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Trump Seeks Action To Stop Surprise Medical Bills

January 25, 2019

Dr. Paul Davis, whose daughter, Elizabeth Moreno, was billed $17,850 for a urine test and featured in KHN-NPR’s Bill of the Month series, was among the guests invited to the White House on Wednesday to discuss surprise medical bills with President Trump. Julia Robinson for KHN President Trump instructed administration officials Wednesday to investigate how […]

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Shikhar Dhawan Opens Up On Rising Competition Within Team India

January 25, 2019

Shikhar Dhawan played a starring role with the bat as India crushed New Zealand in the 1st ODI.© AFP India are ranked number one in Tests while in ODIs and T20Is, they are in second position. The Indian cricket team is going through a purple patch and confidence is high ahead of the all-important 50-over World […]

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Hardik Pandya to join Indian team in New Zealand, KL Rahul for India A

January 25, 2019

Hours after the Committee of Administrators (CoA) decided to lift the suspension on Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul, BCCI on Thursday released a statement saying that the all-rounder will join the Indian squad for the limited overs series against New Zealand. As per the statement, Pandya will be sent to New Zealand to join the team […]

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NASA’s Opportunity Rover Logs 15 Years on Mars

January 25, 2019

NASA’s Opportunity rover begins its 15th year on the surface of Mars today. The rover landed in a region of the Red Planet called Meridiani Planum on Jan. 24, 2004, sending its first signal back to Earth from the surface at 9:05 p.m. PST (Jan. 25, 2004, at 12:05 a.m. EST). The golf-cart-sized rover was designed […]

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Opportunity, Nasa’s storm-silenced rover completes 15 years on Mars

January 25, 2019

Nasa’s Opportunity rover is silently marking the 15th anniversary of its touchdown on Mars. The spacecraft hasn’t been heard from since a global dust storm last June. The six wheeler about the size of a golf cart logged more than 28 miles (45 kilometers) on the red planet before falling silent. There was so much […]

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A New Gandhi Enters Politics and Shakes Up India’s Election

January 25, 2019

The freshest face in Indian politics looks a lot like one from the past. And it could haunt Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he mounts an increasingly fraught bid for re-election. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, 47, who was formally appointed to a senior role in India’s opposition Congress Party this week, has the curly hair, bearing and crowd-drawing […]

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India puts ‘lightest satellite’ Kalamsat V2 into orbit

January 25, 2019

India has launched what it says is the world’s lightest satellite ever to be put into orbit. Weighing only 1.26kg (2.6lb), the Kalamsat-V2 was made by students belonging to a space education firm. It will help ham radio operators and “inspire schoolchildren to become the scientists and engineers of the future”, India’s space agency says. […]

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