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Racial Bias in Health Care Software Aids Whites Over Blacks

A widely used software program that helps guide care for millions of patients is flawed by unintentional racial bias that leads to blacks getting passed over for special care, according to a new study. The software predicts costs rather than sickness. It is...
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Sister: Earnhardt Jr. and Family ‘Safe’ After Plane Crash

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. is safe and in a hospital for evaluation after his plane crashed in east Tennessee, the NASCAR television analyst and retired driver's sister tweeted. Earnhardt's sister, Kelley Earnhardt Miller, tweeted that the dri...

FBI Aids Probe After Car Plows Into 8 California Pedestrians

SUNNYVALE — The FBI is assisting California officials in the investigation of a motorist who appeared to deliberately plow into a group of people, injuring eight, authorities said Wednesday. Sunnyvale Police Cpt. Jim Choi said the driver of the car was arre...
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Marijuana ER Visits Climb in Denver Hospital Study

Five years after Colorado first legalized marijuana, a new study shows pot's bad effects are sending more people to the emergency room. Inhaled marijuana caused the most severe problems at one large Denver a...
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Rescued Thai Boys Flash Victory Signs From Hospital Beds

MAE SAI, Thailand — The 12 boys rescued from deep within a flooded cave in northern Thailand made two-finger victory signs from their hospital beds on Wednesday in a moving video from the isolation ward where they're recuperating from their 18-day ordeal. T...