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Federal Court Throws Out Health Care Subsidies In 36 States

4 hours 44 min ago

Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News explains a federal appeals court ruling Tuesday that overturns subsidies provided to low- and middle-income people in states that use the federal health exchanges.

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Sheriff Puts Inmates Back In Stripes As Orange Jumpsuits Gain Fame

11 hours 30 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

12 hours 38 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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Rosetta Spacecraft Readies For Rendezvous With Comet

13 hours 13 min ago

The Rosetta spacecraft hibernated for 31 months while its orbit took it too far away from the sun for its solar arrays to keep it operational. It's ready for a rendezvous with a comet Aug. 6.

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

13 hours 13 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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Energy Concerns Complicate Potential EU Action Against Russia

13 hours 13 min ago

Renee Montagne talks to Anton La Guardia, who covers the European Union for The Economist, about the possibility of deep EU sanctions against Russia at Tuesday's foreign ministers meeting.

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Other Cities Poach Police From Detroit's Low-Wage Force

13 hours 13 min ago

From Toledo to Houston, cities are courting Detroit cops, who are seen as battle-tested from routinely dealing with high crime rates — and fed up from years of low pay and cuts in benefits.

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Teens Say Looks Can Be Liberating Despite Fashion Police

13 hours 13 min ago

An NPR poll finds that stressed-out American adults commonly feel that their appearance contributes to their anxiety. But how do teens experience stress over their appearance?

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Some Food Companies Are Quietly Dumping GMO Ingredients

13 hours 13 min ago

Many mainstream companies are creating GMO-free foods, but they're not publicizing the changes. Meanwhile, some are also fighting state initiatives that would require them to label GMOs ingredients.

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Son's Mental Illness Prompts Billionaire's Big Donation To Psychiatric Research

13 hours 13 min ago

Ted Stanley is giving $650 million to the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard to find and treat the genetic underpinnings of mental illnesses. His son has bipolar disorder.

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Telecommuting Didn't Work Out For One Transplanted Worker

13 hours 13 min ago

All summer, we're talking with out-of-work young adults about how they're making ends meet. Chrystina Gastlelum, 32, moved to Maine from New York City and tried to keep doing her job remotely.

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Violence Flares In Libya, Leaving Main Airport In Ruins

13 hours 13 min ago

Militias in Libya spent the past week battling for control of the main airport in Tripoli, leaving much of it in ruins and dozens dead. Steve Inskeep gets the latest from The Guardian's Chris Stephen.

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Piano Made Famous In 'Casablanca' Goes On Auction Block

13 hours 13 min ago

The piano is a constant presence in the Humphrey Bogart film, underscoring much of the legendary bar-room dialogue. Bonhams auction house expects it to sell for over a million dollars.

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Credit Suisse Reports $770 Million Loss

13 hours 13 min ago

The second-quarter figure marks the biggest loss for the bank since the 2008 financial crisis. Much of that is due to a legal settlement with U.S. tax authorities — including a $2.6 billion fine.

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Despite Growing Anger, EU Nations May Balk At Russian Sanctions

13 hours 13 min ago

Foreign ministers meeting Tuesday in Brussels are threatening deep sanctions against Russia over the Malaysia Airlines crash. But some nations might hesitate because of their economic ties to Russia.

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Rubio: U.S. Cannot Admit All Children Seeking Asylum

13 hours 13 min ago

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio tells NPR the nation can't "absorb" all migrants fleeing violence and must secure its own border first. He dismissed potential 2016 rival Hillary Clinton as old news.

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Before Snowden: The Whistleblowers Who Tried To Lift The Veil

13 hours 13 min ago

Unless you have documents, nobody listens. It's a bitter lesson learned by former NSA officials who tried to work within the system to expose what they considered unconstitutional programs.

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To Save These Pigs, Ky. Farmer Says We Have To Eat Them

July 21, 2014 - 7:47am

Travis Hood is raising a rare species of pig called the Red Wattle. He's part of a small but growing movement across the country to hold on to biodiversity and save heritage breeds.

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To Save These Pigs, Ky. Farmer Says We Have To Eat Them

July 21, 2014 - 7:47am

Travis Hood is raising a rare species of pig called the Red Wattle. He's part of a small but growing movement across the country to create more biodiversity and save heritage breeds.

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Company Says It Can Cure Your Hangover – For Up To $300 A Visit

July 21, 2014 - 6:35am

People waking up with a hangover often say they'd pretty much give anything to make it go away — which may explain why a new company promising to do just that is thriving in New York.

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