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The Nevada legislature has passed a bill that would allow anyone without health insurance in the state to buy into the Medicaid program, regardless of income. It's awaiting the governor's signature.

In 2003, researchers declared a moratorium on the use of transplanted brain cells to treat Parkinson's disease. Now, armed with better cells, they're giving the approach another try.

The bipartisan legislation aims to transform the culture at the Department of Veterans Affairs. It shortens the process for removing negligent staffers and adds protections for whistleblowers.

F. Scott Fitzgerald once declared that using an exclamation point was like laughing at your own joke, but linguist Geoff Nunberg begs to differ. He's begun embracing the mark in his own writing.

The newspaper struggled amid declines in print ads, but under Amazon's Jeff Bezos, it has transformed its operations, from how it writes headlines and chooses photos to how it generates ad dollars.

For decades India's IT talent has maintained the world's computers, databases and back offices. But new technologies are overtaking that old business model, and analysts predict massive layoffs.

Two Democrats are trying to channel anger against the president to win their party's nomination. The GOP front-runner has worked to side-step Trump as he faces a challenge from his right.

The Supreme Court struck down a federal law that treats unwed fathers and mothers unequally — a major victory for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has battled the discriminatory rule for decades.

The Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, winning the title in the stellar teams' third match-up in as many years.

President Trump is preparing to announce changes in U.S. policy toward Cuba during a visit to Miami on Friday, possibly tightening restrictions loosened by the Obama administration.

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