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Health insurance premiums went up only a little more than inflation this year, according to a new survey. The average family plan cost about $16,800. That's a 3 percent increase over last year.
A burger joint in Philadelphia posted LeSean McCoy's receipt on Facebook. Actor Charlie Sheen has pledged to give the waiter $1,000.
More than a dozen people are on death row and many more are on trial under Pakistan's blasphemy law. Rights groups say the law is increasingly being used to persecute minorities and to settle scores.
Hundreds of Louisiana shrimping boats are docked this week, their nets dry. Shrimpers want more money for their catch. Current prices barely allow them to cover their fuel bills.
The U.S. fight against the extremist group that calls itself Islamic State is expanding. President Obama's strategy includes expanding air strikes in Iraq and extending into neighboring Syria.
Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Mike Rogers talks to Steve Inskeep about whether Congress will authorize military action against militant members of the Islamic State.