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Republican foes of health care bill win praise in districts

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BUCKNER, Kentucky (AP) -- One of the House Republican rebels, Kentucky Rep. Tom Massie, wasn't just "no" on the GOP health care bill to replace Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. Massie was "hell no."...

Poll: Americans dislike GOP's, Trump's plan on health care

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Note to President Donald Trump and House Republicans: People really don't like your approach to overhauling America's health care. If you're hoping to revive the effort, you may want to try something different....

WH dispatches aide after pro-Trump groups MIA on health care

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House is so troubled by the failure of outside groups to promote the health care plan backed by President Donald Trump that a senior aide is being dispatched to rectify the situation....




FDA approves 1st drug for aggressive multiple sclerosis
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for an aggressive kind of multiple sclerosis that steadily reduces coordination and the ability to walk....

Trump, Christie pledge to combat nation's opioid addiction
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is vowing to step up efforts to combat the nation's opioid addiction crisis, and he's tapped New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to lead the fight....

Britain's young royals promote conversation on mental health
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Prince William, his wife, Kate, and his brother Prince Harry are spearheading a campaign to encourage people to talk openly about mental health issues....

Argentine Senate approves medical use of cannabis oil
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Argentina's Senate has given final legislative approval to a bill legalizing the use of cannabis oil and other marijuana derivatives for medicinal purposes, and setting up a regulatory framework for the state to prescribe and distribute them to patients....

AP SPIN METER: Was Trump joking on health care?
WASHINGTON (AP) -- To believe or not to believe? That is the question, when it comes to President Donald Trump's comments about what comes next on health care....

Dirty air from global trade kills at home and abroad
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A study that measures the human toll of air pollution from global manufacturing and trade shows how buying goods made far away can lead to premature deaths both there and close to home....

UN sends 3.5M emergency yellow fever vaccines to Brazil
LONDON (AP) -- The World Health Organization said it and partners have shipped 3.5 million doses of yellow fever vaccine to Brazil to help the country stamp out its worst outbreak in years....