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The Apgar family: The mother Ruth (center) is flanked by daughters Kristina (L) and Samantha (R) at the Women's March on Saturday in Washington, D.C. Sarah McCammon /NPR hide caption

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Mothers, Daughters, Sisters And Men Unite To Protest Trump's Presidency

People from around the country descended on Washington, D.C. for Saturday's Women's March. Their reasons were varied (many were against President Trump and his policies, many calling for equal treatment, better access to health care, and more).

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Trump Administration Goes To War With The Media Over Inauguration Crowd Size

Press Secretary Sean Spicer berated the press for what he called incorrect reporting on crowd size at the National Mall, but then he cited incorrect numbers for Metro ridership and falsely claimed the mall was full.

Kellyanne Conway, now an adviser to President Donald Trump and seen here at a November campaign rally, said on NBC News that the Trump administration plans to move Medicaid financing to block grants administered by states. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Republican Plan To Replace Obamacare Would Turn Medicaid Over To States

Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway says Medicaid block grants are part of the new administration's plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.

President Donald Trump is joined by the Congressional leadership and his family before formally signing his cabinet nominations into law on Jan. 20 in the President's Room of the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington. From left are, Vice President Mike Pence, the president's wife Melania Trump, their son Barron Trump, and House Speaker Paul Ryan. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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13.7: Cosmos And Culture

Fact Check: Science And The Trump Administration

How good is the Trump-Pence administration's knowledge of, and engagement with, science? Anthropologist Barbara J. King offers a reality check.

A large collage decorates a wall of one exam room at the Haight Ashbury Free Medical Clinic in San Francisco, Calif. Dr. David Smith, founder of the clinic, says patients and staff call the mural the Psychedelic Wall of Fame. Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Haight Ashbury's Free Health Clinic: Middle-Aged And Still Groovy

Kaiser Health News

A series of mergers with other nonprofit clinics has transformed the 50-year-old San Francisco clinic into a $110 million health care system that provides networked care up and down California.

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Gallaudet President Navigates From World Of Hearing To Sound Leadership Of The Deaf

Roberta Cordano is the first Deaf woman to lead Gallaudet University, the world's only liberal arts university for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Gallaudet President Navigates From World Of Hearing To Sound Leadership Of The Deaf

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