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Feds penalize UnitedHealthcare plans for underspending premiums on medical care for seniors

Updated September 16, 2021 3:31 AM
Biden announces Indo-Pacific alliance with UK, Australia

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Biden announces Indo-Pacific alliance with UK, Australia

President Joe Biden has announced that the United States is forming a new Indo-Pacific security alliance with Britain and Australia that will allow for greater sharing of defense capabilities — including helping equip Australia with nuclear-powered submarines.
September 16, 2021 1:30 AM
SpaceX launches 4 amateurs on private Earth-circling trip

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SpaceX launches 4 amateurs on private Earth-circling trip

.SpaceX’s first private flight has streaked into orbit with two contest winners, a health care worker and their rich sponsor. It was the first time a spacecraft circled Earth with an all-amateur crew and no professional astronauts. SpaceX’s recycled rocket soared Wednesday night from the same Kennedy Space Center pad used by the company’s three previous astronaut flights for NASA. But this time, the Dragon capsule aimed for an unusually high orbit, 100 miles higher than the International...
September 15, 2021 11:34 PM

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FBI campaign to raise hate crime awareness in North Carolina

The Charlotte division of the FBI says it is launching a campaign across North Carolina to raise awareness about federal hate crimes and to encourage people to report them.
September 15, 2021 11:23 PM