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Ther repeal "Obamacare" would impact the expansion of the Medicaid program.
GOP blame-game begins after Senate sinks health care driveGOP finger-pointing has begun after the Senate's startling defeat of a bill aimed at moving toward the party's goal of repealing the Obama health care law
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Dutch fund for women's sexual health tops $300 millionThe Dutch government says a campaign to raise funds for access to birth control, abortion and women's sexual health programs in developing nations has so far raised more than 260 million euros ($305 million)
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Italy approves hotly contested vaccine programItaly's parliament has given final approval to a new program making a slate of childhood vaccinations mandatory for school children up to age 16
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Gas storage deemed safe after blowout but challenge loomsThe fight over reopening a massive gas storage facility that has been crippled since a major blowout is heading to court
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Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. is surrounded by reporters as he arrives at the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 27, 2017, as the Republican majority in Congress remains stymied by their inability to fulfill their political promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare."  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
GOP dealt stiff blow in Senate's bid to repeal 'Obamacare'Senate rejects measure to repeal parts of Obama health law, dealing serious blow to GOP agenda
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New Zealand warns against synthetic marijuana after 9 deathsNew Zealand officials were urging people to stop smoking synthetic marijuana after finding nine people had died after using the drug this month in the nation's largest city
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. heads to the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 27, 2017, as the Republican majority in Congress remains stymied by their inability to fulfill their political promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare" because of opposition and wavering within the GOP ranks. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
The Latest: Health care amendment defeated in Senate voteThe Senate has rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama's health law, dealing a serious blow to President Donald Trump and the GOP agenda
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2014 file photo, Kaci Hickox comes out of her house to speak to reporters in Fort Kent, Maine. New Jersey agreed to put in place new rules regarding quarantines after Hickox, who was quarantined in 2014 after working in Sierra Leone during the deadly Ebola outbreak, filed a lawsuit against the state, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey. In addition to procedural protections, the changes will ensure that a person is quarantined only when it’s medically necessary, under the settlement, which was announced Thursday, July 27, 2017, by the ACLU and private attorneys for Hickox.  (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
New Jersey agrees to new quarantine rules to end Ebola suitNew Jersey has agreed to put in place new rules regarding quarantines after a nurse who was quarantined in 2014 after working in Sierra Leone during the deadly Ebola outbreak filed a lawsuit against the state
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FILE- In this June 19, 2017 file photo, former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO, Martin Shkreli, center, arrives at Brooklyn federal court in New York with members of his legal team. Jurors heard testimony from the government's last witness on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, a day after Shkreli's lawyer told the court his client won't take the witness stand during his securities fraud trial. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Prosecutor: Martin Shkreli repeatedly lied to investorsA jury is set to hear closing arguments at the securities fraud trial of former biotech CEO and social media provocateur Martin Shkreli
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In US first, scientists edit genes of human embryosFor the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos
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Connie Yates, mother of critically ill baby Charlie Gard arrives at the Royal Court of Justice in London, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. A British judge is set to rule on where Charlie Gard, a baby with a rare genetic disease, will spend the last days of his life. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
UK judge OKs plan for ill baby Charlie to go to a hospiceA British judge has ordered that critically ill infant Charlie Gard should be moved from a hospital to a hospice, where he will "inevitably" die within a short time
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Anthony Lake, executive director of UNICEF, speaks during an interview in Amman, Jordan on Thursday, July, 27, 2017 about his recent tour of war-torn Yemen. He said a global effort to try to slow the spread of cholera in Yemen is "a race between us, and the rains and the continuing destruction and the fighting." (AP Photo/Sam McNeil)
AP Interview: Yemen factions said to have pledged easing aidAP Interview: UN child welfare agency chief says Yemen's warring sides promise to clear obstacles to aid delivery
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