Government shutdown begins
Jan20

Government shutdown begins

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The federal government has officially shut down on the one-year anniversary that Donald Trump was sworn in as president.Senators remained huddled on the chamber floor trying to broker a short-term plan to continue government fun…

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Federal officials say flu epidemic has killed at least 30 children
Jan19

Federal officials say flu epidemic has killed at least 30 children

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A deadly flu epidemic spreading across the nation has now claimed the lives of at least 30 children, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.The CDC’s latest influenza-associated pediatric mortalit…

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As shutdown looms, hundreds of key agency posts are still vacant under Trump
Jan19

As shutdown looms, hundreds of key agency posts are still vacant under Trump

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) — As a candidate, Donald Trump would often pitch himself to voters by citing his experience managing a vast business empire — saying he hires only “the best people.”But nearly a year into his presidency, and a…

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Workshop gives special-needs children a chance to dance with real-life ballerinas
Jan19

Workshop gives special-needs children a chance to dance with real-life ballerinas

Orlando Health(ORLANDO, Fla.) — Sarai Arce loves to dance. The 6-year-old loves the poses. Dancing, she said, makes her “happy.”When Sarai was born, her mother, Wanda Arce of Orlando, Florida, said, she was diagnosed with brittle bone disease. Doctors…

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Doctor on shackled, malnourished siblings’ recovery: ‘It’s not going to be achieved overnight’
Jan16

Doctor on shackled, malnourished siblings’ recovery: ‘It’s not going to be achieved overnight’

David Allen Turpin/Facebook(PERRIS, Calif.) — The staff of a Southern California hospital was reduced to tears at the sight of seven of the 13 malnourished siblings who were admitted after authorities discovered they were being held captive by their p…

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