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When U.K. Conservative Party Chairman James Cleverly opted not to appear on Kay Burley's morning news program, Burley turned her barrage of questions to the chair where Cleverly wasn't.
Wed, 11/06/2019 - 12:00

Kay Burley conducted a heated "interview" of Conservative Party Chairman James Cleverly, even without him present, on the first day of the U.K.'s five-week general election campaign.

Roger Severino, director of the Office for Civil Rights at the Department of Health and Human Services, was a major driver of the rule struck down Wednesday. A federal judge found the rule issued earlier this year — making it easier for health care workers to refuse care for religious reasons — to be an overreach by the department.
Wed, 11/06/2019 - 11:34

The U.S. judge found that the Trump administration's rule violates the law in "numerous, fundamental, and far-reaching" ways. Critics said the rule prioritized providers over patients.

<em>Malassezia</em> is a genus of fungi naturally found on the skin surfaces of many animals, including humans. The researchers found it in urban apartments, although some strains have been known to cause infections in hospitals.
Wed, 11/06/2019 - 10:45

A new study in Brazil finds that urban apartments have more diverse fungi — some healthy, some potentially not — than villages in the Amazon rainforest.

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., has announced the first open hearings of the impeachment inquiry — set to begin next week.
Wed, 11/06/2019 - 10:40

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff announced his panel will take public testimony starting Nov. 13 with acting Ukraine Ambassador William Taylor.

President Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Lexington, Ky., Monday. His efforts don't appear to have been enough to carry incumbent GOP Gov. Matt Bevin over the finish line.
Wed, 11/06/2019 - 10:00

The president's campaign may be raising lots of money off impeachment, but it may not be firing up rural voters as Republicans anticipated. We talk about that and six other lessons from the elections.

The preliminary results described Wednesday come from two patients with multiple myeloma and one with sarcoma. This was just a first safety test, the scientists say, and was not designed to measure whether such a treatment would work.
Wed, 11/06/2019 - 08:01

Attempts to use the gene-editing tool CRISPR to develop a treatment for cancer seem safe and feasible in the earliest findings from the first three patients. "So far, so good," scientists say.

Tom and Dana Saputo sit in their backyard with their three dogs. Tom Saputo's double-lung transplant was fully covered by insurance, but he was responsible for an $11,524.79 portion of the charge for an air ambulance ride.
Wed, 11/06/2019 - 07:08

After Tom Saputo underwent a double-lung transplant in 2018, he was stunned by the more than $11,000 bill for his share of a 27-mile air ambulance ride from one hospital to another.

An impeachment trial early next year could keep Sen. Elizabeth Warren, silhouetted during a town hall in Iowa, and other Democratic presidential candidates off the trail at a crucial time.
Wed, 11/06/2019 - 04:00

An impeachment trial could keep Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and other senators running for president stuck in Washington in the final weeks before the Iowa caucuses.

President Trump listens Monday as Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks during a campaign rally in Lexington, Ky., in which Paul called on the media to release the name of the whistleblower.
Wed, 11/06/2019 - 04:00

Legal experts say, however, there could be other consequences for the president, including the possibility of an article of impeachment.

Author Ernest J. Gaines, who wrote <em>The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman</em>, shown in his San Francisco home in 1977. His poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation inspired eight novels.
Tue, 11/05/2019 - 22:24

He won awards for his depictions of rural Louisiana featuring universal themes of hard work, sacrifice and resilience. His book The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman became a much-honored TV movie.

Voters cast their ballots at a polling station in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019.
Tue, 11/05/2019 - 21:16

We are keeping you updated on the key 2019 Election night results.

Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure (left) and T-Mobile CEO John Legere on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on April 30, 2018.
Tue, 11/05/2019 - 18:44

The next hurdle is a federal trial in December in which a coalition of state attorneys general are challenging the merger as anti-competitive.

ABC News anchor Amy Robach complained in a leaked video that the network "quashed" her interview with Virginia Roberts Giuffre, an accuser of Jeffrey Epstein.
Tue, 11/05/2019 - 18:21

On the video, anchor Amy Robach complains that ABC News "quashed" her interview with a Jeffrey Epstein accuser, suggesting the network yielded to threats from powerful forces.

Childhood trauma can lead to longterm health problems. More should be done to prevent it, says the CDC.
Tue, 11/05/2019 - 17:17

What happens to you in childhood can affect your health for a lifetime. New data shows a link between childhood trauma and disease later in life. Prevention is critical, public health experts say.

Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C. (left), and Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio (right), are two of the most vocal defenders of President Trump in the impeachment inquiry. They are at the top of the list for possible temporary appointments to the House Intelligence Committee, whose lineup could be changed by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.
Tue, 11/05/2019 - 16:13

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is looking to temporarily add more of President Trump's allies to the panel in anticipation of public impeachment hearings.


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