Jasmine, a woman in her 20s, died of a pulmonary embolism 18 days after delivering a healthy child.

Preventing Maternal Mortality Calls For More Data

The CDC started tracking maternal deaths in 1986, but states and a handful of cities are turning data with a deeper look into the issue.


0:49Shipping containers
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U.S. Delays Tariffs On Certain Chinese Imports

0:44U.S. national security adviser John Bolton with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
Office of U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton

Bolton Says The U.K. Is First In Line For Trade Deal With The U.S.

1:03Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard
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Tulsi Gabbard Steps Away From Campaign To Report For Active Duty

1:11A death chamber
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DOJ To Propose Bill To Fast-Track Executions In Mass Murder Cases

1:54Two of Jeffrey Epstein's alleged victims, Michelle Licata (L) and Courtney Wild (R), on July 8, 2019 in New York City
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Jeffrey Epstein's Accusers Still Want Justice After His Death

2:00Iowa State Fair attendee wears a Julian Castro hat

Democratic Candidates Court Voters At Iowa State Fair

3:32A woman holds an American flag and a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services envelope
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New Rule Could Curb Legal Immigration From Central America

1:42Ethan Kollie
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Friend Of Dayton Gunman Faces Federal Firearms Charges

3:46Sen. Mitch McConnell
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Washington Roundup: Explaining Mitch McConnell's Power

1:31Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan
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Acting DHS Secretary Says Timing Of ICE Raids 'Was Unfortunate'

0:47President Donald Trump.
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Trump Calls Into Question Next Round Of Trade Talks With China

2:29Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks on stage during a forum on gun safety
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Here's What The Democratic Frontrunners Are Saying About Gun Safety

1:04Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
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Twitter Unlocks McConnell's Campaign Account After Blocking Video

1:03U.S. Capitol
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Senators Urge Tech Execs To Crack Down On Gun Accessory Sales

2:39Trump National Golf Club in New Jersey
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WaPo: Trump Org. Construction Companies Hire Undocumented Workers

0:47El Paso police officers
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El Paso Suspect Reportedly Told Police He Was Targeting 'Mexicans'

1:33House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler

House Judiciary Committee Conducting 'Formal Impeachment Proceedings'

1:15ICE worksite enforcement operation in Canton, Mississippi
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ICE Releases Around 300 Undocumented Workers After Massive Raid

1:21The White House
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White House Holding Online Extremism Summit Friday

1:59Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks to the media on May 21, 2019 in Washington, DC
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McConnell Will Put Background Checks Legislation 'Front And Center'

1:37Andrew McCabe suing DOJ, FBI over firing

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe Sues Over His Firing

2:12Adams County Correction Center in rural Mississippi, which has contracted to house ICE detainees.
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Amid ICE Sweeps, Private Prisons In South Expanding To House Arrestees

1:32Wanda Vázquez at her gubernatorial swearing-in

Puerto Rico's New Governor Inherited A Mountain Of Problems

1:07El Paso shooting memorial

Amnesty International Issues U.S. Travel Advisory Due To Gun Violence

1:03Democratic presidential candidates
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September's Democratic Debate May Feature Half As Many Candidates

0:57Activists hold signs while demonstrating outside the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
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Over 200 Mayors Call For Senate To Vote On Gun Legislation

0:59Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich
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Trump Again Considering Commuting Rod Blagojevich's Sentence

1:09ICE worksite enforcement operation in Canton, Mississippi
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ICE Detains 680 Undocumented Workers In Mississippi Sweep

1:13A woman looking at a Huawei smartphone
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U.S. Agencies Will Soon Be Barred From Working With Huawei

1:54Demonstrators wait for President Trump in Dayton, Ohio
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Residents Protest President Trump's Visits To El Paso, Dayton