Karl Ramsay

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Covering Streets in Cooling Paint Is The New Trick to Deal With Rising Heat in Cities

Take that, global warming.<p>There are many ways we can combat temperatures rising on our planet. The city of LA has hit upon one small change that …

Trump Is ‘Not My Bride,’ Putin Says

MOSCOW — President Vladimir V. Putin seemed to be in top form during a news conference in China on Tuesday, answering a question about President Trump by saying the American leader is “not my bride, and I am not his groom.”<p>While the comment could be interpreted as a subtle jab by a macho Mr. Putin …

Video shows U.S. border officers telling Mexican teen to drink the liquid meth that killed him

Cruz Velazquez Acevedo began convulsing shortly after he drank the liquid methamphetamine he’d brought with him from Tijuana, Mexico.<p>The 16-year-old had just crossed the U.S.-Mexico border to San Diego and was going through the San Ysidro Port of Entry. He was carrying two bottles of liquid that he …

Immigration

Federal Judge Says Alabama Doesn't Have To Tell Felons They May Now Be Able To Vote

Voting advocates say a recent change in state law is likely to cause confusion.<p>Alabama election officials don’t have to immediately educate impacted people about a change in state voting qualifications that clarified tens of thousands of felons have the right to vote, a federal judge ruled …

Voting

Senegal set to vote in parliamentary elections

Voters in Senegal are set to elect a new parliament following a tense campaign between rival coalitions in an election seen as a crucial test of support in advance of a presidential election in 2019.<p>Polling takes place between 8:00am and 6:00pm local time (08:00 to 18:00 GMT) on Sunday, with first …

Israeli court upholds sentencing of soldier's fatal shooting

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli military court on Sunday upheld the 18-month sentence of a soldier convicted of fatally shooting a Palestinian attacker …

Pence told Collins: 'Boy, are you tough'

Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) describes her interactions with Vice President Mike Pence and Senator John McCain (R-AZ) in the final moments leading up to the vote on repealing and replacing Obamacare.

Collins urges Congress to end Obamacare payment uncertainty

Sen. Susan Collins on Sunday called on Congress to end the uncertainty caused by President Donald Trump saying he might end funding to subsidize health insurance for low-income people.<p>Trump threatened to stop government payments that subsidize insurance for low-income people following the Senate's …

Nashville mayor's son, 22, dies from apparent drug overdose

NASHVILLE — So often it has been Nashville Mayor Megan Barry seeking to comfort the city during times of tragedy.<p>But now, Nashvillians are providing their support for her and family after Max Barry, the only child of the mayor and her husband Bruce Barry, died Saturday night from an apparent drug …

GOP sends mixed messages on the future of American healthcare after suffering a blistering defeat in the Obamacare repeal effort

The Republican Party appears to be sending differing signals following the collapse of Senate GOP efforts to overhaul the Affordable Care Act, the healthcare law better known as Obamacare.<p>President Donald Trump has, in recent days, ramped up calls for the Senate to vote on healthcare before …

Republicans Worry That White House Disarray Is Undermining Trump

President Trump and Republicans in Washington have shaken the confidence of their supporters after a punishing and self-inflicted series of setbacks that have angered activists, left allies slack-jawed and reopened old fissures on the right.<p>A seemingly endless sequence of disappointments and …

Donald Trump

Scotland just made it much harder for Trump to expand his golf empire there

In 2006, businessman and reality TV star Donald Trump bought an 1,800-acre estate in Scotland's northeast, near Aberdeen. It was beautiful, with views of the North Sea and surrounding sand dunes.<p>Then he announced plans to build a golf course. In true Trump style, he promised the world. He …

Donald Trump

Health Secy. Price Maintains HHS Will Continue to 'Follow the Law'

WASHINGTON — Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price on Sunday claimed that the administration will continue to "follow the law" when asked whether it was his job to continue to implement the Affordable Care Act as it was intended.<p>But he would not say whether subsidies for low-income …

Health Care

Israeli soldier who killed wounded Palestinian attacker loses appeal

<b>An Israeli military court has rejected the appeal of a soldier who was jailed for 18 months for killing a wounded Palestinian attacker.</b><p>Elor Azaria was found guilty in January of manslaughter over the March 2016 shooting of Abdul Fatah al-Sharif, 21, in Hebron, in the occupied West Bank.<p>Azaria had …

Venezuelans Vote on Controversial Plan for All-Powerful Constituent Assembly

MIAMI — Venezuelans began voting Sunday on President Nicolás Maduro's controversial plans for a powerful new Constituent Assembly that critics call a plan to consolidate power and create a dictatorship, as clashes with security forces turned deadly and officials confirmed the killing of a candidate …

Tomi Lahren, who hates Obamacare, is still on her parents’ insurance plan—thanks to Obamacare

Tomi Lahren said Saturday that she hates Obamacare. The popular conservative commentator thinks the healthcare law should be repealed, and she’s …

With the return of 'Insecure,' Issa Rae looks to loosen her character's inhibitions for a bolder Season 2

It wasn't that long ago that Issa Rae couldn't afford HBO. Now she's about to launch the second season of her critically acclaimed series "Insecure" on the premium cable network.<p>The L.A. native, who bypassed the conventional Hollywood system in launching her career, is part of a generation that's …

Australian PM demands answers from US over 'shocking' police shooting

Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has demanded answers from United States authorities over the “shocking” shooting by a policeman of an Australian woman who was killed in her pyjamas after reporting a local crime in Minneapolis.<p>The shooting of Justine Damond, a 40-year-old who moved from …

A Top Republican Vows a Vote on Health Care, but Uncertainty Reigns

WASHINGTON — A top Senate Republican vowed on Sunday to bring the party’s health care bill to a vote as soon as possible, even as detractors said they would use a delay caused by the absence of Senator John McCain to mobilize further opposition to the measure.<p>“I believe as soon as we have a full …

There's one thing you should be doing during sex for a happier relationship, study suggests

We really hope you're doing this already!<p>Over the years, science has repeatedly confirmed what we've pretty much always suspected about sex: It's …

Relationships

What it's like when your Tinder date lives across the US-Mexico border

In the Mexican border town of Tijuana, you'll quickly cycle past profiles in both English and Spanish, potentially matching with someone who lives in a different country even though they are just in San Diego, 20 miles away.<p>Miguel the 28-year-old "músico amateur, ingeniero profesional" is followed …