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Trump tweets take on GOP holdouts on health legislation

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. John McCain's opposition to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace the Obama health law has dealt a likely fatal blow to the legislation - and perhaps to the Republican Party's years of promises to kill the program....
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The Latest: Trump aiming to try to sway GOP health holdouts

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the Republican push on health care (all times local):...
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Can brain disease explain Aaron Hernandez's behavior?

CHICAGO (AP) -- Former football star Aaron Hernandez' brain was riddled with damage from a degenerative brain disease linked with head blows, but that doesn't necessarily explain the troubles that plagued his young life....
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Leaders highlight early education for drug misuse prevention

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- More than 100 children in New Hampshire's largest city have witnessed an adult overdose in their home since 2016. Now, a police program that officials hope will be replicated elsewhere is working to prevent kids from meeting the same fate....
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Algae on river flowing into Lake Erie prompts warning

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Health officials in Ohio are telling children, pregnant women and people with certain medical conditions not to swim in the river that flows through Toledo because of an algae outbreak....
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AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refute

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Who's right - President Donald Trump and Sen. Bill Cassidy, or late-night host Jimmy Kimmel?...
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Republicans see political necessity in health care effort

WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's divisive and difficult, but the Republican drive to erase the Obama health care overhaul has gotten a huge boost from one of Washington's perennial incentives: Political necessity....
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The Latest: Group wants Congress to revisit Medicaid changes

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the Republican effort to end the Obama-era health overhaul and replace it with a new law (all times local):...
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Ex-official: Legionnaires' seemed tied to Flint water switch

FLINT, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan's former director of disease control testified Friday that she believed a spike in Legionnaires' disease in the Flint area was related to a switch in the city's water supply....
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Gatorade pays California $300K, settles anti-water complaint

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Just because drought-ravaged California has spent years urging residents to conserve water doesn't mean it wants people to actually stop drinking the stuff....
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Should the U.S. Olympic team withdraw from the 2018 Winter Games in South Korean due to safety concerns?

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