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A heckler shouting about abortion interrupted an unrelated speech by Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainManchin, Donnelly back Pompeo This week: Senate barrels toward showdown over Pompeo Romney forced into GOP primary for Utah Senate nomination MORE (R-Ariz.) on the Senate floor Tuesday. The Washington Post has the video.

The life expectancy gap between blacks and white in the United States is narrowing, according to a new study reported by the Los Angeles Times.

Drug-resistant strains of gonorrhea have spread around the world, the World Health Organization says. Read more from Reuters.