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Report Says Big Changes Are Needed In How Doctors Are Trained

We spend $15 billion a year training doctors but end up with a medical workforce that doesn't meet the nation's health care needs, according to an Institute of Medicine Report.

New Record For Georgia Ports

The Port of Savannah moved more than 3,000,000 containers for the first time in a single fiscal year.

For Two Years, He Smuggled Photos Of Torture Victims Out Of Syria

The ex-military photographer known only as Caesar took some of the images, which show thousands of dead regime opponents. Syria says they're fake; U.S. officials say they may be proof of war crimes.

Athletes Should Fear The Heat More Than The Heart Attack

It's hard not to worry about heart problems when running hard in hot weather. But heatstroke is a far bigger health risk, researchers say. Marathon organizers are trying to make races safer.

Getting Hospice Care Shouldn't Have To Mean Giving Up

Medicare is trying a different approach in one experiment: Some hospice patients will still be able to get treatments aimed at prolonging life.

Chances Are Pretty Good That's A Bill Collector Calling

About 77 million adults in the U.S. have at least one debt in the collection process, according to a study released by the Urban Institute.

It's Boom Times For Pop-Up Shops As Mobile Shopping Clicks

One-click online shopping is changing how we shop. Stores with leases as short as a day are proliferating meaning a storefront can be a designer clothing store one day and a test kitchen the next.

China Puts Former Top Communist Party Official Under Investigation

Former security czar Zhou Yongkang is accused of "serious disciplinary violation," which often implies that criminal corruption charges will follow.

Sometimes You Feel Like A Nut; Sometimes You Just Drive One

After graduation, a group of college students landed a nutty job quite literally. For the next year, they will don the monocle of Mr. Peanut and drive the Planters Peanut Nutmobile.

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