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Medicare overhaul could mean higher costs for everyone

Medicare overhaul could mean higher costs for everyone

By Lynde Langdon
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Healthcare | A bipartisan effort to fix longstanding problems with Medicare passed the Senate on Tuesday with a hefty price tag attached. Though the changes will…

Supreme Court hears murky case on executing the mentally disabled

Supreme Court hears murky case on executing the mentally disabled

By Nick Eicher & Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Mental capacity. Lawyers for a man sentenced to death for killing a police officer in Baton Rouge, La., argued last week before the U.S. Supreme Court that he…

Senate Democrats stall Medicare reform bill over abortion funding ban

By Courtney Crandell
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Politics | For 17 years, lawmakers have attempted to change Medicare’s formula for reimbursing physicians. The annually passed fixes have been expensive, and the…

Obamacare edges out college health plans with costlier coverage

By Laura Edghill
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Healthcare | Increasing numbers of college-bound students are being forced off campus in their search for affordable health insurance. And many are finding their options…

Midday Roundup: Utah approves firing squad as backup execution plan

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Death squad. Utah Gov. Gary Herbert approved a law yesterday that allows executions by firing squad if lethal injection drugs are not available. The change…

Study: Families with Obamacare still can’t afford the deductibles

Study: Families with Obamacare still can’t afford the deductibles

By Laura Edghill
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Healthcare | A new study released by the Kaiser Family Foundation reveals many families lack the necessary funds to meet their health insurance deductibles under…

Midday Roundup: Dual suicide attacks in Yemen kill 120

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Escalating violence. Suicide bombers in Yemen attacked two mosques in the capital city of Sanaa this morning, killing at least 120 people and injuring more…

Midday Roundup: Terrorists kill 17 foreigners in attack on Tunisian museum

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Tunisian terror. Militants in Tunisia stormed a museum in the North African nation’s capital today, killing 19 people. Seventeen of the victims were foreign…

Can the new VA advisory committee prescribe real change?

By Maria Baer
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Military | PHOENIX—Last Friday, on his way back east after a fundraiser and a reading of his “mean tweets” on Jimmy Kimmel Live , President Barack Obama stopped in…

Lawmakers fight to close abortion insurance coverage loophole

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | The United States has historically upheld the right for businesses, organizations, and individuals to refuse funding abortions. But following the passage of…

Supreme Court order for Notre Dame could help other nonprofits

By Emily Belz
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Supreme Court | In a victory today for nonprofits challenging the Obamacare contraceptive mandate, the Supreme Court tossed out the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling…

High court hears Obamacare’s four-word case

By Emily Belz
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Supreme Court | The Supreme Court considers arguments that could determine the future of the Affordable Care Act

 
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