomo slams new GOP health care overhaul

- Associated Press

In New York state government news, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is once again slamming talk in Washington of a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, and a woman will lead the Assembly's budget committee for the first time.