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Pushing Back The Health Care Mandate

Last week the Obama administration announced a delay in the implementation of a key provision of the Affordable Care Act. Business owners with at least 50 employees will not be required to offer health insurance until 2015, a one-year delay that the administration says will give employers time to implement complex provisions of the law. The move has provided fuel for critics of the health care mandate, who say this is further proof the law is unworkable. We explore which other provisions of the law are affected, and what it means for consumers.

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A Grisly, Humorous Dissection Of Morality In 'Anatomy Theatre'

It was once thought that evil resided inside the body. So murderers were dissected to find it. That macabre practice is the subject of a dark but funny new opera, "Anatomy Theatre."
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Can Arnold Schwarzenegger Persuade China To Eat Less Meat?

Like the U.S., China is battling obesity and climate change. So it's urging citizens to eat less meat — and spreading the word with public service ads featuring Hollywood stars.
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Trump Lags Behind Clinton In 'Ground Game' Support

When running for office, you need a good "ground game." Some say Trump lacks what's needed to get out the vote. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Rob Jesmer, formerly with the RNC, about what that means.
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President Obama Acknowledges 'Brexit' To Silicon Valley Crowd

President Obama delivered a speech Friday at Stanford University, and remarked on the Brexit vote in front of a crowd of young, tech-forward, pro-globalization attendees from 170 countries.

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