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Study: Health overhaul to raise claims cost 32%

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medical claims costs — the biggest driver of health insurance premiums — will jump an average 32% for Americans' individual policies under the Affordable Care Act health care law, according to a study out Tuesday by the nation's leading group of financial risk analysts.<p>While some …

Is Nike's new ad with Tiger too edgy?

Tiger Woods has continually insisted that "winning takes care of everything."<p>On Tuesday, Nike took that sentiment to market, capitalizing on Woods' return to No. 1 in the world ranking for the first time in 29 months. The past two weeks have delivered a series of positive headlines for Woods, who …

Two-headed shark discovered

Scientists have discovered what they believe to be the first-ever two-headed bull shark.<p>A study carried our by experts at Michigan State University confirmed the shark was a single shark with two heads, rather than conjoined twins.<p>"This is certainly one of those interesting and rarely detected …

Scanning felons' brains could help predict whether they'll reoffend

Over five decades since <i>A Clockwork Orange</i> foretold a future where experimental science is used to "cure" repeat offenders, a study of 96 male felons has used brain scans to predict the likelihood of falling back into crime. While the neuroscientist who led the study, Kent Kiehl of Albuquerque's …

A Hot Topic: Climate Change Coming To Classrooms

By the time today's K-12 students grow up, the challenges posed by climate change are expected to be severe and sweeping. Now, for the first time, new nationwide science standards due out soon will recommend that U.S. public school students learn about the climatic shift taking place.<p>Mark McCaffrey …

Global internet slows after 'biggest attack in history'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/965000/965751_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532527487_f637f02cafb8c92e4aa8a42a2adfcab8<p><b>The internet around the world has been slowed down in what security experts are describing as the biggest cyber-attack of its kind in history.</b><p>A row …

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