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Job-coaching and other support services that enable many adults to live in the community instead of institutions will likely be curtailed if the GOP plan to shrink Medicaid becomes law.
June 14, 2017
The Vermont senator, who led a left-wing effort that nearly snagged him the Democratic presidential nomination, said the alleged shooter at a congressional baseball practice was a campaign volunteer.
June 14, 2017
As leader of Ireland's governing party, the 38-year-old son of an Indian immigrant is also the country's youngest-ever taoiseach, or prime minister.
June 14, 2017
The shooter opened fire just as the workday was getting underway, prompting chaos at the company's building. Authorities say the gunman was wearing a UPS uniform.
June 14, 2017
Scalise, a former systems engineer, served for 12 years in the Louisiana Legislature before being elected to the House. He was playing second base when he was shot in the hip on Wednesday.
June 14, 2017
Beef and poultry get labels designating humane treatment; seafood doesn't. Two fishermen want to change that. Their state-of-the-art ship makes fishing safer for crew and minimizes pain for fish.
June 14, 2017
It's one of the largest human rights class-action settlements in Australian history. The Manus Island camp, an all-male facility, has for years been blasted by rights groups for its conditions.
June 14, 2017
Given the rancor and acrimony that has defined Washington in recent years, the Congressional Baseball Game has been a welcome respite. On Wednesday, that peace and civility was shattered.
June 14, 2017
Heavy rains have overwhelmed the border region in recent days, setting a deadly amount of mud and water in motion and claiming at least 140 victims, according to disaster management officials.
June 14, 2017
Authorities are praising Capitol Police for preventing further bloodshed when a gunman opened fire at a congressional baseball practice. Two Capitol Police officers were wounded but are OK.
June 14, 2017
Law enforcement sources say James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illl., attacked a group of Republican members of Congress. President Trump says the shooter has died.
June 14, 2017
In an effort to save irreplaceable varieties from disease and other threats, plant cuttings are being "cryopreserved" — plunged into liquid nitrogen for later revival.
June 14, 2017
Nick Lyon is the highest-ranking state official to be charged in the crisis.
June 14, 2017
The shooting victims include Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana, Rep. Mo Brooks told CNN. Police in Alexandria, Va., say they have a suspect in custody.
June 14, 2017
A manhunt is underway in Putnam County, Ga. Two fugitives were on a prison bus Tuesday morning being driven to a different facility when they overpowered, disarmed and killed two guards.
June 14, 2017
Summer is a time when kids claim more independence. And parents worry about keeping them out of trouble. A new generation of resources covers topics like puberty, consent and STDs.
June 14, 2017
The Pan-African flag, designed by Marcus Garvey in 1920, was intended as an expression of black liberation. It's still used around the world.
June 14, 2017
Otto Warmbier is said to have been in a coma since sometime after his sentencing in North Korea in March 2016. The American student was sentenced to a 15-year prison term after his arrest.
June 14, 2017
The Trump administration is temporarily moving immigration judges to courts near the southern border, making delays in New York worse.
June 14, 2017
Families with income that varies from month to month can find it hard to maintain enrollment in Texas' Medicaid program. The question is whether the program trims waste or creates more red tape.
June 14, 2017

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