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It's getting awkward in the Senate, where members go out of their way to avoid directly chastising each other. The low-simmering annoyance with Sanders for staying in the contest is palpable.
June 8, 2016
A simplified form should make it easier for doctors to treat seriously ill patients with experimental drugs after other options run out. But that's not the only obstacle to compassionate use.
June 8, 2016
A simplified form should make it easier for doctors to treat seriously ill patients with experimental drugs after other options run out. But that's not the only obstacle to compassionate use.
June 8, 2016
North Carolina Rep. Renee Ellmers is the first Republican incumbent to lose a primary this year, the victim of heavy conservative spending against her and a new congressional map.
June 7, 2016
An octogenarian delivers a face-melting version of a song that's been a hallmark of pro wrestling and action movies.
June 7, 2016
Six states are voting in the last major primary contest of 2016: New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and California.
June 7, 2016
The likely GOP standard-bearer has accused the judge of bias in the Trump University fraud case because of his Mexican ancestry. But he's widely respected and took on a drug cartel under death threat.
June 7, 2016
The police findings stand in stark contrast to the thinking of many observers, who had speculated Aubrey McClendon, 56, had ended his own life rather than face the federal charge against him.
June 7, 2016
Lawmakers unanimously approve a measure hiking the hourly minimum wage to $15, pending ratification. The District joins a growing number of cities and states raising pay for some lower-wage workers.
June 7, 2016
Beyonce got $50 million to push Pepsi. Justin Timberlake: $6 million in a deal with McDonald's. A study describes the lucrative deals celebs popular with teens and young adults inked to sell food.
June 7, 2016
Although Syngenta is a Swiss company, it does more than a quarter of its business in the U.S. So the U.S. government is reviewing whether the sale will be a threat to national security.
June 7, 2016
At the end of a two-day meeting, U.S. and Chinese officials agreed to work on reducing the world's steel glut. But U.S. companies and workers said they were skeptical that China will really act.
June 7, 2016
Latinos who have recently arrived in the U.S. often have a hard time getting access to health care, including mental health care. Several universities are enlisting graduate students to help.
June 7, 2016
The new exhibit features Western icons alongside perpetrators of recent terrorist attacks. The controversial idea is to understand what drives people to give their life for a cause.
June 7, 2016
The Student Organic Farm at Iowa State sends out CSA boxes to the local community — and of course, it gives students a chance to enjoy the (fresh, organic) fruits of their own labor.
June 7, 2016
One hundred years ago, Brandeis became the first Jewish justice on the Supreme Court. Author Jeffrey Rosen says that Brandeis was also the most far-seeing progressive justice of the 20th century.
June 7, 2016
Most genetic studies only look at people of European descent. But black and Hispanic children are far more likely to die of asthma, and genetic differences may help explain why.
June 7, 2016
Donald Trump is unlikely to change course, according to a senior campaign source. The presumptive GOP nominee urged allies to keep pressure on Gonzalo Curiel and the press in a conference call Monday.
June 7, 2016
How will 19-year-old Amina Ali Nkeki remake her life? The experiences of former captives suggest what might help — and what will not.
June 7, 2016
The three-day auction of more than 2,000 items started Tuesday in London. The soccer star says he will donate a portion of the proceeds to a children's hospital in Brazil.
June 7, 2016

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