Rachel Lynn Aldrich

Rachel is a World Journalism Institute graduate. Follow Rachel on Twitter @Rachel_Lynn_A.

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FDA cuts ties with fetal tissue company

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 9/25/18, 01:50 pm

The Food and Drug Administration is severing its contract with Advanced Bioscience Resources, a company that provided human fetal tissue for research, according to a statement Monday from the Department of Health and Human Services. HHS reviewed the contract and determined it did not include enough assurances that ABR meets tissue procurement standards.

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Trump stumps for U.S. interests at UN

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 9/25/18, 12:29 pm

President Donald Trump boasted of the United States’ economic strength and global leadership in a speech Thursday at the UN General Assembly. His remarks emphasized the importance of national sovereignty for the United States and other nations. He said that America respects other countries’ unique goals and supports their right to make decisions on behalf of their people, adding, “We are standing up for America and for the American people, and we are also standing up for the world.”

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Trump on Sessions: ‘I don’t have an attorney general’

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 9/19/18, 11:42 am

President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a Hill.TV interview released Wednesday, going as far as to say, “I don’t have an attorney general.” The president said he is “so sad over Jeff Sessions,” adding that Sessions did not need to recuse himself from the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Trump also said he was disappointed with Sessions on other issues, including “the border,” adding, “We’ll see what happens” with Sessions’ future.

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