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A view of the Trump Park Avenue building in New York. President Trump's properties have been attracting a large and generous circle of buyers, from wealthy Russians to a Chinese businesswoman, and many questions are being raised about the ethics of these deals.

When Is A Deal Just A Deal? When Trump Sells A Property, It's Not Always Clear

Angela Chen makes money hawking her ties to important people, running a consulting firm that helps companies connect with Asia's power players.

So it inevitably attracted notice when Chen spent nearly $16 million recently to buy a four-bedroom Park Avenue penthouse owned by President Trump himself.

The February deal, which was first reported by Mother Jones, underscores one of the problems posed by Trump's ongoing business interests.

Dozens Of Civilians Killed Near Raqqa In Airstrike Activists Blame On Coalition

An airstrike by U.S.-led coalition forces leveled a school west of Raqqa and killed at least 33 people, according to two activist groups monitoring Syria. The groups allege the attack, which they say occurred overnight on Monday and Tuesday, hit a building that had been housing families fleeing violence in war-torn areas nearby.

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes speaks to reporters after a meeting at the White House on Wednesday.

Trump Surveillance Flap Throws Monkey Wrench Into House Russia Investigation

Updated at 7:12 p.m. ET

Explosive accusations and countercharges on Wednesday threatened to derail one of Congress' investigations into the potential connections between President Trump's 2016 campaign aides and Russia's meddling in the election.

The Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Devin Nunes of California, announced that he had learned that then-President-elect Donald Trump and some of his staff had been caught up in U.S. surveillance of foreign targets overseas in the months after the election.

In 2015, Medicaid spending topped $552 billion nationwide. People who receive both Medicaid and Medicare and people with disabilities account for more than half of Medicaid spending.

Limits In GOP Plan Could Shrink Seniors' Long-Term Health Benefits

Before Carmencita Misa became bedridden, she was a veritable "dancing queen," says her daughter, Charlotte Altieri.

"Even though she would work about 60 hours a week, she would make sure to go out dancing once a week — no matter what," Altieri, says. "She was the life-of-the-party kind of person, the central nervous system for all her friends."

Former Vice President Joe Biden (center) speaks during an event held by Democrats on Wednesday to mark the seventh anniversary of the Affordable Care Act.

Still A 'Big Deal': Biden Defends Threatened Affordable Care Act For Anniversary

Thursday will mark seven years since President Obama signed the now-threatened Affordable Care Act before a crowd in the jam-packed East Room of the White House. It was the signature legislative moment of his presidency, underscored by then-Vice President Biden, who whispered into the president's ear that it was a "big f****** deal." The mic picked up the remark, which created quite a stir.

Barry Cadden, center, an owner of the New England Compounding Center, was acquitted of 25 counts of second-degree murder of people who received tainted steroids manufactured by the pharmacy. He was found guilty of racketeering and mail fraud. Here, Cadden is shown arriving at the federal courthouse last week.

Pharmacy Owner Acquitted Of Murder In Meningitis Outbreak That Caused 64 Deaths

The owner of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy was acquitted on 25 counts of second-degree murder, but guilty of racketeering and fraud in the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people and hurt more than 700.

A jury found Barry Cadden, an owner of the now-defunct New England Compounding Center, guilty of some of the charges, but decided against holding him directly responsible for the deaths, which could have resulted in a life sentence for Cadden.

Inside The Wealthy Family That Has Been Funding Steve Bannon's Plan For Years

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A textured breast implant, left, and a smooth breast implant.

Breast Implants Linked To Rare Blood Cancer In Small Proportion Of Women

The Food and Drug Administration says at least nine women have died of a rare blood cancer after receiving breast implants, and that the agency is officially acknowledging an association between the implants and the disease.

On Tuesday, the agency announced that as of Feb. 1, it had received 359 breast implant-associated reports of a rare type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma called anaplastic large cell lymphoma, or ALCL.

Scientists have developed a smartphone app to measure sperm count at home.

A Smartphone Can Accurately Test Sperm Count

Men may soon be able to take their own sperm count — at home. With a smartphone. Yes, there's an app for that.

You may be asking yourself, why?

Low sperm count is a marker for male infertility, a condition that is actually a neglected health issue worldwide, according to the World Health Organization.

Fatun Mohamed Sareye, 30, sits with her family at a camp for internally displaced people in Garowe, Somalia.

Social Media Star Has A 'Crazy Idea' To Help Somalia

A viral social media campaign to fight the looming famine in Somalia has already raised more than $2 million. The goal is to send 60 tons of food to the country. But as the campaign has unfolded, it's become clear that it's still a work in progress. With the distribution set for March 27, some critical details are changing or not yet available.

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