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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2012 file photo, Noreen Fraser arrives at Variety Power of Comedy at Avalon Hollywood in Los Angeles. The family of Noreen Fraser, a TV producer and co-founder of Stand Up to Cancer, says she has died at age 63. Fraser's family said she died Monday< March 27, 2017, at her Los Angeles home of metastatic breast cancer. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
March 29, 2017 - 22:03 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Noreen Fraser, a TV producer whose own cancer diagnosis turned her into an activist against the disease, has died. She was 63. Fraser died Monday at her Los Angeles home of metastatic breast cancer, her family said. She joined forces with other prominent women, including Katie...
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FILE - In this March 17, 2017 file photo, Canyon Mansfield, 14, holds the collar of his dog, Casey, who was killed March 16 by a cyanide-ejecting device placed on public land near his Pocatello, Idaho, home, by federal workers to kill coyotes. Environmental groups have petitioned the U.S. Agriculture Department to ban its use of the device, known as an M-44, after one went off near Canyon and his dog earlier this month, injuring him and killing the dog. The petition filed late Tuesday, March 28, 2017 by the Western Watersheds Project and other groups starts a formal process to prevent the department from using the devices across Idaho and mandate existing device removal. (Jordon Beesley/Idaho State Journal via AP, File)
March 29, 2017 - 18:03 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Environmental groups have petitioned the U.S. Agriculture Department to ban its use of cyanide-ejecting devices aimed at killing coyotes after one went off near a boy and his dog earlier this month, killing the dog. The petition filed late Tuesday by the Western Watersheds...
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President Donald Trump listens in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Sixty-two percent of Americans turned thumbs down on Trump’s handling of health care during the initial weeks of his presidency, according to a poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. It was his worst rating among seven issues the poll tested, which included the economy, foreign policy and immigration. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 29, 2017 - 14:03 pm
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. Sixty-two percent of Americans turned thumbs down on Trump's handling...
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Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, a doctor and former congressman, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 29, 2017, before a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing to outline the Trump Administration's proposals to trim the HHS budget. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 29, 2017 - 14:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's top health official got strong pushback Wednesday from lawmakers of both parties about deep cuts the White House is pressing in medical research, public health and social service programs. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price also dodged repeated...
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Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, a doctor and former congressman, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 29, 2017, before a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing to outline the Trump Administration's proposals to trim the HHS budget. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 29, 2017 - 13:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price is getting strong pushback from lawmakers of both parties over the White House's proposed cuts in medical research, public health and social service programs. Price also dodged repeated attempts Wednesday by Democrats to flush out the...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., joined by Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., rear, speaks with reporters following a closed-door strategy session, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 28, 2017 - 22:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans and White House officials sounded ready to abandon efforts to repeal and replace the nation's health care law, at least for now, even as House Republicans — and the president himself — insisted Tuesday they were not ready to give up. The intraparty dispute came...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., joined by Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., rear, speaks with reporters following a closed-door strategy session, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 28, 2017 - 16:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans and the White House sounded ready to abandon efforts to repeal and replace the nation's health care law, at least for now, even as House Republicans insisted on Tuesday they were not ready to give up on their years-long quest. The intraparty dispute came in the...
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This image provided by Sanofi shows a box containing two single-dose pre-filled syringes of the drug Dupixent. On Tuesday, March 28, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration approved Dupixent for moderate or severe eczema, which causes red, fiercely itchy rashes on the face, arms and legs. (Rodrigo Cid/Sanofi via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 13:03 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators have approved the first powerful, injected medicine to treat serious cases of the skin condition eczema. The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Dupixent for moderate or severe eczema, which causes red, fiercely itchy rashes on the face, arms and...
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March 28, 2017 - 12:03 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators have approved the first powerful, injected medicine to treat serious cases of the skin condition eczema. The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Dupixent for moderate or severe eczema, which causes red, fiercely itchy rashes on the face, arms and...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 8, 2017, file photo, Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch speaks at a news conference in Annapolis, Md., in support of legislation to continue funding for services provided by Planned Parenthood. Democratic lawmakers in some states including Maryland are pressing ahead with efforts to protect birth control access, Planned Parenthood funding and abortion coverage in case they are jeopardized in the future. (AP Photo/Brian Witte, File)
March 28, 2017 - 02:03 am
CARSON CITY, Nevada (AP) — Even with the Republican failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law, Democratic lawmakers in some states are pressing ahead with efforts to protect birth control access, Planned Parenthood funding and abortion coverage in case they are jeopardized in the future...
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