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Hospitals are employing laborists, doctors who handle births and obstetrical and gynecological emergencies, as they seek to improve patient safety and as physicians increasingly recognize they need help responding to emergencies. Photo by Getty...
Photo courtesy of Mount Vernon Police Department. A 44-year-old black mother of eight died in her holding cell in Mount Vernon, New York, on Monday after being held for three days. Raynette Turner was arrested for shoplifting. On Sunday night,...
Last week, Trustees of the Medicare and Social Security programs released their annual reports. What wasn’t included? How to put these critical senior support programs on sustainable trajectories. Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via...
Watch a report about the Jewish community in Morocco, not as vibrant as it once was. For many people, Judaism in the Middle East conjures images of discord. But the Islamic nation of Morocco is an exception — it’s a place where Jews are not...
Congress must act this week to meet a Friday deadline, when authority for the Department of Transportation to process aid payments to states expire. Photo by Bret Hartman/Reuters WASHINGTON — The House and Senate are moving toward passage of a...
Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina filed a resolution to vacate the House Speaker John Boehner’s chair, a sign that Republicans may want a change of leadership. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — An effort by a...