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How helping whistle-blowers could cut health-care costs

Jun 27, 2017 |
Elin Baklid-Kunz never wanted to be a whistle-blower. “I just thought if I worked harder they would see how bad this was and do something about it,” says Ms. Baklid-Kunz in an interview. As ... Read more

Portugal's forest fires, though never before as deadly, are all too familiar

Jun 27, 2017 |
Every year, it would move closer and closer to villages where my relatives grew up, closer and closer to the houses of third cousins I had never seen. “No one could have predicted these many people ... Read more

In a young country's conflict, future may pay heavy price

Jun 27, 2017 |
Beatrice was only 11 years old when her parents died within months of each other, leaving four children between 2 and 12. “It was not easy for me to care for them,” Beatrice – whose name has been ... Read more

Travel ban, playground case bring a big finish to sleepy Supreme Court term

Jun 27, 2017 |
After every US Supreme Court term, Ralph Rossum typically adds upward of 10 of the court’s most significant constitutional law decisions to a constitutional law website he edits. This year, it looks ... Read more

'We Love to Attack Our Leaders' Democrats Debate Pelosi's Leadership

Jun 26, 2017 |
Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) and Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) join Meet the Press for an exclusive joint interview to talk about the future of the Democratic party. ... Read more

New York City gay pride parade

Jun 26, 2017 |
Tens of thousands of marchers paraded through New York streets Sunday in a huge Gay Pride parade, with many proudly carrying rainbow flags or waving virulently anti-Trump signs. ... Read more

‘Nobody Can Be Totally Happy’: Trump Sounds Off On Senate Healthcare

Jun 26, 2017 |
As Republicans and Democrats sounded the alarm on the bill across the Sunday morning shows, the president lamented the delayed process in a Fox News interview. ... Read more

'Thousands of People Will Die:' Sanders On Health Care Bill

Jun 26, 2017 |
Missed MTP? Catch highlights in this week's ComPRESSed. ... Read more

Eid Al-Fitr 2017 Quotes And Greetings

Jun 26, 2017 |
People in the U.S. and the U.K., along with countries in the Middle East celebrate Eid al-Fitr on Sunday. ... Read more

CBO likely to say millions lose coverage under Senate health care bill

Jun 26, 2017 |
Experts from across the spectrum expect the CBO to predict widespread coverage loss when it scores the Senate version of the health care bill. ... Read more

Egos are a problem in international relations, Coverage of Finsbury mosque attack was a rarity, Why American voters don’t care about the Russia investigation, The world must act against the root cause of global famine, A Catch-22 for Australia’s refug

Jun 26, 2017 |
“Qatar is finding itself still isolated from the other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries...,” writes Richard Miller. “The timing came right after a visit to the Saudi kingdom by U.S. President ... Read more

Air Asia Pilots Asks Passengers ‘To Pray’ During Wild Flight

Jun 26, 2017 |
The pilot twice asked passengers to pray on Air Asia flight D7237 from Australia to Malaysia as the plane shook like a "washing machine" for two hours, according to passengers. ... Read more

Renewable energy at a ‘tipping point’

Jun 26, 2017 |
Should the world promote economic growth or fight climate change? While fossil fuels – coal, oil, gas – still generate roughly 85 percent of the world’s energy supply, it’s clearer than ever that the ... Read more

Egos are a problem in international relations, Coverage of Finsbury mosque attack was a rarity, Why American voters don’t care about the Russia investigation, The world must act against the root cause of global famine, A Catch-22 for Australia’s refug

Jun 26, 2017 |
“Qatar is finding itself still isolated from the other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries...,” writes Richard Miller. “The timing came right after a visit to the Saudi kingdom by U.S. President ... Read more

Trump complains about Democrats’ rallying cry to ‘resist’

Jun 26, 2017 |
President Trump admitted that he likes divisive rhetoric as a campaign tactic, but now finds it frustrating when it is used by Democrats to counter his agenda. ... Read more

China Landslide: at Least 15 Dead, 140 Buried in Sichuan Mountain Village

Jun 26, 2017 |
After days of torrential rains, nearly 300 million cubic feet of rock and soil — equivalent to some 3,000 Olympic-sized pools —covered the village and a hotel in the worst landslide to hit the region ... Read more

Suicide Bomber Planning To Attack Mecca's Grand Mosque Blew Himself Up

Jun 26, 2017 |
Just days ahead of Eid Al-Fitr, Saudi Arabia law enforcement officials said a man who was planning to attack Mecca's Grand Mosque blew himself up after being surrounded by police. ... Read more

Not Just Coal: Retail Jobs Fall Despite Lower Unemployment

Jun 26, 2017 |
A close look at labor statistics shows that retail jobs are falling, even as the national unemployment figure stays low. ... Read more

Strong earthquake injures 2, knocks off roof tiles in Japan

Jun 26, 2017 |
TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake shook residents Sunday in a mountainous region of central Japan, injuring at least two people and knocking roof tiles off homes. ... Read more

Banned Bahraini newspaper fires staff

Jun 26, 2017 |
A independent Bahraini newspaper has sacked its staff three weeks after Sunni-dominated authorities banned it on accusations that it "sows division" in the Shiite-majority Gulf kingdom. "We regret to ... Read more