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Failed House Vote Is 'A Great Opportunity' For Republicans, Former House Leader Says

Sat, 2017-03-25 19:00

"Now we can back up and do the things that should have been done," Republican Tom DeLay says. The former House Majority Leader discusses what the withdrawal of the AHCA means for his party's future.

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Calling On Help From Public, Investigators Piece Together London Attacker's Past

Sat, 2017-03-25 17:56

NPR reports on the latest on the attack earlier this week in London that killed five people, including the attacker, and injured at least 50.

DNC Chair On ACHA Withdrawal: 'It Was A Good Day For The Good Guys'

Sat, 2017-03-25 17:56

DNC Chair Tom Perez reacts to Trump's statement that Democrats are responsible for the ACA repeal failure, which Perez calls a good moment for 24 million who were going to lose their health insurance.

What Does Failed Repeal Of Affordable Care Act Mean For Current Health Care Law?

Sat, 2017-03-25 17:56

House Republicans have backed away from the American Health Care Act. Mary Agnes Carey, senior correspondent at Kaiser Health News, breaks down what this means for the current health care law

Brain Tumor Defense For Jewish Center Bomb Threat Suspect Recalls 1991 Murder Trial

Sat, 2017-03-25 17:56

Ken Davis's book, "The Brain Defense," looks at the murder trial of Herbert Weinstein, in which lawyers argued that Weinstein was not guilty of killing his wife, because he had a brain tumor.

Howard University's Aims To Build Silicon Valley Pipeline Of Black Software Engineers

Sat, 2017-03-25 17:56

The historically black university in Washington, D.C., is sending computer science students to study at Google's headquarters in California, as part of an effort called Howard West.

Immigrants Fear Data Collected Under DACA Could Give Government Deportation Power

Sat, 2017-03-25 17:56

Amid mixed messages, a half-million young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children are in jeopardy of losing their protected status under President Trump's administration.

Barbershop: ACA Repeal Failure, Russian Interference Investigation

Sat, 2017-03-25 17:56

Political analyst Ken Rudin, Jennifer Rubin of the Washington Post's Right Turn Blog, and NPR political editor Domenico Montanaro discuss the newsy week.

Health Care Bill Collapses After Republicans Fail To Garner Enough Support

Fri, 2017-03-24 18:14

Republicans pulled their health care bill on Friday after failing to secure enough votes for it to pass in the House. In a statement, President Trump said he wanted to move onto tax reform.

Trump, Ryan Pull Health Care Bill After Failing To Secure Enough Votes

Fri, 2017-03-24 18:09

Republicans pulled their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Friday after failing to secure enough votes for it to pass in the House of Representatives.

Rep. Byrne Outlines How Health Care Fight Exposed Divisions In GOP

Fri, 2017-03-24 17:13

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Republican Rep. Bradley Byrne about the decision to pull the Republican health care bill on Friday.

Trump Delivers Statement After Republican Leaders Pull Health Care Bill

Fri, 2017-03-24 16:54

President Trump spoke from the Oval Office on Friday after Republican leaders made the decision to pull their health care bill that was designed to replace the Affordable Care Act.

U.S. Women's Hockey Starters Plan To Boycott Championship

Fri, 2017-03-24 16:31

Women's hockey holds its world championship next week. The defending champion U.S. will send a team, but the starters are boycotting. The first team, led by captain Meghan Duggan, says it will sit out the championship if players don't get better pay and support from USA Hockey.

Paul Manafort Agrees To Testify Before Congress In Russia Probe

Fri, 2017-03-24 16:31

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has volunteered to testify before the House Intelligence Committee as part of its investigation into potential ties between Trump aides and the Russian mischief in the 2016 presidential campaign. But partisan rancor and unusual revelations threaten to derail the committee's investigation — or at least, per critics, its credibility.

London Attack Highlights Struggle To Combat Extremism Across Europe

Fri, 2017-03-24 16:31

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Rajan Basra, research fellow at King's College London, about the terror attack in London and the broader effort to combat radicalization across the United Kingdom and Europe.

London Attacker Resided In U.K. Hotbed For Extremism

Fri, 2017-03-24 16:31

Khalid Masood, who attacked Britain's parliament this week, lived in a three-story, red brick townhouse with his family in Birmingham, which analysts say has been a hotspot for Islamist terrorism in the United Kingdom.

Former Egyptian President Mubarak Freed From Detention

Fri, 2017-03-24 16:31

Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak is a free man for the first time in six years. He was freed from house arrest at a military hospital after being cleared of claims he ordered Arab Spring protesters shot.

Trump Suffers Huge Failure As GOP Withdraws Health Care Bill

Fri, 2017-03-24 16:31

According to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, President Trump "left it all on the field" in terms of his efforts to gain support for the Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare.

Many Insurance Companies Stay Quiet On Health Care Debate

Fri, 2017-03-24 16:31

With AHCA coming to the house floor for a highly anticipated vote, some of the biggest stake holders that are closely following the health care political circus are health insurance companies around the country. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Professor Sabrina Corlette of the Center on Health Insurance Reforms at Georgetown University about what she has heard from the health care industry.

House Republican Leaders Withdraw Health Care Bill

Fri, 2017-03-24 16:31

House Republican leaders have pulled their bill to replace the Affordable Care Act after it became clear they did not have the votes to pass it.