Senate Passes F.D.A. Funding and ‘Right to Try’ Drug Bills

The Senate capped a difficult seven months on Thursday by approving financing for the F.D.A. and expanding access to experimental treatments for people with terminal illnesses.

News Analysis: How to Repair the Health Law (It’s Tricky but Not Impossible)

How to Repair the Health Law (It’s Tricky but Not Impossible) By REED ABELSON, ABBY GOODNOUGH and KATIE THOMAS July 29, 2017 A man in Miami in 2015 directed passers-by to an insurance company where they could sign up for health coverage...

Ohio Carries Out Its First Execution Since 2014

By MITCH SMITH July 26, 2017 An Ohio prisoner convicted of raping and murdering a toddler in Akron in 1993 was put to death on Wednesday morning, the state’s first execution in more than three years. The execution of Ronald Phillips, who was 19 when he...

When Health Law Isn’t Enough, the Desperate Line Up at Tents

By TRIP GABRIEL July 23, 2017 WISE, Va. — Anthony Marino, 54, reached into his car trunk to show a pair of needle-nosed pliers like the ones he used to yank out a rotting tooth. Shirley Akers, 58, clutched a list of 20 medications she takes, before...