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U.S. Appeals Court Deals Blow To Obama's Health Law

NPR Politics - 11 hours 48 min ago

The court's decision essentially throws out subsidies in the 36 states that did not set up their own insurance exchanges. The decision is likely to be appealed.

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U.K. Orders New Inquiry Into Ex-KGB Spy Litvinenko's Death

NPR News - 12 hours 3 min ago

Alexander Litvinenko, a critic of Vladimir Putin, died in 2006 after drinking tea laced with radioactive polonium-210. The inquiry would identify "where responsibility for the death lies."

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U.K. Orders Inquiry Into Ex-KGB Spy Litvinenko's Death

NPR News - 12 hours 3 min ago

Alexander Litvinenko, a critic of Vladimir Putin, died in 2006 after drinking tea laced with radioactive polonium-210. The inquiry would identify "where responsibility for the death lies."

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States Experiment With Health Savings Accounts For Medicaid

NPR News - 12 hours 41 min ago

People who contribute up to $25 a month would be exempt from cost-sharing requirements. But some consumer advocates say the health savings accounts add a needless layer of complexity to Medicaid.

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States Experiment With Health Savings Accounts For Medicaid

NPR News - 12 hours 42 min ago

People who contribute up to $25 a month would be exempt from cost-sharing requirements. But some consumer advocates say the health savings accounts add a needless layer of complexity to Medicaid.

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The Immigrant Kids Have Health Issues — But Not The Ones You'd Think

NPR News - 12 hours 51 min ago

Some politicians say that the nearly 60,000 unaccompanied minors who've come to the U.S. could put the nation at risk for everything from TB to mumps. Health officials tell a different story.

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Detroit Pensioners Approve City's Bankruptcy Plan

NPR News - 12 hours 58 min ago

The vote marked a major step in moving the city's bankruptcy forward. Retired police and firefighters overwhelmingly approved some cuts in their pensions.

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Detroit Pensioners Approve City's Bankruptcy Plan

NPR News - 12 hours 58 min ago

The vote marked a major step in moving the city's bankruptcy forward. Retired police and firefighters overwhelmingly approved some cuts in their pensions.

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Gaza Conflict Day 15: Here's What You Need To Know

NPR News - 14 hours 7 min ago

During day 15 of the current conflict, Secretary of State John Kerry was in Cairo pressing for a truce modeled after the 2012 cease-fire, while Israel continued its offensive.

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What 'The Golden Girls' Taught Us About AIDS

NPR Arts & Culture - 14 hours 22 min ago

In 1990 when the episode first aired, AIDS testing was still new, and myths and misinformation ran rampant. But Rose, Blanche, Dorothy and Sophia taught us that AIDS can happen to anyone.

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In This School, Class Is A Workshop And Experiments Are Mandatory

NPR Education - 14 hours 22 min ago

An innovative approach to learning amid turmoil in the Philadelphia School District.

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Getting Things Done At The Workshop School

NPR News - 14 hours 22 min ago

An innovative approach to learning amid turmoil in the Philadelphia School District.

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Jakarta Gov. Widodo Wins Indonesian Presidency, Tally Shows

NPR News - 14 hours 28 min ago

The former furniture maker who entered national politics only two years ago won 53 percent of the vote. His rival, former Gen. Subianto, called the election unfair and undemocratic.

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Book News: Thomas Berger, Author Of 'Little Big Man,' Dies

NPR Arts & Culture - 14 hours 56 min ago

Also: A survey suggests that the dispute between Amazon and Hachette may be deterring customers; Harper Lee apparently has questionable taste in coffee.

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London Through The Eyes Of Dickens In 'The Victorian City'

NPR Arts & Culture - 15 hours 22 min ago

Most of us, when we think of Victorian London, think of the work of Charles Dickens. Historian Judith Flanders' uses Dickens' words to paint a vivid portrait of a vibrant but troubled city.

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London Through The Eyes Of Dickens In 'The Victorian City'

NPR Arts & Culture - 15 hours 25 min ago

Most of us, when we think of Victorian London, think of the work of Charles Dickens. Historian Judith Flanders' uses Dickens' words to paint a vivid portrait of a vibrant but troubled city.

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Train Carrying MH17 Victims' Remains Arrives In Government-Controlled City

NPR News - 15 hours 32 min ago

Ukrainian officials said they hoped to fly the remains to the Netherlands for identification. Most of the passengers who died on the plane were Dutch.

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Sheriff Puts Inmates Back In Stripes As Orange Jumpsuits Gain Fame

Morning Edition - 15 hours 58 min ago

The Michigan sheriff worried that the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black has turned orange jumpsuits into a fashion statement. So, they're out. And black and white stripes are back in.

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Woman Will Officiate Big 12 Football Game For The First Time

Morning Edition - 17 hours 6 min ago

Catherine Conti will be part of the crew when Kansas plays Southeast Missouri State. The officiating supervisor says Conti got the job because she's "darned good."

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Kerry's Aim In Egypt: First, Get Israel And Hamas To Cease Fire

NPR News - 17 hours 41 min ago

Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cairo trying to help forge a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.

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