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Thursday, July 19th, 2018

 

Reversal: Kentucky restoring Medicaid benefits for thousands

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Dental and vision care benefits will be restored for hundreds of thousands of Medicaid recipients in a sudden reversal by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration following an outcry over the recent cuts. The coverage had been cut at the start of July after a federal judge rejected the Republican governor’s plan to overhaul Kentucky’s Medicaid program. The move triggered stinging criticism from Democrats and public health advocates. The sudden reversal was announced late Thursday by the state’s Cabinet for Health and Family ServicesRead More


EPA inspector general’s office releases findings on Flint water crisis Video

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Now Playing: Flint mayor pursuing lawsuit against Michigan over water distribution Now Playing: Protesters storm Michigan state Capitol to protest Flint water crisis Now Playing: Duo comes up with vision to address discarded plastic water bottles in Flint Now Playing: Michael Moore on Flint Water Crisis: ‘The Governor Should Be Arrested’ Now Playing: Students in Flint React to Water Crisis Now Playing: EPA inspector general’s office releases findings on Flint water crisis Now Playing: Parents record 11-year-old son’s battle with rage, depression, anxietyRead More


Fees you should pay, fees you should dump

Daily World News Top Stories business politics When I think back to the good old days of flying, I don’t think about sumptuous meals and attentive flight attendants; I think about how nice if was to be fee-free. Back then, all you had to do was find a deal and that was that. Now, we have to add in five dollars here, $20 there, and on and on. However, there are some fees that can be considered good ones. Let’s take a look at ones you should pay, and onesRead More


Parents desperate to help children they believe have controversial disorder battle skeptics

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Vanessa Baier’s 4-year-old daughter Alexia was in full-on crisis. “I just kept thinking, ‘What’s going on with my child?’” Vanessa Baier told “20/20” while fighting back tears. Alexia had been breaking out into erratic, explosive behavior that would appear completely out of left field. “It was just swings that were very dramatic and uncalled for, for the situation,” her father, Brian Baier, told “20/20.” Baier Family Photo“She had such a fun personality,” Vanessa Baier described her daughter, Alexia. “There have been times whereRead More


RV your way to the coolest, most off-the-beaten-path spots in America

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Air travel: It can take you far, but it can’t often take you far away from the ordinary — at least not without some serious money and planning. Enter RVing: It’s no longer just for retirees. According to Harvest Hosts — a company that connects road trippers with unique overnight accommodations in the U.S. and Canada — more millennials than ever are hitting the roads looking for off-the-beaten path experiences. So instead of a parking lot for your RV, think an alpaca farmRead More


What seafood lovers need to know about the dangers of the Vibrio bacteria

Daily World News Top Stories business politics A man died in Florida earlier this month after eating a contaminated raw oyster. Last week the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recalled contaminated crab meat imported from Venezuela. What do these two cases have in common? A sometimes deadly infection from a bacteria called Vibrio. For those who love seafood, this is alarming. What is Vibrio? Vibrio is a type of bacteria that thrive in warm, salty water and can be found most often in the Gulf of Mexico and theRead More


6 most romantic ocean cruises

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Looking for romance on the high seas? Like the hit television show “The Love Boat” would have you believe, cruising is prime for some loving. These days, the experience on and off the ship is considerably more contemporary than the classic series from the 1970s and 80s once depicted. Ships are generally much larger, offering lovers plenty of accommodations, activities and dining options. So, which one should you book to keep the spark alive? This list, organized by destination, will help you chooseRead More


EPA watchdog urges agency to strengthen oversight of state drinking water systems after lead crisis in Flint, Michigan

Daily World News Top Stories business politics EPA watchdog urges agency to strengthen oversight of state drinking water systems after lead crisis in Flint, Michigan Source link Daily World News


27 Disney cocktails you must try before you die

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Here at “Good Morning America,” we take our Disney vacations seriously. Interested in Disney? Add Disney as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Disney news, video, and analysis from ABC News. So seriously that when we’ve rounded up 27 of the must-try-before-you-die drinks available across Disney Parks and Resorts. And then we created a list you can print off and take with you on your next trip, whether it be Disneyland, Walt Disney World or even Castaway Cay. BeRead More


Watchdog urges EPA to bolster oversight after Flint crisis

Daily World News Top Stories business politics A federal watchdog is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its oversight of state drinking water systems in the wake of the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan. The EPA’s Office of Inspector General says in a report that the agency must take steps now to be able to react more quickly in times of public health emergencies. Flint’s tap water became contaminated with lead in 2014 after officials switched from the Detroit system to the Flint River to save money. Afterward,Read More