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Hospitals Chafe Under A Medicare Rule That Reduces Payments To Far-Flung Clinics

Hospital-owned clinics that are miles away should be reimbursed at the same rates as an independent doctor, but not more, Medicare says. That new rule could save taxpayers $380 million in 2019.

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A Decade Of Implications At Stake, Supreme Court Hears Census Citizenship Question

The justices are weighing whether the Trump administration can include a citizenship question on the 2020 census. A decision is expected this summer, when printing of the census forms is set to begin.

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Key U.S. Attorney, Swept Into Russia Investigation, May Prosecute WikiLeaks Case

Zachary Terwilliger started at the Justice Department as an intern in high school. Now, he is the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, in the intelligence community's backyard.

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Reuters Journalists Jailed In Myanmar Lose Appeal, Will Stay In Prison

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were jailed for allegedly violating Myanmar's Official Secrets Act. They claimed they were framed by police after uncovering evidence of a massacre against Rohingya Muslims.

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Catholic Foster Care Agency Can Not Discriminate Against LGBTQ Couples, Court Says

The agency argued its religious freedoms were violated when Philadelphia ended a foster care contract. A federal appeals court disagreed.

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Alleged Leader Of Border Militia Facing Federal Firearms Charges In New Mexico

Larry Hopkins has a felony record dating back 23 years. Federal officials are not saying why he's charged now with offenses committed in 2017.

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Googlers Claim Retaliation, Samsung Delays Fold, and More News

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 19:10
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Samsung Delays Launch Of Folding Phone After Reviewers Find Broken Screens

The nearly $2,000 Galaxy Fold was due to go on sale this Friday. But reviewers discovered bulges, flickering and other problems with its 7.3-inch screen. Samsung says it plans to run further tests.

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Huge Bets, Fast Buzzer: Sports Bettor Smashes 'Jeopardy!' Records

Over his 12-day winning streak, James Holzhauer now holds the top five slots for single-day winning records on the show. "You need to pick your spots and bet big," he tells NPR.

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Sri Lanka's Easter Bombings Bring Renewed Violence To A Long-Troubled Country

Here are some key things to know about Sunday's deadly attacks, the group Sri Lanka blames for perpetrating them — and the country's complicated history.

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After Sri Lanka Attacks, Islamist Group Blamed And Victims Named

Sri Lankans mourned the deaths of nearly 300 people who were caught in Easter Sunday's coordinated church and hotel bombings. Officials blamed the National Thowfeek Jamaath, a local militant group.

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Samsung Delays the Release of Its Galaxy Fold Smartphone

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 15:33
The smartphone giant has delayed the release of the Samsung Galaxy Fold after early review units of the folding smartphone began malfunctioning.
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14 Mueller Report Takeaways You Might Have Missed

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 15:21
When you dig into the Mueller report, a lot of important details start to jump out.
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Lost Pup Finds New Life As Humanitarian Mascot In Refugee Camp

The puppy started following a team that was cleaning up the beach in Bangladesh. And now he is an Instagram star.

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Google Searches For Ways To Put Artificial Intelligence To Use In Health Care

The search giant's push into artificial intelligence as a tool for health improvement is a natural evolution for a company that has developed algorithms that reach deep into our lives through the Web.

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Meal Kits Have Smaller Carbon Footprint Than Grocery Shopping, Study Says

While it may seem that heaps of plastic from meal kit delivery services make them less environmentally friendly than traditional grocery shopping, a new study suggests that's not necessarily true.

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'Homecoming,' From The Bleachers: Members Of Beyoncé's Marching Band Look Back

Beyoncé's historic 2018 Coachella performance has been immortalized thanks to the Netflix film Homecoming. Three members of Beyoncé's Coachella marching band talk about the show's prolonged legacy.

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Reporter Details Neglect And Disaster In The U.S. Navy

ProPublica journalist T. Christian Miller says outdated equipment and a shortage of sailors contributed to two separate collisions involving Navy destroyers in 2017, in which 17 sailors were killed.

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Supreme Court Will Hear Cases On LGBTQ Discrimination Protections For Employees

The court is poised to decide whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applies to sexual orientation and gender identity, along with factors such as race, religion, sex and national origin.

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'Game of Thrones' Recap, Season 8 Episode 2: That's What Death Is

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 13:37
Everyone in the Seven Kingdoms is about to make history, for as long as that still exists.
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