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Melania Trump next in long line of first ladies to visit India

Melania Trump next in long line of first ladies to visit India

For decades, America’s first ladies have made India an essential global visit, a sort of rite of passage for the job, either alone or in a supporting role with the president. And next week, first lady Melania Trump is set to travel to India, alongside her husband, President Donald Trump, for a brief, two-day visit…MORE

FDA approves non-statin drug to treat high cholesterol

FDA approves non-statin drug to treat high cholesterol

The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a drug to treat high cholesterol that works differently than statins, according to Esperion Therapeutics, the company that makes the drug. Bempedoic acid is a once-a-day oral medication that will be commercially known as Nexletol. The FDA approved it for use with a healthy diet and…MORE

Anderson Cooper challenges Blagojevich claims in heated interview

Anderson Cooper challenges Blagojevich claims in heated interview

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Friday declared himself a “political prisoner” in a contentious interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper over the substantial evidence prosecutors used to convict him on a host of public corruption charges. Blagojevich’s sentence was commuted earlier this week by President Donald Trump after the Democrat and former “Celebrity Apprentice” contestant…MORE

When women die in childbirth, these are the fathers left behind

When women die in childbirth, these are the fathers left behind

They are members of an unnecessarily large fraternity. There’s Charles Johnson, the father of two whose wife died in Los Angeles during childbirth in 2016. He has turned his anger into advocacy. And Darin Horath, who lost his fiancĂ©e and their newborn daughter in September in rural Indiana. For him, the emotions are still raw.…MORE

Supreme Court allows rule to take effect that could reshape legal immigration

Supreme Court allows rule to take effect that could reshape legal immigration

A 5-4 Supreme Court is allowing a rule that would make it more difficult for immigrants to obtain legal status if they use public benefits like food stamps and housing vouchers to go into effect in every state. Last month, a 5-4 court greenlighted the so-called “public charge” rule across the country except for Illinois,…MORE

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