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In this Jan. 16, 2018, photo, White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington. Cognitive tests like the one President Donald Trump aced give doctors a snapshot of someone's memory and certain other neurologic functions. They’re one piece of information to help determine if trouble's brewing, but by themselves they’re not enough to diagnose cognitive impairment. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
January 17, 2018 - 5:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Drawing a clock. Counting backward by sevens. Rattling off words that begin with "F'' before a minute's up. They may not sound like difficult tasks, but they're part of a cognitive exam that's getting a lot of attention because President Donald Trump aced it. For all their...
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January 16, 2018 - 2:43 am
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani prison authorities and a lawyer say a radical, anti-U.S. cleric imprisoned since 2009 has left the jail in Peshawar after a court ordered him released this month on health grounds. The 93-year-old Sufi Mohammad went to Afghanistan with thousands of other armed...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2017 file photo, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Seema Verma listen at right as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration says it's offering a path for states that want to seek work requirements for Medicaid recipients, and that's a major policy shift toward low-income people. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 12, 2018 - 12:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rewriting the rules on health care for the poor, the Trump administration said Thursday it will allow states to require "able-bodied" Medicaid recipients to work, a hotly debated first in the program's half-century history. Seema Verma, head of the Centers for Medicare and...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2017 file photo, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Seema Verma listen at right as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration says it's offering a path for states that want to seek work requirements for Medicaid recipients, and that's a major policy shift toward low-income people. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 11, 2018 - 10:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rewriting the rules on health care for the poor, the Trump administration said Thursday it will allow states to require "able-bodied" Medicaid recipients to work, a hotly debated first in the program's half-century history. Seema Verma, head of the Centers for Medicare and...
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FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump smiles as he meets with members of the U.S. Coast Guard, who he invited to play golf, at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump is getting his first medical checkup since taking office, a head-to-toe exam as questions swirl about the health and fitness of the oldest person ever elected to the nation’s highest office. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 10, 2018 - 12:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is getting his first medical checkup since taking office, a head-to-toe exam on Friday as questions swirl about the health and fitness of the oldest person ever elected to the nation's highest office. In advance, the 71-year-old president has pushed back...
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FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump smiles as he meets with members of the U.S. Coast Guard, who he invited to play golf, at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump is getting his first medical checkup since taking office, a head-to-toe exam as questions swirl about the health and fitness of the oldest person ever elected to the nation’s highest office. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 09, 2018 - 5:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is getting his first medical checkup since taking office, a head-to-toe exam on Friday as questions swirl about the health and fitness of the oldest person ever elected to the nation's highest office. In advance, the 71-year-old president has pushed back...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2017 file photo, Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan speaks to The Associated Press at his residence in Islamabad, Pakistan. Khan says he has sent a proposal of marriage to Bushra Maneka, a faith healer he has sought out for spiritual healing in the past, but that the woman has yet to decide on the matter. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
January 08, 2018 - 6:03 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The party of Pakistan's cricket legend turned politician Imran Khan says he has sent a proposal of marriage to a faith healer but that the woman has yet to decide on the matter. The 66-year-old Khan has earlier married and divorced two women, socialite Jemima Goldsmith and...
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In this Dec. 12, 2017, photo, Terri Meehan poses on a 2018 Harley Softail Slim in Milwaukee's House of Harley. Meehan took a riding course at the dealership as part of Harley-Davidson's "Riding Academy," an initiative the company hopes will help bring new customers. (AP Photo/Ivan Moreno)
December 26, 2017 - 5:28 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Harley-Davidson is placing a renewed emphasis on teaching people to ride as part of its efforts to attract more customers. The Milwaukee-based company's decision to expand the number of dealerships with a Harley "Riding Academy" comes as the industry grapples with years of...
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December 26, 2017 - 9:29 am
KELLY, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say the owner of a North Carolina boat shop shot a man he incorrectly thought stole a boat from him earlier this month. Bladen County Sheriff James McVicker said 57-year-old Gore Marine owner David Gore confronted two men at an abandoned lumber mill in Kelly around 10...
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In this Friday Dec. 1, 2017, photo, 93-year-old Mary Derr sits on her bed near her robot cat she calls "Buddy" in her home she shares with her daughter Jeanne Elliott in South Kingstown, R.I. Buddy is a Hasbro's "Joy for All" robotic cat, aimed at seniors and meant to act as a "companion," it has been on the market for two years. Derr has mild dementia, and Elliott purchased a robot earlier this year to keep her mother company. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
December 19, 2017 - 12:33 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Imagine a cat that can keep a person company, doesn't need a litter box and can remind an aging relative to take her medicine or help find her eyeglasses. That's the vision of toymaker Hasbro and scientists at Brown University, who have received a three-year, $1 million...
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