July 1, 2016

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10 things to know, Monday, May 23

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Obama lifts arms ban in first visit to Vietnam The move aims to bolster a communist government seen as a crucial, though flawed partner, especially in the context of China’s regional aspirations. 2. Bloodshed across the Middle Read More…

Once off limits, hospitals become deadly targets in Middle East wars

BEIRUT — As one of the few pediatricians remaining in the Syrian city of Aleppo, Dr. Mohammed Wassim Maaz offered hope to tens of thousands of children and their parents trapped in the horror and misery of the five-year civil war. But last month, an airstrike widely believed to have been carried out by the Read More…

Rural hospitals struggle to stay open, adapt

OSCEOLA, Mo. — After 45 years of providing health care in rural Missouri, Sac-Osage Hospital is being sold piece by piece. Ceiling tiles are going for 25 cents, the room doors for an average of less than $4 each, the patient beds for $250 apiece. Soon, the remnants of the hospital that long symbolized the Read More…

Ribbon cut at Cleveland’s biomedical expo site

CLEVELAND — Cleveland’s mayor led civic leaders at a celebration of a major new downtown project. The medical trade exposition hall is part of a $465 million project that includes a newly opened convention center next door. Mayor Frank Jackson, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald and leaders of the city’s medical research industry were on hand for Tuesday’s ribbon-cutting Read More…