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Hospital Replaces Leadership After Blood Transfusion Mistake

Inmates Battling Addiction Get An Unlikely Ally: A Puppy

A Houston hospital has removed its president and several other leaders following an unusually high number of patient deaths, including a recent case in which a patient died after r...

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From Travel to IPOs, How Shutdown is Upsetting U.S. Economy

From Travel to IPOs, How Shutdown is Upsetting U.S. Economy

By Christopher Rugaber | Jan 16
As the partial government shutdown moves through its fourth week with no end in sight, the economic blow is being felt not only by federal workers but also by business people, households and travelers across the country.

Grocery Robots Detect Spills - with Some Far-Off Human Help

Grocery Robots Detect Spills - with Some Far-Off Human Help

By Matt O'Brien | Jan 16
A wheeled robot named Marty is rolling into nearly 500 grocery stores to alert employees if it encounters spilled granola, squashed tomatoes or a broken jar of mayonnaise.

What the Government Shutdown Means for Your Mortgage

What the Government Shutdown Means for Your Mortgage

By Holden Lewis | Jan 16
The partial federal government shutdown is complicating the already complicated process of getting and managing a mortgage. Here's how the shutdown is affecting homebuyers and homeowners — and what you can do about it.

EPA Criminal Action Against Polluters Hits 30-Year Low

EPA Criminal Action Against Polluters Hits 30-Year Low

By Ellen Knickmeyer | Jan 16
The Environmental Protection Agency hit a 30-year low in 2018 in the number of pollution cases it referred for criminal prosecution, Justice Department data show.

UK Government Faces No-Confidence Vote after Brexit Defeat

UK Government Faces No-Confidence Vote after Brexit Defeat

By Danica Kirka, Jill Lawless, and Gregory Katz | Jan 16
British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a no-confidence vote Wednesday, a day after Parliament rejected her Brexit deal by a historic margin.

After Years of King's Remarks, Why Now for the GOP Response?

After Years of King's Remarks, Why Now for the GOP Response?

By Scott McFetridge | Jan 16
Despite his seemingly endless string of racist comments and insults about immigrants, Iowa Rep. Steve King had the Republican Party's backing through nine elections. So why the GOP outrage now?

Delta Says Shutdown is Costing $25M in January Revenue

Delta Says Shutdown is Costing $25M in January Revenue

By David Koenig | Jan 16
Delta Air Lines expects to lose $25 million in revenue this month from the partial government shutdown that is also creating checkpoint delays and long lines at the airline's Atlanta hub.

Filing: OxyContin Maker Forecast 'Blizzard of Prescriptions'

Filing: OxyContin Maker Forecast 'Blizzard of Prescriptions'

By Alanna Durkin Richer and Geoff Mulvihill | Jan 16
A member of the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma told people at the prescription opioid painkiller's launch party in the 1990s that it would be "followed by a blizzard of prescriptions that will bury the competition."

NOT REAL NEWS: False Quote Attributed to Clemson QB

NOT REAL NEWS: False Quote Attributed to Clemson QB

By Beatrice Dupuy | Jan 16
Lawrence denounced the quote Tuesday tweeting, "I never said this by the way. I don't know where it came from. However the trip to the White House was awesome!"

In Era of News Deserts, No Easy Fix for Local News Struggles

In Era of News Deserts, No Easy Fix for Local News Struggles

By David Bauder | Jan 16
The local news industry hasn't been the subject of much good news itself, lately.

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