The Department of Health and Humans Services is adding a Division of Conscience and Religious Freedom to protect doctors, nurses and other health care workers who refuse to take part in some kinds of care because of moral or religious objections.
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In a federal indictment, Phillip Durachinsky faces numerous charges including installing malware on thousands of computers and the production of child pornography.
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Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, led efforts to require work for Medicaid recipients while in charge of Indiana's program. She was sworn in as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services by Vice President Pence on March 14.
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Patricia (from left), Natalie and their mother, Rosemary, sit in their home in Northern California. Natalie, a woman with an intellectual disability, is unable to speak. She couldn't explain what was wrong and doctors couldn't figure out why she was in pain.
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Ollie and Daniel Williams stand in front of their raised home with their children Trinity, 9, and Masen, 12. The land surrounding their house floods so often that the family keeps a small fiberglass canoe tied to the bottom of the front steps and a flat-bottom boat tied to the side of their house to aid in evacuating.
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Suleiman Ibrahim Osman, from Syria, sits outside his tent in the Kawergosk refugee camp in northern Iraq in April. He's one of millions of people worldwide who have recently been forced out of their homes from war.
New York City has seen a precipitous drop in crime over the past several years. Bill Bratton, who served as NYPD's commissioner, says the department's police tactics have contributed to that crime reduction.