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Shots - Health News

Hillary Clinton Hitches Her Health Care Wagon To Obamacare

Rather than sweeping reform, Clinton's health plan is a collection of tweaks to the Affordable Care Act. The proposed changes are aimed at trimming consumer costs and improving coverage.

An artist's rendering shows gas falling into a supermassive black hole, creating a quasar. Dana Berry/SkyWorks Digital; SDSS collaboration hide caption

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Solving The Mystery Of The Disappearing Quasar

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Take a Ride Onra
My Mustang Ford Chuck Berry

A member of the media tests a Tesla Motors Model S car with an Autopilot system. Regulators and manufacturers are debating whether self-driving cars should have a licensed driver inside as a safety precaution. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Should Self-Driving Cars Have Drivers Ready To Take Over?

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Elizabeth Cadle of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission answers questions on Feb. 16 about the $1 million settlement of a lawsuit against Vail Run Resort. John Leyba/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Underreporting Makes Sexual Violence At Work Difficult To Address

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Fantino Sebastien Tellier
Step Right Up (Pour Yourself Some Wine) Alex Bleeker & the Freaks
Sky Full of Stars Coldplay

Iranian women chant support for Mohammad Reza Aref, a reformist candidate in Friday's parliamentary election. This is the first election since Iran signed a nuclear deal with world powers last summer, followed by the lifting of many sanctions at the beginning of this year. Ebrahim Noroozi/AP hide caption

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Sanctions Are Lifting, But Iranians Are Still Waiting For The Benefits

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Tone's Rap [Instrumental] BadBadNotGood & Ghostface Killah
Awake Tycho

Ever wonder what's the "pink flamingo capital of the world"? This map has you covered. Courtesy of MGMT Design and Steven Melendez/Atlas Obscura hide caption

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Of Hyperbole And Geography: A Map Of The World's 'Other' Capitals

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TAXI WAR DANCE COUNT BASIE
Malcolm X The Skatalites

These people have just walked across the bridge from Venezuela to Colombia, where the Colombian immigration authorities are on duty. Many people live on one side and work on the other, crossing so frequently they don't have to register with officials each time. Vladimir Solano for NPR hide caption

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Venezuela Won't Talk To Colombia About Zika — And That's A Problem

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Weird Little Birthday Girl Happyness
Soundmaker Rodrigo y Gabriela

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a Las Vegas high school last Friday. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Hillary Clinton Hitches Her Health Care Wagon To Obamacare

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Sometimes Wax Tailor
Northern Highway Martin Courtney

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio recently unveiled details of his plan to build a streetcar connecting Brooklyn and Queens. Above is a rendering of the proposed streetcar line. Friends of Brooklyn Queens Connector hide caption

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Friends of Brooklyn Queens Connector

Revived Streetcars May Be On Track For Disappointment

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Getting Kinda Boring Lack of Afro
Time Won't Tell El-P
Babylon of the Occident The Shanghai Restoration Project

Customers browse books on Chinese politics by Mighty Current, the publisher that has seen five of its booksellers disappear, at a stall set up by political activists in Hong Kong on Feb. 5. Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Chilling Effect As Hong Kong's Missing Bookseller Cases Go Unresolved

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Die Young Ke$ha
Love Unlimited Blackbird Blackbird

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