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Ted Cruz is on a kamikaze mission: How his Obamacare extremism exposes the GOP’s healthcare crackup

Republicans agree that Obamacare should go, but Ted Cruz won’t agree to any plan that isn’t maximally painful<p>Republicans in the House and Senate insist they have a plans to handle the fallout from a ruling against the Affordable Care Act in King v. Burwell. They’re terrific plans, we’re told, and …

Republicans

Bill Clinton opens up about his relationship with Hillary

<i>The entire Bill Clinton interview will air on Sunday at 9 a.m. on CNN's "State of the Union" with Jake Tapper.</i><p><b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Bill and Hillary Clinton rarely talk about their relationship with one another. But in an interview set to air Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," the former president …

Democratic National Convention

U.S. economy isn't as weak as estimates suggest, Fed paper says | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. economy is probably not as weak as current estimates suggest, a paper published Monday by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco said, potentially adding to arguments for raising interest rates sooner rather than later.<p>Cargo containers sit at the Port of Los …

Economics

Feds Set Public Hearing for Fiat Chrysler Recalls

The Department of Transportation announced Monday that its National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will hold a public hearing to determine whether automaker Fiat Chrysler failed to fix safety defects required in 20 recalls.<p>The hearing is set for July 2. It will be open to the public …

USDOT

“We Ain’t Choosing No Sides; We Just Choosing Our Side”

The gangs of Baltimore believe they can do a better job policing their community than the police.<p><b>By Amy K. Nelson</b><p><b>It’s a few</b> minutes before midnight …

First female western fighter dies fighting Islamic State

Ivana Hoffmann, 19, from Duisburg in Germany, died on Saturday fighting for the Turkish Marxist-Leninist Communist Party against Isis in Syria<p>A 19-year-old woman has reportedly become the first female western fighter to die in battle against Islamic State (Isis) in northern Syria.<p>Ivana Hoffmann, …

Communist Party

6 New Tips From Guy Kawasaki on Startup Funding | Inc.com

In case you haven't heard, one of the most famous entrepreneurs and investment insiders of the past 20 years has updated his classic business book.<p><i>The Art of the Start 2.0</i> by Guy Kawasaki came out on March 3, and I had a chance to catch up with him. He shared a few more tips for those trying to …

Investing

Neighbors And Fans Are Curious About Apple's Massive New HQ

In Silicon Valley, the world's largest Apple product is taking shape — a glass and concrete ring wider than the Pentagon.<p>Apple is known for keeping tight control over its product development, and this new campus is no exception.<p>I got a rare tour of the headquarters site in Cupertino, Calif., and …

Silicon Valley

Top Democrats rip the GOP's 'unprecedented' letter to Iran

In a message addressed to the "Leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran" and sent on Monday, 46 GOP senators gave Tehran a warning about ongoing nuclear negotiations. The senators pointed out the Constitution places limits on President Barack Obama's ability to strike an agreement without the …

Barack Obama

Don't Go West, Young Entrepreneur

Why up-and-coming innovators should think twice before following the siren call from Silicon Valley.<p>If Silicon Valley were to define itself in a word, it may well be “disruption.” And for a select few, the definition would fit like a glove, which would likely be fitted with biometric sensors that …

Silicon Valley

State Department says Netanyahu twisted Kerry's words in speech to Congress

The State Department accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of taking congressional testimony by Secretary of State John Kerry out of context in Netanyahu's address to a joint meeting of Congress Tuesday.<p>In a statement released early Wednesday, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki …

Round 2: Health Care Law Faces The Supreme Court Again

Round 2 in the legal battle over Obamacare hits the Supreme Court's intellectual boxing ring Wednesday.<p>In one corner is the Obama administration, backed by the nation's hospitals, insurance companies, physician associations and other groups like Catholic Charities and the American Cancer Society.<p>In …

Health Care

US government makes the case for executing Boston Marathon bombing suspect

The terrorism trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev begins today a few miles from the scene of the attack<p>US government prosecutors will today begin making their case for why <b>Dzhokhar Tsarnaev</b>, the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect, should be put to death for his role in the April 2013 attack.<p><b>Nearly two</b> …

Justice