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Trump's Private Clubs In Florida Are Seeking Visas For Foreign Workers

NPR | July 20, 2017

President Trump is marking "Made in America" week to promote American labor. At the same time, his two Florida clubs are seeking visas to bring in foreign workers for low-wage jobs.

The Navy Gets Its First Female SEAL Candidate

NPR | July 20, 2017

Along with the SEAL officer candidate, another woman is up for an elite job as a special boat operator, some 18 months after the Pentagon opened front-line combat jobs to women.

Exxon Mobil Sues After Treasury Fines It $2 Million For Alleged Sanctions Violations

NPR | July 20, 2017

The U.S. Treasury is accusing Exxon Mobil of violating sanctions on Russia in a series of deals in May 2014. "What were they thinking?" wonders one of the architects of the sanctions.

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With So Many Obamacare Repeal Options In Play, Confusion Reigns

NPR | July 20, 2017 3:03 p.m.

Congress has been trying to repeal and/or replace the Affordable Care Act for years. Now it's down to the wire, but there are multiple proposals on the Senate's table, and more could be on the way.

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The Side Effect Of That New Malaria Drug? American Jobs

NPR | July 20, 2017 2:30 p.m.

The Trump administration wants to cut the U.S. global health budget. A new study puts a different spin on the spending.

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What's It Really Like To Work In A Prison Goat Milk Farm? We Asked Inmates

NPR | July 20, 2017 2 p.m.

Whole Foods has been forced to stop selling goat cheese made from milk that came from a prison farm, where inmates work for less than a dollar an hour. Yet the inmates themselves aren't complaining.

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GOP Effort To Make Environmental Science 'Transparent' Worries Scientists

NPR | July 20, 2017 1:56 p.m.

There's a push in Congress to rewrite how science gets used in regulation — and that has researchers worried. The industry-backed bill would let business nitpick raw data and ignore valid results.

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John McCain Was Diagnosed With A Glioblastoma, Among The Deadliest Of Cancers

NPR | July 20, 2017 1:56 p.m.

About 12,000 people are diagnosed with a glioblastoma each year in the U.S. Fewer than a third of them will survive beyond two years.

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Burundi High School Robotics Team Reported Missing In D.C.

NPR | July 20, 2017 1:28 p.m.

Two of the teens — 16-year-old Don Ingabire and 17-year-old Audrey Mwamikazi — were last seen leaving the U.S. into Canada, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

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Newest Senate Health Care Overhaul Would Increase Uninsured By 22 Million, CBO Says

NPR | July 20, 2017 12:31 p.m.

The latest report has similar findings to prior estimates: big increases in the uninsured population, with some deficit reduction. But there's a big caveat: This bill will likely change.

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OJ Simpson Granted Parole After Serving 9 Years In Prison

AP | July 20, 2017 11:57 a.m. | Lovelock, Nevada

O.J. Simpson will be released on parole in October after serving 9 years behind bars in Nevada for armed robbery.

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U.S. Ends Laptop Ban On Flights From Middle East

NPR | July 20, 2017 11:48 a.m.

The ban originally affected ten airports and nine airlines, mostly Middle Eastern carriers. Meanwhile, the U.S. has issued additional security requirements affecting some 280 international airports.

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Climate Scientist Says He Was Demoted For Speaking Out On Climate Change

NPR | July 20, 2017 11:31 a.m.

Joel Clement, who was director of the Interior Department's Office of Policy Analysis during the Obama administration, says in a newspaper op-ed that he was reassigned to an "accounting office."