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House Democrats' Capitulation on Surprise Billing Proves They'll Never Pass 'Medicare for All'

6 hours ago   |   Forbes

On the presidential campaign trail, Democrats promise they'll install “Medicare for All” or a “public option” if elected. But in a key House vote on surprise medical billing...
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Bernie Sanders is surging in the polls. Here's how his 'Medicare for All' plan would affect every part of the $3.6 trillion US healthcare system

Bernie Sanders is surging in the polls. Here's how his 'Medicare for All' plan would affect every part of the $3.6 trillion US healthcare system

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Under "Medicare for All," everyone in the US would receive comprehensive health coverage from the government. The idea has sparked many months of fierce debate between moderate...
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The future of luxury fashion: FIT's up-and-coming designers brought inclusion - and controversy - to New York Fashion Week

The future of luxury fashion: FIT's up-and-coming designers brought inclusion - and controversy - to New York Fashion Week

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

On February 7, the Fashion Institute of Technology held its first "Fine Art of Fashion and Technology" fashion show during New York Fashion Week to honor its inaugural fashion...
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PlayStation is skipping a major video game conference due to 'increasing concerns' over the coronavirus outbreak

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Sony's PlayStation group canceled its plans to attend the first major video game convention of the year, PAX East, due to "increasing concerns" over the coronavirus outbreak...
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Claws of health? Lobster blood could play role in new drugs

12 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Maine lobsters have long delighted tourists as the state's most beloved seafood. But one company thinks the crustaceans can save human lives by providing their blood for use in...
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Bernie Sanders splits from AOC and says Medicare for All is 'already a compromise'

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Sanders split with AOC at a CNN town hall on Tuesday night, saying his signature Medicare for All plan was already a compromise. AOC said last week that passing a softer...
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French health tech startup Alan has no meetings above 3 people, reveals employee salaries, and has low staff churn. Its CEO explains why it works

French health tech startup Alan has no meetings above 3 people, reveals employee salaries, and has low staff churn. Its CEO explains why it works

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

French health tech startup Alan has raised $86.5 million to date, is thought to be raising more, and grew its customers 180% in 2019. Alan is a software startup that offers...
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TIME Announces Expansion Plans and Speaker Lineup for the 2020 TIME 100 Summit

14 hours ago   |   Time

TIME will expand its TIME 100 Summit, the live event extension of the annual TIME 100 list of the most influential people in the world, to a two-day event in 2020. The second...
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How Trump Can Reform The Health Care System Without Abolishing Obamacare

15 hours ago   |   Forbes

The Trump administration has taken two big steps to improve health care. But Congress must act, too.
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Email scammers are taking advantage of coronavirus fears to impersonate health officials and trick people into giving up personal information

Email scammers are taking advantage of coronavirus fears to impersonate health officials and trick people into giving up personal information

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Security researchers have identified multiple phishing scams that aim to capitalize on people's fear of COVID-19, the disease caused by the Wuhan coronavirus . Scammers pose as...
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Bloomberg, Sanders spar over ‘communism' during Democratic debate

Bloomberg, Sanders spar over ‘communism' during Democratic debate

Billionaire Mike Bloomberg invoked “communism” while slamming Sen. Bernie Sanders' economic plan on Wednesday night. “I can't think of a way to make it easier for Donald Trump... Read more ...

2020 Democrats showed Bloomberg no mercy in his first presidential debate...

2020 Democrats showed Bloomberg no mercy in his first presidential debate and Trump was loving it

President Donald Trump on Wednesday night gloated that former Mayor Michael Bloomberg was taking heavy hits during the ninth 2020 Democratic presidential debate. The debate on... Read more ...

Elizabeth Warren picks Michael Bloomberg apart over sexual harassment...

Elizabeth Warren picks Michael Bloomberg apart over sexual harassment allegations at his media company

Sen. Elizabeth Warren took on former Mayor Michael Bloomberg over his past use of non-disclosure agreements at his powerful media company at Wednesday night's debate in Las... Read more ...

Hasbro brings back lo-fi LCD Tiger Electronics games

Hasbro brings back lo-fi LCD Tiger Electronics games

Hasbro is bringing back its Tiger Electronics handheld game systems starting with Disney's Little Mermaid, Transformers, and more. Read more ...

Julian Assange reportedly plans to call a witness in his trial who will...

Julian Assange reportedly plans to call a witness in his trial who will allege that Trump offered him a pardon if he denied that Russia hacked the DNC

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange reportedly plans to call a witness at his extradition trial who will allege that Assange was offered a presidential pardon if he denied... Read more ...

Gold spikes to a nearly 7-year high as investors flee to safety amid...

Gold spikes to a nearly 7-year high as investors flee to safety amid coronavirus worries

Gold soared as high as $1,611.10 per ounce on Wednesday as traders migrate from virus-exposed assets to traditional safe havens. The precious metal is just a slight jump away... Read more ...

Attorney General William Barr reportedly told people that he is considering...

Attorney General William Barr reportedly told people that he is considering quitting over Trump interference in DOJ cases

Attorney General William Barr reportedly told people he is considering quitting over President Donald Trump's interference in DOJ investigations. The rumors of his resignation... Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here's what you need to know before the markets open. 1. The European Union is planning an industrial-data push and rules to rein in US tech giants. The European Commission... Read more ...

China kicked out 3 Wall Street Journal reporters after it published an op-ed...

China kicked out 3 Wall Street Journal reporters after it published an op-ed using a term that invokes the biggest humiliation in Chinese history

China is expelling three Wall Street Journal reporters, accusing the newspaper of publishing a racist headline about the country's battle with coronavirus . On February 3, the... Read more ...

Burger King just launched a new ad campaign featuring a moldy Whopper, and...

Burger King just launched a new ad campaign featuring a moldy Whopper, and it reflects a trend taking over the fast-food industry

On Wednesday, Burger King posted a video of a Whopper decomposing and growing moldy on YouTube as part of an ad campaign. The campaign is meant to draw attention to the chain's... Read more ...