- Dying from cancer: Could your location determine your fate?
CHICAGO (AP) — Americans in certain struggling parts of the country are dying from cancer at rising rates, even as the cancer death rate nationwide continues to fall, an exhaustive new analysis has found.
- 2 GOP senators would let states keep Obama health law
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republican senators said Monday that they'll propose legislation that lets states keep former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul or opt for a new program providing trimmed-down coverage.
- Trump can do plenty on his own to unravel Obama health law
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump can do plenty on his own to unravel the Obama health care law, but some of those actions would create disruptions that undermine his administration's early promises. Other less sweeping steps could open the way for big changes, but might not get as much notice.
- Trump acts to advance Keystone XL, Dakota Access pipelines
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dealing a blow to former President Barack Obama's legacy on climate change, President Donald Trump signed executive actions Tuesday to advance the construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, a move cheered by congressional Republicans and decried by environmentalists.
- Caught napping: Baseball hitting, pitching sapped by jet lag
NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers say they've documented an unseen drag on major league baseball players that can wipe out home field advantage, make pitchers give up more home runs, and take some punch out of a team's bats.
- US health officials cancel climate conference; don't say why
NEW YORK (AP) — The government's top public health agency has canceled a conference next month on climate change and health but isn't saying why publicly.
- Changes mulled as synthetic drug sentences cause confusion
WASHINGTON (AP) — The men who sold it called it Mr. Miyagi, a mind-altering chemical compound mixed with vegetable material and resembling marijuana.
- Thousands of bird deaths draw focus on brimming toxic pit
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — It was an unusual and unfortunate confluence of events: A larger-than-normal number of geese was making a later-than-normal migration over Montana when a snowstorm blew in at the wrong time and sent them soaring to the wrong place.
- Brazil investigating dozens of suspected yellow fever cases
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say they've now confirmed 47 cases of yellow fever, and 25 deaths.
- How Trump's executive order impacts future of 'Obamacare'
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first executive order targets the sweeping "Obamacare" law by giving federal agencies broad leeway to chip away at the measure. But Trump still needs Congress to do away with the law for good.