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Speaker Ryan: Healthcare Not a Right 'From The Government'

Watch Chuck Todd's full interview with House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) on the future of healthcare, the debt ceiling and Pres. Trump's tweets.

GOP House Obamacare bill comes up against skeptical senators

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The margin to pass House leadership's Obamacare repeal bill through their chamber is narrow. Passing it out of the Senate, however, is going to take an incredible feat of GOP unity.<p>Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appears poised to push his members to get in line but there …

Republicans

‘He’s a Performance Artist Pretending to be a Great Manager’

Donald Trump sits at the top of the biggest org chart in the world. Why does he look so uncomfortable in the job?<p>More than 27 years before Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, Bruce Nobles, then the president of the Trump Shuttle airline, assessed with some befuddlement the …

Donald Trump

Trump eviscerates Obama’s immigration policy in two executive orders

With a couple of strokes of his pen, President Trump wiped out almost all of President Obama’s immigration policies on Wednesday, laying the …

'Sanctuary Cities' Vow to Resist Trump Order Despite Funding Threat

From New York to Los Angeles, leaders in the nation's largest sanctuary cities are denouncing President Trump's "crackdown" on communities that shield undocumented immigrants from deportation.<p>"We will not be intimidated by the threat to federal funding," Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said at a press …

Building Trump's wall: For Texans, it's complicated

<b>Along the Texas-Mexico border (CNN) —</b> Robert Cameron pushes through a thick wall of Carrizo cane and in a few seconds the Rio Grande and Mexico suddenly appear.<p>If you've never experienced standing at the country's edge, it can be a surreal moment to so easily walk to the riverbank and stare across …

Immigration

The future doesn’t suck

Sooo … that happened. Donald Trump won the U.S. election and now threatens the progress we’ve all worked so hard to achieve. Does this mean our …

Bernie Sanders

Experts debate sex and alcohol in Utah 'Deadpool' case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah court fight over alcohol, sex and "Deadpool" is drawing in experts dueling over banning booze at suggestive movies and …

German carmakers swap horsepower for software

BERLIN — Nothing stirs German pride like the automobile.<p>Germans love to take credit for its invention, an innovation that has ensured the country’s …

Get an Xbox One S and 55-Inch 4K TV for $800 Right Now

If you're in the market for a new Xbox One S and want a 4K TV to go with it, retailer Best Buy is currently holding a deal you may want to consider.<p>Starting today, the store is offering a bundle that includes the 500 GB Xbox One S Halo system with a 55-inch LG 4K TV for $800. According to Best Buy, …

How To Watch Tomorrow Morning's Solar Eclipse From Anywhere In The World

The September 1 eclipse is the second this year<p>Turn around, bright eyes! There's an eclipse of the<p>heartsun early tomorrow morning over southern Africa, but you can view it from anywhere on Slooh's live webcast.<p>But it's not a "total" eclipse; rather, it's an annular eclipse, or "ring of fire," as …

Mel Brooks: Why ‘Blazing Saddles’ Is the ‘Funniest Movie Ever Made’

“It’s a good thing you’re in New York and I’m in Los Angeles then,” Mel Brooks says, before howling with laughter. He’s just been informed that, as …

Comedy

Aetna, one of the country's largest health insurers, is ditching 70% of its Obamacare business

The firm said a review of its public-health-exchange business caused it to determine that the nearly $300 million in pretax loss it was sustaining on an annual basis was not worth the business.<p>In its new plan, it will offer healthcare options through the public exchanges in just 242 of the 778 …

Berberine: The Most Powerful Natural Supplement on Earth

By Kris Gunnars<p>A compound called berberine is one of the most powerful natural supplements on Earth.<p>It has very impressive health benefits, and …

23 Times "The Onion" Got Too Real About Music

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Jenny Lewis on ‘Rabbit Fur Coat’ at 10, How Conor Oberst Changed Her Life

As the frontwoman of beloved indie-rock band Rilo Kiley, Jenny Lewis began singing songs of love, heartbreak and aging in 1998. After accruing a …

How Paul Kantner and Jefferson Airplane delivered LSD music to the masses

Those looking to understand the roots of San Francisco psychedelic rock need only read one observation from Paul Kantner, who died Thursday at age 74, to connect the microdots.<p>"Jefferson Airplane had the fortune or misfortune of discovering Fender Twin Reverb amps and LSD in the same week while in …

San Francisco

Mike McCarthy on Eddie Lacy's weight issues: 'He's got a lot of work to do'

Lacy's weight has been an issue throughout his NFL career but this is the first time Green Bay's coach has publicly gotten on him about it.<p>Pretty …

Hear Radiohead’s Unused James Bond Theme ‘Spectre’

In July, British bookmakers suspended betting on which artist recorded the theme song for the then-upcoming James Bond film <i>Spectre</i> when one person …

James Bond

We Revisit Our Story About the Synthetic Weed Epidemic on Today's 'Daily VICE'

We look back at the startling and dangerous epidemic of synthetic marijuana that led governments worldwide to begin banning the substance.<p>We continue our biggest stories of 2015 series on today's <i>Daily VICE</i> as we look back at the startling and dangerous epidemic of synthetic marijuana that led …

Beatles’ 5 Boldest Rip-Offs

Accused of exploiting other artists’ songs in the Beatles, John Lennon defended himself by saying, “It wasn’t a rip-off; it was a love-in.” Paul …

Guitar

Twitter Fingers: Was Meek Mill's Outing of Drake In Bad Form?

This is no longer your big brother’s rap game, where even the notion of ghostwriters being hired to assist on smash records could instantly end …

After beating Aldo, McGregor wants to hold a second UFC belt

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gab is just one of Conor McGregor's many gifts.<p>The Irish star possesses a punching power that has made him an undisputed world …

Skrillex: ‘I stopped doing interviews because of the Guardian’

The brostep pioneer has taken his aggressive brand of electronica into the pop market this year, collaborating with Justin Bieber, and he’s even happy to admit a fondness for Hanson<p><b>Hi Sonny, if I’d come up to you five years ago (1) and told you that in 2015 you’ll have produced half a Justin Bieber</b> …

New York Giants: Early 2015 Awards Predictions

Imagine it's the end of the 2015 NFL season. Which New York Giants are worthy of individual awards?<p>In this slideshow, we'll try to predict the future by naming winners—plus additional nominees—for the following awards: Most Valuable Player, Offensive Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the …

Dissecting New York Giants' Best, Worst Positional Units

We've been offered a cursory glance at this year's New York Giants squad, and after spring OTAs and minicamp, we can project the best and worst positional units heading into this summer's training camp.<p>In this slideshow, the Giants' best and worst offensive units are highlighted, followed by …

Ranking New York Giants' 10 Most Important Players in 2015

Every team has its stars—the players who are most responsible for the team's success.<p>Even a team like the New York Giants—who have posted a losing record in each of the last two seasons—has its fair share of star power. If the Giants turn things around and return to the playoffs in 2015, the …

Football (U.S.)

Top Position Battle to Watch in New York Giants Training Camp

The New York Giants open training camp for rookies and veterans alike on July 30 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.<p>What's the top position battle to watch? Who can earn a job or more playing time with a solid preseason?<p>Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Matt Miller breaks down the top position battle to …

Why Your Team Sucks 2015: New York Giants

<i>Some people are fans of the New York Giants. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the New York Giants. This 2015 Deadspin NFL team preview is</i> …