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HealthCare.gov's Tech Improvements Mean You Can Now Window Shop

After a launch that failed last fall, the administration is hoping this year's open enrollment period goes more smoothly, by letting customers browse first.

Veterans Voices Multitracked, Overdubbed, Amplified Through An Actor

A new multimedia stage production, led by a Juilliard composer and an Iraq veteran who took up acting, hopes to help struggling soldiers battle post-traumatic stress disorder.

South Korean Ferry Captain Sentenced To 36 Years

The punishment for the April calamity drew shouts and sharp criticism from victims' family members in the courtroom; many had urged a death sentence.

Medical Experts Look For New Ways To Test Ebola Drugs

Can you run a clinical trial without a placebo group? That's one of the questions facing researchers in West Africa.

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Secretary Of Embattled VA Promises Overhaul

The Veterans Affairs Department has announced that the agency is being revamped to make it easier for veterans to gain access to the department and its many websites.

NYC Ebola Patient Declared Free Of Virus, Will Be Discharged From Hospital

Dr. Craig Spencer contracted Ebola while treating patients in Guinea with Doctors Without Borders. Officials say he now poses no public health risk.

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Ga. House GOP Caucus Elects Leaders For 2015

House Speaker David Ralston of Blue Ridge and House Speaker Pro-Tempore Jan Jones of Milton were both nominated to continue serving in their current positions.

For People Fired For Being Gay, Old Court Case Becomes A New Tool

Workplace discrimination against gay people is legal in 29 states. So some LGBT people have filed discrimination claims using a legal argument from a 1989 Supreme Court case about gender stereotypes.

Police Can Seize And Sell Assets Even When The Owner Broke No Law

Civil asset forfeiture rules say all that matters is that the car or house or cash was used by somebody in a crime. Challenging the seizure is often too costly to be worth it.

The White House Is Backing Strong Open Internet Rules

President Obama is calling on rule-makers to reclassify broadband as a public utility. It would give the FCC much broader authority to stop "fast lanes" and "slow lanes" to the Internet.

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