NPR's Joe Palca is working on a new beat we're calling Joe's Big Idea. The idea is to explore the minds and motivations of scientists and inventors. He talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about what he's learned in his first year on the beat.
One month into this year's enrollement period, 61,000 Marylanders have signed up for private health insurance through the state's health exchange. That's nearly five times the number of enrollments during the first 30 days of the program's troubled launch last year.
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