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FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, July 24, 2017, Chris Gard, the father of critically ill baby Charlie Gard reads a statement next to mother Connie Yates, right, at the end of their case at the High Court in London. British media are reporting a family announcement that 11-month old Charlie Gard, has died Friday July 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)
July 28, 2017 - 1:58 pm
LONDON (AP) — Charlie Gard, the critically ill British baby at the center of a contentious legal battle that attracted the attention of Pope Francis and U.S. President Donald Trump, died Friday, according to a family spokeswoman. He would have turned 1 next week. Charlie suffered from a rare...
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An anti-vaccine protestor shouts slogans outside the Italian lower chamber in Rome, Friday, July 28, 2017. Italy's parliament on Friday gave final approval to making a slate of childhood vaccinations mandatory for school children up to age 16 — a move aimed at countering an anti-vaccine trend that officials have attributed to misinformation. (Giuseppe Lami/ANSA via AP)
July 28, 2017 - 1:13 pm
MILAN (AP) — Italy's parliament on Friday gave final approval to making a slate of childhood vaccinations mandatory for school children up to age 16, a move aimed at countering an anti-vaccine trend that officials have attributed to misinformation. The packet approved Friday was hotly contested in...
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An anti-vaccine protestor shouts slogans outside the Italian lower chamber in Rome, Friday, July 28, 2017. Italy's parliament on Friday gave final approval to making a slate of childhood vaccinations mandatory for school children up to age 16 — a move aimed at countering an anti-vaccine trend that officials have attributed to misinformation. (Giuseppe Lami/ANSA via AP)
July 28, 2017 - 1:13 pm
MILAN (AP) — Italy's parliament on Friday gave final approval to making a slate of childhood vaccinations mandatory for school children up to age 16, a move aimed at countering an anti-vaccine trend that officials have attributed to misinformation. The packet approved Friday was hotly contested in...
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In this Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 photo, test cigarettes sit in a smoking machine in a lab at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. On Friday, July 28, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it wants to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes so they aren't so addictive. (AP Photo/Branden Camp)
July 28, 2017 - 1:07 pm
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes so they aren't so addictive. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced the move Friday. The federal agency has had the power since 2009 to cut nicotine levels but hasn't done so. The FDA plans to seek comments as it...
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In this Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 photo, test cigarettes sit in a smoking machine in a lab at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. On Friday, July 28, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it wants to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes so they aren't so addictive. (AP Photo/Branden Camp)
July 28, 2017 - 1:07 pm
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes so they aren't so addictive. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced the move Friday. The federal agency has had the power since 2009 to cut nicotine levels but hasn't done so. The FDA plans to seek comments as it...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. leaves the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 27, 2017, after a vote as the Republican majority in Congress remains stymied by their inability to fulfill their political promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare" because of opposition and wavering within the GOP ranks. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
July 28, 2017 - 12:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican finger-pointing commenced Friday after the Senate's dark-of-night defeat of the GOP's effort to repeal much of the Obama health care law, a startling vote that dealt a blow to President Donald Trump. "3 Republicans and 48 Democrats let the American people down," Trump...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. leaves the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 27, 2017, after a vote as the Republican majority in Congress remains stymied by their inability to fulfill their political promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare" because of opposition and wavering within the GOP ranks. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
July 28, 2017 - 12:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican finger-pointing commenced Friday after the Senate's dark-of-night defeat of the GOP's effort to repeal much of the Obama health care law, a startling vote that dealt a blow to President Donald Trump. "3 Republicans and 48 Democrats let the American people down," Trump...
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July 28, 2017 - 11:58 am
LYMAN, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine say a dog that got into its owner's oxycodone perked right up after police administered the opioid-overdose antidote naloxone. York County Sheriff William King says the dog's owner flagged down a passing officer in Lyman on Thursday. The owner said she was unable...
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July 28, 2017 - 11:58 am
LYMAN, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine say a dog that got into its owner's oxycodone perked right up after police administered the opioid-overdose antidote naloxone. York County Sheriff William King says the dog's owner flagged down a passing officer in Lyman on Thursday. The owner said she was unable...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. leaves the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 27, 2017, after a vote as the Republican majority in Congress remains stymied by their inability to fulfill their political promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare" because of opposition and wavering within the GOP ranks. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
July 28, 2017 - 9:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican finger-pointing commenced after the Senate's dark-of-night defeat of the GOP's flagship effort to repeal much of the Obama health care law in a startling vote that dealt a blistering blow to President Donald Trump. "3 Republicans and 48 Democrats let the American people...
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