By chiding a reporter for behaving the same as if the briefing were televised, Spicer shattered the pretense that question-and-answer sessions are somehow better without video.
Republicans’ draft bill improves slightly on projections over next decade compared to similar legislation passed by House counterparts
Twenty-two million Americans will lose health insurance coverage over the next 10 years under the draft Senate healthcare bill according to the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO).
In most places, the wealthy get tax cuts and the poor pay more.
The high court declined to decide a case involving the killing of an unarmed Mexican teenager by a Border Patrol agent.
The US supreme court has reversed lower court rulings, allowing the immigration order to take partial effect. Here’s what that means
A watered-down version of the Trump administration’s “travel ban” is to take effect over the summer following a supreme court decision on Monday reversing a series of federal court rulings on the ban.
The decision by the US’s highest court raises a number of questions about what the new ban will mean for people in the six majority-Muslim nations affected as well for a president who has been repeatedly stymied by the judiciary in the first five months of his administration.
GOP legislation falls well short of the president’s pledge of affordable “insurance for everybody,” experts say.
The supreme court has upheld parts of Donald Trump’s Muslim ban. By doing so, it has legitimised blanket discrimination a religious group
The US supreme court has decided that parts of Donald Trump’s Muslim ban can take effect, lifting lower court injunctions on his executive order and noting that it would hear the case in October. Days earlier, Trump’s White House broke with decades of tradition by refusing to host a traditional dinner, an iftar, for Muslim Americans during the holy month of Ramadan.
While failing to host a dinner seems minor compared to establishing the law of the land, these two events are closely related – and bode terribly for Muslim Americans. Why? Because both actions chip away at the essential idea that Muslims are a legitimate presence in the United States.
The new provision would penalize them for not keeping their plans by imposing a six-month waiting provision before they could re-enroll.
- ‘Perhaps [her ranking] would be a little higher, perhaps it’d be a little lower’
- Williams has won 23 grand slam titles
John McEnroe has reopened a timeworn debate by saying that Serena Williams would “be like 700 in the world” if she played on the men’s tour. That would put Williams (career earnings: $84.4m) just behind Brazil’s Wilson Leite (career earnings: $74,000) in the men’s world rankings.
McEnroe’s comments came during an NPR interview on Sunday to promote his memoir, But Seriously. “Perhaps [her ranking] would be a little higher, perhaps it’d be a little lower,” he said. “And on a given day Serena could beat some players. I believe because she’s so incredibly strong mentally that she could overcome some situations where players would choke because she’s been in it so many times, so many situations at Wimbledon, the US Open etc. But if she had to just play the circuit — the men’s circuit — that would be an entirely different story.”
Vettel is on the brink of missing the British Grand Prix, Ricciardo and Verstappen are transforming Red Bull’s outlook and Stroll is proving his critics wrong
There was clear disappointment for Lewis Hamilton after his charge in Baku ended in him dropping a further two points to his title rival Sebastian Vettel but moving on from it and the acrimonious exchanges between the pair, the British driver emerged looking the stronger and more rounded. It was the loose headrest that had actually cost him the win and he took it on the chin and did not apportion blame. “I know the team will be devastated about the issue with the headrest,” he said. “We all feel that pain, but it’s on me to gather my thoughts and try and lead through this adversity.”