Immigrant Mom Gives Emotional Testimony on Child’s Death

Yazmin Juarez’s 19-month-old daughter died after getting sick following her stay at an unsanitary immigration detention center in Texas. She told lawmakers her story Wednesday to shed light on the human toll behind the Trump administration’s immigration policy, leaving few dry eyes in the room.

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Congress Hears Stories of Life Without Obamacare

By the time Paul Gibbs was 5 years old, he had already gone through nine surgeries for a condition he was born with that damages his kidneys through an inability to expel waste. His kidneys reached the end stage of failure by 2008 and Gibbs was forced to seek help for his $79,000 transplant surgery, asking members of his church and family friends for donations.

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House Panel Debates Path to Universal Health Care

Rebecca Wood’s daughter was born three months premature, required a feeding tube and has relied on Medicaid waivers for critical treatment most of her life. The patient advocate told lawmakers Wednesday her daughter would not have survived if Wood had not put off her own serious dental procedure for an infection that cost her parts of her jaw.

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Scientists Call Black Hole Image Tip of the Iceberg

Capturing an image of a black hole was considered impossible just a generation ago but an international collaboration produced that very impossibility last month. On Thursday, scientists told Congress they are ready to go even deeper into the reaches of the universe’s greatest cosmic mysteries.

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Senators Press DOJ Officials on Clinton Watchdog Report

Senators drilled Monday into the findings of last week’s watchdog report detailing the Justice Department’s handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server, with Republicans pointing to political text messages as proof of bias and Democrats noting the report says nothing of the ongoing Russia investigation.

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