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Men's snowboard cross Olympic preview: Can a deep U.S. team upset the medal favorites?

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With slopestyle and halfpipe concluded, the next snowboarding competition to take the Olympic spotlight will be men's boardercross. A lot of the excitement in boardercross comes from its unpredictability. It's not uncommon to see top medal favorites crash out in the early rounds, which can leave podium spots wide open for the taking. Here's a look at what to expect from the competition on Thursday. The International Field Here are a few of the medal contenders to know.
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Americans Should Get Ready To Spend Even More Of Their Money On Health Care

Americans Should Get Ready To Spend Even More Of Their Money On Health Care

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The numbers are only rising a little bit, but the U.S. already spends quite a lot.
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U.S. spending on drugs will grow faster than on other health-care services over the next decade

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