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No whining: Christie shrugs off boot from debate main stage

No whining: Christie shrugs off boot from debate main stage

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – Chris Christie will miss out on the main stage at this week’s GOP debate, but you won’t catch the New Jersey governor complaining about it. Fox Business Network said last week that Christie didn’t have the poll numbers needed to qualify for Tuesday’s prime-time debate. The announcement came as Christie appeared…

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Campus protestors claim “safe space,” Media declare “public space”

Campus protestors claim “safe space,” Media declare “public space”

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Person-centered health care focuses on patient as individual

Person-centered health care focuses on patient as individual

CHICAGO (AP) — A new model for health care is intended to promote a shift toward a system where doctors treat people — rather than symptoms. This individualized approach is called “person-centered care” or “patient-centered care,” and is based on the concept that costs can be reined in by preventing expensive emergency room visits. It’s…

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Honda recalling 25,300 cars due to air bag issue

Honda recalling 25,300 cars due to air bag issue

NEW YORK (AP) — Honda is recalling more than 25,000 cars in the U.S. to replace the rear grab rail brackets, which it says could interfere with the deployment of a side curtain air bag. The carmaker says no such instances have been reported and that it discovered the faulty design during internal testing. The…

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Candidate Carson backs off West Point scholarship claim

Candidate Carson backs off West Point scholarship claim

WASHINGTON (AP) – Ben Carson’s campaign says the Republican White House hopeful was not offered a formal scholarship to the United States Military Academy at West Point as he wrote in his autobiography. Carson’s campaign sought Friday to clarify a statement in his breakout book, “Gifted Hands.” Campaign spokesman Doug Watts says Carson was an…

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