Ozzie Ling, manager of Shanghai's Yingyi Golf Club, says government inspection squads will sometimes visit his club, looking for wayward government officials who might be guests of the club. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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China's Government Tightens Its Grip On Golf, Shuts Down Courses

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His Life Cut Short, Vincent Chin Is Remembered For What Might Have Been

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Telemarketers are prohibited from making prerecorded phone calls to people without prior consent. It's also illegal to deliberately falsify caller ID with the intent to harm or defraud consumers. PeopleImages/Getty Images/iStock hide caption

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An Israeli court has ruled that asking women to change seats because of their gender is discriminatory. It has ordered the airline El Al to instruct its staff in writing that such requests are illegal and train workers in the new rule within six months. Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An international team of scientists believes it has solved the mystery of how eggs got their shapes. Frans Lanting/Mint Images RM/Getty Images hide caption

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How Do Eggs Get Their Shapes? Scientists Think They've Cracked It

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Pemiscot Memorial, the public hospital in one of Missouri's poorest counties, depends on Medicaid funding to survive, its CEO says. Bram Sable-Smith/Side Effects Public Media hide caption

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Republicans' Proposed Medicaid Cuts Would Hit Rural Patients Hard

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Women have gotten conflicting advice from doctors about when to have mammograms. Amelie Benoist/Science Source hide caption

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OB-GYNs Give Women More Say In When They Have Mammograms

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Rural South Korean County Prepares For Role As 2018 Winter Olympics Host

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Pedestrians walk through Rockefeller Center in New York City. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Asian population recently grew by 3 percent to 21.4 million and people who identified as being of two or more races grew by 3 percent to 8.5 million. Armin Rodler/Flickr hide caption

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Iraqis and supporters rallied outside a Detroit courthouse Wednesday as a hearing began on a lawsuit that seeks to stop the government from deporting more than 100 Iraqi nationals who were recently rounded up. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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The Supreme Court says a lower court erred in its guidance to a jury about the standard for stripping a refugee of her American citizenship. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Justin Welby, the archbishop of Canterbury, seen at a news conference last year. The Anglican spiritual leader says the Church of England "colluded" with one of its former bishops to hide the bishop's sexual abuse of boys and young men. Frank Augstein/AP hide caption

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