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Pre-existing conditions complicate health care replacement

| | Feb 26 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

CHICAGO — As Republicans try to unite around a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, one of the most popular parts of the law will be among the most difficult to replace: the guarantee of health coverage for people with pre-existing conditions.

  1. | Posted: Feb 4 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has inherited a healthy-looking job market from his predecessor, with the U.S. economy registering a burst of hiring in January and an influx of Americans looking for work.

  2. | Posted: Feb 3 2017 - 11:18am

    TOKYO — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis assured Japan’s prime minister Friday that the United States would stand by its mutual defense treaty with the country, despite statements by President Donald Trump during last year’s campaign that suggested he might pull back from U.S. security commitments in Asia.

  3. Posted: Feb 3 2017 - 10:19am

    PHOENIX (AP) — Republican members of Arizona’s congressional delegation are again trying to split up the federal appeals court whose nine-state territory includes Arizona.

  4. | Posted: Feb 3 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Declaring that religious freedom is “under threat,” President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to repeal a rarely enforced IRS rule that says pastors who endorse candidates from the pulpit risk losing their tax-exempt status.

  5. | Posted: Feb 3 2017 - 12:05am

    BERKELEY, Calif. — The chaos at the University of California, Berkeley, was shocking: Protesters set fires, smashed windows, hurled explosives at police and ultimately achieved their goal of canceling an appearance by right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos.

  6. | Posted: Feb 2 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — The White House issued a cryptic warning Wednesday that the U.S. will act against Iran unless it stops testing ballistic missiles and supporting Houthi rebels in Yemen, but declined to say what retaliatory actions the U.S. would pursue.

  7. | Posted: Jan 31 2017 - 12:05am

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — One by one, a judge detailed the 22 charges against an Alaskan man accused of killing five people and wounding six others in the Florida airport shooting spree. Then, Esteban Santiago pleaded not guilty.

  8. | Posted: Jan 31 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Since taking office 10 days ago, President Donald Trump has moved to consolidate power within a small cadre of close aides at the White House.

  9. | Posted: Jan 31 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Defiant in the face of an international backlash, President Donald Trump pressed into his second week in office defending his sweeping immigration ban. Protests persisted at major airports, and concern mounted from U.S. diplomats and members of his own party.

  10. | Posted: Jan 30 2017 - 10:11am

    MIAMI — Zika may be down but the virus is not out in Florida, where the health department on Friday reported three more locally acquired cases and six travel-related infections. All but one of the cases — a travel-related infection in Broward — had symptoms last year, the agency said.

  11. | Posted: Jan 30 2017 - 10:09am

    A number of Republican health care policy proposals that seemed out of favor in the Obama era are now being given new life. One of these involves Medicare, the government health insurance program primarily for older Americans, and is known as premium support.

  12. | Posted: Jan 30 2017 - 10:07am

    QUEBEC CITY — A shooting at a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers left six people dead in an attack that Canada’s prime minister called an act of terrorism. Police arrested two suspects, including one who called 911 to say he was armed but ready to give himself up.

  13. | Posted: Jan 30 2017 - 12:05am

    ATLANTA — William H. Pryor Jr., who is on President Donald Trump’s short list to fill a U.S. Supreme Court vacancy, has left a trail of writings and statements that inflame liberal interest groups across the country.

  14. | Posted: Jan 30 2017 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — President Donald Trump’s immigration order sowed more chaos and outrage across the country Sunday, with travelers getting detained at airports, panicked families searching for relatives and protesters marching against the sweeping measure that was blocked by several federal courts.

  15. Posted: Jan 30 2017 - 12:05am

    White House: Immigration order ‘small price’ for safety