The government doesn’t want to stand in the way of autonomous vehicles. That’s the biggest message to emerge from the Trump administration’s newly updated guidelines for the nascent robo-car industry.

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A transformation of the delivery of health care may be an enduring legacy for the president, even as Republicans plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act

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As the ancient Chinese proverb says, from crisis comes opportunity. That is certainly true for Garen Wintemute, a leading gun-violence researcher and emergency room doctor who finds “teaching moments” in the grief-filled days and weeks following mass shootings in America

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Nearly all food labels in Vermont are now required to disclose when products include genetically engineered ingredients. The requirement, passed two years ago, became effective on Friday

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All Hat, No Cattle

August 18, 2015

The false hope of right-to-try laws. Alison Bateman-House & Arthur Caplan write: “Are right-to-try laws a good idea? In 2014, they began appearing throughout the United States, first in Colorado and now in 23 states, with several more considering passing versions of this popular legislation.”

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And there’s not much they can do about it. Brandon Coats, a 34-year-old quadriplegic whose doctor prescribed medical marijuana to stop his muscle spasms, recently lost his wrongful termination suit against Dish Network, which fired him in 2010 for testing positive for THC. Medical and recreational marijuana are both legal in Colorado, but it’s against Dish’s national company policy

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