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A migrant child from Central America waves out of a bus window as the vehicle heads to a newly established shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, on Dec. 1, 2018.

In the chaos to reunite migrant children with their families, 37 kids were left in vans for up to 39 hours, with Texas temperatures in the 90s

The incident occurred in the aftermath of the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy, which separated thousands of kids from their parents.
A security guard checks cars at the entrance to Casa Padre, a former Walmart which is now a center for unaccompanied immigrant children, on June 24, 2018 in Brownsville, Texas.

More than half of migrant children’s sexual abuse allegations against staff came from shelters run by 3 nonprofits

Three nonprofits collectively ran dozens of shelters that house migrant children who arrive in the US alone after crossing the border illegally.
Migrant boys spend time in a recreation area outside Casa Padre, an immigrant shelter for unaccompanied minors, in Brownsville, Texas, US, on June 19, 2018.

Sexual abuse allegations have been a problem in migrant children’s shelters for years. The Trump administration separated thousands of kids from...

The Trump administration faces criticism for placing separated children in the shelter system where hundreds of abuse allegations are made each year.
Occupants at Casa Padre, an immigrant shelter for unaccompanied minors, in Brownsville, Texas, U.S., are seen in this photo provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, June 14, 2018.

Thousands of migrant children were reportedly sexually abused in US government custody

Thousands of migrant children placed in US custody between 2014 and 2018 were allegedly sexually abused in shelters, Axios reported, citing documents.

The Trump administration just took its biggest step yet to bring down the cost of prescription drugs — and it’s dividing the healthcare in...

The aim is for patients to pay less for their drugs at the pharmacy counter, a major goal of the Trump administration.

The Trump administration’s top health official isn’t counting on pharma to bring down drug prices

The Trump administration has been vocal about lowering drug prices in the US, coming to a head in July when President Donald Trump singled out pharma giant Pfizer for its price increases.

The GOP just dealt another blow in their steady unraveling of Obama’s legacy

President Donald Trump and the GOP haven't been able to erase former President Barack Obama's legacy completely, but they're doing their best to chip away at his major achievements like the Dodd-Frank Act and Obamacare.
Vice President Mike Pence laughs as U.S. President Donald Trump holds a baseball bat as they attend a Made in America product showcase event at the White House in Washington, U.S.

Wall Street’s whispering that Trump may take a hammer to one of healthcare’s most lucrative businesses

Analysts all over Wall Street think President Trump may make priority of dismantling pharmacy benefit manager rebate system in his speech about controlling healthcare costs on Friday.
Workers arrive at the Department of Health and Human Services Tuesday after the federal government shutdown.

The Trump administration’s ban on certain words reportedly extends beyond just the CDC

Officials at a second Department of Health and Human Services agency were similarly guided against using "entitlement," "diversity," and "vulnerable."

One topic dominated a Senate hearing for Trump’s top healthcare pick

"Drug prices are too high. The president has made that clear. So have I," nominee Alex Azar said in his opening remarks at a Senate hearing Wednesday.