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President Donald Trump speaks during an energy roundtable with tribal, state, and local leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
The Latest: McConnell looking to salvage health care planSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is exploring options for salvaging the battered Republican health care bill
The Associated Press2 hours ago
President Donald Trump speaks during an energy roundtable with tribal, state, and local leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Little progress evident as GOP hunts health bill votesSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is exploring options for salvaging the battered Republican health care bill
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this May 16, 2017 file photo, Sen. John Thune, R-S.D. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republicans are touting lower premiums under their health care legislation, but that reflects insurance that would cover a smaller share of the cost of medical bills. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
GOP touts lower premiums, but other insurance costs to riseRepublicans are touting that premiums would go down under their health care legislation, but that reflects insurance that would cover a smaller share of the cost of medical bills
The Associated Press4 hours ago
President Donald Trump answers a question about health care during a meeting with the 2016 World Series Champions Chicago Cubs, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Selling the GOP health care bill: Does Trump help or hurt?President Donald Trump can command an audience and deliver a sales pitch. But some Republicans worry he doesn't stick to the script on health care
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Stacey English, left, kisses her 7-year-old daughter, Addison, in Houston on Friday, June 23, 2017. Texas children with special needs, like Addison, have lost critical services since the state implemented $350 million in Medicaid cuts to speech, occupational, and physical therapy in December. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Texas Medicaid cuts leave special needs kids without therapyTexas children with special needs have lost critical services since the state implemented $350 million in Medicaid cuts to speech, occupational and physical therapy
The Associated Press9 hours ago
France to allow assisted reproduction for lesbian couplesFrance's government wants to allow single women and lesbian couples to have a child through assisted reproduction
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Kenya 1st in Africa to use generic of current AIDS drugKenya 1st in Africa to introduce generic version of current AIDS drug of choice
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Protesters block a street during a protest against the Republican bill in the U.S. Senate to replace President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Salt Lake City. Demonstrators with Utah's Disabled Rights Action Committee chanted and carried signs while blocking State Street Tuesday afternoon. Utah protesters criticized Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch for supporting the bill and say it will cut life-saving Medicaid services and other health protections. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Senate GOP shelves health bill, imperils 'Obamacare' repealSenate GOP leaders have shelved their long-sought health care overhaul, raising new doubts about whether Republicans will ever deliver on their promises to repeal and replace "Obamacare."
The Associated Press1 day ago
Martin Shkreli, center, the former pharmaceutical CEO who became a pariah after raising the cost of a life-saving drug 5,000 percent, is the focus of media attention as he arrives at federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, for jury selection in his trial. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Shkreli jury selection expected to take a third dayJury selection at the securities fraud trial of a former pharmaceutical CEO notorious for price-gouging has hit a rough patch
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, April 5, 2017, file photo, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration, appears at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Food and Drug Administration is making two moves to rapidly increase the number of generic prescription drugs on sale in an effort to make medicines affordable and prevent future price gouging. New commissioner Gottlieb says the FDA will now give priority reviews to potential generic drugs until at least three are on the market. That’s the level at which prices tend to drop sharply, up to 85 percent off the brand-name price. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
FDA takes steps to boost generic competition, limit pricesThe Food and Drug Administration is making 2 moves to boost the number of approved generic drugs, to make medicines affordable and prevent price gouging.
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2015, file photo, assemblywoman Susan Talamantes Eggman, D-Stockton, is congratulated by assembly members Kevin McCarty, D-Sacramento, left, and Jay Obernolte, R-Big Bear Lake, after her right-to die measure was approved by the state Assembly in Sacramento, Calif. California health officials reported Tuesday, June 27, 2017, that 111 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six months after a 2016 law made the option legal in the nation's most populous state. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
State: 111 terminally ill end lives under new California lawCalifornia state health officials say 111 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives since the practice became legal
The Associated Press1 day ago
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, left, talks with Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, right, during the annual U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting, Monday, June 26, 2017, in Miami Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Major veterans' groups voice concern over Senate health billMajor veterans' organizations are voicing concerns about a Senate GOP bill to repeal the nation's health care law
The Associated Press1 day ago
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