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One man shot by officers outside Lakewood Police Department 21.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The shooting occurred on the east side of the department's building, according to police. One adult male who wasn't an officer was hit. His condition wasn't immediately known.
Teen arrested in fatal shooting of 14-year-old; number of teens shot and killed in Denver ties with five-year high 21.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
The teen, who is not identified because he is a minor, was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter, second-degree assault, felony menacing, attempting to influence a public official and juvenile in possession of a handgun. 
Opinion: USC has been rocked by admissions and sexual assault scandals. Money could be its next crisis 20.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

USC's decentralized fiscal system makes the top goal a constant search for cash. It's contributed to USC's successes and — mightily — to its failures.

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Millions watch U of M doctor tell teens not to vape 20.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A University of Minnesota medical school resident is taking her message about the dangers of vaping to where teens may be most likely to see it — on the TikTok video-based social media app.
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U.S. vaping illnesses top 500; Missouri man is the eighth death 20.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

More than 500 people have been diagnosed with vaping-related breathing illnesses, but the cause remains unknown, U.S. health officials said Thursday. An eighth death was also reported.

Accuser testifies in former college baseball player's rape trial 20.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

A woman who says she was raped by an ex-University of Delaware baseball player accused of multiple sexual assaults testified under cross-examination Thursday that she did not protest when he removed all her clothes as they lay in his bed.

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Official: Fetal remains found in garage nearly 2 decades old 20.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
More than 2,200 medically preserved fetal remains were found at the home of a recently deceased former abortion provider. The discovery has led to calls for the remains to be formally buried.
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With abortion restrictions on the rise, some women induce their own 20.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Activists are spreading information about self-induced abortion online and in person. The World Health Organization says a single drug, misoprostol, can be used to safely induce abortion.
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Man shot, killed in Montbello neighborhood identified as 33-year-old man 20.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
A man shot and killed in a Montbello neighborhood on Tuesday was identified as Orlando Butler, 33, announced the Denver medical examiner's office.
14-year-old identified in shooting near Cook Park in Denver 20.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
A 14-year-old killed in a shooting near Cook Park on Wednesday was identified as Treaujalaune Lornes, announced the Denver medical examiner's office.
Millions of Americans' medical images, data are available on the internet. Anyone can take a peek. 20.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Hundreds of computer servers worldwide that store patient X-rays and MRIs are so insecure that anyone with a web browser or a few lines of computer code can view patient records. One expert warned about it for years.
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Which was worse: This Colorado man’s bachelor party hangover or the hangover from his $12,460 ER bill? 20.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Cameron Fischer’s case is a sobering illustration of America’s health care system. With few constraints on how emergency rooms set prices, hospital systems have jacked up rates and coded patient visits as being more complex than previously, which increases the payments they receive from insurance plans.
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The real bachelor party hangover: A $12,460 ER bill 19.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The high ER charge for treating one Colorado groom's hangover the day before his wedding illustrates how emergency room bills have become major headaches for many Americans.
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Newsletter: Why are more women being killed? 19.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

As homicides overall in L.A. drop, more women are being killed — often by intimate partners.

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3 executives not guilty in Fukushima disaster case, Japanese court rules 19.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

A Japanese court on Thursday ruled that three former executives for Tokyo Electric Power Co. were not guilty of professional negligence in the 2011 Fukushima nuclear plant meltdown.

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Suicide bomb in Afghanistan kills at least 20 19.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

A powerful early morning suicide truck bomb devastated a hospital in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, killing as many as 20 people and wounding more than 90 others, an official said.

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Man shot near Cook Park in Denver 19.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Denver police are investigating a shooting Wednesday in the 1700 block of South Monaco Parkway. According to police, the department received a call about the shooting at 4:42 p.m. and found a male victim, who was taken to a hospital. His condition, age and identity weren’t released. Officers are investigating, and no arrests have been […]
A daily combo pill can boost the cardiovascular health of poor and minority Americans, study suggests 19.9.2019 LA Times: Science

A study suggests a potentially effective way to improve the cardiovascular health of poor and minority Americans: Give them a daily pill with low doses of several heart medicines.

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Column: Court reinstates lawsuit against Catholic hospital for refusing transgender man's surgery 18.9.2019 LA Times: Business

An appeals court reinstates a lawsuit against Dignity Health for denying surgery to a transgender patient.

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Coral gardeners bring back Jamaica’s reefs, piece by piece 18.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Everton Simpson squints at the Caribbean from his motorboat, scanning the dazzling bands of color for hints of what lies beneath. Emerald green indicates sandy bottoms. Sapphire blue lies above seagrass meadows. And deep indigo marks coral reefs. That's where he's headed.
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