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Will Congress Bring Sky-High Air Ambulance Bills Down To Earth?

Medevac helicopter companies are on the congressional radar, as a funding bill for the Federal Aviation Administration nears passage. Consumer protections against deceptive practices could become law.

In the aftermath of the Las Vegas mass shooting, there were widespread calls to ban "bump stocks," a device attached to a semi-automatic rifle to speed up the firing rate. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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The Politics of Bump Stocks, One Year After Las Vegas Shooting

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Will Congress Bring Sky-High Air Ambulance Bills Down To Earth?

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A Very Shatner Christmas

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After 'Forty Years Of Pointed Ears,' 'ElfQuest' Ends Its Legendary Run

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Orlando Police officers direct family members away from a fatal shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla. An investigation has found that a fire department plan to respond to mass shootings had been put on hold. Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP hide caption

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At Pulse Nightclub, A Death Toll That Might Not Have Been So High

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