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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017, as the Senate was to vote on moving head on health care with the goal of erasing much of Barack Obama's law. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Senate forges ahead with thorny repeal push

- The Washington Times

Senate Republicans barreled ahead with their uphill battle to repeal and possibly replace Obamacare Wednesday, reviving a 2015 bill that would gut much of the President Obama’s overhaul within two years.

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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015, file photo, a customer eats lunch at a Chipotle restaurant in Portland, Ore. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. reports financial results, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)

Chipotle says employee worked while ill at Va. location

Associated Press

Chipotle says it believes an employee was working while sick at a Virginia location where dozens of customers reported becoming ill earlier this month with what health officials think was norovirus.

FILE - This April 7, 1998 file photo shows capsules of the drug thalidomide at the Celgene Corp. in Warren, N.J, printed with a symbol warning pregnant or soon-to-be pregnant women against use of the drug that had caused thousands of infant deformities. Celgene has agreed to pay $280 million to settle a federal lawsuit alleging it committed fraud by promoting a drug for leprosy and another therapy for unapproved cancer treatments, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Mike Derer, File)

Celgene Corp. to pay $280M to settle cancer drug fraud suit

- Associated Press

Celgene Corp. has agreed to pay $280 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit alleging the pharmaceutical company committed fraud promoting a drug with a notorious history that was re-purposed to treat leprosy and another therapy for unapproved cancer treatments, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday.

Lawsuit: Tennessee jail infested by scabies

Associated Press

A lawsuit filed against a privately-run jail in Nashville, Tennessee alleges both employees and inmates were affected by a widespread scabies outbreak.

Utah home-birth rate is double the US average, report says

- Associated Press

Utah women are choosing home birth at a rate double the national average, and mothers who do so tend to be older and have more education than women who decide to give birth in hospitals, according to a state health department report released this month.

Trump administration cuts short anti-teen pregnancy grants

- Associated Press

Dozens of teen pregnancy prevention programs deemed ineffective by President Donald Trump's administration will lose more than $200 million in funding following a surprise decision to end five-year grants after only three years.