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Churches wipe out millions in medical debt for others

With money from donors like church congregations, RIP Medical Debt buys debt portfolios on the secondary market for pennies on the dollar. But instead of collecting the debt, RIP forgives it.

From crib to court: Trump Administration summons immigrant infants

The Trump administration has summoned at least 70 children under 1 year old to immigration court for their own deportation proceedings since Oct. 1, according to new Justice Department data provided exclusively to Kaiser Health News.

If high court reverses Roe v. Wade, 22 states poised to ban abortion

What would the U.S. look like without Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case that legalized abortion nationwide?  That's the question now that President Donald Trump has chosen conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.

Defendants in diapers? Immigrant toddlers ordered to appear in court alone

Immigrant children as young as three are being ordered into court for their own deportation proceedings, according to attorneys in Texas, California and Washington, D.C.