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2 years 10 months ago

National strategy against Alzheimer's adopted

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is declaring Alzheimer's one of the country's biggest health challenges. It's adopting a national strategy that sets the clock ticking toward better treatments by 2025 -- while offering help for suffering families today. A new website will provide families with information about dementia and...

3 years 2 weeks ago

AP source: US to bring trade case against China

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is bringing a new trade case against China that seeks to pressure the rising economic power to end its export restrictions on key materials used to manufacture high-tech good. Senior administration officials say the U.S. will ask the World Trade Organization to facilitate talks...

3 years 1 month ago

Treasury to release corporate tax plan Wednesday

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration will propose lowering the current 35 percent corporate tax rate, while at the same time eliminating loopholes and subsidies and imposing a minimum tax on the overseas profits of American companies. Administration officials said the Treasury Department on Wednesday will detail aspects of President...

3 years 9 months ago

Obama admin to end health care waivers

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration says it will end a controversial health care waiver program in September. Officials announced Friday that all applications for new waivers and renewals of existing ones have to be in by Sept. 22. That would remove a potential political distraction in the...

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