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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Live from Aspen!

With President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress stymied in their efforts to change the nation’s health care system, individual states are wrangling with public ire over price and coverage. Two guests this week, Democratic Govs. John Hickenlooper of Colorado and Steve Bullock of Montana,...


Business

From boat makers to farmers, US-led tariff war inflicts pain

Whiskey Tariffs Kentucky Governor

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Florida boat builder absorbs $4 million in lost business and expects more pain. An Ohio pork producer is losing access to a vital export market and fears the damage will last years. A motorcycle shop near Cologne, Germany, wonders if it even has a future. A brawl that the United...


Government

Latino teens who alleged abuse at center no longer in US

Immigration Abuse Claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for immigrant children who say they were cuffed and beaten by staff inside a Virginia detention facility said Friday they plan to press forward with a federal civil-rights lawsuit, even though two of the teens involved in the case are no longer in the United States....


Government

The Latest: Pentagon seeking space for adult migrants

Immigration Seperating Families-7

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on immigration legislation (all times local): 5 p.m. The Pentagon says it is searching nationwide for space on military installations that could be used to house adult migrants who have tried to cross the U.S. border illegally. In a brief statement, spokesman Lt. Col....


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The Latest: Lawyer pressing forward on Va. abuse claims

Immigration Abuse Claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a Virginia juvenile detention facility where immigrant teens claimed they were abused (all times local): 4:40 p.m. A lawyer for immigrant children who say they were cuffed and beaten by the staff inside a Virginia detention facility says they plan to press forward...


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House approves bill expanding treatment for opioid abuse

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has overwhelmingly approved legislation designed to give health care providers more tools to stem an opioid crisis that is killing more than 115 people in the United States daily. The legislation passed Friday by a vote of 396-14. It incorporates dozens of opioid-related...


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Trump picks Navy veteran as top counterterrorism official

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is nominating a Navy special operations veteran to be the nation’s top counterterrorism official. Trump announced Friday that he’s picked Joseph Maguire to lead the National Counterterrorism Center. Since 2013, Maguire has been president and chief executive...


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Supreme Court upholds Virginia man's gun conviction

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is upholding a Virginia man’s conviction on a gun charge. The Supreme Court issued its decision Friday. The case the court ruled on involves Michael Currier, who was charged with breaking into a home in 2012 and helping steal a safe with cash and guns. He was...


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Another US worker confirmed hurt by mystery Cuba incidents

Health Mystery Cuba

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medical tests have confirmed that one additional U.S. Embassy worker has been affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba, the State Department said, bringing the total number to 25. The new “medically confirmed” worker is one of two who were recently evacuated from Cuba after...


Business

Supreme Court says police generally need search warrant to collect information on where

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court says police generally need search warrant to collect information on where suspects used their cellphones.


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