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Starting July 1, a new competitive-bidding program will mean lower costs for beneficiaries who order diabetes supplies and other equipment, such as wheelchairs, hospital beds, walkers and more. Read
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1631: Mumtaz Mahal, favorite wife of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, dies giving birth to her 14th child at age 38. Her grieving husband would spend some 21 years building one of the world's most iconic buildings to become her mausoleum — the white marble domes of the Taj Mahal in Agra, India.
1954: In a bout at Yankee Stadium, former heavyweight champ Ezzard Charles becomes the only boxer to last 15 rounds against Rocky Marciano. Marciano wins in a unanimous decision. Marciano would retire a year later as the only undefeated heavyweight boxing champion, with a 49-0 record.
1994: O.J. Simpson leads police on a low-speed chase on a Los Angeles freeway, after the former professional football player was charged with the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ron Goldman. Simpson surrenders to police after less than an hour of negotiations, and he would be subsequently acquitted.
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