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July 31, 2014 | NPR · Tens of thousands of displaced Gazans face skyrocketing prices for limited water supplies, and severely disrupted electricity service. As well, long lines are developing for staples like bread.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Christian Science Monitor reporter Christa Case Bryant tells Renee Montagne why the Israeli army is finding Hamas a more formidable foe now than during the 2009 war.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Oklahoma is experiencing more earthquakes, and some scientists say they're caused by wastewater disposal wells. Linda Wertheimer learns more from energy reporter Joe Wertz of StateImpact Oklahoma.
 

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July 30, 2014 | NPR · An explosion rocked a crowded Gaza market during what was expected to be a lull in the fighting. Earlier in the day a United Nations school was hit by what U.N. officials say was Israeli artillery fire, killing at least 15 people. Meanwhile, rocket fire from Gaza continues to be fired into Israel.
 
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July 30, 2014 | NPR · Hamas militants are using tunnels in and out of Gaza to strike inside Israel. Israelis are questioning how the tunnels grew to be so complex and why the military hasn't been able to shut them down.
 
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July 30, 2014 | NPR · A food blogger says dozens of distilleries are buying rye whiskey from a factory in Indiana and using it in bottles labeled "artisan."
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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The Affordable Care Act, Explained

Oct 11, 2013 — Shopping for health insurance is getting easier in some ways, and more confusing in others. Here's everything you need to know about how the new exchanges work.
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Oct 11, 2013 — Companies large and small face new choices when it comes to offering workers health insurance. Here's a breakdown.
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Oct 11, 2013 — Obamacare was primarily directed at young populations. Still, there are some changes for Medicare and new options for some retirees. Here's what they are.
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Oct 11, 2013 — Some of Obamacare's biggest changes were directed at 20-somethings and other young adults who've gone without health insurance. Here's what those changes are.
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Oct 11, 2013 — The requirement to have health insurance becomes law in 2014 — but there's some fine print. Here are answers to some common questions.
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Oct 11, 2013 — In about half of the states, more people than ever will qualify for Medicaid. In the other half, coverage remains difficult for many to come by.
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Sep 30, 2013 — Many people aren't sure if they'll qualify for subsidized insurance. Many also don't know how much insurance might cost them. Information about premiums is now available in most places, and here's a tool to make use of it.
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Feb 17, 2014 — It's getting easier to cancel a health insurance policy if you get a new job or have other life changes. And new parents can buy coverage for the baby after he or she is born. But there are exceptions to many rules in the Affordable Care Act, so it's worth checking out how they affect you.
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Feb 4, 2014 — Drugmakers have been criticized for cost-sharing assistance programs that encourage patients to use brand-name drugs instead of cheaper, generic alternatives. The federal government has frowned on the help, but there are expensive medicines for cancer and rheumatoid arthritis that don't have generic equivalents.
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Dec 18, 2013 — What questions do you have about the new national health care law known as Obamacare? Use NPR's interactive guide to answer them.
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