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Investigations

Congress tightens U.S. manufacturing rules after battery technology ends up in China

The Department of Energy allowed a taxpayer-funded breakthrough in batteries to transfer overseas with little oversight

Brenna Kearney plays with her daughter, Joey, at home in Chicago. When Kearney was pregnant, she developed a rare type of preeclampsia and had to undergo an emergency cesarean section. Joey was discharged after a 36-day stay in the NICU. Taylor Glascock for KHN hide caption

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A baby spent 36 days at an in-network hospital. Why did her parents get a huge bill?

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Congress tightens U.S. manufacturing rules after battery technology ends up in China

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Miami-Dade County elections workers begin counting Florida mail ballots on Nov. 8, 2022. Saul Martinez/Getty Images hide caption

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Local election officials in Florida call for scrapping new ID rules for mail voting

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