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At St. John Eye Hospital in Gaza, a Palestinian surgeon removes a woman's cataract using surgery equipment branded with a sticker that says, in Arabic, "From The American People." U.S. funding subsidizes these surgeries for Palestinians who could not otherwise afford them, but funding cuts means subsidies will not continue, hospital administrators say. Daniel Estrin/NPR hide caption

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U.S. Palestinian Aid Cuts Hit Programs Providing Food And Health For Gaza's Poorest

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A study shows that ride-hailing services like Lyft and Uber contribute to traffic congestion. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Ride-Hailing Services Add To Traffic Congestion, Study Says

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