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What's Next For The Affordable Care Act?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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1 Killed In Church Shooting Outside Nashville

September 24, 2017 - 11:30am

Police say one person is dead and seven others, including the suspect, were wounded at a church outside of Nashville on Sunday.

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Right-Wing Party Makes Strong Showing in German Elections

September 24, 2017 - 11:06am

Early poll results from Sunday's vote show the AfD had the best showing for a far-right party in decades, taking third place.

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Angela Merkel Wins Mandate For 4th Term Despite Diluted Support

September 24, 2017 - 10:17am

Preliminary results show German voters gave Chancellor Angela Merkel a mandate for a fourth term, but with far fewer votes than needed for her to govern without forming a coalition.

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U.S.-North Korea Discord Goes Beyond Discourse To A Show Of Military Force

September 24, 2017 - 9:12am

North Korea's foreign minister referred to Pyongyang's "nuclear hammer of justice," when he spoke at the U.N. Saturday, the same day the U.S. flew bombers near North Korean shores.

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Katharine Hepburn's Brownies: A Recipe For Home-Wrecking?

September 24, 2017 - 4:58am

Two years ago in The New York Times' food section, Sydne Newberry commented on this recipe — and the bittersweet end to her marriage. The comment went on to become Internet legend.

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The Russia Investigations: Bad Week For Manafort, Social Networks In The Hot Seat

September 24, 2017 - 3:00am

Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is in the special counsel's crosshairs. Facebook and Twitter are under the interrogation lights. Here's a look back at the past week in the Russia imbroglio.

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Goodbye, For Now, To A Vital Source For Native American News

September 24, 2017 - 2:01am

Indian Country Today Media Network announced it would "cease active operations." That leaves a big hole in news coverage by, and about, Native Americans.

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Earthquake In North Korea Sets Off Alarm And Speculation

September 23, 2017 - 9:40am

The quake occurred close to the site where the country detonated a hydrogen bomb earlier this month.

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Puerto Rico Update: How One NGO Is Helping The Island Rebuild After Hurricane Maria

September 23, 2017 - 8:29am

Michael Fernandez, executive director of CARAS, a nonprofit based in Puerto Rico, speaks with NPR's Scott Simon from the island, where he's aiding in the disaster recovery efforts.

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Mother And Daughter Who Opposed Bashar Assad Regime Killed In Turkey

September 23, 2017 - 8:03am

Police found the bodies of Orouba Barakat and her daughter, Halla, a U.S. citizen, in their Istanbul apartment. Their deaths have left family and the wider dispersed Syrian community in fear.

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Why Did India Have Ten Million Fewer Childhood Deaths Than Predicted?

September 23, 2017 - 8:00am

Researchers used an innovative method to come up with the data for the years from 2000 to 2015. What's behind the encouraging trend?

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Meet Your Friends Who Get Medicaid

September 23, 2017 - 5:00am

Those relying on the federal government's safety net are grandmothers, the kid next door, your supermarket cashier — maybe even you.

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