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Experiments With Coordinating Medical Care Deliver Mixed Results

The medical home is intended to make health care better and safer by having primary care providers manage a patient's care. So far it's not clear if they can also save money.


Diabetes Technology Inches Closer To An Artificial Pancreas

It's not easy to build machines that control sugar as well as a human pancreas, but the technology is getting a lot better. The goal is to liberate people on insulin from constant vigilance.


Mitt Romney Won't Run For President In 2016

"I've decided it is best to give other leaders in the party the opportunity to become our next nominee," Romney said in a statement to supporters, according to multiple news reports.


Balloonists Crossing Pacific Set Distance Record

American Troy Bradley and Russian Leonid Tiukhtyaev, flying east over the Pacific Ocean, surpassed the previous record of just over 5,200 miles set in 1981 for gas-filled balloons.


Songwriter, Poet Rod McKuen Dies At 81

Rod McKuen is credited with more than 200 albums and more than 30 collections of poetry. He died on Thursday after a lengthy illness.


True or False? Free And Reduced-Price Lunch = Poor

Poverty is the backdrop to so many discussions about learning. But do we have a good way to measure it in schools?


Could This Virus Be Good For You?

Scientists studying HIV and Ebola have noticed another virus hitching along for the ride in some blood samples. Now they're trying to figure out whether the lurker helps the body fend off disease.


4 Reasons Why It's Veto Season At The White House

In his first six years in office, President Obama issued just two vetoes, the fewest of any president going all the way back to James Garfield. But that's about to change.


A Pillar Of Atlanta's Community Also Has An Outsize Shoe Collection

It takes anchors to keep neighborhoods lively; key restaurants and stores that draw people from far and wide. For decades in Atlanta, Walters Clothing has been that space.


Arrested For Resisting Arrest — Yes, It's Possible

Resisting arrest is usually a secondary charge against someone already being arrested for something else, but not always.


Car Safety Improves: Study Lists Those With Most, And Least, Driver Deaths

For 2011 models through the 2012 calendar year, driver deaths per million registered vehicle years fell to 28 from 48 just three years earlier, says the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.


'Female Husbands' In The 19th Century

In newspapers, magazines and novels, the "female husband" was a person of great interest.


Some Businesses Say Immigrant Workers Are Harder To Find

The president's recent executive actions will allow millions of immigrants to stay in the U.S. But many businesses say those changes aren't enough to help them find and keep all the workers they need.


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