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An overhaul of Medicare must be part of efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, according to House Speaker Paul Ryan. His plan would ask insurers to sell Medicare policies on exchanges.
Nov. 26, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon talks with the AP's Michael Weissenstein in Havana about reaction there following the death of Fidel Castro.
Nov. 26, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Howard Bryant of ESPN about major figures in Cuban sports and the potential expiration of Major League Baseball's collective bargaining agreement.
Nov. 26, 2016
Haitians voted for a new president this week and are hoping the winner can help speed the recovery. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Reuters correspondent Makini Brice.
Nov. 26, 2016
Women call the shots among the Mosuo people of southwest China. However, things are changing. Tourism has helped them escape poverty but also has eroded traditional family structures.
Nov. 26, 2016
British regulators ruled against a commercial featuring actors playing a catchy rhythm on a can of baked beans and encouraging viewers to learn the song themselves. The reasoning? Amateurs might cut themselves playing with open cans.
Nov. 26, 2016
As holiday deliveries from Amazon and other companies start zipping around the country, businesses are considering how driverless vehicles will bring down shipping costs. But what jobs will be lost?
Nov. 26, 2016
The problem with those quiet electric cars and hybrids? They're too quiet. This month rules were finalized requiring automakers to install speakers in cars to emit sounds when rolling at low speeds.
Nov. 26, 2016
The rule would have forced many businesses change how they pay employees. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Paul Pahoresky, a CPA in Cleveland.
Nov. 26, 2016
NPR's Susan Stamberg is notorious for sharing her cranberry relish recipe on the air before Thanksgiving. But Weekend Edition has gone in search of other favorite recipes from NPR staff.
Nov. 26, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon and Ron Elving discuss the shape of President-elect Donald Trump's administration so far and what priorities he'll likely pursue early on.
Nov. 26, 2016
As President-elect Donald Trump huddles with his transition team in Manhattan, New York's top politicians are fighting Trump on his policies, especially on immigration.
Nov. 26, 2016
The Australian media have been closely following the American presidential election. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Sydney radio host Richard Glover about the perspective from down under.
Nov. 26, 2016
Miami is the home to the largest diaspora of Cuban exiles, who fled their country after Fidel Castro came to power and in the decades since.
Nov. 26, 2016
The Transportation Security Administration has been using social media to answer travelers' questions about what they can bring on commercial planes. Questions like, "Are meatballs allowed in carry-on bags?"
Nov. 26, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon reflects on his time in Castro's Cuba and how its people struggled to persevere while under the rule of its dictator.
Nov. 26, 2016
Jack London died 100 years ago this week, worn out from drink, disease and overwork — but he left behind a prolific body of work that considers the vast scope of human experience and suffering.
Nov. 26, 2016
Iraqi forces recently drove the Islamic State from the ancient site of Nimrud. But during its stay, the extremist shattered freizes, leaving cuneiform texts strewn around the desert.
Nov. 26, 2016
The polarizing leader, who took power in the Cuban revolution in 1959, died on Friday, after years of poor health.
Nov. 26, 2016
When the issue is absent from textbooks, says one researcher, it's also absent from classroom discussion.
Nov. 26, 2016

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