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The increase in premiums sought by Blue Cross Blue Shield in Texas across all Affordable Care Act plans. The company is also seeking a 49 percent price hike in Oklahoma.

16 years

The age of Bretagne, the last known 9/11 rescue dog, who died June 6. The golden retriever was 2 years old when she spent 10 days searching for survivors and victims’ remains at the World Trade Center in New York following the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack.


The number of women who filed claims with police in Darmstadt, Germany, alleging sexual assault during a May 28 and 29 music festival. The women said gangs of South Asian men surrounded and harassed them. Police arrested three men from Pakistan, including two recent asylum seekers, at the festival.

20 hours

The length of time 61-year-old William Durden had to tread water without a life jacket prior to being rescued off the coast of Florida on June 2. He had fallen off his boat.


The drop in the birthrate among U.S. teenagers in 2015, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The 2015 teen birthrate was the lowest since the government began counting in 1940.


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