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From left, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas., and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., speaks to members of the media outside of the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 19, 2017, following a luncheon with President Donald Trump and other GOP leadership. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
July 20, 2017 - 4:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vulnerable House Republicans stood defiant about their support for an unpopular bill to repeal Obamacare as the effort languished in the Senate, leaving them to face angry voters with, perhaps, nothing to show for it. "I have no regrets. I am doing what I can as a member of...
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From left, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas., and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., speaks to members of the media outside of the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 19, 2017, following a luncheon with President Donald Trump and other GOP leadership. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
July 20, 2017 - 3:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican senators are hunkering down in an eleventh-hour attempt to prevent their own divisions from pushing their health care bill to oblivion. Around two dozen of them met for nearly three hours late Wednesday to try resolving their differences over repealing and replacing...
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From left, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas., and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., speaks to members of the media outside of the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 19, 2017, following a luncheon with President Donald Trump and other GOP leadership. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
July 19, 2017 - 11:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lecturing fellow Republicans, President Donald Trump summoned GOP senators to the White House Wednesday and told them face-to-face they must not leave town for their August recess without sending him an "Obamacare" repeal bill to sign. Senators responded by vowing to revive...
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President Donald Trump stops to greet Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, left, and Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis. at a luncheon with GOP leadership, Wednesday, July 19, 2017, in the State Dinning Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 19, 2017 - 2:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lecturing fellow Republicans, President Donald Trump summoned GOP senators to the White House Wednesday and told them face-to-face they must not leave town for their August recess without sending him an "Obamacare" repeal bill to sign. "I'm ready to act," Trump said, putting the...
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In this July 14 2017 photo, Jonathan Nickell checks his iPad while waiting for his wife to have surgery at the St. Joseph Mount Sterling hospital in Mount Sterling, Ky. Nickell said rural hospitals are essential to their community. Many rural hospitals have struggled financially because they serve large populations of poor people who don't have insurance. (AP Photo/Adam Beam)
July 19, 2017 - 2:54 pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kathy Holbrook was at home one night last year when she started having chest pains, so the 63-year-old former office manager drove to a hospital near her home in the eastern Kentucky mountains. "I am a Christian lady, so I believe in the power of prayer and I was just praying...
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In this July 26, 2016, photo taken by Zoe Chandra, Alison Chandra and her son, Ethan, 3, both of Middlesex, N.J., pose for a photo in Middlesex. Ethan suffers from heterotaxy syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that causes organs to form incorrectly or in the wrong place. Their story drew attention in June 2017 when Chandra shared a photo of a hospital bill for Ethan's latest heart surgery. The charges added up to more than $230,000 but Chandra owed only $500 after insurance. (Zoe Chandra via AP)
July 19, 2017 - 3:53 am
DENVER (AP) — One American was able to afford her toddler's latest heart operation. Another had the means to go back to college to pursue her dreams. They and thousands of others were able to do so as beneficiaries of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. And while Republicans in Congress...
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In this photo taken July 12, 2017, Cynthia Guzman walks through a garden outside her home in Napa, Calif. Guzman underwent a special kind of PET scan that can detect a hallmark of Alzheimer’s and learned she didn’t have that disease as doctors originally thought, but a different form of dementia. New research suggests those scans may lead to changes in care for people with memory problems that are hard to diagnose. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
July 19, 2017 - 3:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Does it really take an expensive brain scan to diagnose Alzheimer's? Not everybody needs one but new research suggests that for a surprising number of patients whose memory problems are hard to pin down, PET scans may lead to changes in treatment. The findings, reported Wednesday...
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In this photo taken July 12, 2017, Cynthia Guzman walks through a garden outside her home in Napa, Calif. Guzman underwent a special kind of PET scan that can detect a hallmark of Alzheimer’s and learned she didn’t have that disease as doctors originally thought, but a different form of dementia. New research suggests those scans may lead to changes in care for people with memory problems that are hard to diagnose. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
July 19, 2017 - 3:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Does it really take an expensive brain scan to diagnose Alzheimer's? Not everybody needs one but new research suggests PET scans may lead to treatment changes for a surprising number of patients whose memory problems are hard to pin down. Wednesday's findings mark a first peek at...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, file photo, shows Johnson & Johnson Band-Aid brand bandages in Surfside, Fla. Johnson & Johnson reports financial earnings Tuesday, July 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
July 18, 2017 - 1:26 pm
With a number of acquisitions and new product approvals, Johnson & Johnson looked beyond a dip in second-quarter profit and raised its outlook for the year. The health care products giant expects sales and profit growth to accelerate this year, with momentum carrying over into 2018. The company...
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President Donald Trump points to a member of the audience before being introduced during a "Made in America," product showcase featuring items created in each of the U.S. 50 states, at the White House, Monday, July 17, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 18, 2017 - 9:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Obama health law (all times local): 7:45 a.m. President Donald Trump is blasting Democrats and "a few Republicans" over the failure of the Republican effort to write a new health care law. "We will return," Trump...
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