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Credit: NewsHour Weekend It has been two years since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, and the state of Connecticut now has some of the most restrictive gun policies in the country. While federal legislation stalled in partisan gridlock...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s push to cover America’s uninsured faces another big test Monday. This time, it’s not only how the website functions, but how well the program itself works for millions who are starting to...
“Death of Washington, Dec. 14. A.D. 1799″ by N. Currier, from the Library of Congress It was a house call no physician would relish. On Dec. 14, 1799, three doctors were summonsed to Mount Vernon in Fairfax County, Virginia to attend to...