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Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 02:37 AM EDT

Ryan Falls Short in First Test of Trump Presidency: Analysis

Ryan Falls Short in First Test of Trump Presidency: Analysis

House Speaker Paul Ryan guaranteed a win on the Republican plan to dismantle Barack Obama's health care law. Instead, he suffered a brutal defeat, cancelling a vote and admitting "we're going to be living...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 08:33 PM EDT

Local Lawmakers' Phones Ring Off the Hook With Calls About Health Care

Local Lawmakers' Phones Ring Off the Hook With Calls About Health Care

Local lawmakers said they were inundated with calls from people weighing in on the Republicans' health care bill. Scott MacFarlane reports from Capitol Hill.

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 08:06 PM EDT

Toronto School Board Bars New Trips to US

Toronto School Board Bars New Trips to US

The largest school board in Canada said it won't be booking future trips to the United States, citing "uncertainty" surrounding President Donald Trump's latest travel restrictions, NBC News reported. The...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 07:17 PM EDT

AP Fact Check: Trump Overlooks His 'Obamacare' Promise

AP Fact Check: Trump Overlooks His 'Obamacare' Promise

With the failure Friday of Republican health care legislation, President Donald Trump's campaign promise to replace so-called "Obamacare" "immediately" has been broken. That promise stands at odds with his...

Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 04:59 AM EDT

US-backed Syrian Fighters Reach ISIS-Held Dam in North Syria

US-backed Syrian Fighters Reach ISIS-Held Dam in North Syria

U.S.-backed Syrian fighters reached a major dam held by ISIS in northern Syria Friday as Syria's U.N. ambassador said hundreds of American personnel are "invading my country," insisting that any effort to...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 11:09 PM EDT

Trump Urges Bipartisan Effort on 'A Better Bill'

Trump Urges Bipartisan Effort on 'A Better Bill'

Following the withdrawal of a Republican-backed health care bill, President Donald Trump on Friday urged Republican and Democratic lawmakers to work together on "a better bill."

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 05:44 PM EDT

Trump's Keystone XL Decision Sets Up New Fight in Nebraska

Trump's Keystone XL Decision Sets Up New Fight in Nebraska<br /><br />

President Donald Trump may have approved a federal permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, but the fight is far from over in Nebraska, the one state in its path that has yet to approve the project. The pipeline's...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 04:52 PM EDT

Ryan: 'This is a Disappointing Day for Us'

Ryan: 'This is a Disappointing Day for Us'

 House Speaker Paul Ryan speaks on Friday, March 24, 2017, after Republican pulled the health care bill meant to replace the Affordable Care Act.

Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 04:25 PM EDT

Write-In Candidate Pulls Off Stunner in Philly Election

Write-In Candidate Pulls Off Stunner in Philly Election

Democratic write-in candidate Emilio Vasquez pulled off a surprise victory in a North Philadelphia special election to replace disgraced state Rep. Leslie Acosta, who gave up her seat following a corruption...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 04:10 PM EDT

Clinic Run by Michele Bachmann’s Husband Hit With Violations

Clinic Run by Michele Bachmann’s Husband Hit With Violations

A clinic that was accused of pushing bogus "pray away the gay" therapy — and is owned by former Rep. Michele Bachmann's husband — was cited by Minnesota health inspectors for failing to properly keep patient...

Community Shred Set for March 25
Community Shred Set for March 25
NBC4's next Community Shred is scheduled for March 25 at Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale Campus. Read more
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