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FILE - In this March 13, 2019, file phtooHealth and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Azar says drugmakers will soon have to reveal prices of their prescription medicines in those ever-present TV ads. The Trump administration will issue final regulations on May 8 requiring drug companies to disclose list prices of medications costing more than $35 for a month’s supply. Azar tells The Associated Press if drugmakers are scared to put prices in ads that means they should lower those prices. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
May 08, 2019 - 3:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — TV pitches for prescription drugs will soon include the price, giving consumers more information upfront as they make medication choices at a time when new drugs can carry anxiety-inducing prices. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Wednesday the Trump...
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Highlands Ranch Shooting
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May 08, 2019 - 2:24 pm
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (WCBS 880/AP) — Two high school students used a least two handguns to attack the STEM School Highlands Ranch Tuesday afternoon, killing one of their classmates and injuring eight others. Douglas County sheriff's officials said 18-year-old Devon Erickson and a younger student...
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Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., sits in his chair as Attorney General William Barr does not appear before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 2, 2019. Barr, who informed the Democrat-controlled panel he will skip a scheduled hearing on special counsel Robert Mueller's report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and the Justice Department. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 08, 2019 - 8:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee is moving ahead with a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress after last-minute negotiations stalled with the Justice Department over access to the full, unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report . Barr...
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This May 4, 2019, photo shows the eagle that flew through the plate glass window into the living room of Stacy Studebaker in Kodiak, Alaska. The eagle with an 8-foot wing span did considerable damage to the home in Kodiak, Alaska, before the homeowner and a neighbor were able to coax it out of the house. (Stacy Studebaker via AP)
May 07, 2019 - 10:33 pm
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Many are familiar with uninvited guests unexpectedly crashing at the house, but an eagle took such a scenario to new heights in Kodiak. An eagle grabbed a piece of freezer-burned halibut that someone had thrown out, and apparently misjudged its climb up a cliff with the 4-...
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STEM School Highlands Ranch Shooting
AP Photo/David Zalubowski
May 07, 2019 - 9:45 pm
Authorities confirmed seven people were hurt and one person was killed in a shooting at a suburban Denver school Tuesday afternoon.
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President Donald Trump
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May 07, 2019 - 8:07 pm
A New York Times investigation reportedly uncovered some new information about President Donald Trump’s taxes.
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Trystan Andrew Terrell
Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office via AP, File
May 07, 2019 - 6:01 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a 22-year-old man on murder and other charges in the shooting attack at a North Carolina university that left two students dead and four others wounded, a prosecutor's office announced Tuesday. The Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Office said...
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A vendor bags psilocybin mushrooms at a pop-up cannabis market in Los Angeles on Monday, May 6, 2019. Voters decide this week whether Denver will become the first U.S. city to decriminalize the use of psilocybin, the psychedelic substance in "magic mushrooms." (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
May 07, 2019 - 3:22 pm
DENVER (AP) — Voters on Tuesday were deciding whether to make Denver the first U.S. city to decriminalize psilocybin — the psychoactive substance in "magic mushrooms" — and add a new chapter to the city's role in shaping wider drug policy. A citizen initiative on the ballot followed the same tack...
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Medical Marijuana
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May 07, 2019 - 12:53 pm
Thirty-three states including New York, New Jersey and Connecticut allow the legal use of marijuana for medicinal purposes but the Department of Veterans Affairs opposes efforts to allow veterans to use the drug, even in states where it is legal for everyone else.
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington, at sunset. The Justice Department’s ability to charge minors for supporting terrorist groups has been hampered by a 2018 Supreme Court decision, forcing prosecutors to hand off at least one such case to local authorities in a state without anti-terrorism laws. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
May 07, 2019 - 9:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department's ability to charge minors for supporting terrorist groups has been hampered by a 2018 Supreme Court decision, forcing prosecutors to hand off at least one such case to local authorities in a state without anti-terrorism laws. The court's decision in a case...
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