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At the age of 29, Molly Young was diagnosed with breast cancer. The Affordable Care Act has been paying for her treatments. NPR's Michel Martin talks with Young about how she would fare under the new GOP plan.Read More

This week, late night host Jimmy Kimmel took aim at politicians trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act. And he did it repeatedly, over three nights, crossing into new, politicized territory for his show.Read More

In recent years, tensions between the police and the public in the U.S. have reached an all-time high. The Force, chronicles two years of the Oakland Police Department's efforts at major reform after decades of troubled community relations. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with the documentary's filmmaker Peter Nicks.Read More

A strong, new earthquake shook Mexico today, causing even more alarm in a country reeling from the powerful quake earlier in the week which killed hundreds. All week, thousands of volunteers raced to the sites of collapsed buildings to save those trapped in the rubble. Among them, a group of cyclists delivering aid to rescue workers.Read More

Puerto Ricans are still left without power after Hurricane Maria, and rebuilding efforts are further complicated with structural damage of a major dam. NPR's Michel Martin talks with Luis Ferre Sadurni of the New York Times about the devastation there.Read More

It's a toss-up if Republicans have enough votes to repeal and replace Obamacare. The Senate is set to consider a bill that shifts federal health funding to the states. Lanhee Chen, health care policy expert and research fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution, speaks with NPR's Michel Martin about why he thinks this is a good idea.Read More

The GOP's Graham-Cassidy bill is the last-ditch effort for Republicans to replace the Affordable Care Act with a health care system of their own. Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.) shares his response to the bill and tells NPR's Michel Martin about his own bipartisan plan he created with Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio).Read More

The GOP health care plan, the Graham-Cassidy bill, takes what may be a fatal hit after Sen. John McCain has said he'll vote "no". Meanwhile, President Trump unleashes some of his own hits on major professional sport figures. NPR White House correspondent Tamara Keith helps us understand.Read More

In his new one-man show, On the Media host Bob Garfield grapples with questions of identity and belonging. "I've been running from the religious part of my religion for my entire adult life," he says.Read More

All indicators in Sunday's elections point to an easy fourth-term win for Chancellor Merkel, but the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany, or AfD, is expected to enter Parliament for the first time.Read More


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