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An executive order targeting the visa program for high-skilled workers is expected to be signed today, according to the Associated Press.

Neither Side Pleased

Both Republicans and Democrats are wary of proposed cuts to the NIH budget, the New York Times reports.

Weathers It All

Francis Collins tells CNBC that the National Institutes of Health has made it through good and bad times.

The editorial board of the New York Times laments proposed cuts to science spending in the US.

A Little Lonely

President Donald Trump hasn't named science or technology advisors, worrying critics, the New York Times reports.

The proposed cut comes on the heels of a budget proposal that would reduce the NIH's fiscal year 2018 budget by 20 percent.

In Other Cuts

The White House has created a list of cuts, including to the NIH, that could be in a budget bill for this year.

Enrolling more participants from groups underrepresented in biomedical research is a laudable goal, but the current administration's policies may make it hard to achieve.

President Donald Trump's budget blueprint includes a nearly 20 percent cut for the National Institutes of Health.

In his report, President Trump called for a reduction in National Institutes of Health funding, along with a reorganization of the agency.

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The Washington Post reports that a Russian Academy of Sciences commission has led to the retraction of hundreds of scientific papers.

The Los Angeles Times' Daily Pilot reports the chief executive of Vantari Genetics has pleaded guilty in a kickback scheme.

News 4 Jax reports that a Florida bill to prevent life and long-term care insurers from using genetic information in their coverage decisions has easily passed one committee.

In Science this week: potentially pathogenic mutations found in hematopoietic stem cells from young healthy donors, and more.