The Latest: Senate blocks proposal to repeal ‘Obamacare’

The Latest on the effort by congressional Republicans to pass a health care bill (all times local): 10 p.m. The Senate has blocked a wide-ranging proposal by Republicans to repeal much of former President Barack Obama's health care law and replace it with a more restrictive plan. Senators voted 57
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Senate opens ‘Obamacare’ debate at last but outcome in doubt

Prodded by President Donald Trump, a bitterly divided Senate voted at last Tuesday to move forward with the Republicans' long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare." There was high drama as Sen. John McCain returned to the Capitol for the first time after being diagnosed with brain
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The Latest: Capitol Police arrest 95 in demonstrations

The Latest on the effort by congressional Republicans to pass a health care bill (all times local): 7 p.m. U.S. Capitol Police say they arrested nearly 100 people during protests over legislation that would roll back much of former President Barack Obama's health care law. Police spokeswoman Eva M
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Charlie Gard’s parents ask court to let him die at home

Charlie Gard's parents know their treasured son is about to die. They have one final wish — to take him home, put him to bed and kiss him goodbye. The mother of the critically ill baby at the center of an international medical and legal battle returned to London's High Court on Tuesday, asking a
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All but one of 111 former NFL players had brain injury in study

“Football is not a contact sport, it’s a collision sport.” These words, spoken by legendary football coach Vince Lombardi, have taken on new meaning in the last decade after several recent studies have revealed a link between the repeated collisions for which the game is known and a progress
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Trump to rally in Ohio as residents worry about health care

President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit Ohio on Tuesday as the U.S. Senate will vote on whether to open debate on legislation to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law. Ohioans have mixed feelings about Republicans' efforts. Some who rely on government assistance s
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Abortion opponents let Kentucky clinic buffer zone stand

Abortion opponents have agreed to a federal restraining order that keeps them from gathering on a patch of sidewalk outside the only clinic still performing abortions in Kentucky. Last week, a federal judge established a buffer zone to prevent protesters from assembling in front of Louisville's EM
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Trump says upcoming health vote is GOP’s chance to keep vow

A peeved President Donald Trump browbeat Republican opponents of his party's reeling health care bill Monday, asserting that his predecessor's signature overhaul has meant "death" and saying the Senate's planned faceoff vote is their chance to keep their pledge to repeal it. Senate Majority Leader
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Family of brain-dead California girl fights to reverse death

More than three years after a coroner declared a teenage girl dead, a Northern California judge is expected to soon decide whether to revoke her death certificate. In court documents filed last month supporting the family's lawsuit to have the death certificate revoked, retired neurologist Dr. Ala
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Spending money to save time may increase life satisfaction: Study

Money can’t buy love, but who says it can’t buy happiness? Spending money on time-saving services may result in greater life satisfaction, according to a new study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. An international team of researchers surveyed more than 6
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