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White House lays out antibiotic plan

WASHINGTON — After years of warnings from the science and medical communities about the depletion of the world’s arsenal of effective antibiotics, President Barack Obama directed federal agencies Thursday to significantly ramp up their efforts to deal with the threat.

More than 100,000 immigrants may lose health coverage due to lack of status data

WASHINGTON — Federal health officials said Monday that more than 100,000 immigrants who bought health-care plans through the federal insurance exchange will have their coverage cut off at the end of the month, because they failed to provide proof by the Sept. 5 deadline that their citizenship or immigration status makes them eligible for insurance on the marketplace.