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When students are the first in their family to go to college, they often feel out of place. Many say they need more help from their schools.
The Affordable Care Act made sure that hospitals scoring well on patient satisfaction surveys are paid more by Medicare. But some say that gives small, boutique hospitals an unfair edge.
In 2007, a plastic called Tritan became a hit in part because it was free of the chemical BPA. Then a competitor began suggesting Tritan products contained other chemicals that act like estrogen.
Egypt launched airstrikes against so-called Islamic State targets in Libya after the extremist group released a video showing the beheading of Egyptian Coptic Christians it had held hostage for weeks.
Louis Jourdan, the dashingly handsome Frenchman who starred in Gigi, Can-Can and other American movies, has died. Through most of his career as a leading man, he was subject to typecasting.