Seniors

July 25, 2019 - 3:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A prescription drug compromise that would lower costs for Medicare recipients and save billions for Medicare and Medicaid cleared a key hurdle in the Senate on Thursday, but Republican resistance signaled trouble as the legislation faces floor consideration. The Finance Committee...
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July 25, 2019 - 2:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A prescription drug compromise that would lower costs for Medicare recipients has cleared a key hurdle in the Senate, but Republican resistance signals trouble when the legislation goes to the floor. The Finance Committee voted 19-9 to advance the bill Thursday, but it passed...
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Children play in a water fountain in Antwerp, Belgium, Thursday, July 25, 2019. Belgium experienced a code red, extreme heat warning, on Thursday as temperatures soared during the second heat wave of the summer. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
July 25, 2019 - 1:18 pm
PARIS (AP) — Even ice cream, Italian gelato or Popsicles couldn't help this time. Temperature records that had stood for decades or even just days fell minute by minute Thursday afternoon and Europeans and tourists alike jumped into fountains, lakes, rivers or the sea to escape a suffocating heat...
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A boy jumps into the water at the beach in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, July 25, 2019. Parts of Europe will likely see record-high temperatures on Thursday as much of the continent is trapped in a heat wave, the second in two months. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
July 25, 2019 - 8:30 am
PARIS (AP) — Hot, hotter, hottest! Paris, London and places across Europe are sweltering under all-time high temperatures or near-record heat Thursday as the second heat wave this summer bakes the continent. Climate scientists warn this could become the new normal in many parts of the world. But...
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A boy jumps into the water at the beach in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, July 25, 2019. Parts of Europe will likely see record-high temperatures on Thursday as much of the continent is trapped in a heat wave, the second in two months. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
July 25, 2019 - 7:24 am
PARIS (AP) — Hot, hotter, hottest! Paris, London and places across Europe are bracing for record temperatures Thursday as the second heat wave this summer bakes the continent. Climate scientists warn this could become the new normal in many parts of the world. But temperate Europe — where air...
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A bird sits on a straw bale on a field in Frankfurt, Germany, as the sun rises on Thursday, July 25, 2019. A heatwave struck large parts of Europe. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
July 25, 2019 - 5:39 am
PARIS (AP) — Hot, hotter, hottest! Paris, London and points across Europe are bracing for record temperatures Thursday as the second heat wave this summer bakes the continent. Climate scientists warn this could become the new normal in many parts of the world. But temperate Europe — where air...
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People cool off next to the fountains at Louvre Museum in Paris, France, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. Temperatures in Paris are forecast to reach 41 degrees C (86 F), on Thursday. (AP Photo/Rafael Yaghobzadeh)
July 25, 2019 - 4:14 am
PARIS (AP) — Hot, hotter, hottest! Paris, London and points across Europe are bracing for record temperatures Thursday as the second heat wave this summer bakes the continent. Climate scientists warn this could become the new normal. But temperate Europe — where air conditioning is rare — isn't...
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People cool down in the fountains as temperatures reached 30 degrees Celsius, at Toldbod Plads in Aalborg, Denmark, Wednesday July 24, 2019. (Henning Bagger/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
July 24, 2019 - 6:25 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Europeans cooled off in public fountains Wednesday as a new heat wave spread across parts of the continent and was already breaking records. Belgium and Germany registered their highest-ever temperatures, while the Netherlands saw its hottest day in 75 years. And the mercury is...
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People cool down in the fountains as temperatures reached 30 degrees Celsius, at Toldbod Plads in Aalborg, Denmark, Wednesday July 24, 2019. (Henning Bagger/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
July 24, 2019 - 2:39 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Europeans cooled off in public fountains Wednesday as a new heat wave spread across parts of the continent and is already breaking records. Belgium registered its highest-ever temperature while the Netherlands saw its hottest day in 75 years. And the mercury is expected to rise even...
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In this June 15, 2018 photo, pharmaceuticals are seen in North Andover, Mass. Two senior senators — a Republican and a Democrat — unveiled compromise legislation Tuesday to reduce prescription drug costs for millions of Medicare recipients, while saving money for federal and state health care programs that serve seniors and low-income people. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
July 23, 2019 - 7:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two veteran senators — a Republican and a Democrat — unveiled compromise legislation Tuesday to reduce prescription drug costs for millions of Medicare recipients, while saving money for federal and state health care programs serving seniors and low-income people. Iowa Republican...
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