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From Mourning to 'Moonlight': A Year In Race, As Told By Code Switch

2 hours 32 min ago

As we light a candle on the Code Switch podcast's birthday cake, our team looks back on the stories that mattered.

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GOP Senators From Opioid-Ravaged States Uneasy About Health Care Bill

3 hours 32 min ago

This week, Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., announced she opposes the health care bill in its current form. She cited cuts to Medicaid and what the bill would mean for people with opioid addiction.

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Patients With Pre-Existing Conditions Fear Bias Under GOP Health Proposals

3 hours 32 min ago

Encouraged by their doctors, many people in recent years have taken tests to find out if they're at risk of disease. Now they worry the Republican health bills could make them vulnerable.

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In Trump Meeting With South Korean Leader, A Chance To Reaffirm 'Ironclad' Ties

3 hours 53 min ago

North Korea will top the agenda as President Trump and South Korea's Moon Jae-in meet Thursday. But whatever tensions brew below the surface, there will be reassurances that the relationship is solid.

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As ISIS Gets Squeezed In Syria And Iraq, It's Using Music As A Weapon

4 hours 2 min ago

The Islamic State is losing territory in Iraq and Syria but is trying to keep its supporters' spirits up through song. Its newest release, "My State Remains," reveals an organization down but not out.

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Trump Picks Republican Lawyer For FCC Commissioner Seat

4 hours 37 min ago

President Trump will name former telecom attorney and current FCC lawyer Brendan Carr to serve as an FCC commissioner. He's expected to back Chairman Ajit Pai's efforts to undo net neutrality rules.

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Australian Police Bring Sexual Assault Charges Against Catholic Cardinal

8 hours 52 min ago

Cardinal George Pell, a key adviser to Pope Francis, has been ordered to appear in a Melbourne court next month. He denied the charges and says he'll take a leave of absence to "clear my name."

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FBI Agent Is Indicted On Charges Of Lying About Fatal Oregon Refuge Shooting

11 hours 57 min ago

The charges against the agent were brought amid lingering animosity over the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge to protest restrictions on use of federal lands.

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Boaty McBoatface Makes Its Triumphant Return, Hauling 'Unprecedented Data'

June 28, 2017 - 2:16pm

The curiously named submersible wrapped up its inaugural voyage last week. And, as the British Antarctic Survey noted Wednesday, Boaty acquitted itself well on the seven-week expedition.

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After Abuse Scandal, USA Gymnastics Says It Will Take Steps To Protect Athletes

June 28, 2017 - 1:59pm

The organization's board unanimously adopted 70 recommendations of an independent report. But some say the governing body's pledge to do better isn't enough.

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Federal Appeals Court Paves Way For Ohio To Resume Lethal Injections

June 28, 2017 - 1:44pm

It was a contentious decision that split the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judges in an 8-6 vote. A lower court had halted executions. The judges focused on the effects of the sedative midazolam.

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Trump Travel Ban Could Be Implemented Thursday

June 28, 2017 - 1:13pm

The administration is expected to outline how the limited travel ban will work, following the Supreme Court's lifting of stays blocking the executive order.

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Mutant Strains Of Polio Vaccine Now Cause More Paralysis Than Wild Polio

June 28, 2017 - 11:22am

So far this year, there have been only six cases of wild polio — and 21 cases of vaccine-derived polio, most of them in Syria.

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The Battle Over American Health Care: What's At Stake In The Senate's Bill

June 28, 2017 - 10:13am

Vox.com correspondent Sarah Kliff says Republicans determined to replace and repeal Obamacare are finding it's "awfully difficult to write a bill that would get rid of it entirely."

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Big Travel Boom Expected This Fourth Of July Weekend

June 28, 2017 - 10:13am

AAA says cheaper gas is one of the driving forces behind an expected increase in travelers this holiday weekend. Nearly 45 million Americans are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home.

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#NPRHotPot: Share Your Food Memories With Us

June 28, 2017 - 2:12am

Post a video or photo of a favorite dish on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #NPRHotPot from now until August 1. We'll gather some of our favorites and post them on our website.

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Her Mother Taught Her To Make This Filipino Dish. Now She'll Teach You

June 28, 2017 - 2:00am

Like many girls around the world, Wilma Consul had kitchen duty growing up in the Philippines — and resented it. But today making a childhood dish brings back fond family memories.

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This GOP Health Bill Proposes New Limits To Medical Malpractice Awards

June 28, 2017 - 1:00am

The bill H.R. 1215 would limit awards for non-economic damages — such as pain and suffering — to $250,000. President Trump supports the bill, but many others across the political spectrum don't.

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Just 17 Percent Of Americans Approve Of Republican Senate Health Care Bill

June 28, 2017 - 1:00am

In a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll, 55 percent of Americans say they disapprove of the Senate GOP bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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Trump Fails To Reach Beyond Base, As Independents' Disapproval Grows

June 28, 2017 - 1:00am

An NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds that independents were willing to give President Trump a chance once he took office, but now they're increasingly dissatisfied with his performance.

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