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Figures suggest e-cigarettes wiping out teen smoking

In almost any other year it would be hailed as a public health victory: The smoking rate among U.S. high schoolers took its biggest hit ever this year, federal figures show, falling to a new low.

Glitch in Medicare drug plan finder could cost consumers

As open enrollment goes into the home stretch Thanksgiving week, critics say the new tool can create confusion by obscuring out-of-pocket costs that seniors should consider.

Judge temporarily stops 1st federal execution in 16 years

U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutka said in a Wednesday evening ruling that the public is not served by “short-circuiting” legitimate judicial process.

Dems aim at Trump factor, less at each other in 5th debate

Civil in tone, mostly cautious in approach, the fifth debate on Wednesday did little to reorder the field and may have given encouragement to two new entrants into the race.

Democrats take on health care at debate, argue how to beat Trump

Democratic presidential candidates clashed Wednesday in a debate over the future of health care in America, racial inequality and their ability to build a winning coalition to take on President Donald Trump next year.

Sondland says he worked at ‘express direction’ of president

Ambassador Gordon Sondland told a House impeachment hearing Wednesday that he worked “at the express direction” of President Donald Trump and pushed the Ukrainian government for results that included an investigation into one of the president’s political rivals. But Sondland conceded that Trump never told him directly security assistance was blocked for the probes, and reiterated that Trump told him, “I want nothing. I want nothing. I want no quid pro quo.”