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7 Things To Watch In The GOP's American Health Care Act

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 10:11am

The Republican proposal preserves popular items from Obama's health law, including letting young adults stay on their parents' plan until age 26. But it shrinks financial aid for low-income Americans.

Report: Environmental Hazards Kill 1.7 Million Kids Under 5 Each Year

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 10:09am

Indoor and outdoor air pollution is one of the most extreme threats to children's health — and is on the rise, according to the World Health Organization reports.

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GOP Leaders Begin To Pitch Health Bill, Facing Skeptics In Both Parties

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 10:04am

Two House committees will take up the replacement plan for the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday, but many in the rank and file have doubts.

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First Watch: Sigrid, 'Don't Kill My Vibe'

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 9:29am

A debut song from this 20-year-old Norwegian pop singer is a kiss-off song that works for everything, from workmates to lovers and everyday frustrations.

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Listen: Fleet Foxes Returns With New Song And Album Details

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 9:19am

The band's frontman Robin Pecknold announced the song on his Instagram account.

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New Orleans Can Remove Confederate Statues, Federal Appeals Court Says

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 9:15am

"There may have been a time when that monument reflected who we were as a city, but times change. And so do we," Mayor Mitch Landrieu said when he announced the plan.

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Songs We Love: Trapo, 'Speed'

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 8:59am

At 19, the Wisconsin rapper has already developed a distinct songwriting voice to go with a sonic palette that's instantly, identifiably his.

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