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House Postpones Vote On Republican Health Care Bill

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:17:00 -0400

Republican leaders are trying to bridge the divide on their bill to alter the Affordable Care Act. NPR's Ron Elving explains the options available to them, and the potential consequences of failure.



After Delaying Vote, GOP Leaders Scramble To Save Health Care Bill

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:07:00 -0400

The White House continues to work on a deal with conservative Freedom Caucus representatives in order to ensure enough votes in favor of the American Health Care Act.



State Department Set To Certify Keystone XL Pipeline Is In National Interest

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:52:00 -0400

The decision, confirmed to NPR by a U.S. official, will set the stage for President Trump to reverse a decision by then-President Barack Obama to reject the project.



GSA Says Trump D.C. Hotel Lease Is Valid, Despite Ban On Elected Officials

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:10:00 -0400

The General Services Administration says while the contract bars elected officials, the Trump Organization may lease the Old Post Office because President Trump moved his businesses into a trust.



Jidenna On What It Means To Be 'The Chief'

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:01:00 -0400

On his debut album, the "Classic Man" singer reaches back to his Nigerian roots and explores the concept of a figure whose fierceness belies his deep love for family.



Obama: 'America Is Stronger Because Of The Affordable Care Act'

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:43:00 -0400

The former president celebrated the seventh anniversary of his signing of the Affordable Care Act on the day Republicans had planned to start the process of gutting it in celebration.



The Reality Show No One Was Watching

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:40:00 -0400

Participants in the British show Eden spent a year in the remote Scottish highlands, living off their will and wits with cameras rolling. The only problem? No episodes have aired since August.



A Poem From A Syrian Psychiatrist: 'Cloud-Cafe'

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:32:33 -0400

Dr. Hussam Jefee-Bahloul writes poems to capture his longing for his troubled homeland.



Who Will Listen To The Suffering Syrians?

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:27:00 -0400

The conflict has created chronic mental pain in a country with few mental health specialists. Dr. Hassum Jefee-Bahloul, a Syrian psychiatrist who now lives in the U.S., has a plan to help.



Big Changes And Major Dilemmas Loom In Next Phase Of ISIS War In Syria

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:06:00 -0400

The U.S. considers deploying hundreds more American troops to Syria in the final phase of the war against ISIS — one that could reshape borders and relationships in the Middle East.



'I, Olga' Charts One Woman's Path From Alienation To Brutal, Senseless Violence

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:00:15 -0400

The film about a young woman who ran her truck onto a Prague sidewalk in 1973, killing eight pedestrians, is tough to sit through, and recent events lend it a chilling sense of relevance.



'Life' Doesn't Quite Find A Way

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:00:15 -0400

In space, no one can hear you yawn: Technically impressive but dramatically airless, this monster flick set on the International Space Station is powered by "space-movie cliches old and new."



In The Agreeably Schlocky 'Power Rangers,' 'Transformers' Meets 'The Breakfast Club'

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:00:15 -0400

"Go, Go Power Rangers!" - but should you? The film's playful, earnest tone and "gung-ho chintziness" slowly won critic Scott Tobias over.



A Curmudgeonly Know-It-All Meets The Daughter He Doesn't: 'Wilson'

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:00:15 -0400

Director Craig Johnson's film, based on the Daniel Clowes graphic novel, wants us to invest in a misanthrope's grumbling attempts to reconnect to humanity. Yet its uneven tone keeps us at a distance.



'I Called Him Morgan' Is A Tale Of Marriage, Murder And Jazz, Told From Two Sides

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:43:35 -0400

The brilliant trumpeter Lee Morgan, whose shocking and untimely death at the age of 33 is at the center of I Called Him Morgan, doesn't star in this documentary so much as haunt it.