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Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 08:15 PM EDT

Senators Push Health Deal as Trump Keeps Distance

Senators Push Health Deal as Trump Keeps Distance

The authors of a bipartisan plan to calm health insurance markets said Wednesday they'll push the proposal forward, even as President Donald Trump's stance ricocheted from supportive to disdainful to arm's-leng...

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 07:53 PM EDT

Senators Reach Deal on Resuming Payments to Health Insurers

Senators Reach Deal on Resuming Payments to Health Insurers

Republican and Democratic senators joined in announcing a plan Tuesday aimed at stabilizing America's health insurance markets in the wake of President Donald Trump's order to terminate "Obamacare" subsidies....

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 09:06 PM EDT

Fairfax Police Urge Awareness of Postpartum Depression

Fairfax Police Urge Awareness of Postpartum Depression

The Fairfax County Police Department is sharing the story of an officer who took her own life to raise awareness for postpartum depression.

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 09:36 AM EDT

Trump's Drug Czar Nominee Withdraws After Critical Reports

Trump's Drug Czar Nominee Withdraws After Critical Reports

President Donald Trump's nominee to be the nation's drug czar withdrew his name from consideration, Trump said Tuesday, following reports that the lawmaker played a key role in passing a bill weakening...

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 07:22 AM EDT

Breast Cancer Survivors Form Sisterhood in Arlington

Breast Cancer Survivors Form Sisterhood in Arlington

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Battling breast cancer can feel like a lonely experience for many women, but as News 4's Aimee Cho tells us, there are some local women who are teaming up so no one ever...

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 05:30 PM EDT

Trump and McConnell Say GOP Is 'Very Unified' After Meeting

Trump and McConnell Say GOP Is 'Very Unified' After Meeting

Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell reaffirmed their alliance of necessity Monday in a raucous Rose Garden news conference that also underscored their sharp differences. The garrulous president claimed they were...

Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 at 04:15 AM EDT

Key Questions and Answers About Trump's Health Care Move

Key Questions and Answers About Trump's Health Care Move

President Donald Trump's move to stop paying a major "Obamacare" subsidy will raise costs for many consumers who buy their own health insurance, and make an already complicated system more challenging for...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 03:48 PM EDT

Paul Ryan Visits Puerto Rico as Trump Offers Support

Paul Ryan Visits Puerto Rico as Trump Offers Support

House Speaker Paul Ryan is traveling to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico Friday as President Donald Trump assured residents that he "will always be with them." Ryan and other members of a congressional delegation...

Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 at 02:57 AM EDT

Trump's 'Obamacare' Move Shakes Up Health Care and Politics

Trump's 'Obamacare' Move Shakes Up Health Care and Politics

President Donald Trump's abrupt move to cut off federal payments to insurers jolted America's health care and political worlds alike on Friday, threatening to boost premiums for millions, disrupt insurance...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 01:23 AM EDT

America's Obesity Epidemic Reaches Record High: Report

America's Obesity Epidemic Reaches Record High: Report

Almost 40 percent of American adults are obese, the highest rate ever recorded for the United States, according to a report released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Nearly 20...

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