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U.K. Secretary Of State For Health Jeremy Hunt

The American health care sector is very different from the National Health Service, the universal, government-run system available to British citizens. But both countries are embracing information technology as a tool to empower patients and improve outcomes. Kojo chats with U.K. Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt about the challenges facing the NHS and why countries around the world are watching the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in the United States.

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Colombia's La Momposina Sings A Tangled Social History

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Obama To Detail Tougher Plan To Fight Climate Change

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Despite Host Controversy, Amazon Takes A Chance On 'Top Gear'

The trio that made Top Gear the world's biggest car show will return to the small screen in a new show for Amazon Prime. The BBC canned one of its hosts last year after a fight with a producer.

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