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Rural hospitals face financial crisis, experts say

A financial crisis at rural hospitals driven by inadequate government funding is hurting millions of Americans’ access to quality healthcare, experts told the Senate Committee on Finance on Thursday.

Photo Gallery: South Korean President visits the White House

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump hosted South Korean President Moon Jae-in in the West Wing of the White House on Tuesday for a meeting following a tumultuous few days in which North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un threatened to cancel the North Korean-U.S. Summit. Kim's...

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Shortage of IT talent poses risks to big U.S. banks, finance firms

Shortage of IT talent poses risks to big U.S. banks, finance firms

WASHINGTON – American financial institutions face a greater threat from cyberattacks because of a shortage of high-tech professionals and poor coordination between the government and private sector on how to deter hackers, executives say. Financial services industry...

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Shortage of IT talent poses risks to big U.S. banks, finance firms

WASHINGTON – American financial institutions face a greater threat from cyberattacks because of a shortage of high-tech professionals and poor coordination between the government and private sector on how to deter hackers, executives say. Financial services industry...

Mom and Pop Shops Thrive Amid Retail ‘Apocalypse’

WASHINGTON -- A cozy, intimate bookstore in Washington, D.C., whose bestselling titles include the “Good Night Story for Rebel Girls” and “The Handmaid’s Tale,” refuses to be intimidated by the brick-and-mortar Amazon bookstore that just opened nearby—the first to...

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Concerns over Chinese Influence in Academia Arise

WASHINGTON – As experts spotlight China’s military buildup to challenge the United State as the world’s superpower, FBI Director Christopher Wray warned that China is also using soft power to quietly achieve this goal. "One of the things we're trying to do is view the...

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How solar could change the future of the American grid

As the American power grid grapples with aging infrastructure, cybersecurity threats and a reliance on fossil fuels, solar offers homeowners a cheaper and cleaner option, according to supporters of a new California law the requires builders to install solar power systems on all new homes.

Latest in Health

House Subcommittee Hears Personal Stories of the Opioid Epidemic

Brian Mendell committed suicide at age 25 because he was ashamed of his opioid addiction, despite not having used drugs in more than a year, his father told a House subcommittee Thursday as he demanded that Congress pass laws to fight the epidemic. Mendell is one of...

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