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Sutter Health Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, in Oakland, Calif. is one of hundreds of hospitals serving poor patients that will get some reprieve from Medicare's readmissions penalties. Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images hide caption

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In the aftermath of the Las Vegas mass shooting, there were widespread calls to ban "bump stocks," a device attached to a semiautomatic rifle to speed up the firing rate. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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The Politics Of Bump Stocks, 1 Year After Las Vegas Shooting

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Air Methods' helicopter in Pocola, Okla. The company owns five other Oklahoma bases under the Tulsa Life Flight brand that it bought in 2009. Jackie Fortier/ StateImpact Oklahoma hide caption

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Will Congress Bring Sky-High Air Ambulance Bills Down To Earth?

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A Myanmarese soldier guards an area at the Sittwe airport in Rakhine state last week. U.N. investigators last month released a damning and meticulous report detailing why six Myanmar generals should be prosecuted for genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority. Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Bill Cosby arrives at a Norristown, Pa., court Monday. The first jury in the case deadlocked in 2017. A jury in the second trial convicted Cosby on all counts April 26, 2018. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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John Gore, the acting head of the Justice Department's civil rights division, speaks during a June news conference in Charlottesville, Va. Gore leads the division that says it needs the 2020 census citizenship question to better enforce the Voting Rights Act's protections against racial discrimination. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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A new report released by the Department of Homeland Security's internal watchdog found that doctors were not properly vetted, putting immigrants and U.S. citizens at risk. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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A new study from the University of Texas at Austin suggests that bees exposed to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, lose some of the beneficial bacteria in their guts and are more susceptible to infection and death. Vivian Abagiu/College of Natural Sciences at University of Texas in Austin hide caption

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Anita Hill says a "neutral body" should investigate sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, because senators have already shown "the presumptions they have about the claims that have been made." Hill is seen here at an event last year. Alex Flynn/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Anita Hill Says Kavanaugh Accuser Hearing 'Cannot Be Fair'

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Archaeologists discovered the ancient structure in the Egyptian town of Mit Rahina, the Ministry of Antiquities announced Tuesday. Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities/AP hide caption

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Cardinal Reinhard Marx and Bishop Stephan Ackermann present the results of the study on sexual abuse of minors by Germany's Catholic priests and clerics on Tuesday in Fulda, Germany. Daniel Roland/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The people-plaguing Asian tiger mosquito, or Aedes albopictus, typically lays its eggs in stagnant water. James Gathany/AP hide caption

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Building A Better Mosquito Trap — One Scientist Thinks He's Done It

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Tuesday's discussion between officials of the Department of Justice and state attorneys general focused on the rapid growth of tech companies like Facebook and Google and their handling of user data. Alain Jocard/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Attorneys General Zoom In On Tech Privacy And Power

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Cody Wilson, founder of Defense Distributed, at his shop in Austin, Texas, last month. On Tuesday, the company announced Wilson resigned and severed all ties with the company on Sept. 21. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Charlotte Gill, owner of Charlotte's Legendary Lobster Pound in Maine, says she believes that cannabis can calm crustaceans before they are tossed into boiling water. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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