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FDA okays $2M medicine, most expensive everU.S. regulators have approved the most expensive medicine ever, a $2.125 million gene therapy meant to cure a disorder that rapidly destroys a baby's muscle control and kills most within a couple years
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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signs one of the nation's most restrictive abortion bills, banning the procedure on or beyond eight weeks of pregnancy, Friday, May 24, 2019 in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo by Summer Balentine)
Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeksMissouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed one of the nation's most restrictive abortion bills, banning the procedure on or beyond eight weeks of pregnancy
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In this aerial image, flood waters are seen on North Cincinnati near Skiatook, Okla., on Thursday, May 23, 2019. Storms and torrential rains have ravaged the Midwest, from Texas through Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Illinois, in the past few days. (Tom Gilbert/Tulsa World via AP)
The Latest: Levee topped, streets flooded in Jefferson CityFloodwaters from the Missouri River have topped a levee at Jefferson City and shut down some streets around the state Capitol as residents continue cleaning up from a powerful tornado
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FILE - In this May 27, 1979 file photo, Elwood Driver, vice chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, holds the fractured three-inch thrust link and bolt which caused an engine to fall from the American Airlines DC-10 that crashed and killed 273 people upon takeoff from Chicago's O'Hare Airport on May 25, 1979. The bolt, was found 8,000 feet down the runway from where Flight 191 took off, Driver said. Decades later, the crash of American Airlines Flight 191 moments after it took off from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport remains the deadliest aviation accident in U.S. history. (AP Photo/Fred Jewell File)
AP WAS THERE: 1979 Chicago American Airlines crash kills 273AP WAS THERE: 1979 American Airlines Flight 191 crash at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport kills 273
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The Latest: 5 priests charged with sex crimes in MichiganMichigan Attorney General Dana Nessel says prosecutors have brought sexual abuse charges against five Catholic priests as part of her office's investigation into clergy abuse
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APNewsBreak: Iowa aide fired after reporting opioid schemeA secretary at Iowa's school for juvenile offenders has been fired after using her job to illegally purchase pain pills from a former student who she says demanded monthly payments to keep quiet about the transaction
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FILE - In this May 17, 2019 file photo, Dr. Yashica Robinson, is greeted with a hug from Josie Poland, a clinic escort, while arriving for work at the Alabama Women's Wellness Center in Huntsville, Ala. Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed the lawsuit Friday, May 24 on behalf of Alabama abortion providers seeking to overturn the nation's most stringent abortion law. The plaintiffs in the case are the three Alabama clinics that perform abortions, Planned Parenthood and Robinson, an obstetrician who also provides abortions at the Huntsville clinic.  (AP Photo/Eric Schultz, File)
Federal lawsuit filed to block Alabama's new abortion banAbortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state
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In this aerial image, flood waters are seen on North Cincinnati near Skiatook, Okla., on Thursday, May 23, 2019. Storms and torrential rains have ravaged the Midwest, from Texas through Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Illinois, in the past few days. (Tom Gilbert/Tulsa World via AP)
Power outages remain after tornado slams Missouri's capitalResidents affected by a powerful tornado in Missouri's capital city now could have to withstand some hot weather without electricity to their homes
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 14, 2019, file photo, protesters, dressed as handmaids, from left, Bianca Cameron-Schwiesow, Kari Crowe, Allie Curlette and Margeaux Hartline, wait outside of the Alabama statehouse after a ban on nearly all abortions passed the senate in Montgomery, Ala. The measure now goes to Gov. Kay Ivey, who has not said whether she supports the measure. Even as the anti-abortion movement celebrates passage of sweeping bans in several states, a rift is widening between activists who oppose exceptions for rape and incest, and other abortion opponents, including many Republican politicians, who support those exceptions. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP, File)
Arguments over rape and incest divide abortion opponentsRifts widens in anti-abortion movement over whether state abortion bans should include exception for victims of rape and incest.
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A worker walks past tornado-damaged Toyotas at a dealership in Jefferson City, Mo., Thursday, May 23, 2019, after a tornado tore though late Wednesday. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
3 dead, state capital battered as storms rake MissouriAn outbreak of nasty storms spawned tornadoes that razed homes, flattened trees and tossed cars across a dealership lot, injuring about two dozen people in Missouri's capital city and killing least three others elsewhere in the state
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In this Tuesday, May 21, 2019 photo, Ron Johnson, NASA's project manager for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management, points to an image detailing airspace elevations in downtown Reno. Nev., where NASA conducted the first drone tests of their kind in an urban setting. A series of simulations are testing the emerging technology that someday will be used to manage travel of hundreds of thousands of commercial, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) delivering packages.  (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)
NASA's first-of-kind tests look to manage drones in citiesNASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator's line of sight
The Associated Press13 hours ago
In this aerial image, homes are inundated with flood waters from the Arkansas River near South 145th West Ave near Highway 51 on Thursday, May 23, 2019, in Sand Springs, Okla. Storms and torrential rains have ravaged the Midwest, from Texas through Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Illinois, in the past few days. (Tom Gilbert/Tulsa World via AP)
Fourth day of nasty storms ravages central USNasty weather persisted for a fourth day in parts of the central U.S.
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