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Study Suggests Surgical Residents Can Safely Work Longer Shifts

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 10:32am

Researchers tested whether loosening restrictions on the work schedules of doctors in training would lead to more harm to patients.

BP Earnings Plunge 91 Percent In 4th Quarter

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 10:31am

Global oil and gas price drops have done a number on BP's net income, which fell to $196 million from $2.2 billion in the year-ago quarter. The company also plans to cut thousands more jobs.

American Muslim Women Explain Why They Do — Or Don't — Cover

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 9:58am

For an American Muslim woman, deciding whether or not to wear the headscarf — or hijab — isn't a choice to be taken lightly.

Few States Use Health Law Option For Low-Cost Plans

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 9:33am

New York and Minnesota are offering an inexpensive insurance alternative allowed under the federal health law that provides some low-income people with more affordable coverage.

Top Stories: Iowa Caucus Results; Seattle Shooting Arrests

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 8:53am

Also: Groundhog Punxsutawney Phil didn't see his shadow, forecasting an early spring; President Obama will meet GOP Congressional leaders today; and blizzard conditions are hitting the central U.S.

How Iowa Results Will Affect Voters' Choices In Next-Up N.H.

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 8:44am

David Greene talks with All Things Considered host Robert Siegel, who's in Manchester, N.H., trying to find out how mainstream Republicans are reacting to outsider candidates.




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