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A surgeon at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Gawande is probably best known for his work writing about how to improve quality and lower costs in health care.
Jun. 20, 2018
The order says that while the administration will "rigorously" enforce immigration laws, it is "also the policy of this Administration to maintain family unity."
Jun. 20, 2018
Loughry, 47, has been suspended without pay, the state Supreme Court says. In addition to being a judge, he wrote a book about political corruption in West Virginia.
Jun. 20, 2018
They're known as 'climate refugees.' But there's not even an international definition for them, let alone recognition or protection.
Jun. 20, 2018
The 1996 federal ban aimed to punish drug offenders, but research shows denying aid disproportionately affects the poor and increases recidivism. Many states have opted out or modified the policy.
Jun. 20, 2018
The plight of migrant families at the U.S. southern border was also mentioned, amid discussions of exploiting laborers and treating people of a different race as chattel in the slave era.
Jun. 20, 2018
Rescuers say only 18 survivors have been found so far. The boat capsized late Monday afternoon during Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
Jun. 20, 2018
For every World Cup, there's a custom official ball. But how does the Telstar 18 actually stack up? To find out, scientists stuck it in a wind tunnel with a bunch of sensors.
Jun. 20, 2018
Meth has made a resurgence, and in some communities already stressed by opioid addiction it's doubling the burden on first responders, the criminal justice system and schools.
Jun. 20, 2018
The policy is unpopular, and vulnerable Republicans in competitive districts stand to be punished by voters in the midterms if this continues much longer. So Trump is trying to flip the script.
Jun. 20, 2018
Scientists have been analyzing bones first uncovered by a utility crew digging at the Manassas National Battlefield Park in Virginia. The remains provide insights into surgery during the Civil War.
Jun. 19, 2018
As recently as 2005, according to Reuters, General Electric was the most valuable publicly traded company in the United States. It will be replaced by the parent company of Walgreens pharmacies.
Jun. 19, 2018
After hitting U.S. soybeans with retaliatory tariffs, China is seeking alternatives to supply its important crop.
Jun. 19, 2018
Children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border and held at a Border Patrol facility are heard wailing inconsolably in seven minutes of audio obtained by ProPublica.
Jun. 19, 2018
In a video posted to Twitter Monday, the president of France tore into a teenager who called him 'Manu,' a common nickname for Emmanuel in French, during an event at a World War II memorial.
Jun. 19, 2018

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