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Open Season For Federal Health Plans

More than 8 million federal workers and their families have two more weeks to choose a health insurance program, a process known as "open season." The 50-year-old ritual, which offers more than 250 health plans, is a bright spot for a federal government still struggling to fix glitches in its HealthCare.gov marketplace. We explore what’s new in federal health plans, how consumers can save money and what non-government workers sorting through health exchanges and their own private sector open enrollment periods can learn from "open season."

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'Neither Snow Nor Rain' Celebrates History Of U.S. Postal Service

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with author Devin Leonard whose new book, Neither Snow Nor Rain, celebrates the history of the U.S. Postal Service.
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How Starbucks Got Tangled Up In LA's Homelessness Crisis

There are 44,000 people living on the streets in and around L.A. With no other place to go, many end up at a Starbucks — to the consternation of some employees.
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In Indiana, Donald Trump Looks To Cement Path To GOP Nomination

Voters in Indiana are at the polls Tuesday in a presidential primary that could largely determine the outcome of the GOP race, while Bernie Sanders fights on to influence Democrats.
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Google And Fiat Chrysler Partner To Make Self-Driving Minivans

This is the first time Google has worked directly with an automaker to integrate its self-driving technology into a passenger vehicle, the companies said in a joint statement.

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