Risks pile up for Trump as Manafort heads to trial

The first trial prosecuted by special counsel Robert Mueller will offer the clearest public view yet of what his investigators have on President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, with a catalogue of evidence and testimony undercutting the president’s repeated claims that the Russia investigation is a “witch hunt.” Trump, his lawyers and some…

Sniffles? Cancer? Under Medicare Plan, Payments for Office Visits Would Be …

The Trump administration is proposing huge changes in the way Medicare pays doctors for the most common of all medical services, the office visit, offering physicians basically the same amount, regardless of a patient’s condition or the complexity of the services provided. Administration officials said the proposal would radically reduce paperwork burdens, freeing doctors to…