IN Health Officials warn of whooping cough increase

The Indiana State Department of Health is urging people to protect themselves against pertussis, due to an increase in whooping cough cases across the state. Resources for checking your vaccination records are available.

Governors urge bipartisan work on healthcare

In a letter late Wednesday, the governors urged the leaders, particularly top Republican Mitch McConnell, to set aside “this flawed bill” and work with them on making health care more available and affordable for every American.

Gore slams trump’s military transgender ban

Gore said he didn’t think that Trump consulted with military leaders before making his announcement on Twitter. He says he thinks Trump is big on distractions and that is leading to the president not getting any important work done.

San Francisco protests Trump’s transgender ban

A transgender woman who identified herself only as Layla addressed the crowd Wednesday night and said she’s tired of being told who she can or cannot be, and asked for others in the LGBTQ community to support trans people as they fight for respect.

Jurors set to hear closing arguments in ‘Pharma Bro’ case

Prosecutors say Martin Shkreli is a con man who repeatedly lied to rich investors in two hedge funds he ran into the ground. The defense says he’s a misunderstood “genius” who ended up making money for his alleged victims.

Judge recommends contested giant Hawaii telescope for permit

The $1.4 billion project has divided those who believe the telescope will desecrate land atop Mauna Kea held sacred by some Native Hawaiians and those who believe it will provide Hawaii with economic and educational opportunities.