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After single payer failed, Vermont embarks on a big health care experiment.

The underlying premise of the effort is simple: Reward doctors and hospitals financially when patients are healthy, not just when they come in sick. If successful, it could lead to big changes nationwide.

- Washington Post - US

Lady Di's favourite hotel and island.

It is a strange feeling following in the flip-flop steps of royalty. And swimming in the same palm-fringed pool in which Lady Diana displayed her breaststroke and the boys learned to 'bomb'. Although I doubt the resident labrador didn't sink his teeth into their beach ball and puncture it as it did ours. In 1992, Diana, ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

'A committee of crackpots': Howard Dean blasts Trump and Kobach's 'racist' electoral commission.

On Saturday, former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean blasted President Donald Trump's commission to purportedly investigate U.S. “voter fraud” as “a committee of crackpots” that is actually less interested in electoral integrity than it is in suppression of votes by traditi...

- The Raw Story - US

Vermont National Guard medical team heading to St. Thomas.

A team of 20 nurses, physician assistants, medical administrators, combat medics and a doctor will be traveling to St. Thomas Island in the next few days to help with relief efforts after Hurricane Irma.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Land Rover will let you drive a Defender off-road in America, for a price.

Filed under: United States,SUV,Classics,Off-Road You can drive on in Vermont, North Carolina, or California.Continue reading Land Rover will let you drive a Defender off-road in America, for a price Land Rover will let you drive a Defender off-road in America, for a price originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 15 Sep 2017 ...

- Autoblog - US

Spelling error leads to Montpellier jersey gift.

MARSEILLE, Sept 15 — A town in Vermont in the United States received an unexpected gift of football jerseys from French club Montpellier after the Ligue 1 outfit made a spelling mistake on their shirts. Montpellier ordered some shirts for the...

- The Malay Mail - MY

'Single Payer Is a Rational Health-Care System': An Exclusive Interview With Bernie Sanders on His 'Medicare for All' Plan.

John Nichols The senator from Vermont explains why there is now so much interest in bold reform of America's health-care system. The post 'Single Payer Is a Rational Health-Care System': An Exclusive Interview With Bernie Sanders on His 'Medicare for All' Plan appeared first on The Nation.

- The Nation - US

Medicare for all: Does America really want it?.

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, rolled out his Medicare-for-all plan Wednesday

- CBS NEWS - US

Here's what's in Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare for all' bill.

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled his "Medicare for all" legislation today.

- ABC News - US

Trump vows to veto Sanders's single-payer health care plan: 'A curse on the U.S. and its people'.

President Trump assured Republicans that he would veto any bill from Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders moving the U.S. toward a single-payer health care system.

- Yahoo! News - US

Bernie Sanders fires back after Trump attacks his single-payer healthcare plan.

Jason Merritt/Getty ImagesPresident Donald Trump and Sen. Bernie Sanders feuded on Twitter on Thursday over the senator's single-payer healthcare proposal, which the president called a "curse" that he would veto "because I love our country." The Vermont independent and former Democratic presidential candidate then shot back ...

- Business Insider - US

Trump vows to veto Sanders' single-payer health care plan: 'A curse on the U.S. and its people'

President Trump assured Republicans that he would veto any bill from Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders moving the U.S. toward a single-payer health care system.

- Yahoo! News - US

Bernie Sanders' 'Healthcare for All' Bill is a Victory for Abortion Rights

Universal health care once seemed like a pipe dream, but over the course of 2016, slowly but surely, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders helped bring it to the mainstream. So much so that a path to universal wound up in the Democratic party's 2016 platform, and as of this week, Democratic party stars ranging from Senators Kamala ...

- Mediaite - US

The top 22 state fairs in the US, ranked

Facebook / Iowa State Fair Is there a more quintessentially American pastime than eating something fried on a stick, ogling livestock, and taking a spin on a Ferris wheel? To honor America's favorite late-summer diversion, Foursquare helped us narrow down the best state fairs in the US. See which ones have the most ...

- Business Insider - US

French city to send misspelled Montpelier jerseys to Vermont

Vermont's capital city is saying merci to France for a spelling error on some soccer jerseys

- The Daily Star - LB

Here's What's In Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare For All' Bill

Don't understand what the independent Vermont senator's single-payer plan is? Here are the bullet points.

- NPR - US

'Single Payer Is a Rational Health-Care System': An Exclusive Interview With Bernie Sanders on his 'Medicare for All' Plan

John Nichols The senator from Vermont explains why there is now so much interest in bold reform of America's health-care system. The post 'Single Payer Is a Rational Health-Care System': An Exclusive Interview With Bernie Sanders on his 'Medicare for All' Plan appeared first on The Nation.

- The Nation - US

Here's what's in Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare-for-all' bill

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled his "Medicare-for-all" legislation today.

- ABC News - US

Why Bernie Sanders' Single-Payer Health Care Plan Failed In Vermont

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Linda Blumberg of the Urban Institute about why Vermont was unable to establish a single-payer health care system.

- NPR - US

WH dismisses single-payer health care proposal

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders called Vermont Sen. Bernie Sander's call for a single-payer health care system a horrible idea.         

- USA TODAY - US

Bernie Sanders just released a powerful ad for his healthcare plan featuring Obama, John F. Kennedy, and Franklin Roosevelt

Alex Wong/Getty ImagesSen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont unveiled an ad pushing his new single-payer healthcare plan on Wednesday, using imagery and quotes from past Democratic presidents to sell the plan. The video features former Presidents Barack Obama, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and Franklin Roosevelt in addition to a ...

- Business Insider - US

Democratic leaders are keeping their distance from Bernie Sanders' radical new healthcare plan

Jason Merritt/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont unveiled his "Medicare-for-all" healthcare plan Wednesday, alongside more than a dozen Democratic colleagues, including several potential 2020 presidential hopefuls. Absent from Sanders' policy proposal that has been long-relegated to the fringe of ...

- Business Insider - US

Hillary Clinton has serious doubts about Bernie Sander's latest single-payer healthcare plan

In a new sign of lingering tensions from the 2016 Democratic primary, Hillary Clinton dismissed Sen. Bernie Sanders' call for a single-payer healthcare system in an interview with Vox published Wednesday. Vox's Ezra Klein asked Clinton, who defeated Sanders to become the Democratic nominee in 2016, what she though of the ...

- Business Insider - US

Democrats line up behind Bernie Sanders' single payer plan

A growing number of Democratic Senators will stand with Vermont Senator Sanders

- ABC News - US

Panda suit bandit accused of stealing airsoft rifle from Vermont store

Police were hunting on Tuesday for a panda-suit clad robber who allegedly dashed into a sports store and stole an airsoft rifle, Vermont officials said.

- FOX News - US

Democratic foes of Trump flock to single-payer ahead of 2020

The Senate Democratic hell-no caucus is saying yes to single-payer health care.Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York and Cory Booker of New Jersey are planning to co-sponsor Bernie Sanders' proposed 'Medicare for All' bill when the Vermont independent releases it on Wednesday. They join Sens. Kamala Harris of California, ...

- POLITICO - US

Study shows impact of global warming on coffee production

A recent study by the University of Vermont found global warming could reduce coffee growing areas in Latin America by as much as 88 percent by 2050.

- UPI - US

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