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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on activities in Congress: (All times EST): 11:28 a.m. A high school student's painting that portrays the events in Ferguson, Missouri, is back on the wall on Capitol Hill. Democratic congressman William Lacy Clay rehung the painting on Tuesday after...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The farewell address President Barack Obama plans to deliver Tuesday will continue a tradition established by the nation's first president more than two centuries ago. In a 32-page, handwritten address after eight years in office, George Washington used his...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump says that President Barack Obama's health care law "will fall of its own weight." House Speaker Paul Ryan says the law is "in what the actuaries call a death spiral." And Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that "by nearly...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A government lawsuit seeks to ban a popular memory loss dietary supplement marketed to seniors, saying there's no scientific evidence to support its claims. Democratic New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (SHNEYE'-dur-muhn) and the Federal Trade...
BOSTON (AP) — A lawyer for the former president of a compounding pharmacy blamed for a deadly national meningitis outbreak has told jurors that his client isn't responsible. Barry Cadden is accused of causing the deaths of 25 people. They died of fungal meningitis in 2012 after...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Yes, Donald Trump is taking charge and Republicans control both the House and Senate, having won an election promising to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law. But in Congress, getting from Point A to point B rarely consists of a straight line, and...
NEW YORK (AP) — How might a bread basket for the table be counted under America's new calorie posting rules? What about seasonal items, croutons for salads, or pizza that's cut into squares? Restaurant and grocery chains scrambling to post calorie counts on their menus by spring...
New research finds surprising benefits from exercising even less than recommended amounts. Weekend warriors, who pack their workouts into one or two sessions a week, lower their risk of dying over roughly the next decade nearly as much as people who exercise more often...
NEW YORK (AP) — UnitedHealth Group is buying surgical center operator Surgical Care Affiliates for about $2.3 billion in a cash-and-stock deal that will add to its outpatient holdings. The Minnetonka, Minnesota-based health insurer will add Deerfield, Illinois-based Surgical...