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Senate Bill Leaves Key Problems With Health Care System Unresolved

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 7:13am

We asked top health care experts to tell us America's biggest health care problems. Then we asked: Does the current Republican plan fix them? For the most part, the answer was no.

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True Or False: Canadian Woman Misses Out On Banana Bread?

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 7:05am

A Canadian woman died at the age of 87 — saying her failure to make banana bread was her great regret.

Songs We Love: Phat Lip, 'Stranger's Love'

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 7:00am

The new single from South Carolina musician Kelly Jo Ramirez's project is an infectious break-up song with Latin rhythms and pop harmonies. "I wanted to show the spectrum of Latino sound," she says.

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We May See Color So We Can Understand Each Other

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 5:54am

Blogger Alva Noë explores a study on vision finding that the narrow separation of bandwidth sensitivities of long- and medium-wave cones may be the best way for us to discriminate facial hues.

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World Cafe Nashville: Lillie Mae

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 5:00am

Though still in her 20s, the fiddler and singer-songwriter has been plying her trade in Nashville for a decade and a half. She talks singing with her siblings and her Jack White-produced solo debut.

(Image credit: Laura Partain/Courtesy of the artist)




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