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Demonstrators are removed from the Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017, as Republican Senators moved ahead on health care with the goal of erasing much of Barack Obama's law.   (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
The Latest: Capitol Police arrest 95 in demonstrationsU.S. Capitol Police say they arrested nearly 100 people during protests over legislation that would roll back much of former President Barack Obama's health care law.
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Celgene Corp. to pay $280M to settle cancer drug fraud suitA New Jersey pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay $280 million to settle a federal lawsuit alleging it committed fraud promoting two drugs for unapproved cancer treatments
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EPA chief pledges to streamline Superfund pollution cleanupsPresident Donald Trump's environmental chief has issued a list of directives intended to "revitalize" the federal program that cleans up hazardous waste sites
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Utah home-birth rate is double the US average, report saysA new report shows Utah women are choosing home birth at a rate double the national average, and those moms tend to be older and have more education
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This combination of photos provided by Boston University shows sections from a normal brain, top, and from the brain of former University of Texas football player Greg Ploetz, bottom, in stage IV of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. According to a report released on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 by the Journal of the American Medical Association, research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school. (Dr. Ann McKee/BU via AP)
Brain disease seen in most football players in large reportResearch on brains of 202 former football players found evidence of disease in nearly all
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In this photo taken July 6, 2017, from left, Ron Young, Sharon Steen and Gahlena Easterly reminisce as they take a mile-long walk through North Portland, Oregon, streets that once were full of black-owned homes and businesses. Researchers are studying whether jogging memories where they were made can help African-American seniors stay sharp and slow early memory loss.  (AP Photos/Gillian Flaccus)
Black seniors test reminiscing to guard against Alzheimer'sBlack seniors test if a stroll down memory lane might guard against mental decline, part of a growing effort to better study racial disparities in Alzheimer's
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Noi Liang, an intersex woman who works part-time as a patient advocate at Children's Hospital Colorado, stands for a photo at the medical center in the Denver suburb of Aurora, Colo., on Friday, July 7, 2017. As an advocate for intersex patients, she sees parents struggling with their children's diagnoses and worrying whether they will be accepted by their peers. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Pressure mounts to curtail surgery on intersex childrenFor decades, U.S. doctors have been performing surgery on intersex children before they are old enough to have a say in that decision, but that practice is now under assault
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President Donald Trump walks from the Oval Office to the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday July 24, 2017, before boarding Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. then onto the 2017 National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
McCain making dramatic Senate return for crucial health voteSen. John McCain will return to the United States Senate for a make-or-break vote to repeal and replace 'Obamacare' Tuesday _ just days after getting diagnosed with a brain tumor
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Roger Daltrey, lead singer for English rock band The Who, signs a ukulele for a cancer patient during a visit to a hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, on Monday, July 24, 2017. (AP photo/Dake Kang)
The Who's Roger Daltrey visits teenage cancer patientsLegendary rocker Roger Daltrey visits teenage cancer patients in Cleveland.
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Baby sitter pleads guilty in 8-month-old's medicine deathAn Ohio baby sitter who authorities say gave a fatal dose of Benadryl allergy medication to an 8-month-old boy has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter
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FILE- In this Dec. 23, 2015 file photo, a recent photo of Jahi McMath is shown on a video screen next to her uncle Timothy Whisenton at a news conference in San Francisco. More than three years after a coroner declared the teen girl dead, a Northern California judge is deciding whether to revoke her death certificate. In court documents filed in June 2017, retired neurologist Dr. Alan Shewmon says videos recorded by Jahi McMath's family from 2014 to 2016 show McMath is still alive. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Family of brain-dead California girl fights to reverse deathMore than three years after a coroner declared a teen girl dead, a Northern California judge is deciding whether to revoke her death certificate at the family's request
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11 states sue over EPA delay of new chemical safety rulesA coalition of 11 states has filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration's decision to delay new chemical plant safety rules from taking effect for at least two years
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