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The Urban Institute reports that Medicaid spending on drugs used to treat opioid addiction and overdoses has risen sharply, raising questions about the potential impact of Medicaid cuts.
July 7, 2017
The Liaoning, the only operational aircraft carrier in the Chinese fleet, arrived in the southern port amid recent tensions with U.S. forces in the South China Sea.
July 7, 2017
The fish were nearly wiped out from the Gulf 20 or 30 years ago, so the catch is closely regulated. A Trump administration deal to extend the recreational season has prompted cheers – and concerns.
July 7, 2017
The Russian president said he was "delighted" to meet with President Trump Friday in Hamburg, Germany. Trump told Putin it was "an honor to be with you."
July 7, 2017
Tesla's first Model 3 comes off the assembly line Friday, a pivotal moment for the company. It's Tesla's mass-market electric car — with a $35,000 price. But it faces challenges ramping up production.
July 7, 2017
Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, who leads the Georgia Department of Public Health, has been appointed CDC director. She'll take over as the Trump administration seeks big cuts to the CDC's budget.
July 7, 2017
Anti-globalization activists continued protests in the German city for a second day as the summit of the world's major economic powers got underway.
July 7, 2017
It started when a 20-something government worker in Nigeria visited a camp. And met the kids. And saw that they weren't getting much of an education.
July 7, 2017
The U.S. economy added jobs in in health care, social assistance, financial activities, and mining, according to the monthly report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Friday morning.
July 7, 2017
An Egyptian colonel is among the dead, according to multiple reports. A suicide car bomb explosion triggered an assault by dozens of gunmen.
July 7, 2017
In much of the U.S., the housing crash hangover lingers. New tabulation of home price data lets you zoom in on hundreds of metro areas and counties around the country.
July 7, 2017
An Obama-era program, which lets prisoners use Pell grants for college, is wrapping up its first year. So far, there's no indication whether the Trump administration will continue it past expiration.
July 7, 2017
The GOP health bills would eliminate many of the taxes that help pay for coverage under Obamacare. Wealthy individuals stand to gain the most.
July 7, 2017
The president continues to hedge on whether or not he believes Russia meddled in the 2016 elections, despite evidence to the contrary and testimony from the intelligence officials he chose.
July 7, 2017
Museum-goers attempted to set the record for most people dressed up as Frida Kahlo at the Dallas Museum of Art Thursday night.
July 7, 2017
If the photo does show the missing pilot and her navigator, it would lend support to the theory they went down in the Marshall Islands and were imprisoned. But the evidence isn't crystal clear.
July 6, 2017
Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot has announced a range of ambitious plans on Thursday that also include banning oil and gas drilling and doing away with coal-powered plants.
July 6, 2017
Unpaid bills have been piling up in Illinois since 2015. A deal that included a tax hike was vetoed by Gov. Bruce Rauner this week. Then a powdery substance at the Capitol caused even more delays.
July 6, 2017
Demonstrators threw bottles and stones and police responded by firing water cannons and pepper spray. Organizers cancelled one protest march because of the violence.
July 6, 2017
For an upcoming series of stories, we'd like to explore the world of taboos. And we welcome your suggestions.
July 6, 2017

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