US officials: The more we know about Zika, the scarier it is
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US officials: The more we know about Zika, the scarier it is

WASHINGTON (AP) — The more researchers learn about the Zika virus, the scarier it appears, federal health officials say, as they urge more money for mosquito control and development of vaccines and treatments. Scientists increasingly believe the Zika virus sweeping through Latin America and the Caribbean causes devastating defects in fetal brains if women become … Continue reading

Capitol Hill Buzz: GOP Sen. Graham offers abortion bill
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Capitol Hill Buzz: GOP Sen. Graham offers abortion bill

  WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator seeking his party’s 2016 presidential nomination introduced a bill Thursday, June 11, banning most late-term abortions and is predicting the Senate will vote on the highly polarizing issue this year. That’s a vote that could put some GOP senators seeking re-election next year in closely divided states in a … Continue reading