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Donald Trump says he's 'disappointed' in Jeff Sessions

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he is "disappointed" in Attorney General Jeff Sessions, adding to a recent spate of public criticisms."He should not have recused himself almost immediately after he took office, and if he was going to recuse himself, he should have told me prior to taking office, and I would have, quite simply, picked somebody else. So I think that's a bad thing, not for the president but for the presidency. I think it's unfair to the presidency, and that's ...

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John McCain returns to Senate, says they're not 'president's subordinates'

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., was welcomed back to the Senate floor with a round of applause after returning to D.C. less than a week after disclosing his brain tumor diagnosis.Senators from both sides of the aisle gave their colleague a standing ovation when he arrived on the floor to cast his vote Tuesday.McCain decided to return to Washington quickly to be able to vote on a procedural motion that would allow senators to debate the Republican health care plan that would replace Obamacare.McCain ...

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All but one of 111 former pro football players had brain injury CTE in study

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- “Football is not a contact sport, it’s a collision sport.”These words, spoken by legendary football coach Vince Lombardi, have taken on new meaning in the last decade after several recent studies have revealed a link between the repeated collisions for which the game is known and a progressive brain disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.Now, a new report from researchers at Boston University suggests that this often devastating neurological disease may be even more common to the sport than previously thought.In ...

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Teen who allegedly livestreamed fatal crash is still in shock, parents say

ABCNews.com(STOCKTON, Calif.) -- The parents of an 18-year-old who allegedly livestreamed a car crash that killed her younger sister say their daughter is still in shock.The driver, Obdulia Sanchez, 18, of Stockton, California, crashed on July 21 in Los Banos, California, about 80 miles southeast of San Jose, the California Highway Patrol said. The car went through a barbed wire fence and overturned in a field, ejecting Obdulia Sanchez's 14-year-old sister and another 14-year-old passenger. Her sister died and the other passenger suffered a major ...

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Senate Republicans push for crucial vote on health care despite lack of support

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) -- They may not have enough support, but Senate Republican leaders are continuing to push forward with a procedural vote on health care legislation.In what is a pivotal moment for his party’s efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has planned a vote to open up debate on the House health care bill that was passed by a tight margin in May. The vote is so crucial for Republicans that, although he ...

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Charlie Gard's family asks court to let the boy come home to die

ABCNews.com(LONDON) -- The family of 11-month-old Charlie Gard, whose illness has damaged his brain and rendered him unable to breathe on his own, asked a U.K. court today for permission to let the child die at home.Charlie's mother, Connie Yates, appeared in court alongside Grant Armstrong, a family lawyer, who explained the family's last wishes for their son to a judge in Britain’s High Court.During the session, the parents and hospital discussed hospice care versus home care. Though it appeared the hospital wanted to fulfill ...

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88-year-old woman with terminal illness meets and flirts with Luke Bryan

Credit: lukebryan.com(KANSAS CITY) -- For 88-year-old Frances Stanaway of Missouri, meeting country star Luke Bryan was the "night of her life."Stanaway, who is battling a terminal illness, got the chance to meet -- and flirt -- with Bryan through the organization Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care out of Pennsylvania. On Friday, Stanaway, a country music fan, received tickets to his show in Kansas City show and got to meet the "Crash My Party" singer just before the concert.But her meeting went far beyond the usual ...

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YTMT Logo Epic fail.

In the real world, if you fumble on the order of magnitude that McConnell just did, you lose your job.

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UT Health Logo Mammography: The Latest Technology

For years, mammography has stood on the front lines in the fight against breast cancer. But new technology in mammography, together with other cutting-edge breast imaging technology, is making the early detection of breast cancer easier and more accurate.
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