Professional organizations

Nicholas Fuentes, poses for a photo in his basement studio in LaGrange Park, Ill., Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. The 18-year-old student who attended the white nationalist rally in Virginia last weekend says he has withdrawn from college in Boston in part because of death threats. The studio is where Fuentes records his YouTube show "America First." (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)
August 18, 2017 - 8:44 am
BOSTON (AP) — Nicholas Fuentes is dropping out of Boston University and heading south, pressing ahead with his right-wing politics despite receiving online death threats. The 19-year-old joined a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend and posted a defiant Facebook...
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FILE - This July 21, 2011, file photo shows a building on the Express Scripts campus in Berkeley, Mo. Express Scripts, the nation's largest pharmacy benefits manager, will limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users starting in September 2017 as part of a wide-ranging effort to curb an epidemic affecting millions of Americans. The new program is drawing criticism from the American Medical Association. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
August 16, 2017 - 2:40 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users as part of a wide-ranging effort to curb an epidemic affecting millions of Americans. But the new program from Express Scripts is drawing criticism...
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August 16, 2017 - 1:22 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users as part of a wide-ranging effort to curb an epidemic affecting millions of Americans. But the new program from Express Scripts is drawing criticism...
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August 16, 2017 - 1:14 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users as part of a wide-ranging effort to curb an epidemic affecting millions of Americans. But the new program from Express Scripts is drawing criticism...
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FILE - In this June 22, 2017 file photo, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton speaks at a news conference in Dallas. Paxton has raised more than $500,000 to pay for private attorneys who are defending him on criminal securities fraud charges. Financial statements released Wednesday, July 5, 2017, show that the Republican last year received donations for his legal bills not just from Texas but from individuals and groups in Arizona, Arkansas and Virginia. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
July 05, 2017 - 8:28 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' attorney general disclosed Wednesday that a Washington-based conservative group is helping pay his legal defense on criminal securities fraud charges, the first such national group to offer financial support. But Republican Ken Paxton would not divulge all the principals...
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Stephanie Woodward, of Rochester, NY, who has spina bifida and uses a wheelchair, is removed from a sit-in at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office as she and other disability rights advocates protest proposed funding caps to Medicaid, Thursday, June 22, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
June 22, 2017 - 9:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Senate Republicans' health care bill (all times local): 10 p.m. Medical organizations and other interest groups are weighing in on the Senate Republican health care bill, and they have problems with the proposal. The American Academy of Pediatrics says the bill would...
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State Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, accompanied by members of the California Nurses Association, discusses his single-payer health care bill at a Capitol news conference, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
May 31, 2017 - 4:35 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A longshot California proposal to replace insurance companies with government-funded health care for all of the state's residents could be paid for with a sales tax hike and a new tax on business revenue, according to a report released Wednesday. The report said those...
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Eric Bauman, left, who is running to head the California Democratic Party, talks with Horace Snowden, of the Placer County Democratic Party. before the start of the California Democratic Party convention, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. Thousands of California Democrats are gathering in the Capital city for the three-day convention that will see either Bauman or Kimberley Ellis succeeding current party chairman John Burton. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
May 20, 2017 - 6:26 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the California Democratic Party convention (all times local): 4 p.m. Advocates of government-funded health care for all have repeatedly interrupted speakers at the California Democratic Party's annual convention. Single-payer health care has fired up the...
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Ana Sanchez and her 8-year-old daughter Naiyari lock the gates of her school, The Dr. Isaac Gonzalez Martinez school, as part of their daily responsibilities in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Friday, May 5, 2017. The school is one of 179 closing this month amid an economic crisis, and Naiyari's second school to close within two years. (AP Photo/Danica Coto)
May 05, 2017 - 5:28 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico is closing 179 public schools in a move expected to save more than $7 million amid a deep economic crisis that has sparked an exodus to the U.S. mainland in the past decade, officials said Friday. More than 27,000 students will be moved elsewhere when their...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., left, talks with House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. as they arrive for a GOP caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 27, 2017 - 12:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on efforts in Congress to repeal the health care law and agree on a spending bill to keep the government open (all times local): 1:30 p.m. The nation's largest and best-known doctors' group is opposing retooled health care legislation from House Republicans. In a...
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