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NHS Healthcare Organisation Looks To The Future

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Few details for how to pay for California's single-payer plan


It's unclear how California will cover the entire $350 billion price tag for the state's healthcare, if the state takes responsibility for covering every resident.

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Trump's budget proposal calls for deep cuts to education

Federal budget cuts

The White House is expected to ask for big cuts, push school choice and change student loan repayment. But presidents have rarely succeeded in cutting the Education Department budget.

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Summer energy forecast for LA: Cautiously optimistic

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The lack of natural gas storage following a massive gas leak means gas-fired power plants are still at risk for shortages, but not as dire as last year, officials say.

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White House to release 'taxpayer first' budget, with cuts to safety nets

White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney (second from right) holds a copy of the president's 2018 budget at the Government Publishing Office's plant in Washington, D.C. Mulvaney describes the plan as "taxpayer first."

The White House is unveiling a proposal that aims to eliminate the federal deficit within a decade. It calls for significant cuts to Medicaid and food stamps, and it assumes robust economic growth.

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19 confirmed dead in explosion at Ariana Grande concert

Police Respond To  An Incident At Manchester Arena

An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert in northern England late Monday, killing at least 19 people and injuring dozens in what police say they are treating as a terrorist attack.

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LA Metro to take up controversial 710 tunnel option

Freeway Battle

The L.A. County Metropolitan Transportation Authority board is set to wade into the decades-long debate over a proposed tunnel linking the 10 and 210 freeways.

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The heat is turning up for Fyre Festival with new FBI investigation


The fallout from the ill-fated Fyre Festival continues, with news that the FBI is looking into possible fraud committed by the promoters.

Health More

Pediatricians advise no fruit juice until kids are 1

For children over 1 year old, pediatricians strongly recommend whole fruit instead of juice, because it contains fiber, which slows the absorption of sugar and fills you up the way juice doesn't.

Older kids should limit the amount of juice they drink too. Whole fruit is better than juice because it contains fiber, which slows the absorption of sugar and fills you up the way juice doesn't.

Business & Economy More

Trump administration approves $650 million for Caltrain

California's $64 billion high-speed rail project would share the electrified tracks through the South San Francisco Bay Area when it is completed.

US & World More

Saudis and UAE will donate $100 million Ivanka Trump fund

Ivanka Trump participates in a presentation ceremony of The Collar of Abdulaziz Al Saud Medal to President Donald Trump at the Royal Court Palace, Saturday, in Riyadh.

As a candidate, President Trump regularly criticized the Clinton Foundation for taking money from Middle East despots. But these donations are different.