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Dr. Charu Sawhney examines patient Mang Caan. Sawhney supports the Affordabl...
A Houston internist who supported the Affordable Care Act now finds that many of her patients who bought less expensive coverage have trouble getting the specialized care they need.
Visa Checkout will store customers' credit card numbers and billing addresse...
Ever try shopping on your smartphone and decide you don't want to put in your credit card number? Visa says it's a big problem and came up with a tool that combines improved security and convenience.
Americans wager nearly $60 billion a year on lotteries. Revenues help states, which use the money to provide services. But researchers say the games often draw low-income gamblers who are on welfare.
This young male, buried at a prehistoric site in Central Sudan, probably mun...
Turns out that for 7,000 years, snacking on nutsedge may have helped people avoid tooth decay. But at some point, the root it lost its charm. By the 1970s, it was branded "the world's worst weed."
The Senate has voted 53 to 44 to confirm Ronnie White for a federal court judgeship in Missouri, 17 years after he was first nominated by President Bill Clinton.
Rep. Pete Gallego of Texas represents a district that sprawls for 800 miles along the U.S.-Mexico border. He speaks to Audie Cornish about the border crisis as seen firsthand, suggesting the actions he'd like to see the White House and Congress take.