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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, talks with his chief of staff Sharon Soderstrom, right, and communications staff director Antonia Ferrier, left, as they walk to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017. Senate Republicans unveil a revised health care bill in hopes of securing support from wavering GOP lawmakers, including one who calls the drive to whip his party's bill through the Senate this week "a little offensive." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Medicaid mission creep threatens GOP's 'Obamacare' repealMedicaid mission creep threatens GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal drive; leading Republicans disagree over cuts to health care for the poor.
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. meets with reporters following a GOP strategy session, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Senate leaders scramble to save health bill amid defectionsSenate leaders are scrambling to rescue their health care bill, in trouble after a budget report said it would leave 22 million more uninsured by 2026
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
In this Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, photo, containers of Roundup, left, a weed killer is seen on a shelf with other products for sale at a hardware store in Los Angeles. California regulators are taking a pivotal step toward requiring the popular weed killer Roundup to come with a warning label. The state's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment announced Monday, June 26, 2017, that the weed killer's main ingredient, glyphosate, will be listed in July as a chemical known to cause cancer. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
Ingredient in popular weed killer going on list as cancerousCalifornia regulators are taking a pivotal step toward requiring the popular weed killer Roundup to come with a warning label
The Associated Press9 hours 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)
Dozens of prospective jurors beg off 'Pharma Bro' caseSeveral prospective jurors have been excused from the federal securities fraud trial of an ex-pharmaceutical company executive because they claimed they couldn't be impartial
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., looks out after boarding an elevator Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017. Senate Republicans unveil a revised health care bill in hopes of securing support from wavering GOP lawmakers, including one who calls the drive to whip his party's bill through the Senate this week "a little offensive." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Budget office: Senate health bill adds 22 million uninsuredBudget office estimates the Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million more Americans uninsured in 2026
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Barry Cadden, president of the New England Compounding Center, followed by members of his legal team, arrive at the federal courthouse for sentencing Monday, June 26, 2017, in Boston. A verdict of guilty on charges of mail fraud, racketeering conspiracy and racketeering had been reached on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in the case of a fungal meningitis outbreak from tainted steroids manufactured by Cadden's pharmacy which killed dozens and sickened hundreds of people in 2012. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
Pharmacy boss blamed for meningitis outbreak gets 9 yearsThe co-founder of a Massachusetts pharmacy has been sentenced to nine years in prison in a nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people and sickened hundreds more
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli, left, arrives to federal court with his attorney Benjamin Brafman, in New York, Monday, June 26, 2017. Even with his federal securities fraud trial set to begin Monday, Shkreli has blatantly defied his attorneys' advice to lay low. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Ex-CEO's reputation precedes him, affects jury selectionSeveral potential jurors at the federal securities fraud trial of Martin "Pharma Bro" Shkreli have been excused after telling the judge they couldn't be impartial
The Associated Press19 hours ago
2 more plague cases reported in New Mexico's Santa Fe CountyNew Mexico health officials have documented two more human cases of plague in Santa Fe County
The Associated Press23 hours ago
President Donald Trump walks off of the stage following a bill signing event for the "Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017," in the East Room of the White House, in Washington, Friday, June 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
The Latest: Trump optimistic on health care; some doubtfulTrump optimistic on health care passage; but some lawmakers say it will be difficult
The Associated Press1 day ago
UN: More than 200,000 suspected cholera cases in YemenTHE UN's health agency and their children's fund say the number of suspected cases in a Cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen now exceeds 200,000, many of them children
The Associated Press2 days ago
California Assembly leader shelves single-payer health planThe leader of the state Assembly says he does not have plans to take up single-payer health care this year
The Associated Press3 days ago
Breast milk jeweler ordered to refund customers, return milkA Rhode Island company that makes jewelry from breast milk has been ordered to refund $15,000 to 114 customers and return the milk they sent
The Associated Press3 days ago
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