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WASHINGTON  — The second sign-up season under President Barack Obama’s health overhaul opened Saturday, with hopes that this time consumers will have a positive experience. President Obama talks about the Affordable Care Act in April at...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioWILLIAM BRANGHAM: The town of Westminster, Massachusetts — population 7,300 — is a small, quiet community about an hour west of Boston. When the local health board holds meetings, it usually happens here...
WASHINGTON — Hoping to build off recent bans in Europe and India, opponents of animal testing for cosmetics plan to make a big push for a similar prohibition in the United States. The effort could be a tough sell in a Republican-controlled...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioMEGAN THOMPSON: Autumn means it’s harvest time in Iowa, the heart of America’s Heartland. Farmer Jeff Jorgenson is busy harvesting soybeans. He also grows corn on about 2,000 acres in the southwest corner of the...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSNewcomers learn to navigate life on Capitol Hill 2014 midterm election turnout lowest in 70 years Boehner doesn’t rule out another government shutdown HARI SREENIVASAN: President Obama strikes a climate...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSHow ‘Rosewater’ became Jon Stewart’s directorial debut Hari Sreenivasan discusses public media values on ‘The Daily Show’ Hari Sreenivasan discusses public media values on ‘The Daily Show’ HARI...