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  1. White House pitches merging education and labor as part of streamlining, drawing skepticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, flanked by Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, gives a presentation on proposals to consolidate executive agencies as U.S. President Donald Trump holds a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington Thursday. The Trump administration proposed a major reorganization of the federal government on Thursday, calling for merging the education and labor departments, moving the federal food stamp program to the Department of Health and Human Services and renaming that agency.

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  2. Patients, workers rally for BlueCross-South Nassau dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Long Island Business News

    Around 200 patients, Empire BlueCross Blue Shield members, elected officials and union leaders today at a rally called on Empire BlueCross to reach a deal to provide in-network services through South Nassau Communities Hospital. The rally was in front of South Nassau, a 455-bed hospital in Oceanside that has been negotiating new reimbursement rates with Empire BlueCross, which it says is reimbursing it far less than some other hospitals.

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  3. Injustice reigns as Trump's Justice Department attacks ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newsday

    The Department of Justice's decision to break with its duty to defend United States law and join in an ideological effort to continue dismantling the Affordable Care Act is simply wrong. The legal argument calling the ACA unconstitutional is weak, the politics are tone-deaf and the results would take us back to the days when insurance companies decided who lives and who dies based on profit models rather than health care outcomes.

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  4. CityViews: Myths About Public Benefits Plague Debate in D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | City Limits

    Imagine working full-time but still not being able to afford the rent and food for yourself and your children. Picture a world where committing fully to being a primary caregiver to your spouse with cancer means risking your family going hungry.

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  5. White House proposes merging education, labor departmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Northwest Herald

    The Trump administration proposed a major reorganization of the federal government on Thursday, calling for merging the education and labor departments, moving the federal food stamp program to the Department of Health and Human Services and renaming that agency. The plan represented the latest aspiration of a presidential administration to revamp a sprawling federal government.

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  6. TB Vaccine Linked to Better Type 1 Diabetes ControlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WebMD

    Could a vaccine from the early 1900s be the key to preventing serious diabetes complications? Maybe, say researchers from Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital. A little more than three years after getting two tuberculosis shots four weeks apart, about 50 people with type 1 diabetes saw their long-term average blood sugar levels drop significantly -- and for at least five years.

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  7. Attorney General Morrisey, Educators Join Forces to Reduce Human TraffickingRead the original story

    Thursday | Huntington News

    West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced a collaboration with the state's Department of Education as part of his continued effort to target and reduce human trafficking. The training will be offered Thursday to school personnel at the 2018 KidStrong Conference in Charleston.

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  8. Social Security Benefits Lose 34% of Buying Power Since 2000Read the original story

    Thursday | PRWeb

    Social Security benefits have lost 34 percent of buying power since 2000, according to the 2018 Social Security Loss of Buying Power Study released today by The Senior Citizens League. "When costs climb more rapidly than benefits, retirees must spend down retirement savings more quickly than expected, and those without savings or other retirement income are either going into debt, or going without," Johnson says.

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  9. Walker signs oil credit payment bill amid lawsuit controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Gov. Bill Walker signs House Bill 176, allowing EMS providers statewide to collect underfunded costs incurred when providing emergency medical transport services to Medicaid beneficiaries, at the Ester Volunteer Fire Department Wednesday afternoon, June 20, 2018.

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  10. New Report Illuminates the Benefits to Modernizing Federal Grant ReportingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PRWeb

    The report highlights perspectives of 30 grant management leaders from across the executive branch, federal agencies, and the private sector. Today the Data Foundation and MorganFranklin Consulting released Transforming Federal Grant Reporting: Current Challenge, Future Vision .

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  11. Donald Trump signs order overturning family separation policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Haringey Independent

    President Donald Trump has signed an executive order ending the process of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the US border illegally. It was a dramatic turnaround for Mr Trump, who has been insisting, wrongly, that his administration had no choice but to separate families apprehended at the border because of federal law and a court decision.

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  12. Trump's migrant policy: First blowback, then about-faceRead the original story

    Thursday | Denton Record-Chronicle

    As a crisis of migrant children separated from their families provoked national outrage, President Donald Trump said he was powerless to act through an executive order. Five days later, he did just that.

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  13. In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Denton Record-Chronicle

    Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump abruptly reversed himself Wednesday and signed an executive order halting his administration's policy of separating children from their parents when they are detained illegally crossing the U.S. border. It was a dramatic turnaround for Trump, who has been insisting, wrongly, that his administration had no choice but to separate families apprehended at the border because of federal law and a court decision.

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  14. Fact check: DHS chief Kirstjen Nielsen's rhetoric on family separationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | USA Today

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has resorted to a rhetorical sleight of hand in recent days to defend the Trump administration's policy of separating families that illegally cross the border. Fact check: DHS chief Kirstjen Nielsen's rhetoric on family separations Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has resorted to a rhetorical sleight of hand in recent days to defend the Trump administration's policy of separating families that illegally cross the border.

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  15. Pentagon will make room for up to 20,000 migrant children on military basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Anchorage Daily News

    A security officer keeps watch over a tent encampment housing immigrant children just north of the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 20, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake A security officer keeps watch over a tent encampment housing immigrant children just north of the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 20, 2018.

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  16. Which Republicans are speaking out against separating immigrant...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WSOCTV

    After meeting with President Donald Trump on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, , said that he and the rest of the Republican caucus plan to work on legislation that would end the practice of separating migrant families at the country's southern border. "I support, and all of the members of the Republican conference support, a plan to keep families together while their immigration status is determined," McConnell said.

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  17. Why he caved: Inside Trump's rare reversalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    President Donald Trump's executive order reversing course on family separations has not changed anything in terms of putting back together families that have already been separated, a government official confirmed Wednesday. WASHINGTON -- Frustrated that even his political allies were questioning his heart, President Donald Trump determined early Wednesday he would break with days of his own misleading claims and end the practice of separating families at the border.

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  18. New cellular pathway helps explain how inflammation leads to artery diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | EurekAlert!

    Investigators have identified a new cellular pathway that may help explain how arterial inflammation develops into atherosclerosis --deposits of cholesterol, fats and other substances that create plaque, clog arteries and promote heart attacks and stroke. The findings could lead to improved therapies for atherosclerosis, a leading cause of death worldwide.

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  19. Hofstra Law, Northwell Health form medical-legal partnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Long Island Business News

    The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and Northwell Health are partnering to give legal services to patients struggling with factors that contribute to poor health. This medical-legal partnership, which is funded by a $512,000 state grant, concentrates on assisting both underserved children and adults, including Medicaid recipients, who grapple with social challenges that impact their well being and can't afford legal intervention.

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  20. House struggles to unite, pass bills to address border crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Gazette

    President Donald Trump speaks about immigration and family separation on Wednesday during a meeting with the members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House. In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas on Sunday.

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