GOP Congressman Ready To Duel Over Health Care Bill, But Not With Women

A Republican congressman did not throw away his shot when he called out his Senate counterparts for their lack of “courage” in the ongoing failure to pass health care legislation.In a local radio interview last Friday, Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) took particular issue with the GOP women
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Louisiana Woman Found Dead In Burned Home Was Shot, Autopsy Finds

Authorities in Louisiana are investigating the possible murder of a retired teacher who was initially thought to have died from a house fire. While investigators in St. Tammany Parish believed Nanette Krentel perished in a blaze that destroyed her Lacombe home earlier this month, the coroner’s of
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New York Times Doesn’t Get Its Apology From ‘Fox & Friends’ Over ISIS Segment

On Monday’s “Fox & Friends,” co-host Steve Doocy briefly addressed a weekend segment of the show that The New York Times had called “malicious and inaccurate,” but he didn’t issue the on-air apology sought by the newspaper.The Times’ unusual request for a public apology from Fox Ne
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Thousands Of Nuns Sign A Blistering Letter To Senate Republicans On Health Care

More than 7,000 Catholic sisters have signed a letter urging senators to “cast a life-affirming ‘no’ vote” on the Republican health care bill proposed in the Senate, calling it “the most harmful legislation to American families in our lifetime.”The letter ― published on Monday and de
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Why More Americans Are Getting Paid Sick Days

The number of Americans with access to paid sick days increased dramatically in the past two years, the direct result of new laws mandating the benefit passed mostly by Democratic-controlled state and local governments on the West Coast and in the Northeast.Sixty-eight percent of employees in the pr
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90 Percent Of U.S. Men Have This Problematic Health Condition

Abdominal adiposity ― or, as it’s sometimes called, sporting a beer belly ― has become a global pandemic, according to a paper published this week in the journal Frontiers in Public Health.In some developed countries ― including Iceland, New Zealand and the United States ― up to 90 percen
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Bridal Shop Under Fire (Again) For Turning Away A Lesbian Couple

A Pennsylvania bridal salon that caused a stir in 2014 after turning away a lesbian couple is, once again, feeling the heat over its owners’ opposition to same-sex marriage. Shannon Kennedy and Julie Ann Samanas visited W.W. Bridal Boutique in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, to look for wedding attire
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Charlie Gard parents drop legal fight, agree to let him die

The parents of Charlie Gard, whose battle to get their critically ill baby experimental treatment stirred international sympathy and controversy, dropped their legal effort Monday, saying tearfully that it was time to let their son die. At an emotional court hearing, a lawyer for the baby's parent
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Kushner Speaks After Closed-Door Questioning In Russia Probe

WASHINGTON ― Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, on Monday defended his meetings with Russian officials as “proper” and “a normal course of events of a very unique campaign,” claiming that he had been “fully transparent.”Kushner made a brief statem
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Major uptick in poison control center calls over dietary supplements, study finds

A new study found calls to poison control centers in the U.S. due to exposures to dietary supplements rose by nearly 50 percent between 2005 and 2012, and that a majority of those calls involved children being exposed to supplements. The report, published Friday in the Journal of Medical Toxicolog
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