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White House Pushes For Fast-Track Trade Authority

On Tuesday, a Senate panel will hear debate on whether to give the president fast-track authority to negotiate a sweeping trade deal. The trade push has scrambled the usual political alignments.
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ISIS' Peer-To-Peer Recruiting Style Concerns U.S. Authorities

Federal authorities in Minnesota announced that six young Somali-Americans had been arrested for attempting to travel to Syria to join the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS.
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What's At Stake If Supreme Court Eliminates Your Obamacare Subsidy

Each state has its own stories. In Louisiana, nearly 200,000 people signed up for health insurance through HealthCare.gov, and about 90 percent now get subsidies. What if that help goes away?
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Solar Power Makes Electricity More Accessible On Navajo Reservation

The panels, funded by government grants, are helping thousands of tribal residents take advantage of the everyday luxuries enjoyed by other Americans — like turning on lights or storing food.
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Construction Of Giant Telescope In Hawaii Draws Natives' Ire

In Hawaii, a battle is going on over the future of a mountaintop. Native Hawaiians say it's sacred ground, but astronomers say it's the best place in the world to build an 18-story telescope.
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At 50 Years Old, The Challenge To Keep Up With Moore's Law

Gordon Moore's observation on the exponential improvement in hardware has pushed computers to be faster, smaller and cheaper. But there may be a point where tech advancements outpace the theory.
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Federal Panel Revisits Contested Recommendation On Mammograms

In 2009, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said the benefits of mammograms for women under 50 were small at best. A firestorm ensued. Now the organization is back with the same message.
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Indiana Governor Extends Public Health Emergency To Fight HIV Outbreak

NPR's Melissa Block talks with Beth Meyerson of the Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention at Indiana University about the nearly 130 confirmed HIV cases, which are linked to injection drug use.
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Alex Rodriguez Closes In On 660 Homerun Record Set By Willie Mays

NPR's Melissa Block talks with Mark Feinsand, Yankees beat writer with the New York Daily News, about Alex Rodriguez's game this year and how he is expected to surpass Willie Mays' 660 homerun record.
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BuzzFeed Under Fire After Deleting Stories Critical Of Its Advertisers

BuzzFeed is facing criticism after acknowledging that it deleted some posts because they criticized its advertisers.

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