The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office found that, without the federal mandate and subsidies, the number of people who will lose their health insurance could grow to 32 million over 10 years.
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"Deny them sex until they show you their voter's card," Mishi Mboko urges. The tactic is not new. Women have gone on sex strikes in the past to try to end wars and curb violence. But is it effective?
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Last year, Oxfam said the world's richest 62 people had as much money as the poorest 3.6 billion. Turns out those numbers were wrong: The richest nine people had as much wealth as half the planet.
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Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for education secretary, faces her Senate confirmation hearing.
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President Obama has shortened the 35-year prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the Army private who leaked military secrets to WikiLeaks. Obama also pardoned a general who lied to leak investigators.
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We often imagine the best medical care as a miracle cure. Atul Gawande argues that for chronic illness, the best care may be a long, slow process of improving health a little bit at a time.
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The president-elect is scheduled to take office on Thursday. But longtime President Yahya Jammeh has defiantly said he won't allow that to happen, citing supposed voting "irregularities."
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How close are we to the point when a bacterial infection can resist all available antibiotics? A case in Nevada, reported this past week in the CDC journal, says that we're already there.
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China says it has lifted hundreds of millions out of poverty. But who's doing the lifting? And why use the term 'lifting' in the first place?
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found the number of people 60 and older with student loan debt has quadrupled in the past decade. Most loans were taken out on behalf of a child or grandchild.
Teams from Doctors Without Borders say they've counted 52 dead and at least 120 wounded in the bombing on the camp in Rann, Nigeria. The country's president said the air force strike was accidental.
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Fruity, sweet, spicy and salty all at once, this frenzied treat for your taste buds takes many forms — from sauces to seasonings to candy. And its journey from Asia to Mexico took hundreds of years.
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Three decades ago, Congress set up a system to encourage drug companies to develop treatments for rare diseases. The law has worked, but at a high cost.
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Two new polls show that only around 4 in 10 Americans view Donald Trump favorably. The president-elect responded by blasting polls as "phony" and "rigged."
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The Lincoln Bible was purchased for the 1861 inauguration by Supreme Court Clerk William Thomas Carroll.
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"No one will emerge as a winner in a trade war," the Chinese president said in Davos, Switzerland. He responded to statements by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, without mentioning his name.
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A report by the Guttmacher Institute, a research group that backs legalized abortion, puts the 2014 rate at 14.6 abortions per 1,000 women of childbearing age — the lowest recorded rate since 1973.
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In March 2014, the flight vanished from radar with 239 people on board. Search crews have examined more than 45,000 square miles of the Indian Ocean, to no avail.
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Donald Trump's nominee for Education Secretary faces tough questions as her Senate confirmation hearings start today.
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Drugmakers have brought almost 450 orphan drugs to market and collected rich incentives by doing so. But nearly a third of the medicines aren't new or were repurposed many times for financial gain.
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