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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...
Warren Weinstein, pictured here with his daughter in Pakistan in 2005 before his capture by militants, was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in January 2015, the White House said on April 23, 2015. Photo courtesy of the Weinstein family...
Photo of Loretta Lynch by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Five months after she was nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as attorney general, Loretta Lynch will finally get a confirmation vote in the Senate. Lynch is expected to win...
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