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COACHELLA, Calif. – Cristian Cabrera was working in the grape fields with her family last summer, saving money for the fall semester, when she received a text from a friend. “Have you heard the good news?” The news was life-changing for Cabrera and other undocumented college students.

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Republicans say a big reason to vote for them is that they want to "end corporate welfare" by getting the government out of the business of choosing which clean energy technologies to nurture. But by quietly, but repeatedly, pressing to bet taxpayer money on hydrogen fuel cells, they may have elimna

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This Thursday, as part of the 2012 National Health Journalism Fellowship in Los Angeles, investigative reporter Duff Wilson will address the story that has everyone talking about food lobbying: How Washington went soft on childhood obesity. I asked him via email about how he did that story.

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Journalists should delve into the various provisions of the law and explain how they will affect not only consumers but health care's special interests.

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President Johnson may not have intended to sign the Freedom of Information Act on Independence Day, but July 4th is a fitting birthday for FOIA.

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SOCTUS-focused ACA news is front and center in healthcare punditry today, with major implications — both political and fiscal — at stake for the nation.

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I had no idea how soon I’d be back to the Texas-Mexico border, back to the colonias, and back in The New York Times -- on an entirely different health-related story.

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Health happens everywhere. Today in the Daily Briefing get new perspectives on how mental health professionals and surgeons are using social media, a new way to think about the contraception debate and an explainer video on "webidemiology."

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Toxic hair straightening, a new drug for cystic fibrosis, a religious battle over birth control and more from our Daily Briefing.

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A national plan will address the enormous costs of Alzheimer's, dental health cutbacks in California, another ground turkey recall and more from our Daily Briefing.

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