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Research on children's health risks jeopardized by EPA funding

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Long-running research projects credited with pivotal discoveries about the harm that pesticides, air pollution and other hazards pose to children are in jeopardy or...Read more

Harris' bill seeks to address racial bias in maternal care

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U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris is offering a new bill to address racial disparities in maternal health care, one of several plans by 2020 presidential candidates on the issue.Read more

Alabama House approves 'born alive' abortion bill

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Doctors would face prison sentences if they fail to treat babies "born alive" after an attempted abortion, under a bill approved Tuesday night by the Alabama House of...Read more

Indiana pro-choice supporters protest Alabama abortion law

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People gathered on the south steps of the Indiana Statehouse Tuesday to express their opinion of Alabama's recently passed abortion law.Read more

Alabama Public Television won't run 'Arthur' gay wedding

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Alabama Public Television has chosen not to air an episode of the PBS children's show "Arthur" because it included a same-sex wedding.Read more


'Medicare for All's' rich benefits 'leapfrog' other nations

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The "Medicare for All" plan advocated by leading 2020 Democrats appears more lavish than what's offered in other advanced countries, compounding the cost but also...Read more

Federal judge orders President Trump's financial records to be turned over to Congress

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A federal judge in Washington ruled Monday against President Donald Trump in a financial records dispute with Congress.Read more

HOWEY: A prayer in Sen. Lugar’s wake

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On a gloriously warm and sunny afternoon, the people of Indiana and the family handed Richard Green Lugar to his maker and into the pantheon of Senate statesmen.Read more

Amid #MeToo, states debate teaching consent to kids

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Central to the conversation is whether schools should expand curriculums to help kids understand consent — a concept often defined differently from state to state.Read more

Trump warns Iran not to threaten U.S. or it will face 'end'

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President Trump warned Iran early on Monday not to threaten the United States again or it'll face its "official end," shortly after a rocket landed near the U.S. Embassy...Read more

Buttigieg likens Trump's tweets to 'grotesque things'

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He said Democrats need to talk less about Trump and more about what they'll do for the American people.Read more

Trump says if Iran wants to fight: ‘That will be the official end of Iran’

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The President threat, which was posted to Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East.Read more