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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2013, file photo, the morning sun illuminates the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Sen. John McCain's opposition to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace the Obama health law has dealt a likely fatal blow to the legislation — and perhaps to the Republican Party's years of promises to kill the program. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)
Health care bill teeters, GOP adds money to woo dissidentsTop Republicans are adding money to their staggering effort to repeal the Obama health care law and say they're pushing toward a climactic Senate faceoff this week
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this Aug. 7, 2017, photo, Kenneth Parker Ulrich, left, a research technician at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, inserts a needle to collect a blood sample from Erricka Hager, a participant in the "All of Us" research program in Pittsburgh. The "All of Us" research program is run by the National Institutes of Health and plans to track the health of at least 1 million volunteers by 2019. By doing so, researchers hope to learn how to better tailor treatments and preventative care to people's genes, environments, and lifestyle. The University of Pittsburgh is running a pilot program with some of the first enrollees in the study. (AP Photo/Dake Kang)
Studying 1 million people to end cookie-cutter health careUS researchers about to recruit 1 million people to study how genes, environments and lifestyles interact, bid to end cookie-cutter care
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2017, file photo, Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during the committee's hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Cruz said he’s against the Republican bill that would erase much of President Barack Obama’s health law. If the Texas Republican sticks to that stand, GOP leaders will have little hope that their 11th-hour Senate push will survive. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Republicans make desperate bid to save health care billRepublican opposition to the last-ditch GOP health care bill is swelling to near-fatal numbers
The Associated Press6 hours ago
In this Sept. 21, 2017, photo, a sign on a door of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington. The EPA says it has recovered 517 containers of “unidentified, potentially hazardous material” from highly contaminated toxic waste sites in Texas that flooded last month during Hurricane Harvey. But the agency has not provided details about which Superfund sites the material came from, why the contaminants at issue have not been identified and whether there’s a threat to human health. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
EPA removes waste at Texas toxic sites, won't say from whereEPA says it has recovered 517 containers of "unidentified, potentially hazardous material" from highly contaminated toxic waste sites in Texas that flooded last month during Hurricane Harvey
The Associated Press1 day ago
Vice President Mike Pence, center right, accompanied by Maine Gov. Paul LePage, left, speaks to members of the media before a meeting to discuss health care and tax reform in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House Complex, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
Trump trying to turn around GOP holdouts on health billPresident Donald Trump seems unwilling to concede defeat on a bedrock GOP promise _ repealing and replacing 'Obamacare.'
The Associated Press1 day ago
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., walks to the Senate chamber for a vote, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
The Latest: Health care groups oppose GOP billThe nation's doctors, hospitals and health insurance plans are unified in their opposition to the latest Republican bill to dismantle Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 photo,  Marc Buoniconti talks during an interview in New York. Buoniconti wants to see youth football banned. A former college player who was paralyzed during a game and now a spokesman for the Miami Project, Buoniconti believes children's brains are put in jeopardy with every hit.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Marc Buoniconti tells AP it's time to ban youth footballMarc Buoniconti wants youth football banned; paralyzed ex-player tells AP game is too dangerous
The Associated Press1 day ago
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Director Nick Lyon, speaks with his wife, Wendy Lyon, before the second day of his preliminary examination on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Genesee County District Court in Flint, Mich. Lyon faces charges of involuntary manslaughter and misconduct in office for his response to the Flint Water Crisis. His court proceedings have progressed farther than those of other public officials facing criminal charges in connection to the crisis. Lyon's exam was conducted in front of Judge David J. Goggins. (Terray Sylvester /The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)
Ex-official: Legionnaires' seemed tied to Flint water switchMichigan's former director of disease control testified Friday that she believed a spike in Legionnaires' disease in the Flint area was related to a switch in the city's water supply
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this April 1, 2015 file photo, former New England Patriots NFL football player Aaron Hernandez is led into the courtroom at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., for his murder trial in the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd. Hernandez's lawyer said Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017,  the former New England Patriots tight end's brain showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy. (AP Photo/Brian Snyder, Pool, File)
Can brain disease explain Aaron Hernandez's behavior?Aaron Hernandez brain disease diagnosis raises questions about his life troubles & suicide
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this Sept. 20, 2017 photo, a catfish appears on the shoreline in the algae-filled waters at the end of 113th Street in the Point Place section of North Toledo, Ohio. Health officials in Ohio are telling children, pregnant women and people with certain medical conditions not to swim in the river that flows through Toledo because of an algae outbreak.  (Andy Morrison/The Blade via AP)
Algae on river flowing into Lake Erie prompts warningHealth officials in Ohio are telling some people not to swim in the river that flows through Toledo because of an algae outbreak
The Associated Press2 days ago
Leaders highlight early education for drug misuse preventionNew Hampshire's political and law enforcement leaders come together to promote early education to prevent substance misuse
The Associated Press2 days ago
Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., center, listens as Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., left, speaks, accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refuteAP FACT CHECK: Considering all the arguments, TV host Jimmy Kimmel's take on the Republican health care bill is harder to refute
The Associated Press2 days ago
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