Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell lost two attempts to undo the Affordable Care Act within 24 hours.
July 18, 2017 The Republicans' last-ditch attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act now and replace it later would have caused insurance rates to soar, and millions could have lost coverage within a year.
July 13, 2017 Tax breaks for the wealthy would be trimmed, and people would get the option to buy bare-bones plans. But big cuts in Medicaid and changes to coverage for pre-existing conditions remain.
June 27, 2017 The Congressional Budget Office estimates that 22 million people would lose coverage with the Senate bill. That includes 15 million people on Medicaid, and others who could no longer afford insurance.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell leaves the chamber after announcing the release of the Republicans' health care bill on Thursday.
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June 22, 2017 Senate Republicans are calling their health care bill the Better Care Reconciliation Act. It shares many provisions with the House's American Health Care Act, but goes further in cutting Medicaid.
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House Republicans passed a version of the American Health Care Act. The bill now goes to the Senate.
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May 4, 2017 The version of the American Health Care Act passed by the House eliminates taxes on corporations and wealthy people and shrinks Medicaid coverage. A chart breaks down who would be affected and how.
April 14, 2017 The overall increase in the number of Americans with health insurance draws attention to counties where the uninsured rate is still high, many of them in states that chose not to expand Medicaid.
March 22, 2017 Trump picked up big margins in small and rural counties. But those areas would take the biggest hit with tax credit changes, according to an NPR analysis of data from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
March 8, 2017 Border crossers, farm laborers, new arrivals from Mexico: There's no shortage of stereotypes about people living in the U.S. illegally. But the statistics tell a different story.
February 17, 2017 The Oroville dam is the tallest in the country and has a capacity of 3,537,577 acre feet. It went over capacity last week causing massive evacuations and bringing attention to its damaged spillways.
Team USA athletes take part in the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 5.
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August 11, 2016 Is an Olympic athlete from your state? Use our search tool to find out. Nearly half of the U.S. team has ties to just five states — and 47 athletes were born in other countries.
Michael Phelps leads U.S. athletes in the opening ceremony of Rio's Olympics. In terms of age, height, and experience, America's Olympians vary widely — particularly by sport.
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August 11, 2016 They vary widely, particularly by sport. We broke out some numbers that help describe the 554 U.S. athletes in Rio.
Angel Colon was shot three times at Pulse. "I'm just there laying down and I'm thinking, 'I'm next. I'm dead,' " he said.
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June 26, 2016 Thanks to police and FBI records and witness accounts, it's becoming clearer — if still impossible to comprehend — what transpired in Orlando in the early hours of June 12.
September 10, 2015 In 40 states, use of coal as a power source (as a share of all power sources) has dropped since 2004. Many of these states are increasingly relying on natural gas instead.
September 8, 2015 Congress has to vote soon on Iran's deal to limit its nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief. But it isn't business as usual on Capitol Hill: For starters, a "yes" vote actually means "no."
Skydiving and vacuuming burn the same number of calories. So what'll it be, thrills or a clean carpet?
July 2, 2015 Sports can burn a lot of energy. But vacuuming the carpet burns calories, too. The question is, how much? We checked out the numbers and found surprises.