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Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 08:45 PM EDT

Judge Orders Government to Allow Abortion for Immigrant Teen

Judge Orders Government to Allow Abortion for Immigrant Teen

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the government to allow a pregnant 17-year-old immigrant, who was detained after entering the country illegally, to undergo an abortion. After a brief hearing that included...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 09:12 AM EDT

Ultra-Personal Therapy: Gene Tumor Boards Guide Cancer Care

Ultra-Personal Therapy: Gene Tumor Boards Guide Cancer Care

Doctors were just guessing a decade ago when they gave Alison Cairnes' husband a new drug they hoped would shrink his lung tumors. Now she takes it too, but the choice was no guesswork. Sophisticated gene tests...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 08:15 PM EDT

Senators Push Health Deal as Trump Keeps Distance

Senators Push Health Deal as Trump Keeps Distance

The authors of a bipartisan plan to calm health insurance markets said Wednesday they'll push the proposal forward, even as President Donald Trump's stance ricocheted from supportive to disdainful to arm's-leng...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 12:20 AM EDT

Race Against Time With Usher Syndrome

Race Against Time With Usher Syndrome

Usher Syndrome is a cruel disease that robs you of your hearing and your sight. A brother and sister in Newton, Massachusetts, both have it, and her family is working to help find a cure.

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 07:53 PM EDT

Senators Reach Deal on Resuming Payments to Health Insurers

Senators Reach Deal on Resuming Payments to Health Insurers

Republican and Democratic senators joined in announcing a plan Tuesday aimed at stabilizing America's health insurance markets in the wake of President Donald Trump's order to terminate "Obamacare" subsidies....

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 09:36 AM EDT

Trump's Drug Czar Nominee Withdraws After Critical Reports

Trump's Drug Czar Nominee Withdraws After Critical Reports

President Donald Trump's nominee to be the nation's drug czar withdrew his name from consideration, Trump said Tuesday, following reports that the lawmaker played a key role in passing a bill weakening...

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 05:30 PM EDT

Trump and McConnell Say GOP Is 'Very Unified' After Meeting

Trump and McConnell Say GOP Is 'Very Unified' After Meeting

Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell reaffirmed their alliance of necessity Monday in a raucous Rose Garden news conference that also underscored their sharp differences. The garrulous president claimed they were...

Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 at 04:15 AM EDT

Key Questions and Answers About Trump's Health Care Move

Key Questions and Answers About Trump's Health Care Move

President Donald Trump's move to stop paying a major "Obamacare" subsidy will raise costs for many consumers who buy their own health insurance, and make an already complicated system more challenging for...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 05:02 PM EDT

3 Family Members Hospitalized for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

3 Family Members Hospitalized for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Three people were hospitalized Friday after an apparent carbon monoxide leak in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 03:48 PM EDT

Paul Ryan Visits Puerto Rico as Trump Offers Support

Paul Ryan Visits Puerto Rico as Trump Offers Support

House Speaker Paul Ryan is traveling to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico Friday as President Donald Trump assured residents that he "will always be with them." Ryan and other members of a congressional delegation...

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