Health

Illness sidelines McCain, Cochran as tax vote nears

Dec 14, 2017

Senate Republicans are rushing toward votes next week on their tax package, hopeful ailing Sens. John McCain and Thad Cochran will be back and well enough to cast their votes

Study: 1/4 of California kids seen as gender nonconforming

Dec 14, 2017

A new study finds that more than a quarter of California schoolchildren between 12 and 17 believe their peers see them as "gender nonconforming," meaning those boys are perceived as more feminine and girls more masculine

Cards' Piscotty dealt to A's after mother diagnosed with ALS

Dec 14, 2017

Stephen Piscotty traded by St. Louis Cardinals to Oakland Athletics for 2 infield prospects, allowing the outfielder to be near his family following mother's diagnosis with Lou Gehrig's disease

California lawmakers propose health coverage for immigrants

Dec 14, 2017

California Democratic lawmakers say they want to use the windfall from a growing economy to extend health coverage to immigrants living in the country illegally

More than 200 people sickened onboard Ovation of Seas cruise

Dec 14, 2017

More than 200 people sickened onboard Ovation of Seas cruise

Italy OKs living wills amid long-running euthanasia debate

Dec 14, 2017

Italy's Senate has passed a law allowing Italians to write living wills and refuse artificial nutrition and hydration, the latest step in Catholic Italy's long-running debate over euthanasia and end-of-life issues

Arkansas abortion facilities threatened with suspension

Dec 14, 2017

Two Arkansas abortion facilities have been threatened with suspension after inspectors cited one for not listing the Red Cross on its emergency number list and another for using cloth booties on an exam table

Froome found to have double the legal limit of asthma drug

Dec 13, 2017

Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome failed a doping test at the Spanish Vuelta in September

Biden consoles daughter of ailing Arizona Sen. John McCain

Dec 13, 2017

Former Vice President Joe Biden sought to console the daughter of ailing Sen. John McCain after she began crying while discussing her father's battle with brain cancer on ABC's "The View."

The Latest: McCain receiving treatment at Walter Reed

Dec 13, 2017

Republican Sen. John McCain is at Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, receiving treatment for the "normal side effects of his ongoing cancer therapy."