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Breaking Down The Supreme Court Ruling On Obamacare Subsidies

Thu, 2015-06-25 07:19

On Thursday, the Supreme Court upheld the nationwide availability of tax subsidies under the Affordable Care Act. For details on the ruling, Renee Montagne speaks with Nina Totenberg and Mara Liasson.

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Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Subsidies

Thu, 2015-06-25 06:52

The 6-3 ruling halted a challenge that would have eliminated health insurance subsidies in at least 34 states for individuals and families buying coverage through the federal government's marketplace.

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In Win For White House, Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Subsidies Nationwide

Thu, 2015-06-25 06:48

U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to uphold the nationwide availability of tax subsidies that are crucial to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

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A Toast To Butter Sculpture, The Art That Melts The Hearts Of The Masses

Thu, 2015-06-25 06:39

Once the province of nobles, food sculptures became the art of the people in America. Nowhere is this truer than the butter sculpture, a form that is at once familiar and impressive.

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'Stealthy' Giant Rhea Eludes Police In U.K.

Thu, 2015-06-25 06:33

The ostrich-like bird, native to South America, escaped from a farm in Nottinghamshire last week.

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Supreme Court Rules Obamacare Subsidies Are Legal

Thu, 2015-06-25 06:14

The subsidies are crucial to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama's signature achievement.

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Most Dialysis Patients Aren't Receiving The Best Treatment

Thu, 2015-06-25 06:03

More than 75 percent of new dialysis patients are at a higher risk of infection, blood clots and death because they aren't being prepared the best way for connection to blood-cleaning machines.

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ISIS Launches Push To Retake Border Town Of Kobani

Thu, 2015-06-25 05:04

The battle began with one or more car bombs set off inside the Syrian city. There are unconfirmed reports that Islamic State fighters hid themselves among refugees flooding into Kobani.

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Funerals Begin For Those Slain At Emanuel AME Church

Thu, 2015-06-25 04:28

Both the Rev. Sharonda Singleton, 45, and Ethel Lance, 71, were integral members of Emanuel African Methodist Church.

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Dixie's Long Journey From Democratic Stronghold To Republican Redoubt

Thu, 2015-06-25 03:03

Many a great-granddaddy buried in rebel gray has been rolling over in his grave for some years now.

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Thousands Of Cab Drivers Clog France's Roads To Protest Uber

Thu, 2015-06-25 03:03

Some 2,800 taxi drivers are reportedly taking part in the protest, as taxi drivers form virtual blockades around airports and key train stations.

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2nd Prison Worker Arrested In Connection With Helping Escaped Killers

Thu, 2015-06-25 01:09

Authorities say veteran corrections officer Gene Palmer is accused of providing illegal contraband to the inmates. Civilian prison worker Joyce Mitchell has also been charged with aiding the men.

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For Online Video Stars, YouTube Is No Longer The Only Stage

Thu, 2015-06-25 01:02

Online video is such a huge and lucrative market that a lot of companies are trying to lure some of the biggest stars away from the current king of medium — YouTube.

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Teens Make Film In Broken English To Explain Why They'll Fail English

Thu, 2015-06-25 00:49

Three high schoolers in Zanzibar have won a prize for a film tackling a fierce debate in African classrooms: Should the teacher instruct in English or the mother tongue?

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As Flags Drop, Scrutiny Turns To Memorials To Confederacy And Its Dead

Thu, 2015-06-25 00:38

Dozens, if not hundreds of Confederate memorials dot the South and beyond. Even in Union state Missouri, two memorials have become flash points.

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2nd Prison Worker Arrested In Connection With N.Y. Inmates' Escape

Wed, 2015-06-24 20:52

A prison guard who delivered frozen meat with tools hidden inside to 2 inmates before they escaped was arrested on Wednesday. Employee Joyce Mitchell also has been charged with helping them escape.

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Bobby Jindal Puts His Kids On Hidden Camera

Wed, 2015-06-24 16:13

The Bobby Jindal for President campaign got off to an awkward start, with this must-see video.

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'You're In My House': Obama Shuts Down Heckler At White House

Wed, 2015-06-24 15:43

A pro-immigration advocate repeatedly interrupted the president during an event on same-sex marriage in the East Room of the White House. She was escorted out.

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New York Agency Says Whole Foods Overcharged Customers In City

Wed, 2015-06-24 15:20

Overcharging ranged from 80 cents for a package of pecan panko to $14.84 for a package of coconut shrimp, the Department of Consumer Affairs said. Whole Foods called the allegations "overreaching."

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Bernie Sanders Walks A Fine Line On Gun Control

Wed, 2015-06-24 14:48

"I think that urban America has got to respect what rural America is about, where 99 percent of the people in my state who hunt are law-abiding people," the 2016 hopeful told NPR's David Greene.

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