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One rule announced by the Trump administration Friday puts pressure on hospitals to reveal what they charge insurers for procedures and services. Critics say the penalty for not following the rule isn't stiff enough to be a an effective deterrent. Catie Dull/NPR hide caption

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Trump Wants Insurers and Hospitals To Show Real Prices To Patients

Two regulations announced Friday take aim at health care prices. One, to affect patients by 2021, addresses hospital rates. The second, a proposal, would require more upfront clarity from insurers.

Former Trump adviser Roger Stone leaves a Washington, D.C., courthouse Friday after being found guilty of obstructing a congressional investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Roger Stone, Political Operative And Trump Aide, Guilty In False-Statements Trial

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Judge Thad Balkman listens to statements from the defense during a hearing last month in Norman, Okla. Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman hide caption

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Oklahoma Judge Shaves $107 Million Off Opioid Decision Against Johnson & Johnson

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Engraved portrait of George Clinton, a former U.S. vice president who was also New York state's first and longest-serving governor, in the late 18th century — not long after the first sign of the word gubernatorial appeared in the English language. Getty Images hide caption

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Where Does The Term 'Gubernatorial' Come From?

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One rule announced by the Trump administration Friday puts pressure on hospitals to reveal what they charge insurers for procedures and services. Critics say the penalty for not following the rule isn't stiff enough to be a an effective deterrent. Catie Dull/NPR hide caption

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Trump Wants Insurers and Hospitals To Show Real Prices To Patients

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Even as the popularity of e-cigarettes exploded — with unknown health risks — the federal government was slow to regulate vaping companies. Eva Hambach/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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How Vaping Snuck Up On Regulators

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The Savitsky Cats are now scampering through New York City's Lincoln Center as one of the new star attractions of the Big Apple Circus. The Gingerb3ardMen/Courtesy of Big Apple Circus hide caption

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These Circus Cats Will Jump Through Hoops — Thanks To Training (And Treats)

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