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It's been two weeks since the president signed an executive order to put "America First" on drug prices. But pharmaceutical companies aren't ready to negotiate.
Aug. 7, 2020
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The investigation into the massive blast continues, a Lebanese judge says. The explosion has been traced to an estimated 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate stored in a warehouse.
Aug. 7, 2020
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The coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on Sweden's economy. Despite the country's relaxed response to the virus, its gross domestic product recorded the largest quarterly drop in modern history.
Aug. 6, 2020
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Gov. Ron DeSantis says the portal was designed to frustrate users, "so people just say, oh, the hell with it, I'm not going to do that." Florida has been among the slowest states to process claims.
Aug. 6, 2020
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Defense Secretary Mark Esper and his Chinese counterpart lectured one another in a 90-minute call as the highest level U.S. delegation in four decades plans a provocative visit to Taiwan.
Aug. 6, 2020
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Moderna, one of the leading horses in the coronavirus vaccine race, has already made deals at between $32 and $37 a dose for some foreign countries. The U.S. price is expected to be lower.
Aug. 6, 2020
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The judges reject an attempt by the government to get a retrial in the case stemming from an armed standoff on public land near Bundy's ranch.
Aug. 6, 2020
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Tens of thousands of migrants, including asylum-seekers and unaccompanied children, have been turned away at the border since March. Now the administration wants to restrict asylum permanently.
Aug. 6, 2020
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The department cited regional changes in the coronavirus pandemic, including significant improvements in some areas and declines in public health in others.
Aug. 6, 2020
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New York's attorney general announced civil action to dissolve the National Rifle Association after an investigation found millions of dollars in alleged fraud by CEO Wayne LaPierre and others.
Aug. 6, 2020
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Adjuvants play a crucial role in many vaccines' effectiveness. Some scientists say there needs to be more research into developing a wider variety of adjuvants because of how important they are.
Aug. 6, 2020
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Obama describes having trouble sleeping and periods throughout the pandemic in which she has felt down: "Spiritually, these are not ... fulfilling times."
Aug. 6, 2020
Hamill, who died Aug. 5, was a columnist and editor at the New York Post and the New York Daily News, covering wars, crime and the people of NYC's boroughs. Originally broadcast in '94, '08 and '11.
Aug. 6, 2020
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DeWine was tested on Thursday as part of a protocol to meet with President Trump. He's the second governor known to have tested positive for the virus.
Aug. 6, 2020
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"We've never forecast up to 25 storms," says a NOAA expert. The expected spate of storms in 2020 could force meteorologists to resort to using the Greek alphabet to name storms later this year.
Aug. 6, 2020

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