(Above: Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who has been leading the GOP health care bill efforts.)
Health care is still very much on the agenda in American politics today, as Kentucky Senator and Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants a vote next week, but has four Republican Senators who say they will not approve the bill in its current format. The bill in its current form would cut programs aimed at helping those below the poverty line in order to provide tax cuts for the affluent.
The FBI is investigating Paul Manafort, President Trump's former campaign manager, for past financial transactions. How or if this ties into any investigation of President Trump is still to be seen.
President Trump tweeted that the reason he had hinted at tapes of conversations with James Comey (tapes that he recently admitted don't exist) was to potentially influence the former FBI-director's testimony earlier this month.
The Yellowstone Grizzly Bear has been taken off the endangered species list, in a bit of a controversial move--now, people will once again be able to legally hunt the animal.
In sports, the NBA held its draft last night. The Philadelphia 76ers took Markelle Fultz with the number one overall pick.
In science, here's an article on NASA's Mars orbiter.
Have a great Friday and a better weekend, everybody!