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The government used a 2009 financial stimulus package to move the country from paper medical charts to electronic records. Care was supposed to get better, safer and cheaper. It hasn't worked out.
Mar. 18, 2019
In the Philippines, marine biologist Darrell Blatchley recovered the body of a young whale that showed signs of emaciation and dehydration due to the 88 pounds of plastic it had ingested.
Mar. 18, 2019
Turkey says the two unlikely allies — one a NATO member, the other a target of U.S. sanctions — have joined forces against the Kurdistan Worker's Party, or PKK.
Mar. 18, 2019
Spring floods are no surprise in communities along the Missouri River. "My washer and dryer are floating around down there somewhere," said one Iowa resident.
Mar. 18, 2019
Millions of music and other media files may have been lost, the company acknowledges. The news comes after some users reported difficulty accessing their music files over the past year.
Mar. 18, 2019
Princeton economist Alan Krueger, who served in the Obama White House, has died. Krueger's research interests included the minimum wage, the opioid epidemic and rock 'n' roll. He was 58.
Mar. 18, 2019
Lee Boyd Malvo was convicted in the 2002 killings and is serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. But he was a minor, and the Supreme Court says that's not allowed in most cases now.
Mar. 18, 2019
After an intensive search, Dutch police have arrested a man they call the main suspect in a shooting on a tram in the Netherlands.
Mar. 18, 2019
A #NunsToo movement has emerged from #MeToo, as Roman Catholic nuns start speaking out about sexual abuse by priests. Cases of rape and forced abortion have begun coming to light.
Mar. 18, 2019
The country's cabinet has agreed "in principle" to tighten laws in the aftermath of the most deadly shooting in the country's history.
Mar. 18, 2019
In an interview, former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara talks about his new book, Doing Justice, and weighs in on Robert Mueller's probe and on how executives have been able to avoid criminal prosecution.
Mar. 18, 2019
Some people experience intense rage or fear when they hear the sound of people chewing, spitting, or throat-clearing. Turns out they may have a rare condition known as misophonia.
Mar. 18, 2019
Many older people diagnosed with Alzheimer's actually have dementia caused by something else. Without the right diagnosis, these people are less likely to get the best care.
Mar. 18, 2019
In an interview with NPR, the Vermont independent talked about why he's running again and his place as a white man in a diverse field of candidates.
Mar. 18, 2019
The cyclone made landfall in Mozambique on Thursday and has destroyed roads, bridges and homes, leaving people stranded and displacing tens of thousands.
Mar. 17, 2019

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