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Helping patients navigate the health care system

Karry Trout's first patient was a 38-year-old woman who had been diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer.

Lawmakers ask why Beyonce and Jay-Z went to Cuba

Two Republican lawmakers are asking a government agency to look into a recent trip to Cuba by Beyonce and Jay-Z, suggesting the superstar couple violated restrictions on travel to the communist island.

Kerry to seek diplomatic 'off-ramp' for North Korea

When he visits Asia later this week, Secretary of State John Kerry will discuss potential diplomatic incentives for North Korea once it stops its bellicose rhetoric and threatening behavior, senior administration officials tell CNN.

FAA delays closures of 149 control towers

The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday it will delay the closures of 149 federal-contract air traffic control towers until June 15.

Judge orders morning-after pill available without prescription

A federal judge in Brooklyn has ordered the FDA to make the morning-after birth control pill available over the counter to people of any age without a prescription, overturning a decision by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

Keeping the world's Kevin Wares injury-free

It didn't surprise many sports medicine experts when Louisville basketball guard Kevin Ware sustained a horrific leg injury during an Elite Eight game.

Roger Ebert, renowned film critic, dies at age 70

The last hand in the "two thumbs up" film critic team, Roger Ebert, died Thursday, two days after revealing cancer returned to his body.

'Arrested Development' to return May 26

When "Arrested Development" comes to Netflix this spring, it looks like the majority of you won't have to stumble bleary-eyed into the office after marathon-watching its return.

'Arrested Development' to return May 26

When "Arrested Development" comes to Netflix this spring, it looks like the majority of you won't have to stumble bleary-eyed into the office after marathon-watching its return.

Language like "illegal immigrant" seen as a challenge during immigration debate

There's the N-word and the F-word -- euphemisms for offensive terms many know but which most of us would never consider using in polite company.