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The U.S. is the most lucrative market for drugmakers, but they often pay more in taxes overseas. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Drugmakers' low U.S. taxes belie their high sales

Most of the largest pharmaceutical companies report losing money in the United States, despite the majority of their sales coming from Americans. The result is lower U.S. taxes for the companies.

Drugmakers' low U.S. taxes belie their high sales

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Organizers say that more than 1,000 people were in attendance at a rally for abortion rights in Orlando, Fla. on Saturday, April 13. Danielle Prieur/Central Florida Public Media hide caption

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Florida voters will decide on abortion rights this fall. Here's what some are saying

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The campaign to amend Florida's constitution to protect abortion rights kicked off in Orlando, attracting voters on both sides of the issue. The ballot question needs 60% approval to pass.

The advice for anyone who got their IRS return rejected because a rogue agent signed them up for ACA health insurance: Ask for an extension and file a complaint. Lindsey Nicholson/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images hide caption

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When rogue brokers switch a person's ACA health insurance, tax surprises can follow

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Some tax filers' returns are being rejected because they failed to provide information about Affordable Care Act coverage they didn't even know they had.

Tomo La Flor was intended to honor Mexican American music icon Selena. Courtesy Mi Vida, Collage by Gab Chabrán LAist hide caption

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Two LA businesses tried to honor Selena with a beer. They got a 'cease and desist' from her family

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The owners of a Pico Rivera brewery and a Chicano lifestyle boutique in Highland Park say they were only trying to honor late Mexican-American icon Selena when they teamed up for a limited beer release, Tomo La Flor.

Diarra Kilpatrick stars as a school teacher-turned-mystery solver in Diarra from Detroit. BET Network hide caption

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A first date turns into a whodunit in 'Diarra from Detroit'

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Growing up, when Diarra Kilpatrick watched murder mystery shows with her grandmother, she never saw Black women driving the narrative. She seeks to change that in her new new BET+ series.

A first date turns into a whodunit in 'Diarra from Detroit'

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Shalela Dowdy, a plaintiff in a lawsuit challenging Alabama's Congressional districts, poses for a portrait on Government Street in Mobile, Ala., on April 1. Emily Kask for NPR hide caption

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In a new congressional district, Black voters weigh what representation really means

Alabama could soon have a U.S. House delegation that more closely matches its diversity after a redistricting lawsuit. For Black voters, the change has greater significance than who holds the seat.

In new congressional district, Black voters weigh what representation really means

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The author's 8-year-old daughter Rosy has a 'kids' license,' showing she has her parents' permission to ride her bike around her Texas hometown. Michaeleen Doucleff hide caption

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How to give kids autonomy? The author of 'Anxious Generation' says a license to roam helps

Kids have too much screen time and not enough autonomy, says author Jonathan Haidt. His book The Anxious Generation argues this has caused an epidemic of mental illness and suggests ways to fix it.

President Biden tours a Samsung plant in Pyeongtaek, South Korea with South Korean President Yoon Suk-youl on May 20, 2022. The company is building a massive new campus in Texas. Kim Min-Hee/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Samsung gets $6.4 billion to build a massive semiconductor plants in central Texas

One of the facilities Samsung is building will be the size of 11 football fields, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said. The new investment will create thousands of jobs, the White House said.

Sisters Sofie Elliott (left) and Simone Elliott say that reconciling their memories felt especially important as they waded into one particular period of their childhood — a darker chapter that they still hadn't fully explored but that they felt ready to confront together. Kayana Szymczak for NPR; Lena Mucha for NPR hide caption

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These sisters make peace with dark memories through art, science and each other

Two sisters found they had different recollections of a traumatic childhood experience and learned that human memory is a lot less reliable than we tend to think.

Sisters make peace with dark memories through art, science and each other

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How to protect your ears: A cartoon guide

Go easy on the Q-tips. Watch your phone volume. And if you're experiencing hearing issues like muffled sounds or tinnitus, see a professional. This comic offers advice on how to care for your ears.

How to protect your ears: A cartoon guide

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Scientists Carly Biedul, Coordinator at The Great Salt Lake Institute, Bonnie Baxter, Director at The Great Salt Lake Institute, and Heidi Hoven, Senior Manager at the Gillmor Sanctuary and Audubon Rockies, showed us around a bird sanctuary where many species of birds and insects the the birds feed on are affected by the recession of The Great Salt Lake. Lindsay D'Addato for NPR hide caption

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What biologists see from the shores of the drying Great Salt Lake

Half of the Great Salt Lake in Utah has now dried up, but scientists say there's still some time left to reverse its decline.

Kathleen Malone works on tax returns at the Cincinnati Internal Revenue Service Center April 8, 2005, in Covington, Ky. Mike Simons/Getty Images hide caption

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TikTok is filled with tax advice. Is any of it worth listening to?

For most of the nation today is Tax Day. TikTok, and other apps like it, are filled with financial advice. Some of it is reliable, some — less so.

TikTok is filled with tax advice. Is any of it worth listening to?

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