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More Insurers Put Spending Limits On Medical Treatments

To contain costs, some plans are capping how much they will pay for certain routine procedures, such as knee replacements. Patients can be on the hook for anything over the limit.

Who's Catching Your Cellphone Conversations?

The police do it. The FBI does it. Could be, foreign governments do it. With the right equipment, people can hijack your cellphone calls and texts and listen in.

Soldiers From Fort Gordon Joining Ebola Fight In West Africa

A group of soldiers from the Augusta area is being sent to West Africa to help contain the spread of the Ebola virus.

DHS: Travelers From West Africa Limited To 5 U.S. Airports

Passengers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea will be subject to secondary screening at JFK, Newark, Dulles, Atlanta and Chicago.

Volunteer Recap: Why Wearing The Right Shoes In Rio Matters

When medical student Robert Snyder visited Rio de Janeiro last summer to do volunteer work, he learned the hard way that Birkenstock clogs are not a wise footwear choice.

A Tale Of Two Cities: World Series Fever Takes Hold In SF, KC

In San Francisco, there's a lot of confidence. In Kansas City, which gets its first shot at the championship rings in nearly 30 years, the excitement is palpable.

American Freed After Months Of Detention In North Korea

Jeffrey Fowle was arrested in June for allegedly leaving a Bible in his North Korean hotel room. Americans Matthew Miller and Kenneth Bae remain in custody.

The Yarmulke Comes To 3-D Printing

Using math and imagination, a college professor creates a new kind of kippah.

When The Economy Goes Down, Vasectomies Go Up

It's well known that people are less eager to have children when the economy sours. And it looks like men got really serious about that during the Great Recession.

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