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Air crash that killed two from Leawood still raises safety issues

Two passengers from Leawood were among the 49 killed on Aug. 27, 2006, when a Comair plane took off from the wrong runway in Kentucky and crashed. Despite a decade of technological advancements, 3-D “synthetic vision systems” in airline cockpits have yet to be fully approved by the FAA; they’re still uncommon in large commercial airliners. Pilots say similar systems could avert such tragedies.

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Can Clinton save health overhaul from its mounting problems?

With the hourglass running out for his administration, President Barack Obama's health care law is struggling in many parts of the country. Double-digit premium increases and exits by big-name insurers have caused some to wonder whether "Obamacare" will go down as a failed experiment.

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White House weighs in on EpiPen pricing

In a White House Press Briefing on Thursday, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said some pharmaceutical companies have been innovators committed to advancing public health, and others have jacked up the prices of life-saving medicine — a poor business model, which takes a toll on the business' reputation and stock prices.
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White House weighs in on EpiPen pricing 2:59

White House weighs in on EpiPen pricing

Election Rewind: Trump and Clinton go after each other for racism 1:22

Election Rewind: Trump and Clinton go after each other for racism

Taking on the LLC tax exemption 2:27

Taking on the LLC tax exemption

Ten years later: Remembering Comair Flight 5191 7:33

Ten years later: Remembering Comair Flight 5191

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