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premiumBill seeks to allow Arkansas doctors to refuse care over 'conscience' concerns

Family Council-backed legislation introduced last week would allow medical professionals and health care facilities and payers to refuse treatment for patients if doing so would interfere with their "conscience." House Bill 1628, which is titled the Healthcare Freedom of Conscience Act, would allow ...

Bill seeks to allow Arkansas doctors to refuse care over 'conscience' concerns

Family Council-backed legislation introduced last week would allow medical professionals and health care facilities and payers to refuse treatment for patients if doing so would interfere with their "conscience."

White House waiting on Russia-probe move

A White House spokesman said Sunday that it's premature to say that Attorney General Jeff Sessions should recuse himself and appoint a special prosecutor to look into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election aimed at helping elect Donald Trump.

Iraqis face fierce clashes in battle for west Mosul

BAGHDAD -- Iraqi militarized police captured a neighborhood on the western side of Mosul on Sunday amid fierce clashes with Islamic State militants, as thousands of people continued to flee the battle to government-controlled areas, security officials said.

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton hears Medicare concerns in North Little Rock

A group of Arkansas senior citizens told U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton on Tuesday that they like their Medicare Advantage plans, but a few expressed concerns about higher spending caps and rising medication costs.

House debates edits to tort-caps proposal

The state House had a lengthy debate Friday on dueling revisions offered for a proposed constitutional amendment that would set limits on damages awarded in civil lawsuits.

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