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Andy Slavitt was in charge of running the federal agency that oversees the Affordable Care Act from 2015 to 2017. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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What The Man Who Ran Obamacare Thinks About The Republican Health Care Plan

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Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson enters the ring in Fairfax, Va., at one of the final performances of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Marian Carrasquero/NPR hide caption

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From The Big Top Into The Big World: A Ringling Ringmaster's Final Bow

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Child Care Scarcity Has Very Real Consequences For Working Families

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Working Parents Across The Country Share Their Experiences

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(Left) Edith Einarsson, Kristina Ingemarsdotter Persson, Samuel Einarsson and Per Einarsson. (Center) Yao Zhang, Shanshan Zhang and Rachel Meng. (Right) Lama Dossary and her daughter Leila. Linda Johansson/Courtesy of Kristina Ingemarsdotter Persson; Courtesy of Rachel Meng; Bushra Al-Hinai/Courtesy of Lama Dossary hide caption

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Countries Around The World Beat The U.S. On Paid Parental Leave

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Tricia Olson takes a selfie of herself and her son Augustus, or Gus, who sits in his car seat. Olson took three weeks of unpaid leave from her job at a towing company in Rock Springs, Wyo., after giving birth. Courtesy of Tricia Olson hide caption

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On Your Mark, Give Birth, Go Back To Work

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As raw documents from contemporary diplomats, the classified dispatches released by WikiLeaks offer insight that no book or article could. But some professors worry that using the cables in the classroom could hurt their students' future careers. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Professors Differ On Ethics Of Using WikiLeaks Cables

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Segment On Atheism Prompts Listener Response

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'Mothers Without Children' Respond With Thanks

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Listeners Share Reactions To This Week's Show

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