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From Film Stars To Naturalists, These Lives Have Become Boozy Inspirations
Breweries and distilleries are collaborating with artists and fashioning their drinks after influential people to try to better connect with customers or bring attention to the drink's origin.
Trump, Pence Lobby For Senate Health Care Bill As Prospects Appear Dim
The president invited Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., to the White House on Tuesday. He's one of the most ardent conservative holdouts on the bill, which could fail to even get to the floor for debate.
'Petya' Cyberattack Cripples Ukraine, And Experts Say It's Spreading Globally
In an attack that resembles the WannaCry hack of last month, computer users see a message stating, "There is no way to restore your data without a special key."
From Drug Overdose To Fires, Council Says Preventable Deaths At An All-Time High
States aren't doing enough to protect its residents from "events we know how to prevent," says the National Safety Council.
Arkansas Inmate Captured After 32 Years On The Lam
Minimum-security inmate Steven Dishman was reported missing from his Little Rock job site in 1985. State police say someone he met five years after his escape tipped them off to his whereabouts.
Considering Breast-Feeding? This Guide Can Help
The vast majority of pregnant women in the U.S. say they plan to breast-feed, but aren't told that many new moms worldwide find it tricky. Being mentored the first weeks after birth can help a lot.
Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Deportation Of 1,400 Iraqis Nationwide
An order that initially covered Iraqi nationals with criminal convictions in the Detroit area now applies to the U.S. The judge said they could face "grave consequences" if returned to Iraq.
Pacing, Crying, Frustration: Cosby Juror On The 52 Hours That Ended In Mistrial
Bobby Dugan, 21, says that he pushed the jury to convict Bill Cosby on two of three charges and that it was dispiriting to leave the case unresolved after so much deliberation.
Mom Of Cross-Border Shooting Victim 'Still Waiting For Victory'
Because Sergio Hernandez was standing outside of U.S. territory when he was shot to death, a lawsuit had been impossible — until the Supreme Court weighed in Monday.
CHART: CBO Weighs Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill
The Congressional Budget Office estimates that 22 million people would lose coverage with the Senate bill. That includes 15 million people on Medicaid, and others who could no longer afford insurance.
Google Hit With $2.7 Billion Fine By European Antitrust Monitor
The European Commission says Google "abused its market dominance as a search engine by promoting its own comparison shopping service in its search results, and demoting those of competitors."
From Birth To Death, Medicaid Affects The Lives Of Millions
Medicaid has become a prime target of Republicans in Congress who want to rein in the program's costs, which totaled $350 billion in 2015. We take a look at what all that money pays for.
Mixing Business And The Presidency, Trump To Hold Fundraiser At His Washington Hotel
The president is using the Trump International Hotel, blocks from the White House, to raise money for his campaign operation, which has generated revenue for Trump businesses.
In This LA Neighborhood, Protest Art Is A Verb
About a third of Boyle Heights' 90,000 residents live below the poverty line. But lower rents have attracted art galleries to the area, and that is drawing the ire of residents and activists.
White House Suspects Syria Is Preparing For Another Chemical Attack
A statement says the observed "activities" recall those before an April 4 strike that killed civilians, including children. It warns the Assad government that it would "pay a heavy price."