The Trump administration said Thursday it wants states to innovate in ways that could produce more lower-cost health insurance options — even if those alternatives do not provide the same level of financial or medical coverage as an ACA plan.
The number of children in the United States without health insurance jumped to 3.9 million in 2017 from about 3.6 million the year before, according to census data.
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President Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House Wednesday as he announces his support for the first major rewrite of the nation's criminal justice sentencing laws in a generation.
A volunteer stands in front of an American flag before President Trump speaks at a rally last week in Indianapolis. Indiana is a key Senate battleground state for the GOP.
A van belonging to Cesar Sayoc covered in blue tarp was towed by FBI investigators to FBI Miramar Headquarters. The suspect was arrested in connection to the string of pipe bombs mailed to prominent Democrats across the country.
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Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, pictured speaking at an event in September, died after a fight broke out in the Saudi Arabian Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month, according to Saudi state TV.
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., released a DNA analysis to clarify questions about her Native American heritage, something President Trump commonly mocks. Warren is considering a 2020 presidential bid.
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In a photo taken at last year's U.N. General Assembly in New York, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks at a luncheon with President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Palace Hotel.
President Trump visits residents of Puerto Rico affected by Hurricane Maria last October. The president has been criticized for questioning the death toll from that storm while the U.S. mainland prepared for Hurricane Florence last week.
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