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Nearly 8 Months After Hurricane Michael, Florida Panhandle Feels Left Behind

Fri, 05/31/2019 - 15:25

Floridians are still reeling from the Category 5 storm's effects. They've been waiting more than 230 days for Congress to pass a disaster relief bill. And the new hurricane season is about to begin.

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Missouri's Last Abortion Provider Wins Reprieve, As Judge Rules Against State

Fri, 05/31/2019 - 14:33

The judge granted the clinic's request for a temporary restraining order and set a hearing date in early June.

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30 Years After Tiananmen Protests, 'The Fight Is Still Going On For China'

Fri, 05/31/2019 - 13:16

Rare photos and testimonies from 1989 portray a bold youth movement that helped shape where China is today and how the world sees it, in spite of authorities' efforts to erase the memory.

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As CBD Oils Become More Popular, The FDA Considers Whether To Set New Rules

Fri, 05/31/2019 - 12:59

The marijuana extract is touted as a way to ease anxiety and inflammation despite limited science, and the industry has grown quickly. Now, the FDA is holding its first public hearing on CBD.

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13 Years Later, 'Deadwood' Goes Out Just As Brilliantly As It Came In

Fri, 05/31/2019 - 11:44

David Milch, creator of HBO's Deadwood: The Movie, never strikes a false note upon his return to the lawless 19th-century mining town at the center of his earlier series.

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Ted Cruz And Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Team Up To Ban Lawmakers From Lobbying

Fri, 05/31/2019 - 11:21

The unlikely union started with a tweet from the democratic socialist congresswoman, to which the conservative senator replied, "Here's something I don't say often: on this point, I AGREE."

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What's Doctor Burnout Costing America?

Fri, 05/31/2019 - 11:07

Doctors who feel burned out are more likely to cut back on hours or leave medical practice entirely. This costs hospitals and health care organizations billions each year, new research finds.

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'It's Never Done This': Arkansas River Keeps Flooding, Testing Levees And Patience

Fri, 05/31/2019 - 10:06

The Arkansas River is rising well above its previous record, and it's forecast to stay that way for days. That's putting pressure on old levees, and making it hard for some residents to evacuate.

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As Missouri's Last Abortion Provider Nears Closing, Neighboring Clinics Prepare

Fri, 05/31/2019 - 09:57

With hours to go before the expiration of a state license that allows a Missouri health center to perform abortions, clinics across state lines say they are preparing for an influx of patients.

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Uber Lost $1 Billion In 1st Quarter, Hopes Profit-Slashing Price Cuts Ease Up Soon

Fri, 05/31/2019 - 09:54

Uber had told investors to be prepared for it to lose even more than that; its first earnings report as a public company came in on the better end of Uber's projected range.

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