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Covered California health insurance coverage doesn't guarantee doctor access, study says 27.7.2016 LA Times: Business

The recent announcement that Covered California premiums will rise by double digits in 2017 is only part of the challenge for the nation’s largest health exchange.

A newly released study found that 4.38% of Covered California policyholders enrolled in Blue Shield or Blue Cross plans were rejected...

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Community colleges win grant to change how they advise students 27.7.2016 Seattle Times: Local

State community colleges hope to boost college completion rates with $2.5 million in grant money that will be used to help students choose courses more wisely.
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John Hinckley, Who Tried To Kill A President, Wins His Freedom 27.7.2016 NPR News
A federal judge in Washington will allow John Hinckley to leave a mental institution and to live full-time with his mother. Hinckley shot President Ronald Reagan and three others in 1981.
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Reagan Shooter John Hinckley Jr. Released From Mental Hospital 27.7.2016 NPR: Morning Edition
The man who shot Ronald Reagan in 1981 was ordered released from a mental hospital on Wednesday to live with his mother in Williamsburg, Va. He's now 61.
Reagan shooter to be released 27.7.2016 CNN: Top Stories
A federal judge on Wednesday granted John Hinckley Jr., the man who shot President Ronald Reagan in 1981, "full-time covalescent leave" from St. Elizabeth's Hospital.
Police arrest man accused of selling false cure for cancer 27.7.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a Virginia man accused of selling people a false cure for cancer. Prince William County Police spokesman Jonathan Perok tells news outlets that 67-year-old Peter Bodunrin Adeniji has been charged with obtaining money by false pretenses, operating a medical practice without a license, dispensing drugs without a license […]
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Who is Reagan shooter John Hinckley Jr.? 27.7.2016 LA Times: Commentary
It's been 35 years since John Hinckley Jr. nearly killed President Ronald Reagan in a deranged attempt to impress actress Jodie Foster. In that time, the troubled would-be assassin has grown fond of art classes, begun volunteering at a local library and taken time to care for a small colony of...
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Man dies after being arrested by Virginia police officers 27.7.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police are investigating the death of a man who collapsed in the back of a squad car. Christiansburg town spokeswoman Melissa Powell said police arrested 59-year-old Leonard J. Karr without incident Monday afternoon after he was reportedly acting strangely outside the Microtel Inn & Suites. Her statement says he […]
John Hinckley, who tried to kill Reagan, wins his freedom 27.7.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A federal judge in Washington will allow John Hinckley to leave a mental institution and to live full-time with his mother. Hinckley shot President Ronald Reagan and three others in 1981.
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Driver accused of killing Longmont girl, 8, was under influence of marijuana, police say 27.7.2016 Denver Post: News: Local
That driver, who has not yet been identified by police, faces charges of vehicular homicide and driving under the influence of drugs.
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Would-be Reagan assassin John Hinckley Jr. to be freed after 35 years 27.7.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Washintgon • John W. Hinckley Jr. will be released from a government psychiatric hospital more than 35 years after he attempted to assassinate president Ronald Reagan and shot three others outside the Washington Hilton on March 30, 1981, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. Hinckley, 61, no longer poses a danger to himself or others and will be freed to live full-time with his mother in Williamsburg, Va., effective as soon as Aug. 5 subject to dozens of temporary treatment and monitoring conditions,...
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John Hinckley Jr., the man who tried to assassinate Ronald Reagan, to be released from mental hospital 27.7.2016 LA Times: Nation

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered John Hinckley Jr. to be freed, with restrictions, from a mental institution where the would-be assassin has been treated for the past three decades since being found not guilty by reason of insanity for shooting President Reagan and three other men.

The ruling...

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Would-be Reagan assassin John W. Hinckley Jr. to be freed after 35 years 27.7.2016 Washington Post
Would-be Reagan assassin John W. Hinckley Jr. to be freed after 35 years
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Peter Orszag: How to save Americans money on cardiac care 27.7.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
The federal government’s own actuaries are once again pessimistic that America’s health-care costs will continue their slow growth. Thankfully, their boss, Sylvia Burwell, the secretary of Health and Human Services, is working hard to prove them wrong. On Monday, she took another big step in the right direction. Medicare costs this year are up only 4 percent, which means that on an inflation-adjusted basis, spending per beneficiary is declining. And that’s been the pattern of the past five years...
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Car Bomb Kills At Least 44 In Kurdish-Held Area Of Syria 27.7.2016 NPR News
Syria's public media agency says 140 people were injured — and that the death toll will likely rise.
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Witnesses say South Sudan soldiers raped dozens near UN camp 27.7.2016 Washington Post: World
Two of the victims died, and at least one assault occurred as peacekeepers watched, witnesses said.
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As opioid epidemic surges, medical schools must change to keep pace 27.7.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Most medical schools offer little teaching about opioid addiction, even though there is unmet demand for treatment in many areas. Stanford University's medical school is trying to change that.
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One man dies during Denver apartment fire 27.7.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
One man was killed after falling from the roof of a burning building and three people received minor injuries as the fire gutted an apartment in Denver early Wednesday morning.
Florida dad kills baby, shoots son before killing himself 27.7.2016 AP National
DANIA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Sheriff's investigators say a man fatally shot his 1-year-old daughter and injured his 7-year-old son before killing himself during an argument with the children's mother along a South Florida road....
The Olympics are being held in a country with a pre-9/11 notion of security 27.7.2016 Washington Post: World
Many Brazilians are unfamiliar with the threat of terrorism.
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