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Larry Mitchell Hopkins appears in a police booking photo taken in Las Cruces, N.M., on April 20. Hopkins made his initial court appearance Monday, on charges of possession of firearms by a felon. Dona Ana County Detention Center/Reuters hide caption

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Alleged Leader Of Border Militia Facing Federal Firearms Charges In New Mexico

Larry Hopkins has a felony record dating back 23 years. Federal officials are not saying why he's charged now with offenses committed in 2017.

Over the past decade, hospitals have been rapidly building outpatient clinics or purchasing existing independent ones. It was a lucrative business strategy because such clinics could charge higher rates, on the premise that they were part of a hospital. Medicare's recent rule change puts a damper on all that. Hero Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Hospitals Chafe Under A Medicare Rule That Reduces Payments To Far-Flung Clinics

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Hospital-owned clinics that are miles away should be reimbursed at the same rates as an independent doctor, but not more, Medicare says. That new rule could save taxpayers $380 million in 2019.

Detained Reuters journalists Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa Lone are escorted by police as they leave after a court hearing in Yangon, Myanmar, in August. Myanmar's top court rejected their appeal Tuesday, letting their seven-year prison term stand. Ann Wang/Reuters hide caption

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Reuters Journalists Jailed In Myanmar Lose Appeal, Will Stay In Prison

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were jailed for allegedly violating Myanmar's Official Secrets Act. They claimed they were framed by police after uncovering evidence of a massacre against Rohingya Muslims.

Sergio, a Guatemalan migrant, recently visited a mobile medical van with his 2-year-old son, Dylan. Sergio thinks his son became sick in a holding facility, where they spent two days. Mallory Falk/KRWG hide caption

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At The U.S.-Mexico Border, Volunteer Medics Step In To Care For Migrants

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From a mother with belly pain to a teen girl with a possibly infected tooth, volunteer medics are treating migrants once they've been released from government custody.

At The U.S.-Mexico Border, Volunteer Medics Step In To Care For Migrants

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Kevin Morby Takes A Hard Look At God In America

The singer reveals the stories behind his new album, Oh My God and shares some of the songs by other artists that inspired him to take his sound in a refreshing direction.

Kevin Morby Takes A Hard Look At God In America

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The U.S. Supreme Court will take up three cases that hinge on federal discrimination laws and whether they protect LGBTQ workers when its new term begins in October. Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Will Hear Cases On LGBTQ Discrimination Protections For Employees

The court is poised to decide whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applies to sexual orientation and gender identity, along with factors such as race, religion, sex and national origin.

Democrats saw a major increase in voter turnout in Texas last year. Now, in the name of combating voter fraud, the Republican-controlled state legislature is looking at a new law that could increase criminal penalties for those who don't fill out voter registration forms properly. Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images hide caption

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After Democrats Surged In 2018, Republican-Run States Eye New Curbs On Voting

After high turnout in the 2018 midterms gave Democrats big gains, several Republican-controlled states are considering changing the rules around voting in ways that might reduce future turnout.

Samsung executive DJ Koh holds up the new Galaxy Fold smartphone during an event on Feb. 20 in San Francisco. On Monday, the company announced it is delaying the device's launch. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Samsung Delays Launch Of $2,000 Folding Phone After Reviewers Find Broken Screens

The Galaxy Fold was due to go on sale this Friday, but reviewers discovered bulges, flickering and other problems with its 7.3-inch screen. Samsung says it plans to run further tests.

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Anaïs Mitchell's 'Hadestown' Musical Makes Its Broadway Debut

The singer-songwriter turned her 2010 concept album into a folk-opera stage production and earlier this month, the show made its Broadway debut.

Anaïs Mitchell's 'Hadestown' Musical Makes Its Broadway Debut

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While it may seem that heaps of plastic from meal kit delivery services like Blue Apron makes them less environmentally friendly than traditional grocery shopping, a new study says the kits actually produce less food waste. Derek Davis/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images hide caption

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Meal Kits Have A Smaller Carbon Footprint Than Grocery Shopping, Study Says

While it may seem that heaps of plastic from meal kit delivery services make them less environmentally friendly than traditional grocery shopping, a new study suggests that's not necessarily true.

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