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When Home And Health Are Just Out Of Reach

Health insurance doesn't pay for housing, but sometimes that is what a patient needs most. A Medicaid experiment helps some elderly and disabled people move out of institutions into their own homes.
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'Crabs For Christmas': A Tuneful Baltimore Tradition (Really!)

More than 30 years ago, David DeBoy wrote a hit holiday song about a local delicacy. Its success led to other Baltimore-themed Christmas songs, then to albums and finally to a live show.
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Independent Theater Owner In D.C. Gets Ready To Screen 'The Interview'

West End Cinema's Josh Levin, preparing to show The Interview, speaks with Audie Cornish about what sparked a decision to host the controversial film (Sony Pictures had canceled the release).
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Would You Like Health Insurance With Those Stocking Stuffers?

While shoppers rush to the mall to pick up the last neckties and Transformers for Christmas, health officials are trying to pitch them on an unconventional gift this holiday season: health insurance.
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U.S. Strikes Have Killed 1,100 ISIS Fighters And Cost $1 Billion

Spending exceeds $8 million per day. Operation Inherent Resolve, as the U.S.-led operation against the Islamic State is known, is getting its own inspector general to oversee government costs.
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Son's Death 'Doesn't Make Any Sense,' Say Parents Of Berkeley Teen

Toni Martin-Green came forward last night to say it was her son who was shot and killed in Berkeley, Mo. Today, she says, "I am trying to remain calm."
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Sony To Stream 'The Interview' On YouTube, Other Sites Starting Today

The studio said the comedy will also be available to rent on Google Play, Microsoft's Xbox Video and a dedicated website at a price of $5.99. It's also being shown in more than 200 theaters.
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A Very Native American Christmas

For some Native Americans, Christmas has been a time for decorated trees, Santa Claus and lots of old traditions.
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Contractor Freed By Cuba Will Get $3.2M From U.S.

A USAID official confirmed the payment to Alan Gross, who spent five years in a Cuban prison. It's part of a settlement with the Maryland-based company for which he worked at the time of his arrest.

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Former President George H.W. Bush To Remain In Hospital

Former President George H.W. Bush, 90, is being kept at Houston Methodist Hospital for observation, following breathing difficulties.

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