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Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley says federal government has to "get it right" and pursue full refunds for overpayments to companies that offer Medicare Advantage health insurance.
Dec. 18, 2015
San Diego County is successfully revamping its juvenile justice system: the number of children in detention is down by nearly half from just six years ago. How are kids diverted from a life of crime?
Dec. 18, 2015
Glass fell from grace after passing off a number of fabricated stories as journalism. The retraction is the first ever issued in the magazine's 165-year history.
Dec. 17, 2015
Hastert, who pleaded guilty this fall in a case about millions of dollars of hush money, has been hospitalized since early November, his attorney says, recovering from a stroke, sepsis and surgery.
Dec. 17, 2015
The City Council votes to remove four prominent Confederate monuments. The decision comes after four decades of work by activists — and months of heated debate.
Dec. 17, 2015
Well-meaning folks have assumed kids want to 'process' what they've lived through. That turns out to be not the case.
Dec. 17, 2015
Enrique Marquez purchased the assault-style rifles used on Dec. 2. He and Syed Farook had planned a different attack in 2011 and 2012, which they never carried out, officials say.
Dec. 17, 2015
Conservatives don't like the price tag and liberals don't like the priorities. Still, Congress is making quick progress on a massive legislative push affecting government spending and business taxes.
Dec. 17, 2015
Three faith communities in Omaha, Neb. — one Christian, one Jewish, one Muslim — are leaving their old places of worship and building a new, single campus for their mosque, synagogue and church.
Dec. 17, 2015
Congress looks set to repeal requirements for country-of-origin labels that declare where an animal was born, raised and slaughtered look set to disappear from meat packages at the grocery store.
Dec. 17, 2015
A new study finds a pattern of guards abusing inmates at remote High Desert State Prison. That includes a "culture of racism" and mistreating inmates with disabilities.
Dec. 17, 2015
The GOP presidential candidate continues to attack the "Gang of Eight" (and with it, opponent Marco Rubio).
Dec. 17, 2015
After the defending Premier League champion lost nine of 16 games, the English soccer club finally cut ties with its embattled coach.
Dec. 17, 2015
Hardly anyone roasts American chestnuts over an open fire anymore: A blight all but wiped out the trees they grow on. Now the discovery of a soaring survivor could aid efforts to breed a hardier tree.
Dec. 17, 2015
"We can run a strong and we believe winning campaign without a super PAC, without contributions from millionaires and billionaires," Sanders said.
Dec. 17, 2015
David Cohen and Krysten Connon, authors of Living in the Crosshairs, discuss the harassment, violence and constant fear that many abortion providers face — both in their clinics and at their homes.
Dec. 17, 2015
For a week, the media world — and the paper's employees — wondered who had paid top dollar for the Las Vegas publication. Turns out, it was business magnate Sheldon Adelson.
Dec. 17, 2015
The idea behind Suspended Coffees: Buy a cup of coffee in advance for a stranger that couldn't otherwise afford it. The movement took off in cafes across Europe. It's now finding its legs in the U.S.
Dec. 17, 2015
The exoskeleton's $77,000 price tag has been too expensive for many injured veterans. But after a major shift in VA policy, eligible veterans with spinal cord injuries may soon be able to walk again.
Dec. 17, 2015
More than a year after his arrest on terrorism-related charges, Mufid A. Elfgeeh, of of Rochester, N.Y., has pleaded guilty to trying to provide material support and resources to ISIS.
Dec. 17, 2015

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