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What Does Failed Repeal Of Affordable Care Act Mean For Current Health Care Law?

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 4:56pm

House Republicans have backed away from the American Health Care Act. Mary Agnes Carey, senior correspondent at Kaiser Health News, breaks down what this means for the current health care law

Brain Tumor Defense For Jewish Center Bomb Threat Suspect Recalls 1991 Murder Trial

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 4:56pm

Ken Davis's book, "The Brain Defense," looks at the murder trial of Herbert Weinstein, in which lawyers argued that Weinstein was not guilty of killing his wife, because he had a brain tumor.

Howard University's Aims To Build Silicon Valley Pipeline Of Black Software Engineers

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 4:56pm

The historically black university in Washington, D.C., is sending computer science students to study at Google's headquarters in California, as part of an effort called Howard West.

Immigrants Fear Data Collected Under DACA Could Give Government Deportation Power

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 4:56pm

Amid mixed messages, a half-million young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children are in jeopardy of losing their protected status under President Trump's administration.

Barbershop: ACA Repeal Failure, Russian Interference Investigation

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 4:56pm

Political analyst Ken Rudin, Jennifer Rubin of the Washington Post's Right Turn Blog, and NPR political editor Domenico Montanaro discuss the newsy week.

VP Pence On Obamacare Repeal Failure: 'Congress Just Wasn't Ready'

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 4:11pm

The Vice President was in West Virginia a day after the GOP's Affordable Care Act repeal efforts were scrapped. He joked that maybe some WWE superstars were needed on Capitol Hill.

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Oops... PAC Runs TV Ads Thanking Some Republicans For Repealing Obamacare

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 12:41pm

Hours after the GOP-led efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act collapsed, a conservative-leaning group ran ads giving kudos to some members for keeping their promise to replace the health care law.

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Los Angeles Health Clinic 'A Microcosm' Of The Nation's Anxieties

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 12:00pm

A South LA clinic started by Muslim doctors and students has served mostly low-income Latino and African-American patients for 20 years. Staff and patients now say they worry about their future.

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U.S. Investigating Whether Its Mosul Airstrikes Caused Mass Civilian Casualties

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 11:16am

As many as 200 civilians were reported killed in western Mosul, where a US-led coalition is fighting ISIS. It's not clear whether the rules of engagement have changed.

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Sat, 03/25/2017 - 10:44am

Our panelists predict what new home remedy will be created in response to the new health care bill.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 10:44am

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.


Sat, 03/25/2017 - 10:44am

Bill reads three news-related limericks...The Purrfect Scent, Lunges At the Lourve, Date Bait

Panel Round Two

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 10:44am

More questions for the panel...F-Rated!

Bluff The Listener

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 10:44am

Our panelists tell three stories about a snake joining the workforce, only one of which is true.

Panel Round One

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 10:44am

Our panelists answer questions about the week's news....Score!

Who's Bill This Time

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 10:44am

Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week's news...King Of The Hill, TrumpCares, Bored Game

Not My Job: Country Singer Charley Pride Gets Quizzed On Shame

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 10:44am

Charley Pride, one of the first African-American stars in country music, has sold more records for RCA than anyone not named Elvis Presley.

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Gorsuch Confirmation Hearings End And The Political Games Begin

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 9:13am

The Senate Republicans have the vote and clout to ensure Judge Neil Gorsuch is confirmed as Supreme Court justice. The only question is, how are the Democrats going to play their final losing cards.

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NPR News Nuggets: Butter Aficionados, Iguana Interference & 12 Flight Tips

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 9:04am

Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.

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What Failure On Obamacare Repeal Means For Tax Reform

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 8:18am

President Trump is eager to put the health care debacle behind him and focus on tax reform, but the failure to repeal the Affordable Care Act could handicap that effort.

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