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Before the Affordable Care Act, people with pre-existing conditions often couldn't get health insurance — or paid sky-high premiums. The bill passed by the House last week would let states decide.

President Trump is calling on North Korea to relinquish its nuclear arsenal. History suggests that's unlikely. Only one country has built its own nukes, and then given them up.

When State Attorney Aramis Ayala announced in March that she would no longer seek the death penalty in capital cases, Florida Gov. Scott took away more than 20 murder cases in her jurisdiction.

The rising prevalence and cost of Type 2 diabetes has doctors at Geisinger Health System turning to food as a form of medicine. They're prescribing free, fresh food to low-income patients.

"We're a bunch of tuna crammed into a can and it's miserable," said one traveler. Now, airlines hope they can get past the perception that they put profit over passenger comfort.

A federal appeals court in Richmond, Va., is preparing to hear arguments about the legality of President Trump's revised travel ban. Immigrant advocates argue it discriminates against Muslims.

Washington Post's William Wan talks to NPR's Lakshmi Singh about accusations that Nicole Meyer, sister to senior White House adviser Jared Kushner, used her family ties to peddle business in Beijing.

NPR's Lakshmi Singh talks to Associated Press reporter Danica Coto about how Puerto Ricans are responding to austerity measures meant to address the island's billion-dollar debt.

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló talks about the dire economic situation on the island. Last week it sought a special form of protection from creditors.

Emmanuel Macron,39, has won the presidential runoff in France. NPR's Eleanor Beardsley and Frank Langfitt report on the reaction in Paris and Northern France.

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