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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Judge opens door for lawsuit over girl declared brain dead

INTERESTING --> A California judge ruled that a teen girl who was declared brain dead more than three years ago after a tonsillectomy may technically still be alive, allowing a malpractice lawsuit against the hospital to move forward and possibly setting up the family to have her care paid for if they succeed.

Giant portrait of toddler peers over US-Mexico border wall

A photo of a giant toddler stands in Mexico and peers over a steel wall dividing the country from the United States.

DeVos planning to scrap Obama rules on campus sexual assault

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos declared that “the era of ‘rule by letter’ is over” as she announced plans to change the way colleges and universities handle allegations of sexual assault on campus.

Governors back bipartisan Senate bid to control health costs

A group of Republican and Democratic governors became the latest voices to endorse a bipartisan Senate drive to control health insurance costs, in defiance of President Donald Trump.

Appeals court: Grandparents not part of Trump’s travel ban

Grandparents, cousins and similarly close relations of people in the United States should not be prevented from coming to the country under President Donald Trump’s travel ban, a federal appeals court has ruled

House heads toward passage of Harvey aid bill, debt hike

Conservative grumbling aside, the House is heading toward backing a $15.3 billion disaster aid package that President Donald Trump and Democrats have linked to a temporary increase in America’s borrowing authority and keeping the government funded through December.

Trump, Xi discuss NKorea as key nations split on strategy

Trump is done talking about and with North Korea.

5 states, DC sue Trump administration over ending DACA

Fifteen states and the District of Columbia sued the U.S. government Wednesday to block President Donald Trump’s plan to end protection against deportation for young immigrants who New York’s attorney general labeled the “best of America.”

Congress returns, faces pressing issues including Harvey aid

Lawmakers returned to Washington Tuesday facing fast-approaching deadlines, including pressing demands to replenish dwindling disaster aid reserves as Texas and Louisiana dig out from Harvey and an even more powerful hurricane, Irma, bears down on the U.S.

Analysis: US options on NKorea narrow further after test

Sanctions on North Korea have been tried, and failed. Serious negotiations seem like a pipedream. And any military strike would almost surely bring mass devastation and horrific civilian casualties.
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