West Quoddy Head Lighthouse – Lubec, Maine

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When a ‘Wildly Irrational’ Algorithm Makes Crucial Healthcare Decisions

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"Thousands of disabled and elderly people in more than a dozen states have had to fight against decisions made by an algorithm to get the support services they need to remain in their homes instead of being institutionalized," reports the U.S. edition of the Guardian: The cuts have hit low-income s...

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After Billionaire Abuse of Retirement Accounts, US Considers New Regulations

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U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden said last week "he is revisiting proposed legislation that would crack down on the giant tax-free retirement accounts amassed by the ultrawealthy," reports ProPublica, "after a ProPublica story exposed that billionaires were shielding fortunes inside ...

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