Price, Verma try to quell governors’ anxiety over Senate bill’s coverage losses

Administration officials in the meeting, which included Tom Price, disputed initial estimates from the nonpartisan Congressional funds office that 22 million folks would lose coverage under the Senate bill by 2026.   | Getty PROVIDENCE, R. I. — The Trump administration tried to reassure governors Saturday that funding in the Senate’s Obamacare repeal bill and …

Intrawest, KSL Capital, Aspen Skiing Co. merger details revealed in SEC filing

More than 170 plausible bidders lined up to buy Intrawest’s stable of ski areas — revealing a growing appetite for destination resorts. Some were resort operators, but most of the suitors were economic companies and billionaires. It become a mixture that received — a partnership that married a veteran operator with a monetary player that …

Despite cancer diagnosis, McCain says, ‘I’ll be back soon’

Battling brain cancer, John McCain on Thursday vowed to return to the Senate, leveling fresh criticism at the Trump administration and aiming a good-natured dig at Republican and Democratic colleagues shaken by news of his diagnosis. “I greatly appreciate the outpouring of support — unfortunately for my sparring partners in Congress, I’ll be back soon, …

EMA officials watching local river, stream levels – News

Emergency management officials are keeping a wary eye on rivers and streams in already saturated Northeast Pennsylvania as more rain later in the week will heighten the strength for flooding. The countrywide weather Service has issued a flood watch through Saturday morning for Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming counties. A potent system arriving …

How an American became the leader of an ISIS cell

About 260 Americans have joined, or tried to join, terrorists overseas.   And many of us wonder how in God’s call does that happen? How is an American drawn into a group that seeks to destroy the whole thing that America stands for? Abdirizak Warsame has an exotic name but he was an American teenager, …