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A pile of newly minted $1 coins honoring former President Thomas Jefferson are unveiled by the U.S. Mint in Washington, D.C., in 2007. In a turnaround, congressional analysts are no longer recommending a phaseout of paper dollars in favor of a dollar coin. Jim Young/Reuters hide caption

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Government Watchdog Flips On Dollar Coin

In a turnaround, congressional analysts are no longer recommending a phaseout of paper dollars in favor of a dollar coin. Paper money is lasting longer because of cashless transactions.

A pile of newly minted $1 coins honoring former President Thomas Jefferson are unveiled by the U.S. Mint in Washington, D.C., in 2007. In a turnaround, congressional analysts are no longer recommending a phaseout of paper dollars in favor of a dollar coin. Jim Young/Reuters hide caption

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Government Watchdog Flips On Dollar Coin

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HHS Secretary Alex Azar at a White House roundtable discussion of health care prices in January. Azar tells NPR his office is now in "active negotiations and discussion" with drugmakers on how to make HIV prevention medicines more available and "cost-effective." Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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How HHS Secretary Reconciles Proposed Medicaid Cuts, Stopping The Spread Of HIV

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Caminos The New Gary Burton Quartet

As MLB's Chief Diversity Officer, Renee Tirado oversees a number of initiatives to bring more women and people of color into all levels of the sport, from front offices to the field. She says, "there's a lot to do." Alex Trautwig/Courtesy Major League Baseball hide caption

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Major League Baseball Is Trying To Bring More Women Into Front Offices And Fields

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Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, will lead the Senate Finance Committee's questioning Tuesday of executives from pharmacy benefit managers about drug costs. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Drug Industry Middlemen To Be Questioned By Senate Committee

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According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, incidents of serious workplace violence are four times more common in health care than in private industry. Most assaults come from patients and patients' families. Phil Fisk/Cultura RF/Getty Images hide caption

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Facing Escalating Workplace Violence, Hospital Employees Have Had Enough

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