Mitchell, who starred in "Star Trek: Discovery" and "Captain Marvel," died Saturday at the age of 49 from ALS complications.
U.S. health officials have approved a much-debated drug to treat the deadly illness known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
White House deputy chief of staff Dan Scavino posted a fake video appearing to show Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden falling asleep in an interview. The original footage comes from an interview with singer Harry Belafonte.
"We fight and go forward," the 58-year-old "Mary Poppins" Broadway star said of her Lou Gehrig's disease diagnosis.
Ady Barkan, a health care activist dying of ALS, testified before the House Rules Committee in support of "Medicare for All."
In just 16 months, I lost my mom to an unspeakably savage disease with no cure.
The way our media portrays disability is fraught with ableism, if disability is depicted at all.
Whether he’s protesting bad legislation or the Fed’s monetary policy, Ady Barkan boils the issue down to its moral essentials.
I will not let ALS stop my mother from making a difference in people’s lives.