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Editor’s Note: Journalist Philip Moeller, who writes widely on health and retirement, is here to provide the Medicare answers you need in “Ask Phil, the Medicare Maven.” Send your questions to Phil. Moeller is a research fellow at the Center on...
File photo of American al-Qaida militant Adam Gadahn taken from a 2008 video. Reuters/IntelCenter/Handout WASHINGTON — Adam Gadahn, a former Little Leaguer who grew up to become a spokesman for Osama bin Laden, was born in 1978 in Oregon as Adam...
Editor’s Note: Last year, Paul Solman reported on artisanal entrepreneurs — individuals carving out their own careers, and, if you believe Harvard economist Lawrence Katz, saving the middle class along with them. Paul met the typical hipsters...
A pelican leaves its nest as oil hits the shore of an island in Barataria Bay on May 22, 2010. Five years after Deepwater Horizon blowout, marine chemist David Valentine has led eight oceanographic expeditions studying the affect of the resulting...
Smoke and ash rise from the Calbuco volcano, seen from Puerto Varas city, south of Santiago, Chile, on April 22. Photo by Carlos Gutierrez/Reuters The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile erupted Wednesday, sending smoke and ash into the air, and...
Photo by Purestock via Getty Images Medicare officials are considering changes in the hospice benefit to stop the federal government from paying twice for care given to dying patients. But patient advocates and hospice providers fear a new policy...