Associated Press – China investigates respirator illness outbreak sickening 27

Chinese experts are investigating an outbreak of respiratory illness in the central city of Wuhan that some have likened to the 2002-2003 SARS epidemic.

The Hill – Trump vaping ban could be back on the table

A possible ban on flavored e-cigarettes appears to be back on the table, as the White House is currently reviewing a new guidance from the Food and Drug Administration.

The New York Times – How cutting food stamps can add costs elsewhere

The Department of Agriculture recently finished work on a new rule that may take food stamps away from nearly 700,000 Americans by tightening work requirements.

NPR News – Tracing your family’s roots may soon get a lot more expensive

The USCIS wants to increase the fee for obtaining immigration files by 500%, which means some people would have to pay more than $600 for the documents. The move would affect families of the millions of people who immigrated to the United States in the late 1800s and early 1900s.