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Proponents of hospital mergers say the change can help struggling nonprofit hospitals "thrive," with an infusion of cash to invest in updated technology and top clinical staff. But research shows the price of care, especially for low-income patients, usually rises when a hospital joins a for-profit corporation.
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An autonomous tank is demonstrated in France last month. Leading researchers in artificial intelligence are calling for laws against lethal autonomous weapons. They also pledge not to work on such weapons.
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DigiLens is working on a new kind of head-up display for cars that would turn a driver's windshield into a screen. The idea is to make the images appear as if they're in the real world.
Elon Musk said that "the fault is mine and mine alone," as he apologized to a British diver who had criticized Musk's offer of help in rescuing 12 boys and their soccer coach in northern Thailand. Musk had called him a "pedo," or pedophile.
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Marriott International became the latest company to announce it will stop using plastic straws, saying it would remove them from its more than 6,500 properties by next July.
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European Union Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager held a joint news conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday after slapping a record $5 billion antitrust penalty on the U.S. tech giant.
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Current and former tenants are suing Kushner Cos., the real-estate firm owned by the family of President Trump's son-in-law and White House senior adviser, Jared Kushner, for alleged harassment.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (from left), Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and European Council President Donald Tusk conclude their news conference at the Japan-EU summit on Tuesday in Tokyo.