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May 02, 2017 - 9:10 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada state lawmaker and backers of a proposal to control insulin prices on Tuesday withdrew a key provision of the bill that would have made the state the first in the U.S. to mandate drugmakers refund diabetics or their insurance companies when the price of insulin...
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May 02, 2017 - 7:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans who eagerly awaited a GOP president so they could take a heavy knife to many of the regulatory requirements for banks, insurers and other financial institutions finally get their chance. The House Financial Services Committee, led by Texas Rep. Jeb Hensarling, is...
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, May 1, 2017. Spicer answered questions about the budget agreement, China and other topics. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 01, 2017 - 11:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 11:10 p.m. President Donald Trump wants legislative wins and is poised for one or two. But his recent comments on one bill raise questions about how closely he follows the details. His recent description of the health care...
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, May 1, 2017. Spicer answered questions about the budget agreement, China and other topics. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 01, 2017 - 2:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 2:20 p.m. White House press secretary Sean Spicer is tamping down expectations on passing a Republican-led health care bill through the House. Spicer says, "we're not there yet," but adds that the Trump administration is "...
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May 01, 2017 - 1:39 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors have asked a judge to reject a request by attorneys for ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez to dismiss his murder conviction. In court documents filed Monday, prosecutors argue that dismissing the conviction would reward Hernandez for his "conscious, deliberate and voluntary act"...
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In this April 18, 2017, photo, Soila Solano prepares to inject herself with insulin at her home in Las Vegas. Solano was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes six years ago. Casino owners and their employees’ unions are attempting to rein in soaring prescription drug prices in an attempt to control their own medical insurance costs. They and Democratic lawmakers backing the bill also hope it would cap what diabetics pay out of their own pockets for insulin. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 01, 2017 - 12:53 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Aiming to rein in soaring prescription drug prices, an unlikely Nevada coalition is trying to force pharmaceutical companies to disclose how they set insulin prices — and issue refunds to diabetics or their insurance companies if annual price hikes surpass inflation. Las...
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President Donald Trump gestures as he answers a question from a members of the the media after signing an Executive Order in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 28, 2017. The Executive Order directs the Interior Department to begin review of restrictive drilling policies for the outer-continental shelf. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 29, 2017 - 3:12 am
President Donald Trump's executive order seeking to find new ocean expanses in the Atlantic and the Arctic for offshore drilling isn't likely to reach its goals anytime soon, but instead will kick off a yearslong review and legal battle. Trump signed the order Friday aimed at dismantling a key part...
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Police officers arrive by busses at the parliament building in Skopje, Macedonia, Friday, April 28, 2017. More than 100 people were injured Thursday evening including protestors, policemen and lawmakers, after protesters broke through a police cordon and entered Macedonian parliament to protest against the election of an ethnic Albanian Talat Xhaferi as new speaker, despite a months-long deadlock in talks to form a new government. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)
April 28, 2017 - 10:44 am
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Macedonia (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Macedonia's foreign minister is calling for demonstrators who ran riot in the country's parliament to be brought to justice, and is advocating dialogue to overcome the current crisis. Nikola...
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John Feinblatt, president of Everytown for Gun Safety, left, and Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, pose for a photograph in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
April 28, 2017 - 6:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, darling of the National Rifle Association, has custody of the Oval Office. The Republican-controlled Congress already has ditched one Obama-era rule to tighten access to guns. And an emboldened NRA has much more ambitious plans afoot for easing state and national gun...
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April 26, 2017 - 9:41 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the fight between North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper and the Republican-controlled General Assembly over legislation on administering elections and the size of the state Court of Appeals (all times local): 9:40 p.m. The North Carolina legislature has completed the...
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