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GOP Sen. Rand Paul Blocks Bill To Boost 9/11 Victims Fund

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has blocked a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims’ compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. Sen. Paul questioned the bill’s 70-year time frame and notes that the federal government already faces a $22 trillion debt. He says any new spending such as the 9/11 bill should be offset by cuts. ...Read more

Planned Parenthood President Dr. Leana Wen Removed From Her Post

The Planned Parenthood organization announced on Tuesday that it has removed its president, Dr. Leana Wen, less than one year after appointing her. The organization said in a statement, “we thank Dr. Leana Wen for her service to Planned Parenthood in such a pivotal time and extend our best wishes for her continued success.” Wen — the first physician to lead Planned Parenthood — took over in November 2018 after longtime president Cecile Richards stepped down.  ...Read more

California Casino Roof Collapses; Leaving Multiple Injured

Authorities say that a partial roof collapse at a California casino on Monday has resulted in multiple injuries. First responders arrived at Larry Flynt’s Lucky Lady Casino in Gardena after a portion of the roof near the building’s center caved in. Police called the scene an “active incident” and said there were “unknown injuries” at this time. ...Read more