FDA approves 1st drug for aggressive multiple sclerosis

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for an aggressive kind of multiple sclerosis that steadily reduces coordination and the ability to walk.

  • Written by LINDA A. JOHNSON , AP Medical Writer

Poll: Americans dislike GOP's, Trump's plan on health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Note to President Donald Trump and House Republicans: People really don't like your approach to overhauling America's health care. If you're hoping to revive the effort, you may want to try something different.

 

  • Written by ALAN FRAM and EMILY SWANSON , Associated Press

Trump administration seeks delay in ruling on climate plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours after President Donald Trump signed an executive order seeking to undo his predecessor's efforts to curb climate change, his administration has asked a federal appeals court to postpone ruling on lawsuits over Obama-era restrictions on carbon emissions.

  • Written by MICHAEL BIESECKER and SAM HANANEL , Associated Press

Woman strikes Capitol Police cruiser, taken into custody

WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman described as "erratic and aggressive" drove a vehicle into a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser and was taken into custody Wednesday morning, a disruption that closed down streets near the Capitol for nearly three hours.

  • Written by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press

Ex-Christie aide gets prison term for bridge revenge plot

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former aide to Gov. Chris Christie was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison for his role in a political revenge plot involving traffic jams at the country's busiest bridge, a scandal that sank the Republican's presidential aspirations.

  • Written by DAVID PORTER , Associated Press