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Will My High Premiums Go Down? More Q&A About The GOP Health Plan

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Indea Leo of Lillabee baking hopes that Amazon buying Whole Foods will be good for her business. "We think there is going to be a lot of exciting possibilities of bypassing the shelf altogether and reaching a wider customer base." Linda Winski/Courtesy of Indea Leo hide caption

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The vast majority of contingent or independent workers in the U.S. do not receive employee benefits, though some companies and lawmakers are trying to change that. Hero Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Efforts Increase To Bring Health And Other Benefits To Independent Workers

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Pemiscot Memorial, the public hospital in one of Missouri's poorest counties, depends on Medicaid funding to survive, its CEO says. Bram Sable-Smith/Side Effects Public Media hide caption

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Republicans' Proposed Medicaid Cuts Would Hit Rural Patients Hard

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Workers spread "red vanilla" (vanilla that has been treated by special cooking) in the sun to be dried near Sambava, Madagascar, in May 2016. Madagascar, producer of 80 percent of the world's vanilla, has seen huge jumps in the price. It's one of the most labor-intensive foods on Earth. Rijasolo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Our Love Of 'All Natural' Is Causing A Vanilla Shortage

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Shifting messages from the U.S. Congress have left many would-be entrepreneurs, and workers who've recently been laid off, wondering how best to maintain health coverage. Michael Blann/Getty Images hide caption

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Women's shoes by the Ivanka Trump fashion brand sit for sale at a Manhattan retailer on June 1, 2017 in New York City. Ivanka Trump's fashion brand has faced calls for boycott from anti-Trump activists, while Trump supporters have called for boycotts on stores refusing to sell her products. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Activists On The Left Seek To Harness Spending As Part Of Their Anti-Trump Resistance

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Some people using brokers to buy insurance through healthcare.gov will no longer have to go through a multi-step process to enroll. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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States eyeing bills on salary history. Brittany Mayes/NPR hide caption

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Proposals Aim To Combat Discrimination Based On Salary History

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The Call-In: Answering Your Questions About Owning A Home

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