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Monday, Aug 21

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Learning From the First Eclipse Media Event - Bloomberg

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It was a bright, clear day across much of the country when the moon passed in front of the sun. People gathered on rooftops, city squares and country ...

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A High Credit Score Can Make You Look Sexy on Dating Apps ...

It turns out credit scores are statistical shorthand for a whole lot more than the likelihood you'll repay a loan, according to a number of consumer ...

Saturday, Aug 19

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Eclipse Turning Day Into Night to Send Temperatures ...

Getting ready to watch the solar eclipse? Bring a sweater along with those special glasses because the mercury could dip as the moon’s shadow crosses the ...

Friday, Aug 18

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How a Blue Pill Is Stopping the Spread of HIV

Kyle, a 29-year-old Sydneysider, never knew a time when HIV wasn’t a persistent and pernicious threat — until he began popping a pill to prevent it. The blue, oval-shaped antiviral tablet, known as Truvada, that Kyle takes daily is the…

Thursday, Aug 17

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Remicade and Biosimilar Rivals Are Litmus Test for PBMs ...

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Biosimilars -- the equivalent of generic drugs for complicated and expensive medicines made by living cells -- are supposed to reduce prices and save the ...

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For Scientists, Each Eclipse Is a Natural Experiment ...

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During next Monday’s solar eclipse, a shadow will rush across the sky at 1,500 miles an hour, creating a cold spot that will ripple the atmosphere like a ...

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American LNG Is Taking the Scenic Route to Chile

When the tanker Provalys left Louisiana for Chile last month with a full load of U.S. liquefied natural gas, it sailed around South America instead of taking a shortcut through the expanded Panama Canal. Not only may the route be cheaper…

Wednesday, Aug 16

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Google Is Right to Focus on Gender Bias - Bloomberg

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We’re having the wrong conversation about women in tech. We need to decouple two very different issues that have arisen amid the commotion about ...

Monday, Aug 14

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Oil Stuck in Loop Leaves Bored Hedge Funds Awaiting ...

Oil hasn’t been so tedious in a long time, and hedge funds just don’t know what to do with it. Their weekly stance on West Texas Intermediate crude ...

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Merck CEO Quits Trump Council as 'Matter of Personal Conscience'

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Merck & Co. Chief Executive Officer Ken Frazier announced his resignation from President Donald Trump's council of manufacturing executives on Monday following Trump's response to violence this weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia.…

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Elon Musk Is Getting SpaceX Closer to Mars, One Rocket at ...

SpaceX is about to launch its 40th Falcon 9 mission and 11th rocket this year. The rapid cadence of late is worlds ahead of where the company was seven years ago ...

Sunday, Aug 13

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Almanac: Plenty of Cold, Snow for This Winter for ...

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Lewiston, Maine (AP) -- Northeasterners, keep your mittens, boots and show shovel handy. The Farmer's Almanac that goes on sale this week predicts a snowy ...

Saturday, Aug 12

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Nigeria's Buhari Says Health Is Improving, Hopes to Be ...

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, in London on medical leave for more than three months, said his health is improving and he hopes to be home soon. “I ...

Friday, Aug 11

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Health Insurers Struggle to Win Reprieve of Obamacare Tax

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Bloomberg's QuickTake Q&A explains why these insurers are getting nervous about selling Obamacare plans. (video by Henry Baker) (Source: Bloomberg). Follow @bpolitics for all the latest news, and sign up for our daily Balance of Power…

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Trump Hands McConnell a Daunting To-Do List to Regain His Favor

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Follow @bpolitics for all the latest news, and sign up for our daily Balance of Power newsletter. President Donald Trump laid out a path for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to get back in his good graces: replace Obamacare, overhaul…

Thursday, Aug 10

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Trump Attacks McConnell Again Over Obamacare Repeal ...

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Follow @bpolitics for all the latest news, and sign up for our daily Balance of Power newsletter. President Donald Trump slammed Senate Majority Leader ...

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Obamacare Premiums Set to Climb, But Subsidies Will Cushion the Blow

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People in some U.S. cities will see the cost of Obamacare health plans climb as much as 50 percent next year, though subsidies will offset much of the increases, according to an analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation. Get the latest on…

Wednesday, Aug 9

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Uncle John Taught Trump About Fire and Fury - Bloomberg

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President Donald Trump returned this week to a recurring and favorite theme of his over the years: nuclear war and annihilation. He has thought quite a bit ...

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Top Oil Buyers Go on Light Crude Diet to Meet Diesel Craving

Captain Tsitrelis Ioannis and the 26-strong crew of the Malibu arrived at Ulsan in early August after sailing almost 9,000 nautical miles to deliver a ...

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US Scientists Contradict Trump Climate Claims

Washington (AP) -- As President Donald Trump touts new oil pipelines and pledges to revive the nation's struggling coal mines, federal scientists are warning that burning fossil fuels is already driving a steep increase in the United…

Tuesday, Aug 8

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Coal Plants Might Be Even More Toxic Than We Thought

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Scientists studying the aftermath of a massive coal-ash spill in North Carolina have discovered a byproduct of the fossil fuel that may pose human health risks. Duke Energy Corp. announced in early February 2014 that drainage from a broken…

Monday, Aug 7

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What Happens in Washington Matters to Markets

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With the recent Senate decision not to implement even a so-called skinny repeal of Obamacare, the Trump administration is at crossroads. President Donald Trump, and some of his senior advisers, would still like to pursue a repeal of the…

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Hedge Funds Lend Oil a Hand in the Choppy Road to the $50s

Short-sellers reduce bearish wagers for a fifth straight week Oil seems to have hedge funds in its corner as futures stagger toward $50 a barrel. Money ...

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Smokers Could Turn to Vaping If FDA Regulates Nicotine

So after the labels and warnings, the restaurant bans and the grisly ad campaigns, the Food and Drug Administration is exploring a radical approach to helping people quit: regulating nicotine in cigarettes. If the FDA follows through --…

Sunday, Aug 6

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Senate Republicans Nod at Bipartisan Push for Insurer Payments

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Senate Republicans are expressing a willingness to consider a bipartisan approach to strengthening the individual insurance market under Obamacare, even as President Donald Trump is deciding whether to end payments for it. Mitch McConnell.

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McConnell Says He Would Consider Continuing Insurer ...

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Fancy Farm, Ky. (AP) -- A week after an attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act failed, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he'd consider a ...

Saturday, Aug 5

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‘Lucifer’ Heat Wave Keeps Parts of Europe in Red Alert ...

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Belgrade, Serbia (AP) -- No wonder it's been dubbed "Lucifer." A relentless heat wave that gripped parts of Europe this week has sent temperatures soaring ...

Friday, Aug 4

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Big Tobacco Won’t Let the FDA Cut Nicotine Without a Fight

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In 2009 a Democratic Congress and president gave the U.S. Food and Drug Administration the power to regulate tobacco. Eight years later, under a White House and Congress controlled by Republicans, the FDA made its strongest use of that…

Thursday, Aug 3

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Obamacare Startup Oscar Hires Clinical Chief for Care Push

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Startup health insurer Oscar Insurance Corp. hired Dennis Weaver as chief clinical officer to oversee work with doctors and hospitals and help build tighter partnerships with health systems. Weaver, a physician who was previously chief…

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Game-Changing Qatar Law to Grant Expats Permanent Residency

Qatar, facing a Saudi-led boycott, approved landmark legislation with the potential to ultimately transform Gulf societies by granting permanent residency to some of the foreigners who dominate its population. The elevated status would be…