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Sen. John McCain Says He Wants A Bipartisan Effort To Overhaul Health Care

9/22/2017
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After Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said he will vote no on the Graham-Cassidy bill, NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with NPR Health Policy Correspondent Alison Kodjak about where things stand.

Duration: 00:03:54


How States Are Banding Together To Take On Trump

9/21/2017
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Blue states have emerged as powerful adversaries against some of the president's more controversial initiatives and could thwart efforts to impede the probe of Russian interference in the election.

Duration: 00:03:48


Editing Embryo DNA Yields Clues About Early Human Development

9/20/2017
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Researchers disabled a gene that they think helps determine which human embryos will develop normally. The technique they used is controversial because it could be used to change babies' DNA.

Duration: 00:03:45


In Chicago, More Often Than Any U.S. City, Shooters are Teens

9/19/2017
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In Chicago, more than anywhere else in the country, shooters are more likely to be young people. WBEZ's Patrick Smith talks with two young men from Chicago about what drew them into gangs.

Duration: 00:08:11


As Federal Government Cuts Obamacare Ads, Private Insurer Steps Up

9/18/2017
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The federal government has cut advertising for the Affordable Care Act's enrollment period by 90 percent. So insurer Oscar Health has started its own campaign in New York and five other states.

Duration: 00:03:17


Rural Hospitals Struggle To Stock Expensive Drugs That Could Save Lives

9/15/2017
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A federal drug program blocks rural hospitals from getting discounts on rare-disease drugs, forcing staff to cut back on supplies of lifesaving medicines.

Duration: 00:05:19


After Equifax Hack, Consumers Are On Their Own. Here Are 6 Tips To Protect Your Data

9/14/2017
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The credit-rating company last week said it was hacked, leaving 143 million consumers' personal information exposed. Equifax now faces lawsuits and investigations. Read tips on safeguarding your data.

Duration: 00:03:43


After Heavy Damage, Florida Keys Residents Anxiously Wait To Return Home

9/12/2017
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Some residents of Key Largo are now being allowed back in, but the Florida Keys are still largely without power, water, medical service and cell service.

Duration: 00:04:02


St. Martin Struggles To Recover After Irma Wreaked Havoc In The Caribbean

9/11/2017
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Melissa Gumbs moved back home to her native St. Martin last year to work for a telecommunications company. Now, she's working to restore cell service on the island following Hurricane Irma.

Duration: 00:04:23


As Hurricane Irma Nears, Gasoline Is In Short Supply For Floridians

9/8/2017
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As Irma heads into Florida, a lot of people are hitting the highways to evacuate, and even those staying behind are topping off their tanks to make sure they don't run out.

Duration: 00:03:17


Governors Sound Off On How To Fix Health Insurance

9/7/2017
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Senators holding hearings this week are looking for quick tweaks that will stabilize the insurance markets and make policies cheaper. Some governors want more federal money and more flexibility.

Duration: 00:02:16


A Hero's Story From The Scramble To Survive On The USS Fitzgerald

9/6/2017
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On June 17, sailors were jolted awake as seawater surged in after a collision. They had minutes to escape. Seven didn't make it. One of them, Gary Rehm, saved a shipmate before he became trapped.

Duration: 00:06:18


6 Priorities Congress Has To Deal With In 12 Days

9/5/2017
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Lawmakers have less than two weeks of legislative days to head off a government shutdown, raise the nation's borrowing limit and provide financial assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

Duration: 00:04:12


Texas Expedites Help From Out-Of-State Health Care Providers

9/1/2017
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As the medical and mental health needs of people affected by Harvey become apparent, Texas has made it easier for out-of-state health workers to come lend a hand.

Duration: 00:03:04


U.S. Employers Struggle To Match Workers With Open Jobs

8/31/2017
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Many employers complain about not being able to find workers with the right skills, but experts says some of these employers aren't trying very hard.

Duration: 00:04:00


Riding With A Rescue Mission In The Surreal, Perilous Texas Floods

8/30/2017
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Nearly a week since Harvey struck Houston, many people remain stranded by high water in their neighborhoods. NPR rode along on a citizen water-borne rescue operation.

Duration: 00:05:30


Economic Impact of Harvey Could Be Felt Nationwide Before It's Over

8/28/2017
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Hurricane Harvey has inflicted much human misery since Friday, and now its aftermath is causing economic harm. Experts say the flooding may end up damaging oil refineries and boosting gas prices.

Duration: 00:03:18


Jeep: Why This American Icon Could Soon Be Part Of A Chinese Company

8/24/2017
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The Chinese company Great Wall Motor has expressed interest in acquiring the Jeep brand from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Sales of Jeep and other U.S. brands have been growing in China.

Duration: 00:04:08


Federal Judge Finds Racism Behind Arizona Law Banning Ethnic Studies

8/22/2017
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An Arizona law banning ethnic studies violated students' constitutional rights, a federal judge said Tuesday.

Duration: 00:04:03


FACT CHECK: What Has President Trump Done To Fight Illegal Immigration?

8/22/2017
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One year ago, then-candidate Trump laid out a 10-point plan to fight illegal immigration, including building a wall and suspending visas for some travelers. Here's a look at what he has done so far.

Duration: 00:04:13

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