• Biden Administration Mar 12

    Biden Ending Trump Policy That Let DHS Deport Caregivers of Migrant Children

    The Biden administration hopes to relieve the strain of thousands of unaccompanied children coming to the southern border by terminating a 2018 Trump-era order that discouraged potential family sponsors from coming forward to house the children

  • plasma Nov 1, 2020

    Trump Admin. Funds Plasma Company Based in Owner's Condo

    An Associated Press investigation has found that the Trump administration awarded emergency coronavirus funds to a well-connected Republican donor’s company to test a possible COVID-19-fighting blood plasma technology.

  • Celebrities Oct 29, 2020

    US Vetted Stars' Politics to Showcase Trump Virus Response

    Public relations firms hired by the Department of Health and Human Services vetted political views of hundreds of celebrities for a planned $250 million ad blitz aimed at portraying President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus outbreak in a positive light.

  • coronavirus vaccine Oct 27, 2020

    States Will Need Billions to Distribute a COVID-19 Vaccine as Federal Funding Falls Short

    With the development of a coronavirus vaccine nearing its final stages, public health departments across the U.S. are hastily preparing to distribute it — even though they don’t know when it will be approved or which ones will ultimately get cleared by the FDA. But there’s an even more pressing and less certain issue for state leaders: How they’re...

  • drug prices Jun 17, 2020

    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, 2020

    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...

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