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Beach Warning: Shallow Water Brings Potential for Severe Injuries
When we head to the beach we fear riptides and sharks, but there is a much more common danger that can strike in as little as two feet of water and sends thousands to the emergency rooms each year. When waves slam swimmers down, the swimmers can suffer broken bones, concussions and even paralysis
Pence Goes From Outsider to Trump's Inside Man in Congress
Vice President-elect Mike Pence, who spent a dozen years in Congress before becoming Indiana's governor, is making frequent visits to Capitol Hill and promising close coordination with lawmakers as Donald Trump prepares to enter the White House
Federal Government: Indiana Residents Officially 'Hoosiers'
Much like folks in the Northeast refer to themselves as Yankees, those from Indiana have long referred to themselves as Hoosiers _ even though its origin has been lost to history
US Willing to Provide Apache Helicopters and Advisers to Help Retake Ramadi, Ash Carter Says
The U.S. is prepared to help the Iraqis retake Ramadi by providing Apache attack helicopters and accompanying advisers, if requested by Iraqi Prime Minister Abadi, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told the Senate Armed Services Committee today. Carter noted recent progress by Iraqi forces in retaking
President Obama Offers Legal Status to Millions of Undocumented Immigrants
President Obama tonight announced the most sweeping executive action on immigration in three decades, providing relief for an estimated 4.1 million undocumented parents of U.S. citizens and about 300,000 undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children. "I know some of the critics
'Do Nothing' Congress Gets Busy - Raising Campaign Cash
If you’re looking for a senator or member of Congress this week, you may have better luck at The Capital Grille than the Capitol. This final stretch of July is not just the last chance for Congress to address highway funding and the border crisis before a five-week vacation. It’s also the end of
Containing The Crisis (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES MEETING OF THE MINDS: President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will meet today with President Molina of Guatemala, President Hernandez of Honduras, and President Ceren of El Salvador to discuss the influx of migrant children from their countries ...
'Capital Games': How Congress Saved the Baseball Hall of Fame
ABC News’ Rick Klein (@rickklein) and ESPN’s Andy Katz (@ESPNAndyKatz) report: A two-time MVP outfielder and a United States senator say the congressional hearings on steroids in baseball nearly a decade ago had a direct impact on preventing players tainted by the baseball’s steroids era...
Primary Season Revs Up: 6 Key Races in North Carolina, Ohio, and Indiana
The primary season is truly upon us as North Carolina, Ohio, and Indiana host primaries today. Twenty-five states will hold primaries in the next six weeks and today’s key one to watch will take us into a fight that will play out all over this...