Government

Fate of Utah event with redface Native American portrayal handed to committee

Sham Battle

Both sides say they need to take a hard look at event that puts white re-enactors in redface for a...

Government

New blow to GOP health bill: Paul opposes revised measure

Congress Health Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative Sen. Rand Paul remained opposed Monday to the Republican bill repealing the Obama health care law despite fresh revisions, darkening White House and GOP leaders’ hopes of staving off defeat in a Senate showdown this week. Top Republicans had amended their measure...


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Trump replaces 90-day ban with new travel restrictions

Trump Travel Ban

President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation imposing strict new restrictions on travelers from a handful of countries, including five that were covered by his expiring travel ban. Administration officials say the new measures are required to keep the nation safe.


Government

Trump hangs on to feud with NFL, revives issue with tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is indulging in his favorite kind of drama — personal, aggressive, culturally volatile and entirely of his own making. And his feud with the NFL shows no signs of abating, with the president tweeting early Monday morning: “The issue of kneeling has nothing...


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Medicaid Has A Bull’s-Eye On Its Back, Which Means No One Is Entirely Safe

When high levels of lead were discovered in the public water system in Flint, Mich., in 2015, Medicaid stepped in to help thousands of children get tested for poisoning and receive care. When disabled children need to get to doctors’ appointments — either across town or hundreds of miles away —...


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The Latest: Trump revised travel ban angers Venezuela

Trump Travel Ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s travel ban (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (nee-koh-LAHS’ mah-DOO‘-roh) says the Trump administration’s decision to include Venezuelan officials on a travel ban is a form of “political and psychological...


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Spokesman says GOP Sen. Rand Paul opposes party's health care bill despite revisions,

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spokesman says GOP Sen. Rand Paul opposes party’s health care bill despite revisions, latest blow to Republican hopes.


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Studying 1 million people to end cookie-cutter health care

Genetic Frontiers Million Person Study

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments and lifestyles interact — and to finally customize ways to prevent and treat disease. Why does one...


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Everyone Says We Must Control Exorbitant Drug Prices. So, Why Don’t We?

Of all the promises President Donald Trump made for the early part of his term, controlling stinging drug prices might have seemed the easiest to achieve. An angry public overwhelmingly wants change in an easily vilified industry. Big pharma’s recent publicity nightmare included thousand-percent...


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Contractors accuse Iraq of shake downs to force tax payments

US Iraq Contractors

WASHINGTON (AP) — American military contractors operating in Iraq are accusing Baghdad of employing strong-arm tactics to make them pay exorbitant income taxes, a practice they’ve warned the Trump administration is hampering the fight against Islamic State extremists. To force payment of the taxes,...


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The Latest: Trump administration announces new travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s travel ban (all times local): 7 p.m. Travelers from eight countries will face restrictions on entry to the U.S, ranging from a total ban to more targeted restrictions, under a new proclamation signed by President Donald Trump Sunday. The new...


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