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An Opponent's View On Supreme Court's Health Care Ruling

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 10:30am

The court's ruling on Obamacare subsidies gives President Obama a win with his signature health care law. David Greene speaks with the Cato Institute's Michael Cannon, who opposes the law.

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Breaking Down The Supreme Court Ruling On Obamacare Subsidies

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 10:19am

On Thursday, the Supreme Court upheld the nationwide availability of tax subsidies under the Affordable Care Act. For details on the ruling, Renee Montagne speaks with Nina Totenberg and Mara Liasson.

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In Win For White House, Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Subsidies Nationwide

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 9:48am

U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to uphold the nationwide availability of tax subsidies that are crucial to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

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Flamingo Gets A New Leg; Goldfish Gone Wild

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 6:21am

When a pink flamingo in Brazil lost its leg, zookeepers got it a prosthetic leg. In Alberta, Canada, don't flush your goldfish down the toilet — they're multiplying in storm ponds.

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Cleveland Indians Manager Is A Big Fan Of Popsicles

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 6:10am

Terry Francona told MLB.com that he's surrounded by them. He recently ate 17 of the frozen treats — but that he woke up later that night feeling sick to his stomach.

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The Dutch Ruling On Climate Change That Could Have A Global Impact

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 4:09am

A Dutch court hands environmentalists a big victory with potential global repercussions, ordering the government to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent.

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David Rohde Details Taliban Kidnapping In 'A Rope And A Prayer'

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 4:09am

The Obama administration is changing its policy about negotiating with people who hold Americans hostage.Renee Montagne talks to David Rohde, a journalist who was held by the Taliban for months.

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Dutch Court Issues Landmark Climate Change Ruling

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 4:09am

A Dutch court hands environmentalists a sweeping victory with potential global repercussions, ordering the government to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent.

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3 Economists Answer This Question: What Keeps You Up At Night?

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 4:09am

Its been seven years since the great financial crisis that nearly took down the global economy. Our Planet Money team wondered what the next big mess might be. So they asked three economists: what keeps them up at night.

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Business Groups Win After Senate Passes Fast-Tract Trade Bill

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 4:09am

The Senate has passed fast-track trade authority — completing congressional action, and the measure now goes to the president. The only thing left to vote on is a measure providing federal aid to workers affected by international trade, which the Senate has approved and the House is expected to vote on Thursday. Approval of the fast-track negotiating authority for the president was a big win for business groups.

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Millenials Now Out Number Baby Boomers, Census Bureau Says

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 4:09am

Americans born between 1982 and 2000, known as Millennials, now comprise one quarter of the country's population. Their numbers are strong and far more diverse. At 83.1 million, Millennials outnumber the 75.4 million Baby Boomers.

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Gun Control May Gain More Traction In 2016 Presidential Campaign

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 4:09am

Renee Montagne talks to Robert Spitzer, author of "The Politics of Gun Control," about Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Martin O'Malley calling for tighter gun regulations after the Charleston shootings.

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Announces GOP Presidential Bid

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 4:09am

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is the latest Republican to seek the GOP's presidential nomination. Jindal is seen as both a fiscal and social conservative so he'll have to appeal to some of the same voters that might be inclined to vote for Texas Senator Ted Cruz or Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker.

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California Reissues Classic Black License Plates

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 4:09am

Renee Montagne and David Greene report California is re-introducing its classic black and gold license plates. The plates — long coveted by car collectors — went out of production in 1969.

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Migrants Find European Land Trek As Treacherous As Mediterranean Voyage

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 4:09am

As EU leaders meet on the migrant crisis, we hear how the tiny Balkan state of Macedonia is now a popular route into Europe. Desperate refugees walk along railroad tracks that has proved deadly.

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2nd Prison Worker Arrested In Connection With Helping Escaped Inmates

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 4:09am

Authorities in New York State says Gene Palmer, a veteran corrections officer, is accused of providing illegal contraband to the inmates and also with tampering with evidence.

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Bible Study Resumes At Emanuel AME Church 1 Week After Massacre

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 4:09am

Members of the bible study gathered Wednesday night in the same room where 21-year-old Dylann Roof allegedly opened fire one week ago killing 9 people. The first two funerals are held Thursday.

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Classic Of Black Cinema, 'Cooley High,' Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 4:09am

Amid the blaxploitation craze, "Cooley High" showed a slice of urban life rarely seen on the big screen. It was a bittersweet coming-of-age story set in the notorious Cabrini-Green housing project.

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For Online Video Stars, YouTube Is No Longer The Only Stage

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 4:02am

Online video is such a huge and lucrative market that a lot of companies are trying to lure some of the biggest stars away from the current king of medium — YouTube.

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Teens Make Film In Broken English To Explain Why They'll Fail English

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 3:49am

Three high schoolers in Zanzibar have won a prize for a film tackling a fierce debate in African classrooms: Should the teacher instruct in English or the mother tongue?

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