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Pentagon seeks base site to house 5,000 migrant children

Mar. 12, 2019 7:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Defense Department is reviewing a number of military bases to find a location that can house up to 5,000 unaccompanied migrant children as the U.S. braces for a surge of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border this spring. The Department of Health and Human Services submitted the...

Lilly to sell cheaper version of top-selling insulin Humalog

Mar. 4, 2019 2:33 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Eli Lilly is offering a half-price version of a top-selling insulin to ease the financial strain imposed on some patients, but an advocacy group says much bigger changes are needed. The drugmaker said Monday it will introduce a version of the diabetes treatment Humalog that will be...

EPA defends enforcement record, despite drop in penalties

Feb. 26, 2019 3:24 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency's enforcement chief on Tuesday defended the Trump administration's work, despite a report by her own agency showing that civil and criminal crackdowns on polluters have dropped sharply in the past two years. Assistant administrator Susan Bodine, who...

Duran says she's seeking US Rep. Diana DeGette's Denver seat

Feb. 25, 2019 3:02 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Former Colorado House Speaker Crisanta Duran is running for the U.S. House seat occupied by fellow Democrat Diana DeGette. Duran said in a statement she's running against a culture in which incumbents are "more concerned with their own re-election." DeGette is a 12-term incumbent representing...

Official who oversaw migrant kids: Separation causes trauma

Feb. 7, 2019 2:43 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Health and Human Services official responsible for helping to reunite families separated by the Trump administration said Thursday he had warned colleagues that separating children from their parents would cause lasting, serious psychological trauma. Commander Jonathan White of the...

Senate sets up showdown votes on shutdown plans

Jan. 22, 2019 9:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders on Tuesday agreed to hold votes this week on dueling proposals to reopen shuttered federal agencies, forcing a political reckoning for senators grappling with the longest shutdown in U.S. history: Side with President Donald Trump or vote to temporarily end the shutdown and...