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If implanted medical devices fail, patients and their insurers usually have to pay for repairs. That financial responsibility falls to them even when the problems were solely with the devices.
Dec. 18, 2018
Congress told the VA to expand its caregiver program to include pre-Sept. 11 vets, but the VA has failed to meet a deadline in the law.
Dec. 18, 2018
More than 2,000 miners in Appalachia are dying from an advanced stage of black lung. NPR and Frontline have found the government had multiple warnings and opportunities to protect them, but didn't.
Dec. 18, 2018
President Trump called the Army major a hero and vowed to review the case. To a military law specialist, it looks like "the commander in chief is putting his thumb on the scales of justice."
Dec. 17, 2018
About 10,000 Jewish refugees under the age of 17 were relocated through the rescue operation. Most never saw their parents again. The Claims Conference estimates there are about 1,000 still living.
Dec. 17, 2018
Booker is introducing a bill this week in response to an investigation by the Center for Public Interest and NPR. He calls drug firms' infiltration into Medicaid's decision process "nefarious."
Dec. 17, 2018
The network explained its decision, saying "there are grounds to terminate for cause, including his willful and material misfeasance" and failure to cooperate with the company's investigation.
Dec. 17, 2018
Deadly clashes in the country's Middle Belt have skyrocketed — and a new Amnesty International report says the government is exacerbating the crisis.
Dec. 17, 2018
The Holland Tunnel became the subject of a fervent petition to change which letters its holiday decorations should adorn. In what could be called a Christmas miracle, the Port Authority listened.
Dec. 17, 2018
Seven weeks after President Maithripala Sirisena sacked Ranil Wickremesinghe, the ousted premier got his job back. The move caps what has been a surprising showdown in the island nation.
Dec. 17, 2018
"I'm showing that trans women can be whatever they want to be: a teacher, a mother, a doctor, a politician and even Miss Universe," Miss Spain, Angela Ponce, said recently.
Dec. 17, 2018
"In fact, we're growing faster outside the [San Francisco] Bay Area than within it," says Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat, a senior vice president of both Google and its parent company, Alphabet.
Dec. 17, 2018
The U.S. bank and two of its former bankers face criminal charges in connection with Malaysia's 1MDB scandal, which involves billions of dollars allegedly stolen from a development fund.
Dec. 17, 2018
A former Tennessee governor and U.S. secretary of Education, the Republican is currently the chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.
Dec. 17, 2018
The Islamist militants have refused to negotiate with the Afghan government in Kabul — but a Taliban spokesman said Monday that they were speaking with the U.S., along with several other countries.
Dec. 17, 2018

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