The podium where Donald Trump would take the Oath of Office is covered on Jan. 19. Trump promised to govern transparently, but open-government advocates are seeing troubling early signs. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Transparency Advocates Fear Trump Officials Will Block Flow of Information to Public

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Panama's economy, expected to grow by 6 percent this year, is a bright spot in Latin America. Many Panamanians believe their country has been unfairly tarnished by the Panama Papers revelations. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Panama Papers Fallout Hurts A Reputation Panama Thought It Had Fixed

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Superintendent Alberto Carvalho of Miami-Dade County Public Schools says he knows how much gets paid out in health care claims, but the school system's insurance carrier, Cigna, won't disclose the charges. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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School District Pays For Health Care But Can't Get Itemized Bill

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In 49 U.S. states, spotting the squished disc in this spinal MRI is still much easier than learning the price of the MRI in advance. AWelshLad/iStockphoto hide caption

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How Much Is That MRI, Really? Massachusetts Shines A Light

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The price for an X-ray is murkier than the image. Ivica Kljucar/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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In Massachusetts, Health Care Prices Remain Hard To Get

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