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Groupon and other deal sites are the latest marketing tactic in medicine, offering bargain prices. But critics say pursuing such discounts can also entail getting unnecessary or duplicative services.
Sept. 5, 2019
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Groupon and other deal sites are the latest marketing tactic in medicine, offering bargain prices. But critics say pursuing such discounts can also entail getting unnecessary or duplicative services.
Sept. 5, 2019
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The Category 2 hurricane is just off the coast, and its heavy winds and rains are hammering the Southeast. "If you don't need to be out," South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster says, "don't go out."
Sept. 5, 2019
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Architects from around the world have flooded social media with their visions of a new Notre Dame. But 55% of French respondents say they want the cathedral to be just as it was before, a poll finds.
Sept. 5, 2019
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Evacuating away from a hurricane is difficult for elderly people who are ill, don't have access to transportation or live on a fixed income. Slow, rainy storms such as Dorian are particularly tough.
Sept. 5, 2019
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Evacuating away from a hurricane is difficult for elderly people who are ill, don't have access to transportation or live on a fixed income. Slow, rainy storms such as Dorian are particularly tough.
Sept. 5, 2019
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A lot of focus is put on the president's job approval nationwide, but all that matters in the end is the president's standing state by state — and that leaves him with a narrow path to reelection.
Sept. 5, 2019
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The Petronio Alvarez festival is the big event of the summer — five days of music and food and fashion. More than 100,000 people travel to celebrate Afro-Colombian culture.
Sept. 5, 2019
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The Allegheny County Jail runs a full high school for juveniles charged as adults. "In this part of the building, you are a student," Principal Jay Moser tells students on the first day.
Sept. 5, 2019
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State lawmakers are expected to pass a bill requiring campus health centers to provide pills used for medication abortions. If the measure becomes law, it will be the first of its kind in the U.S.
Sept. 5, 2019
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When a loan forgiveness program for public servants wasn't working, Congress created a temporary fix. Documents obtained by NPR show that the program didn't fix much.
Sept. 5, 2019
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Billy Jack Crutsinger, 64, was the 14th inmate executed in the U.S. this year and the fifth in Texas. That state has 10 other executions scheduled for 2019.
Sept. 4, 2019
A Trump appointee who was a vocal advocate for "energy dominance" will now work with an oil company pitching a major project on Alaska's North Slope.
Sept. 4, 2019
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Trump erroneously insisted that Alabama was in the storm's path, and Wednesday he showed a weather service map clearly altered to include the state.
Sept. 4, 2019
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The standards were set to go into effect in January and gradually phase out incandescent and halogen bulbs used for items such as bathroom vanities, recessed lighting and candle-shape lights.
Sept. 4, 2019

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