The Carl Vinson VA Medical Center announced plans for a new location for its Macon VA clinic. [Read More]
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The biotech Spark Therapeutics needed a way to measure improvements to a patient's quality of life when testing a new treatment for a rare eye disorder. So Spark created a maze-like course, which included simulated obstacles like holes and grass, for use in key research. We spoke with Dan Chung, the clinical ophthalmic lead at Spark, about the company's efforts to do that in a rigorous and standardized way. Spark's treatment was approved in the US in late 2017. The one-time therapy is called Luxturna and has a list price of $850,000. And Spark agreed to be acquired by... [Read More]
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See the developing personality of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge.        ... [Read More]
The tech isn't expected before 2020. But a report in Bloomberg suggests that Apple is working on iPhones with an in-display fingerprint ID system. [Read More]
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NFL teams and fans enter the 2019 season with high hopes, but only one of the 32 teams will emerge as Super Bowl LIV champions. Here's a look at why each team has some reason to be optimistic about winning a championship this season and also reason to be pessimistic about its chances. [Read More]
Matthew Dellavedova of Australia competes with Jonas Valanciunas of Lithuania during their group stage basketball game in the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Dongguan in southern China's Guangdong province, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. (AP Photo) [Read More]

People who lived through the Great Recession are understandably nervous about the "r" word. But there's good reason to believe that when the next recession hits (and it will) the pain won't be nearly as great as what people experienced in 2008.

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Public welfare spending varies considerably from state to state.

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Can the Rams start another Super Bowl run? Will Tom Brady ever get old? Can Jacoby Brissett effectively replace Andrew Luck? The N.F.L. gets ready to answer some questions. [Read More]
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Even if John Roberts ultimately upholds Obamacare yet again, that will take time, and an appeals-court verdict against the law would give Democrats lots of ammunition to use on Republicans. [Read More]
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The DNC should reconsider its blanket prohibition on telephone caucuses or rethink its requirement for an absentee caucus process.        ... [Read More]
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Bob Ross made a living painting "happy little trees," but in Michigan, his legacy has been transferred from the canvas to real-life happy trees in nature. [Read More]
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More than one in three flights out of this airport were delayed by more than 15 minutes or cancelled this summer. [Read More]
President Donald Trump on Thursday dragged another self-created scandal into another day as he defended a map he displayed a day earlier of Hurricane Dorian's expected path that appeared to have been altered, prompting howls from Democrats and accusations that he was putting lives in danger. ... [Read More]
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The Latest on Hurricane Dorian (all times local):... [Read More]
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The new Showtime docu-series, which follows four couples' sessions over the course of several months, offers equal parts insight and voyeurism. [Read More]
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Flight delays are an inevitable part of travel, but some airports this summer saw more delays than others. Factors ranging from severe weather in some areas, to airline operational problems, to mechanical and even alleged labor issues, led to more than one-third of all flights being delayed at some airports this summer. Passenger advocacy company AirHelp compiled a list of the 10 most delayed US airports this summer — take a look to see which performed the worst. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Summer travel can be a lot of fun, but the logistics of... [Read More]
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There have been 215 vape-related lung illnesses reported between June 28 and August 27 in 25 states, according to the CDC. Other reports suggest the number is closer to 300. Both a lack of FDA regulation and the sheer number of different e-cigarettes and juices on the market have made it difficult for health experts to pinpoint the cause of each of the lung illnesses. The FDA and CDC announced they are investigating these products in light of the lung problems to which they've been linked. Here's what we know about some of the people who've been affected... [Read More]
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Markley Street location plans call for more than 160 units near Fluor Field        ... [Read More]