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Rural Hospitals Struggle To Stock Expensive Drugs That Could Save Lives

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 3:35pm

A federal drug program blocks rural hospitals from getting discounts on rare-disease drugs, forcing staff to cut back on supplies of lifesaving medicines.

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Mowing In America: 11-Year-Old Entrepreneur Tackles White House Lawn

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 1:40pm

An 11-year-old Virginia boy who offered to cut the White House lawn for free got his chance Friday.

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White House Staffers May Get Legal Fund For Russia Probe — With Anonymous Donors?

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:28am

Anonymous donations to a legal defense fund, even one for White House staffers, could be a discreet way of showing loyalty to President Trump.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 10:06am

More than 12,000 troops from Russia and Belarus participate in war games, putting NATO neighbors on high alert.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 9:06am

The president teaches Chuck and Nancy the art of the meal.

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Anab Jain: Can A Glimpse Of Tomorrow, Change Our Decisions Today?

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 8:52am

It's hard to imagine how the future might look and feel. Anab Jain wants to change that. She designs prototypes of potentially grim futures to raise awareness of our choices in the present.

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Trump Administration Responds To New Ethic Concerns

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 6:36am

A number of ethical issues were raised this week including questions over the request to use a government plane. Rachel Martin talks to Walter Shaub, former head of the Office of Government Ethics.

Fox News Has Yet To Explain What What Wrong In Seth Rich Story

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:06am

Several months after Fox News retracted its expose on the death of Seth Rich, the network has done nothing to explain what went wrong.

Trump Supporters Despair Over Possible DACA Deal

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:06am

Mary Louise Kelly talks with Trump supporter Chris Buskirk about how President Trump's base would react if the president makes a deal to protect DACA recipients.

DREAMers Skeptical Of DACA Deal

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:06am

Their futures in the balance, DACA recipients react to the back and forth in Washington over a possible deal between President Trump and Democrats to extend protections for DREAMers.

California Seeks More Influence In 2020 Presidential Race

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:00am

The state legislature is considering moving up the date of the presidential primary to March from June in order to have more sway over who becomes the Democratic Party's nominee.

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President Trump Stands By Original Charlottesville Remarks

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 5:42pm

The president was heavily criticized when he said counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Va., were to blame right along with white supremacists. Now he says more people are seeing it his way.

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Conservatives Fume Over DACA Deal As Trump Tries To Mollify His Base

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 4:51pm

Radio hosts and sites like Breitbart were livid over the possibility that Trump made a deal with Democrats. But he continues to insist his border wall will still get built and he's not capitulating.

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White House That Often Talks Tough On Crime Hosts Advocates For Former Inmates

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 4:25pm

The Trump White House welcomed elected officials, faith leaders and nonprofits to discuss ways to help former inmates return to their communities and find jobs, housing and educational opportunities.

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Conservatives Express Outrage Over Trump's Reported DACA Deal With Democrats

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 3:35pm

There is anger among conservatives over reports of a deal between the president and Democratic leaders that would allow DACA recipients — brought into the U.S. illegally as children — to stay in the county and avoid deportation. Critics call it amnesty, and they are especially upset that the agreement that would also enhance border security, does not include building the border wall.

Deal Or No Deal? Confusion Swirls Over Trump's Supposed DACA Deal With Democrats

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 3:35pm

President Trump and Democratic leaders in Congress say they have reached an agreement to make DACA protections permanent, along with border security. The details of the plan are still to be negotiated, but Republicans are caught off guard.

Amid Cancer Treatment, Sen. John McCain Leads Debate On Annual Defense Bill

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 3:35pm

Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., who is undergoing treatment for brain cancer, leads the Senate floor this week on passage of the annual defense bill.

Chinese Construction Company Inks Deal To Build Trump Golf Course In Dubai

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 3:35pm

A Chinese state-owned construction company has been awarded a contract to work on the Trump golf course in Dubai. The contract was confirmed despite assurances from President Trump that he would not engage in foreign deals while he is in the White House.

Trump Visits Southwestern Florida Amid Hurricane Irma Recovery Efforts

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 3:35pm

As President Trump visits hard-hit southwestern Florida, initial assessments of the federal government's response to the disaster are positive.

Visiting Florida, Trump Praises 'Incredible' First Responders, State Officials

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:23pm

"It's a team like very few people have seen," Trump said of Florida and federal officials.

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