• drug prices Jun 17

    Court Strikes Down Trump Rule That Drugmakers Disclose Price

    In a major legal setback for President Donald Trump on a high-profile consumer issue, a federal appeals court has ruled that his administration lacks the legal authority to force drug companies to disclose prices in their TV ads

  • alcohol Jan 14

    US Drinks More Alcohol Now Than Just Before Prohibition

    Americans are drinking more now than when Prohibition was enacted. What’s more, it’s been rising for two decades, and it’s not clear when it will fall again. That’s the picture painted by federal health statistics, which show a rise in per-person consumption and increases in emergency room visits, hospitalizations and deaths tied to drinking. The stats aren’t all bad....

  • Representative Oct 28, 2019

    Homestead Child Migrant Detention Facility Shutting Down

    The Trump administration is shutting down one of the largest U.S. facilities for child migrants that had come under intense criticism from advocates and lawmakers.

  • Donald Trump Sep 25, 2019

    Mothers Separated From Their Children at the Border Sue Trump Admin Over ‘Clear Abuse'

    After living without her mother for two months while in immigration custody last year, an eight-year-old girl from Guatemala can barely sleep at night unless her mother holds her tight. Another Guatemalan girl has recurring nightmares and often screams out for protection from people who might again separate her from her mother. The girl, 6, was taken away from her...

  • Donald Trump Jul 21, 2019

    Administration Pauses Enforcement of Abortion Restriction

    The Trump administration is giving taxpayer-funded family planning clinics more time to comply with its new rule that says they no longer can refer women for abortions. But the clinics reacted warily to the administration’s enforcement pause, and the widening rift could eventually affect basic health services for many low-income women. A notice sent Saturday night to representatives of the...

  • Illinois Jul 19, 2019

    Trump Officials Weigh Delay of Abortion Curbs, Sources Say

    The Trump administration has told federally funded family planning clinics it is considering a delay in enforcing a controversial rule that bars them from referring women for abortions. That comes after clinics had vowed defiance. Two people attending meetings this week between the Department of Health and Human Services and clinic representatives told The Associated Press that officials said the...

  • Donald Trump Jul 9, 2019

    Acusan a empleado de escuela intermedia de molestar a estudiantes

    President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, seeking to expand insurance coverage across state lines through so-called association health plans. Those health plans will not exclude workers or charge more to those in poorer health, according to the White House.

  • NBC News Jun 5, 2019

    Trump Admin Weighing Plan to House Migrant Children at Fort Benning Military Base

    The Trump administration is considering a plan to house migrant children at Fort Benning, a busy military base in Georgia, a Department of Defense spokesman told NBC News. The Department of Health and Human Services, the agency responsible for sheltering immigrant children who cross the border without their parents, is currently operating near capacity, resulting in a backlog of children...

  • NBC News Jun 5, 2019

    Trump Admin Weighing Plan to House Migrant Children at Fort Benning Military Base

    The Trump administration is considering a plan to house migrant children at Fort Benning, a busy military base in Georgia, a Department of Defense spokesman told NBC News. The Department of Health and Human Services, the agency responsible for sheltering immigrant children who cross the border without their parents, is currently operating near capacity, resulting in a backlog of children...

  • Congress Feb 23, 2019

    Trump Bars Clinic Referrals, Setting Up Abortion Obstacles

    The Trump administration on Friday set up new obstacles for women seeking abortions, barring taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from making abortion referrals. The new policy is certain to be challenged in court. The final rule released Friday by the Health and Human Services Department also would prohibit federally funded family planning clinics from being housed in the same locations as...

  • facebook Nov 2, 2018

    Apple, Amazon and Over 50 Others Oppose Trump Administration's Gender Definition Changes

    More than 50 companies representing over $2.4 trillion in annual revenue took a stand Thursday for legal protections for transgender people following a report that the Trump administration is considering limiting the definition of gender to birth anatomy....
    Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google are among the companies spanning tech, consumer products and financial services that signed a statement supporting the protections....
    The...

  • California Sep 5, 2018

    Blood-Testing Startup Theranos to Reportedly Close

    The once-heralded blood-testing startup Theranos is shutting down, according to a media report. Theranos was unable to sell itself and is now looking to pay unsecured creditors its remaining cash of about $5 million in the upcoming months, according to an email The Wall Street Journal obtained that CEO David Taylor sent to shareholders. The announcement comes nearly three months...

  • Donald Trump Jul 10, 2018

    Trump Says US Had Opposed Formula Limits, Not Breastfeeding

    The U.S. opposed a World Health Assembly resolution to encourage breastfeeding because it called for limits on the promotion of infant formula, not because of objections to breastfeeding, President Donald Trump tweeted Monday. Trump criticized The New York Times for reporting that U.S. officials sought to remove language that urged governments to protect, promote and support breastfeeding, along with language...

  • Donald Trump Jun 25, 2018

    Trump Officials Pledge to Reunite Families Amid Border Chaos

    A Texas charitable organization says 32 immigrant parents separated from their children after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border were freed into its care Sunday, but they don’t know where their kids are or when they might see them again despite government assurances that family reunification would be well organized. The release is believed to be the first, large one of its...

  • NBC Jun 22, 2018

    Trump Administration Will House Migrant Children in Tents in Tornillo, Texas

    The Trump administration has selected Tornillo, Texas, for the construction of tents to house the overflow of immigrant children, many of whom have been separated from their parents under a new “zero tolerance” policy, according to three sources familiar with the decision. NBC News, citing those sources, reported that the Department of Health and Human Services will erect a “tent...

  • NBC Jun 22, 2018

    Trump Administration Will House Migrant Children in Tents in Tornillo, Texas

    The Trump administration has selected Tornillo, Texas, for the construction of tents to house the overflow of immigrant children, many of whom have been separated from their parents under a new “zero tolerance” policy, according to three sources familiar with the decision. NBC News, citing those sources, reported that the Department of Health and Human Services will erect a “tent...

  • United States Jun 20, 2018

    Trump Admin's ‘Tent Cities' Cost More Than Keeping Migrant Kids With Parents: Official

    It costs $775 per person per night to hold migrant children separated from their parents in new “tent cities,” an official at the Department of Health and Human Services told NBC News. The urgency of bringing in security, air conditioning, medical workers and other government contractors is the reason for the high cost, which far surpasses that of routinely staffed...

  • Donald Trump Jun 19, 2018

    Trump Admin. Discussed Separating Moms, Kids to Deter Asylum-Seekers in Feb. 2017

    The Department of Homeland Security was discussing separating migrant children from their mothers in the earliest days of the Trump administration, NBC News reported. Obtained by MSNBC, notes from a closed-door town hall meeting on Feb. 2, 2017, for Citizenship and Immigration Services asylum officers show the agency’s chief told officers they might have to “hold mothers longer” and “hold...

  • Donald Trump Jun 19, 2018

    Nancy Pelosi, Other Members of Congress Visits SD Migrant Children Detention Center

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-12th District) called the policy “a heartbreaking, barbaric issue” and said it should be ended immediately.

  • Donald Trump Jun 18, 2018

    Family Separations at Border Continue, Political Divide Intensifies

    Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen and Attorney General Jeff Sessions respond to the separation of migrant children from their parents.

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