Updated at 2:15 p.m. ET The first full day of the Trump impeachment trial will be dominated by partisan fighting over the rules of the proceedings. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released his resolution outlining the next steps, including a week of hours-long opening arguments, on Monday. By Tuesday, ahead of the debate, Senate leaders had made additional changes to the trial timeline. Watch the floor action live . The vote is a culmination of disagreement between Democrats and...
Gunshot survivors experience chronic pain, post-traumatic stress disorder and other physical and mental health challenges at rates higher than survivors of other traumatic injuries, according to a new study by researchers at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Researchers surveyed patients 6-to-12 months after discharge from three level I trauma centers in Boston who had survived traumatic injuries like shootings, car crashes and falls. Among survivors of firearm injuries, 68 percent...
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