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Monsoon flooding kills at least 173 across South Asia
Villagers wade through a flooded area in Murkata village east of Gauhati, India, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. In the northeastern Indian state of Assam, the floodwaters have damaged bridges, downed power lines and washed away thousands of homes. Officials said at least 2.5 million people had been affected, including some 200,000 now staying in 440 relief camps. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)

5:26 am Monday, August 14, 2017

Heavy monsoon rains have unleashed landslides and floods that killed at least 173 people in recent days and displaced millions more across northern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh. Officials said Monday that they were still trying to determine the scale of the disaster, as weather...
Cities baffled as Jeff Sessions targets them on immigration
A man tosses a football in the street in San Bernardino, Calif., on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is cracking down on so-called sanctuary cities, threatening to keep federal crime-fighting resources from cities ravaged by violence if they don't cooperate with federal immigration authorities. The Justice Department sent letters to Baltimore, Albuquerque, and Stockton and San Bernardino, Calif., telling them they will be ineligible for a new program if they don't step up efforts to help detain and deport those in the country illegally. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

11:01 am Thursday, August 3, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions took new steps Thursday to punish cities he believes are not cooperating with federal immigration agents in a move that was met with bewilderment by local officials who said they did not know why they were being singled out. The Justice Department sent...
Sessions: US prosecutors will help addiction-ravaged cities
Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at the Columbus Police Academy about the opioid epidemic, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

12:11 am Wednesday, August 2, 2017

The Justice Department will dispatch 12 federal prosecutors to cities ravaged by addiction who will focus exclusively on investigating health care fraud and opioid scams that are fueling the nation's drug abuse epidemic, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Wednesday. He unveiled...
Black police concerned by Trump quips on handling suspects
Attorney General Jeff Sessions addresses the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives during a conference, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, in Atlanta, just days after President Donald Trump said police shouldn't be

4:03 am Tuesday, August 1, 2017

The Trump administration's tough talk on crime and the treatment of suspects has left black police officers worried that efforts to repair the fraught relationship between police and minority communities could be derailed. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday addressed a major...
GURMAN, Steven D.

1:11 am Thursday, July 27, 2017

GURMAN, Steven D. Steven D. Gurman, of Lake Worth, FL, formerly of Swampscott and Beverly, MA, passed away on July 19, 2017 at the age of 69. He was the husband of the late Claire Gurman, (Tenenblatt), son of Saul and Eva Gurman, of Beverly,, MA, brother of Robert Gurman and his...
Trump again rips attorney general but many want him to stay
Attorney General Jeff Sessions leaves the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July, 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

3:06 am Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Congressional Republicans and influential conservatives rallied around Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday as President Donald Trump kept up his public pelting of the nation's top law enforcement officer and left his future in doubt. Sessions' former colleagues in the Senate...
What could happen if Jeff Sessions is pushed out of office?
FILE - In this June 13, 2017, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, as he testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about his role in the firing of James Comey, his Russian contacts during the campaign and his decision to recuse from an investigation into possible ties between Moscow and associates of President Donald Trump. Trump’s withering invective about Sessions over the last week suggests an effort to pressure the attorney general into resigning with a possible eye toward replacing him and ending the Justice Department investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

4:53 pm Tuesday, July 25, 2017

President Donald Trump's startlingly public criticism of Jeff Sessions over the last week suggests an effort to pressure the attorney general into resigning with a possible eye toward replacing him and ending the Justice Department investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016...
AP sources: Trump speaks to advisers about firing Sessions
FILE - In this July 21, 2017 file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks in Philadelphia. President Donald Trump took a new swipe at on Monday, July 24, 2017, referring to him in a tweet as “beleaguered” and wondering why Sessions isn’t digging into Hillary Clinton’s alleged contacts with Russia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

12:49 pm Monday, July 24, 2017

President Donald Trump has spoken with advisers about firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as he continues to rage against Sessions' decision to recuse himself from all matters related to the Russia investigation. The president's anger again bubbled into public view Monday as he...
EXCLUSIVE: Don’t cut care to 23M, do reform drug prices, AMA head says
The president of the American Medical Association, Andrew Gurman, visits the Palm Beach Post to talk about health care reform in West Palm Beach on May 22, 2017. (Richard Graulich / The Palm Beach Post)

8:49 am Friday, May 26, 2017

The American Medical Association’s top officer said in a visit to The Palm Beach Post he cannot support pushing 23 million people out of health coverage, but President Donald Trump could be on to something with talk of bringing down high drug prices. “It’s certainly...
“POST TIME:” Why do Boca Raton area’s streets have British names?
Developers in the late 1950s gave more than a dozen streets British names in Boca Raton.Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post

12:00 am Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Readers: Yes, this is our second straight week of Boca Raton-based columns; just coincidence. Over the 17-plus years of Post Time, we have a few unsolved mysteries. Some have stumped us altogether, despite tremendous effort; others we just didn’t get to right away. Awhile back...
Tearful Kimmel monologue precedes warning to Fla. on Obamacare repeal

6:25 pm Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Late-night comedian Jimmy Kimmel tearfully spoke of his son’s heart surgery and asked Congress not to raise costs on sick people, rousing Obamacare supporters and irking backers of a proposed GOP health overhaul — with one calling it “cheap.” On Wednesday...
Travel Ban Spotlights U.S. Dependence On Foreign-Born Doctors

5:00 am Thursday, February 16, 2017

Patients in Alexandria, La., were the friendliest people Dr. Muhammad Tauseef ever treated. They’d drive long distances to see him, and often brought gifts. “It’s a small town, so they will sometimes bring you chickens, bring you eggs, bring you homemade cakes,&rdquo...
Court blocks ‘bad deal’ in halting Aetna-Humana merger, AMA says

3:21 pm Monday, January 23, 2017

A federal judge’s ruling Monday that blocks Aetna’s proposed $37 billion merger with Humana drew praise from opponents who said it would give the combined firm too much power in places such as South Florida. Aetna is reviewing the opinion and will consider an appeal...
Doctors Raise Concerns For Small Practices In Medicare’s New Payment System

5:00 am Thursday, August 25, 2016

Dr. Lee Gross is worried. He has practiced family medicine in North Port, Florida, near Sarasota, for 14 years. But he and two partners are the last small, independent practice in the town of 62,000. Everyone else has moved away, joined larger groups, or become salaried employees...
The best fast food, picked by the world’s top chefs
Customers dine at a Shake Shack restaurant in New York on Sept. 10, 2014. (Bloomberg photo by Michael Nagle)

6:00 am Friday, July 29, 2016

At the airport. En route to another critical meeting. Fast food is everywhere, and unavoidable. Even celebrity chefs producing the world’s most-praised meals have an occasional hankering. So where do they get their fix? We asked them, and alongside the predictable Shake Shack...
Food fight at 40,000 Feet: Airlines woo gourmet fliers

6:00 am Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Ever since Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin served his guests turtle bouillon, lamb chops and champagne on the world’s first international passenger flight in 1912, on-board catering has been key to winning the hearts and stomachs of top-paying passengers. These days, about 4 million...
Board rejects ballot jumping for those wishing to vote in primary

7:07 pm Wednesday, March 16, 2016

For voters who didn’t register as Republican or Democrat but still wanted to cast a ballot Tuesday in the presidential primary, some bad news. Their votes didn’t count. The Palm Beach County canvassing board went through the painstaking task of rejecting ballot after...
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