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National Museum Of African American History And Culture Celebrates 1 Year

2 hours 33 min ago

Thousands of people flock to the museum each day, making it one of the most popular Smithsonian destinations in the nation's capital.

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What's Next For The Affordable Care Act?

3 hours 24 min ago

Julie Rover, chief Washington Correspondent for Kaiser Health News, talks about the state of health care in the U.S. today, and how it could move forward.

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A Canadian Doctor Explains How Her Country's Single-Payer Health Care System Works

3 hours 24 min ago

The idea of a single-payer health care system has gained traction among some Americans and Democrats. Dr. Danielle Martin explains how Canada's single-payer health care system works in her country.

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Kurds Expected To Vote Overwhelmingly In Favor Of Separating From Iraq

3 hours 24 min ago

Iraq's Kurdistan region is scheduled to hold a referendum on independence on Monday, despite warnings from the U.S., the U.N. and neighboring countries.

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Angela Merkel Wins German Election, But Right-Wing Party Gains Seats In Parliament

3 hours 24 min ago

Exit polls from Germany show Chancellor Angela Merkel winning another term, but her party did not do as well as expected — and a right-wing party won seats in Parliament for the first time.

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African-American History Museum Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

3 hours 24 min ago

Lonnie Bunch, executive director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American Art and Culture, shares his thoughts on the past year as the museum celebrates one year on the National Mall.

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Across The Nation, NFL Teams Take A Knee In Protest Of President's Comments

3 hours 24 min ago

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with ESPN sports commentator Kevin Blackistone and Robert Costa, a political writer at The Washington Post, about the latest mix of sports and politics.

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A Look At How The Graham-Cassidy Bill Would Affect Kansas

3 hours 24 min ago

Kansas Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer, who is also a physician, speaks to NPR's Michel Martin about his support for the latest health care bill that aims to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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Republicans Left With 1 Week To Pass Health Care Bill Without Democrat Votes

3 hours 24 min ago

The future of the latest Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act remains in question after two Republican senators have come out firmly against it, as others remain doubtful.

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1 Killed In Church Shooting Outside Nashville

5 hours 24 min ago

Police say one person is dead and seven others, including the suspect, were wounded at a church outside of Nashville on Sunday.

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Right-Wing Party Makes Strong Showing in German Elections

5 hours 48 min ago

Early poll results from Sunday's vote show the AfD had the best showing for a far-right party in decades, taking third place.

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Angela Merkel Wins Mandate For 4th Term Despite Diluted Support

6 hours 37 min ago

Preliminary results show German voters gave Chancellor Angela Merkel a mandate for a fourth term, but with far fewer votes than needed for her to govern without forming a coalition.

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U.S.-North Korea Discord Goes Beyond Discourse To A Show Of Military Force

7 hours 41 min ago

North Korea's foreign minister referred to Pyongyang's "nuclear hammer of justice," when he spoke at the U.N. Saturday, the same day the U.S. flew bombers near North Korean shores.

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Katharine Hepburn's Brownies: A Recipe For Home-Wrecking?

Sun, 2017-09-24 20:58

Two years ago in The New York Times' food section, Sydne Newberry commented on this recipe — and the bittersweet end to her marriage. The comment went on to become Internet legend.

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The Russia Investigations: Bad Week For Manafort, Social Networks In The Hot Seat

Sun, 2017-09-24 19:00

Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is in the special counsel's crosshairs. Facebook and Twitter are under the interrogation lights. Here's a look back at the past week in the Russia imbroglio.

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Goodbye, For Now, To A Vital Source For Native American News

Sun, 2017-09-24 18:01

Indian Country Today Media Network announced it would "cease active operations." That leaves a big hole in news coverage by, and about, Native Americans.

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Biggest Flash Points In The Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill

Sun, 2017-09-24 18:00

The bill would make big changes to the nation's health care system by rolling back key requirements of Obamacare, including that insurers not charge more to people with pre-existing conditions.

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Transgender Hockey Player Postpones Hormone Treatment To Keep Playing

Sun, 2017-09-24 17:00

Sports leagues have struggled with how to define gender when it comes to deciding who can play. Pro hockey player Harrison Browne has decided to postpone hormone therapy for one more year on the ice.

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PHOTOS: A 4-Year Mission To Present A New Vision Of Beauty

Sun, 2017-09-24 16:52

Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc spent four years making portraits of women around the world. "In the end, I think beauty just means just being yourself," she says.

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Trump Embroiled In 2 Controversies About Professional Sports, Race And Culture

Sun, 2017-09-24 13:34

In remarks Friday night in Alabama, Trump took issue with NFL players who have knelt in protest during the national anthem. And on Twitter Saturday, he targeted Stephen Curry of the NBA.

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