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2006-01-20 18:20:00

Patients, pharmacists, physicians and state officials expressed extreme frustration over foul-ups with the new Medicare drug benefit on Friday, urging lawmakers to simplify a plan they called confusing and fraught with potentially life-threatening problems.

2005-10-21 00:59:38

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A senior House Democrat said documents from Carnival Corp. show the cruise line company is making more money leasing ships to the U.S. government for Hurricane Katrina relief than it earns from their normal use, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

2005-07-27 19:49:09

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House Majority Leader Tom DeLay quietly slipped into the energy bill a $1.5 billion fund for oil and natural gas drilling research that will benefit an energy consortium based in his home district, a California Democrat said on Wednesday.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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