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Careful audits of a representative sampling of bills from 37 Medicare Advantage Programs in 2007 have revealed some consistent patterns in the way they overbill, a Center for Public Integrity investigation finds.

Audits Of Some Medicare Advantage Plans Reveal Pervasive Overcharging

More than three dozen just-released audits reveal how some private Medicare plans overcharged the government for the majority of elderly patients they treated, often by overstating the severity of certain medical conditions, such as diabetes and depression.

John Delaberta is a retired businessman. He supports building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

For Some Trump Loyalists, It's Personality Over Policy

Immigration has been a galvanizing issue in Donald Trump's campaign from the beginning.

Researchers are recruiting volunteers to participate in a four-year study trial of cocoa extract. Half of the participants will take capsules containing about as much cocoa extract as you'd get from eating about 1,000 calories of dark chocolate.

A Chocolate Pill? Scientists To Test Whether Cocoa Extract Boosts Health

You've likely heard that dark chocolate is good for you.

Last year, researchers linked a regular chocolate habit to a reduced risk of heart disease.

And, as we've reported, compounds found in cocoa known as flavanols or polyphenols have been shown to improve vascular health by increasing blood flow.

In the 1980s and 1990s, Ross was a fixture on PBS.<em> The Joy of Painting</em> invited viewers to watch over Ross' shoulder as he created small masterpieces in under 30 minutes.

The Real Bob Ross: Meet The Meticulous Artist Behind Those Happy Trees

We're not going to bury the lead here: Bob Ross' hair was actually straight. Just ask his longtime business partner Annette Kowalski, who knew Ross better than anyone — he had just gotten out of the Air Force, and was unsuccessfully trying to make a living as a painter, she says.

"He got this bright idea that he could save money on haircuts. So he let his hair grow, he got a perm, and decided he would never need a haircut again," Kowalski explains.

Residents of Valdivia, Chile, look over wrecked buildings on May 31, 1960.

When The Biggest Earthquake Ever Recorded Hit Chile, It Rocked The World

The rumbling started on the afternoon of May 22, 1960. Sergio Barrientos, then about 8 years old, was walking down a street in his hometown in southern Chile when the ground started to shake. He remembers electrical wires swinging from the telephone poles — so violently that they slapped each other from opposite sides of the street.

"At the same time, I saw some of the chimneys falling down through the roofs of the houses," says Barrientos.

The Next President's Inbox: Challenges From Russia, China And Everywhere

At the start of the school year, Stephen Brooks likes to ask students at Dartmouth College to look around the globe and choose a region where they think the U.S. could pull back. Would they shrink the U.S. footprint in Western Europe, East Asia or the Middle East?

Singer Juan Gabriel performs during the Latin Grammy Awards in 2009.

Juan Gabriel, The 'Divo Of Juarez,' Dies At 66

Juan Gabriel, a singular superstar who transcended borders and the trappings of gender with meticulously crafted pop songs and a flamboyant showmanship that earned the nickname the "divo of Juarez," has died, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner.

Juan Gabriel was 66 years old and he was found at a residence in San Monica with no apparent foul play.

Mexican President Enrique Peña-Nieto tweeted his condolences calling him one of the country's "greatest musical icons."

Reiko Tsuzuki, 70, makes buckwheat soba noodles by hand in her restaurant kitchen in the Japanese island of Shikoku.

Japan's Centuries-Old Tradition Of Making Soba Noodles

Here in Japan, the buckwheat noodles known as soba are a staple. Nowhere more so than in the mountains of the southern island of Shikoku. The soil there is poor.

Marking The 53rd Anniversary Of The March On Washington

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Colin Kaepernick Is Just The Latest Athlete To Make A Strong Political Statement

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