Family Settles Over Botched Kidney Transplant

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A kidney transplant that went awry when a nurse tossed out a healthy organ will cost an Ohio hospital $650,000. The settlement between the family involved in the transplant and the University of Toledo Medical Center was approved by an Ohio court on Wednesday....
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Editorial: The Virginia GOP’s Medicaid plan: Just say no

WITH VIRGINIA lacking an enacted budget and facing the growing risk of a government shutdown in just over a month, the top Republicans in the House of Delegates, Speaker William J. Howell (Stafford) and Majority Leader M. Kirkland Cox (Colonial Heights), requested an urgent...
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Editorial: U.S. sanctions against Venezuelan officials may bring them to the table

FOR YEARS the Obama administration, like its predecessors, has avoided punitive action or even harsh words against the authoritarian, populist government of Venezuela, despite its systematic violations of human rights. The thinking is that Hugo Chávez and now his successor...
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Official: Texas can keep lethal drug source secret

File – In this April 12, 2005 file photo is the death chamber at the Missouri Correctional Center in Bonne Terre, Mo. Missouri’s attorney general said Thursday, May 29, 2014 the state should establish its own laboratory to produce chemicals for use in executions,...
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Official: Texas can keep lethal drug source secret

File – In this April 12, 2005 file photo is the death chamber at the Missouri Correctional Center in Bonne Terre, Mo. Missouri’s attorney general said Thursday, May 29, 2014 the state should establish its own laboratory to produce chemicals for use in executions,...

AP Source: Cavaliers To Interview Lue, Gentry

CLEVELAND (AP) — A person with knowledge of the talks says the Cavaliers are interviewing Los Angeles Clippers assistants Tyronn Lue and Alvin Gentry for their coaching job. The Cavs are meeting with Lue on Thursday and Gentry on Friday. The person spoke to The Associated Press...

AP Source: Cavaliers To Interview Lue, Gentry

CLEVELAND (AP) — A person with knowledge of the talks says the Cavaliers are interviewing Los Angeles Clippers assistants Tyronn Lue and Alvin Gentry for their coaching job. The Cavs are meeting with Lue on Thursday and Gentry on Friday. The person spoke to The Associated Press...
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Utah students upset about altered yearbook pics

Wasatch High School sophomore Shelby Baum, 16, points to yearbook proof, left, and her altered school yearbook photo, right, Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Heber City, in Utah. A group of Utah high school students, including Baum, said they were shocked and upset to discover their...

Twenty years in the United States and a forced separation

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The slam-dunk approach to jobs — and cleaning out the garage

I took note of Catherine Rampell’s May 20 op-ed column, “Learning to swagger,” about the confidence differential between men and women, because about 10 years ago I began an informal, one-woman analysis of why men are often confident of results that their abilities cannot...