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Crawl inside a 3,500-year-old Egyptian tomb

Top National News Headlines - September 24, 2017 - 1:36pm
A man in a gray robe and white headscarf brushes the dust, undisturbed for thousands of years, off a human skull, one of many messily discarded by grave robbers.
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What's Next For The Affordable Care Act?

NPR Top Stories - September 24, 2017 - 1:30pm

Julie Rover, chief Washington Correspondent for Kaiser Health News, talks about the state of health care in the U.S. today, and how it could move forward.

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A Canadian Doctor Explains How Her Country's Single-Payer Health Care System Works

NPR Top Stories - September 24, 2017 - 1:30pm

The idea of a single-payer health care system has gained traction among some Americans and Democrats. Dr. Danielle Martin explains how Canada's single-payer health care system works in her country.

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Kurds Expected To Vote Overwhelmingly In Favor Of Separating From Iraq

NPR Top Stories - September 24, 2017 - 1:30pm

Iraq's Kurdistan region is scheduled to hold a referendum on independence on Monday, despite warnings from the U.S., the U.N. and neighboring countries.

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Angela Merkel Wins German Election, But Right-Wing Party Gains Seats In Parliament

NPR Top Stories - September 24, 2017 - 1:30pm

Exit polls from Germany show Chancellor Angela Merkel winning another term, but her party did not do as well as expected — and a right-wing party won seats in Parliament for the first time.

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African-American History Museum Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

NPR Top Stories - September 24, 2017 - 1:30pm

Lonnie Bunch, executive director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American Art and Culture, shares his thoughts on the past year as the museum celebrates one year on the National Mall.

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Across The Nation, NFL Teams Take A Knee In Protest Of President's Comments

NPR Top Stories - September 24, 2017 - 1:30pm

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with ESPN sports commentator Kevin Blackistone and Robert Costa, a political writer at The Washington Post, about the latest mix of sports and politics.

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A Look At How The Graham-Cassidy Bill Would Affect Kansas

NPR Top Stories - September 24, 2017 - 1:30pm

Kansas Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer, who is also a physician, speaks to NPR's Michel Martin about his support for the latest health care bill that aims to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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Republicans Left With 1 Week To Pass Health Care Bill Without Democrat Votes

NPR Top Stories - September 24, 2017 - 1:30pm

The future of the latest Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act remains in question after two Republican senators have come out firmly against it, as others remain doubtful.

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Merkel wins fourth term as German Chancellor

Top National News Headlines - September 24, 2017 - 1:28pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is on course for a fourth term in office against the backdrop of a surge in support for the far-right, exit polls in the German election suggest.
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Steelers skip the national anthem

Top National News Headlines - September 24, 2017 - 1:27pm
President Donald Trump renewed his criticism Sunday of NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem, slamming the league's ratings and saying players should be fired or suspended for such protests.
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Kushner used private email account at White House, attorney says

Top National News Headlines - September 24, 2017 - 1:03pm
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has used a private email account to talk with other administration officials, according to his lawyer. CNN's Fredricka Whitfield reports.
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Trump responds to protests: Locking arms is good, kneeling is not

Top National News Headlines - September 24, 2017 - 12:54pm
President Donald Trump responded to protests across the National Football League on Sunday over his remarks about players taking a knee during the national anthem, expressing approval for those who locked arms, but not those who knelt.
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