Class of ‘9 1: Obama and Gorsuch scratched shoulders at Harvard, but their routes split

Contemporaries of Barack Obama and Trumps supreme court nominee remember two brilliant intellects that ultimately went in different ideological directionsWhen Barack Obama and Neil Gorsuch were contemporaries at Harvard law school as the eighties rolled into the nineties, they found themselves on a tense campus riven with ideological discord. Debates…

‘Global gag rule’ could have dire impact in Latin american states, activists warn

Reinstatement of policy by Donald Trump could have chilling impact in region that already has high rates of teenage pregnancy and maternal mortalityDonald Trumps reversal of abortion-related aid policy will have a chilling impact on Latin american states, say family-planning campaigners in a region that already has some of the…

House Republicans pass healthcare bill in first step toward replacing Obamacare

Partisan approval with one vote to spare sends American Health Care Act to uncertain fate in Senate, after negotiations reveal fissures in Republican partyHouse Republican narrowly approved a controversial plan to dismantle the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, taking a significant first step toward fulfilling a seven-year promise to repeal…

Tom Price resigns as health secretary over private flights and Trump criticism

Former Georgia congressman resigns after chairwoman says decision imminent, having apologized and refunded some costsThe health and human services secretary, Tom Price, has resigned, after revelations that he spent more than $ 1m of taxpayers' fund on traveling including chartered flights. Reports about such travel by Price and other cabinet…
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