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Supporters of critically ill baby Charlie Gard shout and hold placards before his parents Connie Yates and Chris Gard arrived at the High Court in London, Monday, July 24, 2017. The parents of the 11-month old, who has a rare genetic condition and brain damage, are returning to court for the latest stage in their effort to seek permission to take the child to the United States for medical treatment. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Charlie Gard parents drop legal fight, agree to let him dieThe parents of critically ill British baby Charlie Gard, whose battle to get him experimental treatment stirred international sympathy and controversy, say it is time to let their son die
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HIV epidemic 'coming under control' in nation with top rateHIV epidemic 'coming under control' in country with world's highest rate, Swaziland: US
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This undated photo provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a scanning electron micrograph of multiple round bumps of the HIV-1 virus on a cell surface. In a report released on Monday, July 24, 2017, researchers said a South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for 8 1/2 years after stopping anti-HIV medicines _ more evidence that early treatment can occasionally cause a long remission that, if it lasts, would be a form of cure. (Cynthia Goldsmith/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP)
Girl's HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugsA South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for 8 1/2 years after stopping anti-HIV medicines
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In this July 20, 2017, photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. walks into the Senate Chamber at the Capitol in Washington. A brutal reality is settling over Capitol Hill: The Republican effort to repeal and replace “Obamacare,” which has consumed the first six months of the Trump administration, may never yield results. Not only that, the GOP goal of overhauling the tax code requires passing a budget that is months overdue.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Ahead of key vote, details of GOP health bill still unknownThe Senate will move forward with a vote this week on a Republican health care bill but it's not yet known whether the legislation will seek to replace President Barack Obama's health care law or simply repeal it
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A San Antonio police officer removes crime scene tape from near the area where eight people were found dead in a tractor-trailer loaded with multiple others, outside a Walmart store in stifling summer heat in what police are calling a horrific human trafficking case, Sunday, July 23, 2017, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Immigrant deaths in tractor-trailer highlight danger of heatExperts say the temperature inside a tractor-trailer where eight smuggled immigrants died and many others were left in dire health would have quickly become unbearable in the Texas heat
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Reverend Patrick Mahoney from Washington DC, foreground left, speaks to the media outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London, as he joins other Charlie Gard supporters, Sunday July 23, 2017. Protesters who want critically ill British baby Charlie Gard to receive an experimental medical treatment gathered for a rally and prayer vigil Sunday, while hospital officials say emotions are running so high in the heart-breaking case they have received death threats. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)
Baby Charlie protesters rally as hospital reports threatsProtesters who want critically ill British baby Charlie Gard to receive an experimental medical treatment rallied Sunday, while hospital officials say emotions are running so high in the heart-breaking case they have received death threats
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FILE -- In this Jan. 31, 2006 file photo former South African President Nelson Mandela smiles during his meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa. Some relatives of Mandela say a new book by a military doctor that documents Mandela's treatment before his 2013 death violates doctor-patient confidentiality. However, the now-retired doctor, Vejay Ramlakan, said in an interview broadcast over the weekend on the eNCA news channel that the Mandela family had requested that the book be written. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)
Book about Nelson Mandela's medical treatment stirs disputeSome relatives of Nelson Mandela say a new book by a former military doctor that documents the South African leader's treatment before his 2013 death violates doctor-patient confidentiality
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Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, heads to the chamber for a vote, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 20, 2017. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is spurring Republican senators to resolve internal disputes that have pushed their marquee health care bill to the brink of oblivion, a situation made more difficult for the GOP because of Sen. John McCain's jarring diagnosis of brain cancer. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Dems: Anti-abortion provisions in health bill in jeopardyDemocrats say the Senate parliamentarian has added new complications to Republican hopes for their floundering health care bill
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FILE - In this June 21, 2013, file photo, the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington. A House committee unveiled a disputed plan July 21, 2017, to allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to shift $2 billion from other programs to cover a sudden budget shortfall that could threaten medical care for thousands of patients in the coming weeks.(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
House unveils plan to fix VA's budget gap as deadline loomsA House committee has unveiled a disputed plan to allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to shift $2 billion from other programs to cover a sudden budget shortfall
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Doctors' group tells Senate to fix, not repeal 'Obamacare'The nation's largest doctors' group urged senators Friday to reject their efforts to repeal or replace the Affordable Care Act and instead begin a bipartisan effort to stabilize the insurance marketplace
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Charlie Gard's parents Connie Yates and Chris Gard arrive at the Royal Courts of Justice in London where the hearing will resume into the case of their terminally-ill baby, Friday July 21, 2017. A British court is giving the parents of 11-month-old Charlie Gard a chance to present fresh evidence that their terminally ill son should receive experimental treatment. (Lauren Hurley/PA via AP)
Baby Charlie Gard's latest brain scan is 'sad reading'The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard have been told their son's latest brain scan results make for 'sad reading.'
The Associated Press3 days ago
This undated combination of photos provided by the Journal of the American Medical Association in July 2017 shows a cancer patient with gray hair that unexpectedly turned dark while taking new immunotherapy drugs. Fourteen such cases were among 52 lung cancer patients being followed to see whether they developed bad side effects from the drugs - Keytruda, Opdivo and Tecentriq. (JAMA via AP)
No dye: Cancer patients' gray hair darkened on immune drugsCancer patients' gray hair unexpectedly turned youthfully dark in a development that has doctors scratching their heads
The Associated Press3 days ago
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