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The new price of hope

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The families of thousands of children who want Spinraza, a newly approved drug for spinal muscular atrophy, have faced numerous hurdles.

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Despite efforts to get him out of Bowdoin-Geneva, Natalino Gomes could not leave his neighborhood.

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Health officials are worried that young people, unschooled in safe injection practices, could spark an outbreak.

President Trump walked towards Marine One as he departed from the South Lawn of the White House on Saturday.

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analysis

Trump’s greatest mission: erasing Obama’s legacy

Some attempts have failed, but the intensity of the president’s anti-Obama movement has never ebbed.