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GOP health plan for pre-existing conditions spawns worries

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 06:40:29 GMT2017-04-29T06:40:29Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- From cancer to addiction, doctors and patient groups are warning that the latest Republican health care bill would gut hard-won protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions. Some GOP moderates who may seal the legislation's fate are echoing those concerns....

Congress settles for stopgap to avoid government shutdown

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 00:25:29 GMT2017-04-29T00:25:29Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress took the easy way out to keep the government open on the eve of Donald Trump's 100th day in office, passing a weeklong stopgap spending bill Friday that amounted to more of a defeat for the president than a victory....

The Latest: Trump signs spending bill that prevents shutdown

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 00:23:16 GMT2017-04-29T00:23:16Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on efforts in Congress to repeal the health care law and agree on a spending bill to keep the government open (all times local):...

Personal tragedy shaped congressman's effort on health care

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:11:59 GMT2017-04-28T22:11:59Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- New Jersey Rep. Tom MacArthur has experienced personal tragedy and understands the need for health insurance....

Some want charges for parents in genital cutting cases

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:00:39 GMT2017-04-28T22:00:39Z

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Lawmakers in Minnesota and Texas are pushing to crack down on parents involved with genital cutting after an indictment against a Detroit-area doctor accused of performing the procedure on two young Minnesota girls highlighted the little-known practice....