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2017 September. Page #1. Latest story: The Media Needs To Stop Rationalizing President Trump’s Behavior

Trump’s Next Move on Health Care? Choice for Secretary May Offer Clue

The New York Times | Saturday September 30, 2017

The selection of a successor for Tom Price, who resigned as secretary of health and human services, could be a turning point in the debate over health care.

Lobbyists See a Billion-Dollar Boon in Tax Rewrite’s Lack of Detail

The New York Times | Saturday September 30, 2017

Two sentences in the nine-page Republican framework have K Street salivating over the payday to come.

‘Little Lobbyists’ Help Save the Health Care Law, for Now

The New York Times | Saturday September 30, 2017

Children with complex medical conditions helped their parents beat back Republican proposals to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Lobotomies, straitjackets, shocks: An eerie museum tour of a troubling past

The Washington Post | Saturday September 30, 2017

Oregon museum shows what life was like at an old-school “insane asylum.”

Her dizziness started after two days on a boat, and then it never went away

The Washington Post | Saturday September 30, 2017

A neurological disorder leaves people feeling as if they’re swaying and bobbing all the time.

Saturday Morning Political Cartoon Thread

Reddit | Saturday September 30, 2017

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Trump's apathy about Puerto Rico is reflected in where he's spending his weekend

The Washington Post | Saturday September 30, 2017

Trump stayed at Camp David or the White House in response to Harvey and Irma. For Maria, he's been at his private club.

Hunting for dinosaur bones — through opera

The Washington Post | Saturday September 30, 2017

Musical event in a museum’s dinosaur hall tells the story of a girl’s quest for fossils.

If you’re a regular user of low-dose aspirin, stopping it may pose a risk

The Washington Post | Saturday September 30, 2017

A study finds a spike in heart attacks and stroke when aspirin therapy is discontinued.

Trump Lashes Out at Puerto Rico Mayor Who Complained About Storm Response

The New York Times | Saturday September 30, 2017

In a series of early-morning Twitter messages, the president accused the mayor of San Juan of “poor leadership” and partisanship.

Meet the Arlington teenager who is helping turn formerly homeless people into patrons of art

The Washington Post | Saturday September 30, 2017

Inspired by a photo, teen's program brightens up the lives - and walls - of the formerly homeless

Republicans are keeping Roy Moore and his controversial views at arm’s length

The Washington Post | Saturday September 30, 2017

Almost no Republicans have criticized the Senate candidate in Alabama who has been known for his radical views on homosexuality and 9/11.

News quiz: The mystery in Havana, a college sports scandal and more

The Washington Post | Saturday September 30, 2017