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National & World Patients lash out at 'monster' cancer doctor in fraud case Patients lash out at 'monster' cancer doctor in fraud case
Telling stories of deep anguish, patients and their relatives described Tuesday how a Detroit-area cancer doctor wrecked their lives through excessive treatments and intentional misdiagnoses while he collected millions of dollars from insurers.
National & World South Carolina Senate gives final OK to Confederate flag removal South Carolina Senate gives final OK to Confederate flag removal
The South Carolina Senate gave its final approval Tuesday to removing the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds, but across the hall in the House, Republicans quietly sought a way to make a last stand to preserve some kind of symbol honoring their Southern ancestors at the Statehouse.
National & World UN: Goals helped lift 1 billion people from extreme poverty
A 15-year effort to implement eight goals adopted by world leaders at the start of the new millennium has helped lift more than one billion people out of extreme poverty, enabled more girls to go to school than ever before, and brought unprecedented results in fighting diseases such as HIV/AIDS, the U.N. chief said Monday.