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Raging Waters in Benham Rise

by Jay  Batongbacal/ 22 March 2017 / AMTI

Philippine secretary of national defense Delfin Lorenzana stirred up a political maelstrom in Manila last week with the revelation that Chinese survey vessels were apparently conducting oceanographic research work off the east coast of Luzon, the largest island of the Philippines. 439 more words

Philippine Foreign Policy

In Deep-Blue State, Millions in Reddish Heartland Are Counting On Medicaid

FRESNO, Calif. — In 2012, when Jerry Goodwin showed up at a clinic with intense pain and swelling in his legs, doctors called for an ambulance even though the hospital was across the street. 1,674 more words

Insurance

By Decade's End, California Estimates It Would Lose $24 Billion Annually Under GOP Health Plan

California would lose $24.3 billion annually in federal funding by 2027 for low-income health coverage under the current Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, according to… 1,124 more words

The Health Law

Whitney Way Thore Adds Bikini Photo to Her Dating Profile Because She's Not 'Trying to Hide How Fat I Am'

Whitney Way Thore is jumping back into the online dating pool — and to be as honest as possible with potential dates, she decided to post a photo of herself in a swimsuit. 364 more words

TV

Medicaid Caps Pitched By GOP Could Shrink Seniors' Benefits

Before nursing home patient Carmencita Misa became bedridden, she was a veritable “dancing queen,” says her daughter, Charlotte Altieri.

“Even though she would work about 60 hours a week, she would make sure to go out dancing once a week — no matter what,” Altieri, 39, said. 1,015 more words

The Health Law

Stephen Miller - Minister of Truth

This is the cover of the Bloomberg Businessweek of March 6 – 12. There is a lead article about Stephen Miller, one of Trump’s advisors, and it speculates that it’s Miller who calls the shots, as you can see from the subtitle: 201 more words

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