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In this photo taken March 29, 2017, Dr. David Maloney of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is greeted by patient Ken Shefveland, whose lymphoma was successfully treated with CAR-T cell therapy. Immune therapy is the hottest trend in cancer care and its next frontier is creating "living drugs" that grow inside the body into an army that seeks and destroys tumors. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
June 12, 2017 - 1:16 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Ken Shefveland's body was swollen with cancer, treatment after treatment failing until doctors gambled on a radical approach: They removed some of his immune cells, engineered them into cancer assassins and unleashed them into his bloodstream. Immune therapy is the hottest trend in...
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Jimmie Johnson climbs into his car before practice for the NASCAR Cup series auto race, Saturday, June 3, 2017, at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
June 09, 2017 - 1:15 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson put the beer on ice and held a muted victory celebration. The morning after he hoisted another NASCAR trophy in victory lane, Johnson was in New York to have a form of skin cancer cut out of his right shoulder. Johnson surprised the auto racing community Monday...
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In this Thursday, June 1, 2017 photo Elena Tenenbaum holds her eight-week-old baby Zoe while standing for a photograph at their home, in Providence, R.I. Tenenbaum, a clinical psychology researcher, had her second daughter in April of 2017, and has been able to use Rhode Island's paid family leave program, which started in 2014 and covers four weeks of partial pay. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
June 09, 2017 - 9:48 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A proposal for paid parental leave championed by Ivanka Trump could go back to the drawing board. Two weeks after the plan was outlined in President Donald Trump's budget proposal, his daughter and adviser signaled she is open to other strategies for providing the benefit...
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In this Thursday, June 1, 2017 photo Elena Tenenbaum holds her eight-week-old baby Zoe while standing for a photograph at their home, in Providence, R.I. Tenenbaum, a clinical psychology researcher, had her second daughter in April of 2017, and has been able to use Rhode Island's paid family leave program, which started in 2014 and covers four weeks of partial pay. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
June 09, 2017 - 9:48 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A proposal for paid parental leave championed by Ivanka Trump could go back to the drawing board. Two weeks after the plan was outlined in President Donald Trump's budget proposal, his daughter and adviser signaled she is open to other strategies for providing the benefit...
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June 09, 2017 - 8:56 am
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — Police say 4-year-old and 1-year-old boys saved a Pennsylvania couple who overdosed by yelling out a window for help. Upper Darby police say the children yelled out the window, crying that their parents were locked in the bathroom and wouldn't come out. Neighbor Kendra Outen...
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June 09, 2017 - 8:56 am
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — Police say 4-year-old and 1-year-old boys saved a Pennsylvania couple who overdosed by yelling out a window for help. Upper Darby police say the children yelled out the window, crying that their parents were locked in the bathroom and wouldn't come out. Neighbor Kendra Outen...
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In this Thursday, June 1, 2017 photo Elena Tenenbaum kisses her eight-week-old baby Zoe while standing for a photograph at their home in Providence, R.I. Tenenbaum, a clinical psychology researcher, had her second daughter in April of 2017, and has been able to use Rhode Island's paid family leave program, which started in 2014 and covers four weeks of partial pay. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
June 09, 2017 - 12:34 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A proposal for paid parental leave championed by Ivanka Trump could go back to the drawing board. President Donald Trump outlined the plan in his budget proposal two weeks ago, but his daughter and adviser is now signaling she's open to other strategies for providing the...
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FILE - This Oct. 14, 2015 file photo shows the Food and Drug Administration campus in Silver Spring, Md. On Thursday, June 8, 2017, the FDA said it has asked Endo Pharmaceuticals to stop selling its reformulated, extended-release painkiller, Opana ER. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
June 08, 2017 - 7:00 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators want a narcotic painkiller involved in the opioid epidemic off the market amid data showing people continue to abuse it. The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it has asked Endo Pharmaceuticals to stop selling its reformulated, extended-release...
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FILE - This Oct. 14, 2015 file photo shows the Food and Drug Administration campus in Silver Spring, Md. On Thursday, June 8, 2017, the FDA said it has asked Endo Pharmaceuticals to stop selling its reformulated, extended-release painkiller, Opana ER. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
June 08, 2017 - 7:00 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators want a narcotic painkiller involved in the opioid epidemic off the market amid data showing people continue to abuse it. The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it has asked Endo Pharmaceuticals to stop selling its reformulated, extended-release...
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FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2016 file photo, Puerto Rico resident Michelle Flandez caresses her two-month-old son, Inti Perez, diagnosed with microcephaly linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus, in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. According to a report released Thursday, June 8, 2017, on the impact of Zika virus in Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories, about 1 in 20 Zika-infected pregnant women had babies with birth defects. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
June 08, 2017 - 6:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A report released Thursday shows Zika had about the same impact on birth defects in Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories as it did in other places hit by the epidemic. About 1 in 20 women infected with Zika had babies with birth defects in U.S. territories, according to the report...
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