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Red States Move To Expand Medicaid Under Obamacare

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 4:12am

While Republicans in Washington are still fighting to roll back the Affordable Care Act, in many red states, there's a recognition Obamacare is here to stay. Republican governors in Indiana, Tennessee, Utah and other states are pushing Medicaid expansion — something many at first resisted.

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House Votes Again To Repeal Affordable Care Act

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 4:12am

House lawmakers have voted to repeal the Affordable Health Care Act. While they've done this before, two things are different. Tuesday's vote gave House Republican freshmen their first chance at repealing the law, and this is the first full repeal vote since millions of Americans signed up for coverage under the program.

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Dear Aging Athletes: Say Hello To Goodbye

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:42am

Commentator Frank Deford contemplates the difficulty of knowing when to quit.

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Once A Vaccine Skeptic, This Mom Changed Her Mind

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:39am

Juniper Russo wants what is best for her daughter Vivian, and she sometimes questions mainstream medicine. But after three years of soul searching, she decided what was best was vaccination.

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Ford To Move 500 Hourly Workers To A Top-Tier Wage

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 1:05am

Ford Motor Co. is transitioning several hundred U.S. hourly workers into a higher pay bracket after surpassing a cap on the number of lower-wage workers it can hire.

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TransAsia Plane Crashes Into Taiwan River; At Least 8 Dead

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 12:25am

Most of the 58 passengers and crew are rescued from the water after the twin-engine turboprop plane plummeted and clipped a bridge just after takeoff. It's the airline's second deadly crash in months.

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