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Social Security launches new blog

Eureka >> Social Security recently launched its new blog, Social Security Matters. This is our new location for engaging with you by answering questions and concerns in a more sharable and interactive way. This is where you’ll see the lat...

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    By David Pitt, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    2nd defense expert says theater shooter was legally insane

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    By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press|

  • Health

    Report: Number of US heroin users rose 300,000 over a decade

    NEW YORK -- Health officials say the number of U.S. heroin user has grown by about 300,000 over a decade. Most of the increase was in whites, across income levels.

    By Mike Stobbe Associated Press|

  • Business

    California right-to-die bill stalls in blow to movement

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    By Fenit Nirappil, Associated Press|

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    Missouri law allows tax exemption for stillbirths

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) Missouri is joining at least one other state in offering a tax exemption for stillbirths, after Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon signed a law allowing it starting this year.The measure will allow a one-time exemption of $1,200...

    By Summer Ballentine, Associated Press|

  • Politics

    Report: Number of US heroin users rose 300,000 over a decade

    NEW YORK (AP) The number of U.S. heroin users has grown by nearly 300,000 over a decade, with the bulk of the increase among whites, according to a new government report.Experts think the increase was driven by people switching from opioid...

    By Mike Stobbe, AP Medical Writer|

  • News

    Patients lash out at 'monster' cancer doctor in fraud case

    DETROIT (AP) Telling stories of deep anguish, patients and their relatives described Tuesday how a Detroit-area cancer doctor wrecked their lives through excessive treatments and intentional misdiagnoses while he collected millions of dollars...

    By Ed White, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Firms fined $150M over false advertising of diet supplement

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  • Health

    Report: Number of US heroin users rose 300,000 over a decade

    NEW YORK -- Health officials say the number of U.S. heroin user has grown by about 300,000 over a decade. Most of the increase was in whites, across income levels.

    By Mike Stobbe Associated Press|

  • Business

    California right-to-die bill struggling amid religious fight

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    By Fenit Nirappil, Associated Press|

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