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1 in 6 ER visits or hospital stays triggers 'surprise' bill

1 in 6 ER visits or hospital stays triggers 'surprise' bill

SUMMARY: Texas seems like a bit of a gamble, with 27% of emergency room visits and 38% of in-network hospital stays triggering at least one such bill.

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David Ortiz was not intended victim of shooting: Dominican prosecutor

David Ortiz was not intended victim of shooting: Dominican prosecutor

SUMMARY: Ortiz, a national hero in the Dominican Republic, has been recovering in a Boston hospital since the attack took place.

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The Latest: EPA chief eases rules on coal-fired power plants

The Latest: EPA chief eases rules on coal-fired power plants

SUMMARY: The Latest on an environmental rule covering coal-fired power plants (all times local):6:10 p.m.

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Amid urgent climate warnings, EPA gives coal a reprieve

Amid urgent climate warnings, EPA gives coal a reprieve

SUMMARY: Administration officials argue climate science is imperfect, and that it's not clear climate change would have as great an impact as forecast.

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Correction: California-Vaccination Legislation story

Correction: California-Vaccination Legislation story

SUMMARY: In a story June 18 about changes to a vaccinations bill, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the group Educate.

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Patients likely to have complications with unprofessional surgeons

Patients likely to have complications with unprofessional surgeons

SUMMARY: Patients had an 18 percent higher risk of complication during a medical procedure if their surgeon had one to three previous reports of unprofessional behavior.

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New methods reduce antibiotic use by 30 percent, study says

New methods reduce antibiotic use by 30 percent, study says

SUMMARY: About half of the 10 million antibiotic prescriptions written by doctors in emergency departments go to people with viral infections, which are unresponsive to antibiotics.

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Ranked Choice Voting for Presidential Elections Passes in Maine

Ranked Choice Voting for Presidential Elections Passes in Maine

SUMMARY: On Wednesday, Maine became the first state in the country to pass ranked choice voting in presidential elections.

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Police officers honor fallen comrade at his son's graduation party

Police officers honor fallen comrade at his son's graduation party

SUMMARY: When it came time to plan his graduation party, he asked his mom to invite the police department.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates Makes the Case for Reparations in Front of a House Committee

Ta-Nehisi Coates Makes the Case for Reparations in Front of a House Committee

SUMMARY: The hearing, which coincided with Juneteenth, the 154th anniversary of abolition in Texas after the Civil War, was Congress's first on the subject of reparations in more than a decade.

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Disputed South Bend, Indiana, abortion clinic to open

Disputed South Bend, Indiana, abortion clinic to open

SUMMARY: A group says it plans to begin accepting patients at an abortion clinic in the northern Indiana city of South Bend next week.

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Designer creates unique 'Hands' bikinis, describes look as 'perfect' for topless beaches

Designer creates unique 'Hands' bikinis, describes look as 'perfect' for topless beaches

SUMMARY: “This look is perfect for those topless Mediterranean beaches.

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Study: Statins reduce stroke risk for cancer patients who received radiation

Study: Statins reduce stroke risk for cancer patients who received radiation

SUMMARY: Cancer patients who took statins to lower cholesterol after radiation treatment for the chest, head or neck saw their stroke risk fall by 32 percent.

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The Best Smart Home Starter Kit Is Simple and Cheap

The Best Smart Home Starter Kit Is Simple and Cheap

SUMMARY: A Smart SpeakerA smart speaker is the anchor to your smart home, since it's the main way you'll be interacting with your connected devices.

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Anti-abortion ballot drives to start within days in Michigan

Anti-abortion ballot drives to start within days in Michigan

SUMMARY: "This proposal would effectively ban almost all abortions in the state of Michigan," said Dr. Halley Crissman.

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Bride gets third-degree burn on her butt, tries to drink her pain away instead of canceling the wedding

Bride gets third-degree burn on her butt, tries to drink her pain away instead of canceling the wedding

SUMMARY: A Reddit user posted the story to the site’s bridezilla forums, although this woman isn’t the typical bridezilla.

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Correction: Pregnant Woman Slain-Baby Taken story

Correction: Pregnant Woman Slain-Baby Taken story

SUMMARY: Despite Figueroa showing "no signs consistent with a woman who had just delivered a baby" should have been attributed to prosecutors.

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Nine-year-old who defies labels helps teach educators about queer youth

Nine-year-old who defies labels helps teach educators about queer youth

SUMMARY: Some 2.7% of Minnesota high school students identify as transgender or gender nonconforming, according to a 2017 University of Minnesota study.

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Off-White Spring/Summer 2020: Go Behind the Scenes of Virgil Abloh's latest runway show.

Off-White Spring/Summer 2020: Go Behind the Scenes of Virgil Abloh's latest runway show.

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South Korean automakers top J.D. Power quality survey, while U.S. brands do well

South Korean automakers top J.D. Power quality survey, while U.S. brands do well

SUMMARY: Power Initial Quality Survey for the second year running.

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