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April 24, 2014 | NPR · Hundreds of civilians have been massacred in the South Sudan town of Bentiu. For more, Steve Inskeep talks to Andrew Green, the South Sudan bureau chief for the Voice of America.
 
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April 21, 2014 | NPR · Last year a scientist said he'd found a new form of botulinum toxin, and was keeping details secret to keep the recipe from terrorists. But other science and public health labs were shut out, too.
 
April 23, 2014 | NPR · Pharmaceutical companies are suddenly trading entire divisions the way sports teams swap players. Glaxo, Novartis and Ely Lily are all involved in a complicated deal announced Tuesday, and so far this year, five deals exceeding $2 billion have been announced. What's driving the deal-making?
 
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April 23, 2014 | NPR · For decades, a mysterious quacking "bio-duck" has been heard roaming the waters of the Southern Ocean. Now scientists say the source is a whale.
 

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April 19, 2014 | NPR · The search continues for hundreds of people, mostly students, who were on board a South Korean ferry when it sank this week. Correspondent Anthony Kuhn shares the latest with NPR's Wade Goodwyn.
 

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April 20, 2014 | NPR · Monday is the 2014 Boston Marathon. Security will be tight, and this year's race will be an emotional event that will be about more than who wins.
 

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Mar 4, 2014 — Over 15,000 births have taken place at birthing centers, and the number is growing. But there are no coverage guarantees despite provisions that prohibit discrimination against health care providers.
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Feb 10, 2014 — In the second delay for medium-size businesses under the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration says firms with 50-99 workers now have until Jan. 1, 2016, to provide health insurance. Larger companies must offer the coverage in 2015.
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Nov 1, 2013 — A federal appeals court has sided with the Catholic owners of a business who fought a requirement in the 2010 health care law that employers provide insurance coverage for birth control. Federal courts have been split on the issue, which many expect to head to the Supreme Court.
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Oct 24, 2013 — Republicans are framing their central question about the troubled Affordable Care Act website this way: Are White House officials clueless or are they liars? A Democratic lawmaker, meanwhile, accuses the GOP of holding a "monkey court."
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Jul 18, 2012 — Some conservative scholars think they may have discovered a flaw that could send the law back to court, or at least cause some big problems for its implementation.
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Jul 1, 2012 — A new study says 13 congressional Democrats lost their seats in 2010 chiefly because they voted for the health care law. Today, they says they're pleased with the Supreme Court's move to uphold it. But will that help some of them regain their seats?
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Jun 29, 2012 — Back when President Obama was urging Congress to pass his health care law, he rejected claims that the penalty for not obtaining insurance would amount to a tax. On Thursday, Chief Justice John Roberts begged to differ — while using the tax classification to save the law. And Republicans pounced.
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Jun 29, 2012 — Thursday's ruling on the controversial health care law showed that perhaps it's best not to pay too much attention to how smoothly oral arguments go, or to the legal prognosticators who try to predict the outcomes.
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Jun 28, 2012 — CNN and Fox mistakenly report the Supreme Court overturns the Affordable Care Act for a few minutes this morning, until correcting themselves.
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Jun 25, 2012 — The high court upheld the part of the law that asked police to check the immigration status of those stopped for another violation.
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