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Getting Medical Help for Former Inmates
For many former prisoners, getting medical help after being released from prison is difficult. In addition to the stresses of finding employment and housing with a criminal record, many ex-inmates are intimidated by the thought of talking to a doctor or navigating the health care system. And the rates of death due to chronic illness, addiction, or suicide for the formerly incarcerated are high.
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It's a full-sized copy of the ship that sank in 1912. Tourists can stay in reproduced first-class cabins and eat in the dining hall. This Titanic will be permanently docked in a landlocked province.
This is the conference championship weekend. The top teams will find out if they made the final-four playoff. The college playoff system is now in its third year.
President-elect Donald Trump held his first rally since winning the election. In a boisterous speech, Trump announced his Defense secretary pick, and pledged to keep many of his campaign promises.
The race between a left-leaning independent and far-right populist is reverberating across the Europe, where many officials worry the outcome will further weaken their already fractured union.