Ryan: GOP will work on repealing, replacing health law

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., accompanied by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., meets with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, to discuss efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act, following a closed-door meeting with the GOP caucus. (J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans will work on unraveling and replacing the health care law at the same time, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday as GOP leaders struggled to align their zeal to rapidly erase one of President Barack Obama’s proudest achievements with Congress’ legislative and political pitfalls.

Insider Q&A: De Beers CEO talks diamonds, millennials

In this Tuesday Dec. 20, 2016, photo, De Beers diamond company CEO Bruce Cleaver poses for a photo, in New York. Cleaver spoke with The Associated Press about what younger people are buying and how the company tries to attract them. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

NEW YORK — Instead of romantic proposals and engagement rings, the commercials trying to sell a new generation on diamonds show young couples rolling around on a bed, arguing in a car and even questioning whether they’ll ever marry.

Do your homework before hiring contractors

The New Year has started off with winter storms that left behind plenty of snow and cold temperatures. While kids are rejoicing from snow days, many homeowners are left wondering what sort of damage could be done to their homes. Between snow removal, leaks, and possible repairs, clean up after storms and sub-zero temperatures may be a task some Idahoans prefer to leave in the hands of a professional.


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