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CDC director to take pay cut of more than $165k

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will take a pay cut of more than $165,000, according to the Department of Health …

Health Care

CDC chief makes $375K, far exceeding his predecessors' pay

NEW YORK (AP) — The new head of the nation's top public health agency is getting paid nearly twice what his predecessor made and far more than other …

Public Health

New CDC chief makes double his predecessor's salary: report

The new head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is being paid far more than past directors, and more than twice what his …

Health Care

CDC Director Pledges to Bring Opioid Epidemic 'To Its Knees'

By MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer<p>NEW YORK (AP) — The new director of the top U.S. public health agency on Thursday pledged to work to bring the …

Public Health

Viewpoints: Maintaining A Strong VA Is Essential; Apply Political Lessons From HIV Crisis To Opioid Epidemic

Opinion writers focus on these and other health topics.<p>The New York Times: David J. Shulkin: Privatizing The V.A. Will Hurt Veterans <br>It has been my …

Health Care

Ex-Disney Star Caroline Sunshine Joins White House Press Team

A “Shake it Up” alum recently completed an internship at the Capitol<p>Former Disney Channel star Caroline Sunshine, 22, is joining the White House …

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Colbert Thinks Trump Should Just Hire Robert Mueller as His Attorney (Video)

“The Late Show” host has a novel solution for Trump’s difficulties finding lawyers to represent him in the Russia probe<p>Stephen Colbert kicked off …

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Athlete brain bank, costly weather and science on social media

SEVEN DAYS<p>The week in science: 23–29 March 2018.<p>Share on TwitterShare on Twitter<br>• Share on FacebookShare on Facebook<br>• Share via E-MailShare via E-Mail<p>PDF …

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Michael Avenatti: We DO NOT Have a 'Monica Lewinsky Type' Dress

Tweet from Stormy Daniels’ attorney puts to bed at least one rumor about the legal drama<p>Attorney Michael Avenatti took to Twitter Tuesday morning to …

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James Corden Perfects the 'Stormy' Weather Joke You've Been Trying Out

The Dew Point is dropping, but there has been a drastic increase in the “Ewww Point”<p>Admit it: You’ve been trying to nail the wording on a Stormy …

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Jimmy Carter: 'Worst Mistake' Trump Has Made Was to Hire John Bolton

“I have been concerned at some of the things he’s decided,” former president tells “CBS This Morning”<p>Former president Jimmy Carter has weighed in on …

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Seth Meyers Finds Out About Trump Advisor Switch During Taping, Jokes 'Nobody's Gonna F---ing Care' By Next Episode

“Late Night with Seth Meyers” is on hiatus next week and so he’ll have to deal with a tons of more recent Trump weirdness by the time he returns<p>Since …

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Craigslist Shutters Personals Section After Anti-Sex Trafficking Bill Passes Congress

Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act passed the Senate on Wednesday<p>Craigslist has shut down all of its personal sections following the passage of an …

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This Trump Tweet Hasn't Aged Well After Lawyer John Dowd Resigns

“Hey, a lot can happen over 11 days,” tweets one observer<p>President Trump’s lead lawyer for the special counsel investigation, John Dowd, resigned on …

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'Morning Joe': Trump Watch MSNBC for 'What's Really Going On'

Show co-host Mika Brzezinski says Trump knows where to go for real news<p>“Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski insisted Thursday that President Donald …

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AIDS researcher selected as CDC director

NEW YORK — A leading AIDS researcher was picked Wednesday to run the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the federal government’s top public …

Public Health

Leading AIDS researcher selected to head CDC

A leading AIDS researcher was picked Wednesday to run the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the federal government's top public health agency.<p>Dr. Robert Ray Redfield Jr., who rose to prominence in the 1980s as a top researcher into the emerging AIDS epidemic, has been named to the post by …

Public Health

Leading AIDS researcher selected as new CDC director

A leading AIDS researcher was picked Wednesday to run the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , the federal government's top public health agency.<p>Dr. Robert Ray Redfield Jr., who rose to prominence in the 1980s as a top researcher into the emerging AIDS epidemic, has been named to the post …

Public Health

Trump Ignores Advisers' Subtle Message About Putin: 'DO NOT CONGRATULATE'

All-caps message referred to Putin’s election, Washington Post says<p>President Trump’s foreign-policy advisers wanted to be crystal-clear that he …

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Stormy Daniels Says She 'Technically' Didn't Sleep With Donald Trump

Adult film star’s Twitter clapbacks earn her title of “troll slayer”<p>President Trump’s lawyers have threatened Stormy Daniels with a $20 million …

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Stormy Daniels Passes Lie Detector Test on 'Unprotected Sex' With Trump

Porn star also passes test on other questions that “should leave little doubt that she is telling the truth,” her lawyer tells TheWrap<p>Stormy Daniels, …

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Not All of President Trump's Firings Are Created Equal

President Donald Trump’s firings keep making the news, but not all of them are created equal.<p>Adding in a number of resignations over his first year, …

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Longtime AIDS researcher may be Trump’s pick to lead the CDC

A pioneering AIDS researcher who’s also an expert on treating heroin addiction may become the new director of the Centers for Disease Control and …

LGBTQI

The Jolt: Would an anti-Trump campaign be viable in Georgia?

<b>They’ve all become frenetic</b> for Donald Trump watchers, this weekend seemed more so than usual. There was this from the New York Times:<p>F<i>acebook on</i> …

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First Edition: March 19, 2018

Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations.<p>Kaiser Health News: With Some Republican Support, Virginia Edges Closer To …

Health Care

Trump administration considers HIV/AIDS expert to lead CDC: Reports

The Trump administration is considering appointing Robert Redfield, an HIV/AIDS expert at the University of Maryland Medical Center, as its next …

Public Health

HIV/AIDS expert expected as Trump’s next pick to head CDC: report

Robert Redfield, an HIV/AIDS expert at the University of Maryland Medical Center, is seen as the White House’s favored candidate to lead the Centers …

Public Health

AIDS researcher favored to be next CDC chief

Robert Redfield, an HIV/AIDS expert at the University of Maryland Medical Center, is being vetted by the Trump administration to run the CDC, five individuals with knowledge of the situation tell POLITICO.<p>Redfield emerged this week as the favored choice to replace former CDC Director Brenda …

U.S. Politics

Jimmy Kimmel Calls Melania Trump a 'Slovenian Captive' (Video)

“Was that too much?” Kimmel asked immediately after<p>Jimmy Kimmel had a surprise guest on his show Tuesday night in order to deliver a joke about how …

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Trumpaggedon: Traffic Hell as President Makes L.A.'s Gridlock Look Worse Than DC's

POTUS’ arrival in LA disrupted already infamous traffic<p>Donald Trump might have lost Los Angeles County to Hillary Clinton by more than 1.5 million …

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