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Did Your Doctor 'Ghost' You? An Employment Contract May Be to Blame

Did Your Doctor 'Ghost' You? An Employment Contract May Be to Blame

By Michelle Andrews | Mar 20
Contracts with so-called restrictive covenants are now common in medicine, although some states limit their use.

NZ City Scarred by Shooting is Home to White Supremacists

NZ City Scarred by Shooting is Home to White Supremacists

By Stephen Wright | Mar 20
The leafy New Zealand city where a self-proclaimed racist fatally shot 50 people at mosques during Friday prayers is known for its picturesque river. But for decades, Christchurch has also been the center of the country's white supremacist movement

Shifting Hopes as Republicans and Democrats Await Mueller

Shifting Hopes as Republicans and Democrats Await Mueller

By Jonathan Lemire and Mary Clare Jalonick | Mar 20
With Robert Mueller's findings expected any day, the president has grown increasingly confident the report will produce what he insisted all along: No clear evidence of a conspiracy between Russia and his 2016 campaign.

Feds to Ease Land Restrictions Across U.S. West

Feds to Ease Land Restrictions Across U.S. West

By Matthew Brown | Mar 16
The Trump administration is finalizing plans to ease restrictions on oil and gas drilling and other industries that were meant to protect an imperiled bird species that ranges across the American West, federal officials said Thursday.

Admissions Scandal Unfolds Amid Cynicism About Moral Values

Admissions Scandal Unfolds Amid Cynicism About Moral Values

By David Crary | Mar 16
Ethics experts say Americans these days are barraged with accounts of corruption, greed and amoral behavior to the point that many likely wonder, "Why should I play by the rules?"

EU Official Floats 2-Stage Delay to Brexit

EU Official Floats 2-Stage Delay to Brexit

Mar 16
A senior European Union official is floating the possibility of a two-step delay to Britain's departure from the bloc, currently scheduled for March 29.

Court Rules Gun Maker Can Be Sued Over Newtown Shooting

Court Rules Gun Maker Can Be Sued Over Newtown Shooting

By Dave Collins | Mar 14
Gun-maker Remington can be sued over how it marketed the rifle used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, a divided Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

'Apprentice' Contestant's Trump Defamation Suit Can Proceed

'Apprentice' Contestant's Trump Defamation Suit Can Proceed

Mar 14
A New York appeals court has ruled that President Donald Trump isn't immune from a defamation lawsuit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted kissing and groping.

Entrance Exam Cheaters Exploited Rules for Disabled Students

Entrance Exam Cheaters Exploited Rules for Disabled Students

By Sally Ho | Mar 13
A college entrance exam policy aimed at helping students with disabilities was exploited to enable cheating in what is being described as the biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecuted by federal authorities.

New Mexico Mulls State-Run Pot Shops, Subsidized Medical Use

New Mexico Mulls State-Run Pot Shops, Subsidized Medical Use

By Morgan Lee | Mar 12
New Mexico would become the first U.S. state to set up its own government-operated marijuana stores and subsidize medical cannabis for the poor under a bill brokered between Republicans and Democrats.

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