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Lawsuit claiming Va. suspends driver’s licenses in ‘unconstitutional scheme’ is revived 24.5.2018 Washington Post
Lawsuit claiming Va. suspends driver’s licenses in ‘unconstitutional scheme’ is revived
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These dancers find a most unusual stage: A South L.A. hospital 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

For 33 years choreographer Heidi Duckler has staged dance performances at far-flung and unexpected locales, from an abandoned Studio City gas station to the Frank Gehry-designed Cabrillo Marine Aquarium in San Pedro.

Her next destination: a hospital campus in South L.A.

Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre...

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One hurt in officer-involved shooting in Crystal 24.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The incident happened late Wednesday in the 3600 block of Colorado Avenue North in Crystal.
What's going on in your child's brain when you read them a story? 24.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
There are many ways young children encounter stories. A new study finds a "Goldilocks effect," where a cartoon may be "too hot" and audiobooks "too cold" for learning readers.
Trump messes with women's healthcare because his right-wing base demands it 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: Once again, the Trump administration is making it more difficult for women to obtain birth control and health screenings by cutting off federal funding to organizations that do not completely separate abortion services from other healthcare operations.

The government does not pay...

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It's immigrants in the country without documents who subsidize citizens, not the other way around 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: The Times Editorial Board says now is not the time for California legislators to ask taxpayers to foot the bill to provide healthcare for low-income adults who are not documented.

The editorial fails to recognize how these immigrants have been footing the bill for taxpayers.

When...

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How do fewer schools and jobs and more hunger help the Palestinians or the cause of peace? 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

The Gaza Strip, where more than 100 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli soldiers during mass protests in recent weeks, is a dense and dismal sliver of land along the Mediterranean Coast between Egypt and Israel. More than 2 million people are packed tightly into a space the size of Portland,...

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The Daily 202: Trump wins a battle in the culture war as NFL owners cave on national anthem protests 24.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
But it’s a Pyrrhic victory.
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Anthem won’t pay for many patients to get CTs or MRIs at Colorado hospitals anymore. That’s the wave of the future for health insurance. 24.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
A new policy from health insurance giant Anthem to push patients out of hospitals and into free-standing centers for most CT or MRI scans shows how insurers are aggressively trying to limit their costs.
Hidden health hazards of climate change 24.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
According to the Centers for Disease Control, insect-borne diseases have tripled in the United States in recent years, and warmer weather is largely to blame.
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USC's Academic Senate calls on university president to resign after a series of scandals 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

The body that represents USC’s faculty called on President C.L. Max Nikias to resign Wednesday in the wake of relevations that the university’s longtime gynecologist faced years of accusations of misconduct by students and colleagues at the campus’ health clinic.

The Academic Senate took the vote...

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No stay of ruling that tossed California assisted-death law 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

An appeals court Wednesday refused to block a court decision that said a California law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives was passed illegally.

California's 4th District Court of Appeal refused to grant an immediate stay requested by state Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra. But the court did...

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Inside a tractor-trailer pulled over in Texas: Loads of avocados and 86 immigrants 24.5.2018 Washington Post
Inside a tractor-trailer pulled over in Texas: Loads of avocados and 86 immigrants
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Students warned USC about gynecologist early in his career: ‘They missed an opportunity to save a lot of other women’ 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

After an appointment with Dr. George Tyndall in 1995, USC undergraduate Alexis Rodriguez wrote a letter of complaint on a typewriter in the English department. The gynecologist, she recalled writing, had a Playboy magazine on his desk, used a scalpel on a vaginal abscess without anesthetic and,...

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Obesity may make women more vulnerable to a host of cancers, especially if they gain weight quickly 24.5.2018 LA Times: Science

Compared to women of normal weight, those with obesity are 24% more likely to develop one of a handful of cancers linked to the condition, and their chances of developing cancers of the kidney or endometrium were around twice as high as those of normal-weight women, new research has found.

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Three Ebola patients fled quarantine in Congo, sparking fears that the disease may spread 24.5.2018 Washington Post: World
It's another obstacle for health workers trying to isolate the Ebola outbreak in Congo.
This fight broadcaster lives with bipolar disorder; now Mauro Ranallo aims to beat down the stigma of mental illness 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Mauro Ranallo chuckled as he gazed down at the table. His iPhone lay before him, wrapped in a case with “Stigma Free” written across it. He uses words to make a living as a broadcaster, so he took a moment to gather them.

For a decade, Ranallo allowed a close friend to shadow him in hopes of helping...

Anadarko reaches settlement with families of victims, survivors of Firestone house explosion 24.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Anadarko Petroleum Company and the families of two men killed in a house explosion in Firestone last year that was caused by a leaking flow line have agreed to resolve claims made against the company
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Congress sends massive veterans bill to Trump, opening door to more private health care 24.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Passage of the VA Mission Act marks a significant legislative win for the president.
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A couple went on a dream fishing trip in Iceland — and were swept into icy waters and died 24.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Brian Schumacher and Janet Veit, from La Crescent, Minn., died during a fly-fishing expedition in Iceland.
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