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WASHINGTON | Trump administration squares off with drugmakers over plan

WASHINGTON — With midterm elections less than two weeks away, President Donald Trump is pushing a plan to lower prices for some prescription drugs, and Friday it put his administration on a collision course with the powerful pharmaceutical industry. Top administration officials pushed back on drugmakers’ charge that the plan would import “socialized” price controls. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump administration squares off with drugmakers over plan

TRENTON, N.J. | The Latest: US wants drugmakers to put prices in TV ads

TRENTON, N.J. — The Latest on drugmakers disclosing list prices of advertised drugs (all times local): 4:30 p.m. The federal government wants to force drugmakers to disclose prices for prescription medicines in their TV commercials. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said a proposal unveiled Monday would apply to brand-name drugs that are covered … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J. | The Latest: US wants drugmakers to put prices in TV ads

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump fudges history on black vote, drug cost

WASHINGTON— Facing pivotal November elections, President Donald Trump is misrepresenting the history of African-American voting and exaggerating his influence in boosting income and controlling prescription drug prices. He laments in campaign speeches on behalf of Republican candidates that blacks’ support for Democrats had become “habit,” having voted for them “for 100 years,” and insists his … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump fudges history on black vote, drug cost

NEW YORK | Technology stocks, led by Apple, push Wall Street higher

NEW YORK— U.S. stocks made solid gains Thursday as Apple and Qualcomm led a rally in technology companies. Drugmakers and health insurers also rose. Apple changed course and rose a day after it introduced three new iPhone models and updates to the Apple Watch. Chipmakers recovered after a steep drop the day before. Stock indexes … Continue reading NEW YORK | Technology stocks, led by Apple, push Wall Street higher