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Long before the rest of the country cared, Minnesota took aim at the pharmaceutical industry.
In 1993 it passed a novel law: If drug companies paid any of the state’s health providers to push their pills, the money had to be publicly reported.
It was a supremely hopeful moment. Although the technology to keep kidney patients alive through dialysis had arrived, it was still unattainable for all but a lucky few.
A version of this story was co-published with The Washington Post.
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Despite banks’ assurances that they’re fixing foreclosure documentation problems and that the crisis may amount to a “blip in the housing market,” the lawyer who helped spark the foreclosure furor said that the banks’ solutions to the problem have s
As Congress entered the final weeks of its struggle to overhaul regulation of Wall Street in May, several hundred friends and colleagues slipped out of Washington for a private weekend on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
The Director of National Intelligence will review the handling of David Coleman Headley, the former U.S. informant and confessed plotter of the Mumbai attacks in 2008, intelligence officials said Tuesday.
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The unfolding foreclosure scandal just keeps expanding.
Federal officials acknowledged Saturday that David Coleman Headley, the U.S.
The nation’s four largest for-profit health insurers denied coverage to more than 651,000 people over a three-year period, citing pre-existing conditions, according to an analysis of insurer data detailed in a Congressional investigation.
When U.S. District Judge Henry Kennedy Jr.
South Korean and Russian scientists sought explanations Friday for the explosion of a rocket that sent a Korean satellite into the sea within less than 2-1/2 minutes in an embarrassing failure for South Korea’s costly space program.
LIMA, Peru — Peruvian police officers are itching for the opportunity to grill Joran van der Sloot, a Dutchman accused of murdering a young woman here earlier this week.
Stock prices plunged Thursday in the US as well as Europe amid growing worries about financial contagion from the Greek debt crisis.
This flu season, health officials in Minnesota and around the country have been grappling with one of the most difficult questions imaginable: Which patients should be given access to lifesaving treatments if the number in need during a severe pande
A section of the Pakistani military top command now agrees with Washington that the country’s armed forces should be sent into the North Waziristan area, a sanctuary for al Qaida and Afghan insurgents, analysts and officials said Tuesday.