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A relief worker looks over boxes of aid provided by the U.S. on November 14, 2013 in Leyte, Philippines. Proponents of food aid reform say it makes more sense for the U.S. to buy food donations locally than ship them across the globe. Chris McGrath/Getty Images hide caption

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Philippines Disaster Rekindles Fight Over Food Aid Rules

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On Sept. 28, just days before enrollment opened for coverage under the Affordable Care Act, this outreach event was hosted by Planned Parenthood for the Latino community in Los Angeles. But in the first month of the troubled HealthCare.gov website saw just a fraction of those expected to sign up had managed to do so. Jonathan Alcorn/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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It's All Politics

6 Ideas Being Floated To 'Fix' Obamacare Sign-Up Woes

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An Afghan farmer collects raw opium as he works in a poppy field in Nangarhar province on April 29. Poppy cultivation reached a record high this year despite Western efforts to reduce it. Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Parallels

Afghan Farmers: Opium Is The Only Way To Make A Living

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There were 1.5 million boardings on the Emery Go Round last year. Zikhona Tetana, a visiting scientist from South Africa, is taking the Emery Go Round to a Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory facility in Emeryville. "It's convenient and always on time," she says. Cindy Carpien/NPR hide caption

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U.S. Commutes: The Way We Get To Work

How A Free Bus Shuttle Helped Make A Small Town Take Off

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Former U.S. Army soldier Alfredo Carino stands at the door of the West Bay Pilipino Multi-Service Center in San Francisco while volunteering with other veterans to accept donations for victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Typhoon Haiyan Devastates The Philippines

Philippine Expats In California Contribute To Typhoon Relief

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An exterior view of the Bloomberg building in New York. Bloomberg staffers say editors spiked a story that exposed financial ties between a tycoon and family members of top Chinese officials. Eduardo Munoz /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Western Media In China: Adjusting To The 'Anaconda'

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Staff Sgt. David J. Thatcher (left), Lt. Col. Edward Saylor (center) and Lt. Col. Richard Cole (right) stand at the Doolittle Raider Monument at Memorial Park in Dayton, Ohio. Jerry Kenney/WYSO hide caption

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Around the Nation

Doolittle Raiders Offer Final Toast To 71-Year-Old MissionWYSO-FM

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The Supreme Court invokes "God" before every public session. Now the justices will weigh whether it is different, as a legal matter, for government meetings to include more explicitly sectarian prayers. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Law

Supreme Court Case Puts Public Prayer Back In The Spotlight

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A composite image shows part of the NPR/Center for Responsive Politics reporting team's whiteboard at NPR headquarters that was used to map out how Wellspring connects to other social welfare groups. (Click the enlarge button to see a full-size image.) John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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NPR News Investigations

Secret Persuasion: How Big Campaign Donors Stay Anonymous

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The Au Sable River in Michigan is a popular place for fly fishermen and the heart of a debate unexpectedly influenced by largely invisible social welfare organizations. Christine Arrasmith/NPR hide caption

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NPR News Investigations

From Social Welfare Groups, A River Of Political Influence

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From left, Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., walk to the floor of the House for the final series of votes on a bill to fund the government, in Washington on Sept. 28. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Politics

Veteran Pennsylvania Congressman Can't Escape GOP Civil War

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