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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the University of Maryland School of Medicine in March 2018 shows Dr. Robert Redfield Jr. The government is paying Redfield $375,000 a year to run the Atlanta-based CDC, U.S. officials confirmed in April 2018, nearly twice what his predecessor made and far more than other recent past directors. On Monday, April 30, 2018, HHS officials said Redfield had asked for a pay reduction because the topic had become a distraction.(Tracey Brown/University of Maryland School of Medicine via AP, File)
April 30, 2018 - 2:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Government officials say the new head of the top U.S. public health agency has asked for — and will receive — a cut to his record-setting pay. Officials are not yet saying what Dr. Robert Redfield Jr.'s new salary is. The 66-year-old HIV researcher was picked in March to head the...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, June 30, 2015, Deputy Executive Director, UNAIDS, Dr. Luiz Loures, during a meeting at Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) headquarters in Washington, U.S.A.. The U.N. agency that fights AIDS says that it's reopening a sexual harassment investigation against a top official Luiz Loures, saying additional allegations have emerged against him. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 30, 2018 - 1:19 pm
GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations agency that fights AIDS has reopened a sexual harassment investigation of a top official who was cleared in an initial probe, saying Monday that additional allegations have emerged. UNAIDS declined to specify the new allegations against Luiz Loures, the agency's...
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In this undated photo provided by Alyss Negrete, she poses with her with husband, Gilbert "Matt" Negrete and their children, from left, Aubree, Mya and Camren. Negrete, an Army veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, is in jail awaiting trial for attempted assault and other crimes after he allegedly pulled a knife during an altercation with veteran clinic staffers in January 2018, in White City, Ore. (Courtesy of Alyss Negrete via AP)
April 30, 2018 - 11:28 am
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The father of a veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder who was shot at a government clinic in Oregon blames Veterans Affairs for letting down his son. Gilbert "Matt" Negrete, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, is in jail in the former timber town of Medford, charged with...
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April 30, 2018 - 10:05 am
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The father of a veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder who was shot at a government clinic in Oregon blames Veterans Affairs for letting down his son. Gilbert "Matt" Negrete, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, is in jail in the former timber town of Medford, charged with...
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April 30, 2018 - 10:03 am
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The father of a U.S. Army veteran shot by a guard during a violent confrontation at a Veterans Affairs clinic in Oregon says he is frustrated his son has not received proper care for post-traumatic stress disorder. Gilbert "Matt" Negrete, an Army veteran who served in Iraq and...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, June 30, 2015, Deputy Executive Director, UNAIDS, Dr. Luiz Loures, during a meeting at Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) headquarters in Washington, U.S.A.. The U.N. agency that fights AIDS says that it's reopening a sexual harassment investigation against a top official Luiz Loures, saying additional allegations have emerged against him. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 30, 2018 - 9:58 am
GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations agency that fights AIDS has reopened a sexual harassment investigation of a top official who was cleared in an initial probe, saying Monday that additional allegations have emerged. UNAIDS declined to specify the new allegations against Luiz Loures, the agency's...
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Omar Gonzalez-Pagan, lawyer for the LGBT civil rights group Lambda Legal, poses outside his Manhattan office, Friday April 27, 2018, in New York. Military service, bathroom use, job bias and now health care. The Trump administration is under fire for rewriting a rule barring discrimination in health care due to “gender identity.” Groups representing transgender people expect the Obama protections to be gutted and are preparing to take the administration to court. “The proposed rollback does fit into a pattern of transphobia and anti-LGBT sentiment in this administration,” said Gonzalez-Pagan.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 29, 2018 - 7:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Military service. Bathroom use. Job bias. And now, health care. The Trump administration is coming under fire for rewriting a federal rule that bars discrimination in health care based on "gender identity." Critics say it's another attempt to undercut acceptance for transgender...
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Omar Gonzalez-Pagan, lawyer for the LGBT civil rights group Lambda Legal, poses outside his Manhattan office, Friday April 27, 2018, in New York. Military service, bathroom use, job bias and now health care. The Trump administration is under fire for rewriting a rule barring discrimination in health care due to “gender identity.” Groups representing transgender people expect the Obama protections to be gutted and are preparing to take the administration to court. “The proposed rollback does fit into a pattern of transphobia and anti-LGBT sentiment in this administration,” said Gonzalez-Pagan.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 29, 2018 - 8:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Military service. Bathroom use. Job bias. And now, health care. The Trump administration is coming under fire for rewriting a federal rule that bars discrimination in health care due to "gender identity." Critics say it's another attempt to undercut acceptance for transgender...
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Omar Gonzalez-Pagan, lawyer for the LGBT civil rights group Lambda Legal, poses outside his Manhattan office, Friday April 27, 2018, in New York. Military service, bathroom use, job bias and now health care. The Trump administration is under fire for rewriting a rule barring discrimination in health care due to “gender identity.” Groups representing transgender people expect the Obama protections to be gutted and are preparing to take the administration to court. “The proposed rollback does fit into a pattern of transphobia and anti-LGBT sentiment in this administration,” said Gonzalez-Pagan.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 29, 2018 - 8:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Military service. Bathroom use. And now health care. The Trump administration is being criticized for rewriting a federal rule that bars discrimination in health care due to "gender identity." Critics say it's another attempt to undercut acceptance for transgender people. The...
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April 29, 2018 - 8:00 am
BOSTON (AP) — Schools and health officials across the U.S. are struggling to curb what they say is an epidemic of underage vaping. Officials say teens and children are getting easy access to e-cigarettes and other vaping devices, which heat liquid into an inhalable vapor that often contains...
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