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Dallas Cowboys, including owner Jerry Jones, link arms, kneel ahead of national anthem

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(DALLAS) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones linked arms and kneeled with the team’s players ahead of the national anthem this evening.On Sunday, NFL players, teams and owners across the league participated in a peaceful …

Collins to vote ‘no’ on Graham-Cassidy bill, likely dooming it

Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, announced this evening that she will vote “no” on the Graham-Cassidy health care bill, becoming the third Republican to do so and likely dooming the GOP’s late…

What to know about the Republican runoff for Jeff Sessions’ Senate seat

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — On Tuesday, Alabama Republicans will vote in a primary runoff for the Senate seat previously occupied by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.A first round of voting failed to yield a majority for a single candidate. Now the …

Woman intentionally hit by car outside of Las Vegas courthouse: Police

iStock/Thinkstock(LAS VEGAS) — Authorities in Las Vegas are searching for a woman accused of intentionally driving onto a sidewalk, striking another woman outside a Las Vegas courthouse, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said.Police said th…

Suspect in deadly church shooting described as ‘deep Christian believer’

Metro Nashville PD(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — A friend of the 25-year-old who is accused of opening fire at a Tennessee church, killing one and injuring several others, describes the suspected gunman as a “deep Christian believer” who never showed any aggres…

White House sidesteps questions about Trump’s profane language on anthem protesters

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders deflected questions Monday about the specific words employed by President Donald Trump to describe NFL players kneeling in protest during the national anthem, saying only that it’s “a…

Chopper ride over Puerto Rico shows dire situation after Maria

ABCNews.com(SAN JUAN) — The situation is dire for the over 3 million Americans living on the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, which was battered by Hurricane Maria last week.ABC News flew in a chopper on Monday along the path that Maria took over Puerto…

Parents-to-be announce baby’s gender with 187-foot Ferris wheel

Kelly Marie Photography(MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.) — Proud dad-to-be Matt Ostergaard wanted a grand gesture to not only “light up the sky” with his baby’s gender reveal for friends and family, but also to lift his fiancee’s spirits.He…

Republicans introduce conservative DACA fix that offers path to citizenship

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Two Republican senators have introduced a new bill that addresses the status of hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers, potentially offering them a 15-year path to citizenship.The bill,…

Supreme Court removes arguments on previous travel ban from calendar

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — After President Donald Trump issued a new proclamation Sunday prohibiting or limiting travel from eight countries, the United States Supreme Court removed cases related to the previous travel ban from its calendar.The a…

LeBron James defends NFL protests: ‘It’s not about the disrespect of our flag’

Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(CLEVELAND) — NBA All-Star LeBron James spoke to the press on Monday following Sunday’s protests around the NFL, in which many players took a knee during the national anthem in support of equality.”It’s powerful what …

Protesters in wheelchairs removed by police after disrupting Graham-Cassidy bill hearing

@bdaviskc/Twitter(WASHINGTON) — Protesters in wheelchairs were removed from a hearing on the Republican health care bill Monday afternoon after disrupting the session with chants of “No cuts to Medicaid! Save our liberty!”The disruption prompted Senat…

What’s different about the revised Graham-Cassidy bill

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The authors of the latest Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare have released a revised version of their health care legislation after spending the weekend finessing the numbers in their bill with the hope o…