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Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has opposed all of the Republican leadership's efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act, including the latest attempt, the Graham-Cassidy bill.
Sept. 20, 2017
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks to Domingo Cruz Vivaldi, an administrator at the San Jorge Children's Hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico as Hurricane Maria's trajectory is affecting the island.
Sept. 20, 2017
Rescue workers are battling a mountain of concrete and time to find dozens of children buried under the rubble of a collapsed school in central Mexico following a 7.1 magnitude earthquake.
Sept. 20, 2017
Former boxing world champion Jake LaMotta has died at 95. His colorful life was the subject of a book and an Academy Award winning movie, Raging Bull.
Sept. 20, 2017
Camiella Williams is an anti-violence advocate, who works hard to teach people other ways of dealing with problems, but she's lost more than two dozen friends and family members to Chicago's gun violence in recent years.
Sept. 20, 2017
Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel credits good healthcare to saving the life of his newborn son. That led Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), a medical doctor, to say that any replacement of the Affordable Care Act should pass "The Jimmy Kimmel Test." Now, Kimmel says Cassidy has fallen short of that with his new bill being considered by Congress.
Sept. 20, 2017
Less than a month after Hurricane Irma hit, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are dealing with another storm as Hurricane Maria barrels through the region.
Sept. 20, 2017
Since last Friday, when a judge acquitted a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black motorist demonstrators have gathered in St. Louis to protest police tactics.
Sept. 20, 2017
Boeing has been one of the big winners with the Iran nuclear deal with two deals worth roughly $20 billion with Iranian airlines. This could be in jeopardy if President Trump does not certify Iran's compliance with the accord.
Sept. 20, 2017
The elementary school partly collapsed during Tuesday's earthquake, burying both students and teachers. In the aftermath, rescue workers and volunteers have struggled to save lives and preserve hope.
Sept. 20, 2017
The Federal Reserve in October will begin unwinding the extraordinary stimulus it used to battle the Great Recession. That means that over the long run, rates on car loans and mortgages could go up.
Sept. 20, 2017
Spain considers the Catalonian referendum, set for Oct. 1, to be illegal. Spanish police raided government offices and detained at least a dozen separatist leaders, prompting street protests.
Sept. 20, 2017
Syrian troops and allied militias are locked in a race against U.S.-backed rebels for control of an oil-rich province that will give whoever governs it greater influence in the country's civil war.
Sept. 20, 2017
Researchers disabled a gene that they think helps determine which human embryos will develop normally. The technique they used is controversial because it could be used to change babies' DNA.
Sept. 20, 2017
Marla Leaf says she wasn't speeding, but a speed camera says she was. She argues her rights were violated because Cedar Rapids delegated police powers to the private company maintaining the cameras.
Sept. 20, 2017
Danielle Allen's memoir centers on her cousin Michael, who was sentenced to a long prison term for carjacking when he was 15. Three years after his release, he was found shot to death in a parked car.
Sept. 20, 2017
The members of the winning team, who met at Rutgers University, piloted a transportation service aimed at the refugees in the world's largest slum.
Sept. 20, 2017
After GOP Sen. Bill Cassidy invoked the late-night host's name, Kimmel went after him and the Republican health care bill, pulling it apart point-by-point for an audience that might not normally care.
Sept. 20, 2017
Voter turnout was up among college students by more than the nation as a whole in the last election, a Tufts University report says. But that turnout varied greatly across different types of colleges.
Sept. 20, 2017
A magnitude 7.1 earthquake ravaged Central Mexico on Tuesday, leaving victims across Mexico City and five states. Rescue workers dug through the night to find signs of life amid the debris.
Sept. 20, 2017

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