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April 21, 2014 | NPR · More than 200 people remain missing after the ferry capsized last week. One family was told their daughter was dead instead of missing. It turns out authorities had confused her for another girl.
 
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April 21, 2014 | NPR · The U.S. mainland's only Asian-majority congressional district sits in California's Silicon Valley, where two Indian-American candidates are trying to oust Japanese-American Congressman Mike Honda.
 
April 21, 2014 | NPR · Hamid Mir, one of Pakistan's most famous journalists, was shot and wounded by gunmen as he was driving down a busy street in Karachi. It's the second such attack this month on a journalist.
 

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April 20, 2014 | NPR · California farmers produce an enormous proportion of American produce, but the state is now experiencing a record-breaking drought that is being felt throughout the U.S.
 
April 20, 2014 | NPR · It's been a grim Easter Sunday in South Korea as the death toll continues to rise from the ferry disaster that left nearly 300 passengers, many of them high school students, dead or missing.
 
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April 20, 2014 | WBUR · Newlyweds Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes each lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. Rescue the assistance dog helps fetch keys and push buttons, bringing warmth and joy as the couple recovers.
 

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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 11, 2014 — The administration says 940,000 people signed up in February for a total enrollment of 4.2 million. The White House is hoping for 6 million by the end of this month.
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Oct 29, 2013 — As Republicans slam the messy rollout of HealthCare.gov, Democrats in conservative states could score political points by supporting an extension of the open enrollment period.
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Sep 17, 2013 — More Americans had health coverage last year, according to a Census Bureau report. More people qualified for Medicare, including adults under 65 who became eligible for coverage because they are disabled.
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Aug 6, 2012 — If the London Olympics opening ceremony's tribute to the National Health Service is any indication, Brits are pleased with their health care system. But what would greet an American at a hospital in the U.K.?
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Jun 18, 2012 — Thursday is the next day when we may hear how the justices rule on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act — better known as the health care overhaul enacted in 2010.
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Jun 11, 2012 — If you're looking to get your mind ready for the news before it's released, we've got some suggested links.
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Apr 2, 2012 — If the Supreme Court decides in June to throw out the healthcare law, will President Obama target the Court during his re-election campaign?
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Dec 15, 2010 — In our first hour Talk of the Nation: the political junkie's year in review.  In our second hour, the principles of neurotheology, and what's next for the healthcare law after a court rules it unconstitutional.
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