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With drug costs on the rise — and insurers refusing to cover some prescriptions — even patients with insurance can find themselves facing high out-of-pocket costs or going without.

"People should look at this place and think about our moral responsibility," says Pawel Sawicki, a longtime guide at the Auschwitz museum in Poland.

Trump has addressed the annual march remotely before, but Friday marked the first time a sitting president has spoken in person at the anti-abortion rights event.

Six-year old Jerry Morrison is obsessed with space — a love that intensifies when talking to his uncle, a NASA engineer. "I learned from you a lot," Morrison told him. "More than I could imagine."

Latinx writers and critics are speaking out against Jeanine Cummins' new book <em>American Dirt</em>, calling its depiction of the migrant experience inauthentic and harmful. We asked Cummins to respond.

His sentencing is the culmination of a months-long criminal trial that resulted in the first successful prosecution of pharmaceutical executives tied to the opioid epidemic.

Vladimir Munk left Auschwitz 75 years ago after the concentration camp was liberated by Soviet soldiers. Now, for the first time, he's going back to a place he calls a burial ground for his family.

For NPR's <em>One-Hit Wonders / Second-Best Songs</em> series, <em>Rolling Stone</em>'s Anthony DeCurtis recommends "Battleship Chains" by The Georgia Satellites, known for "Keep Your Hands to Yourself."

One of the biggest changes is that the Department of Transportation would no longer require airlines to consider emotional support animals as service animals, as they have in the past.

Transportation in and out of the city of 11 million is being shut down as cases of the coronavirus are being reported throughout China and abroad. Wuhan is believed to be the contagion's epicenter.

Many Americans who get overwhelmed by student loan debt are told student debt can't be erased through bankruptcy. Now more judges and lawyers say that's a myth and bankruptcy can help.

The Tehran-born singer, who has a huge fan base among Persian and Armenian Americans, is the first Iranian to be enshrined on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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The NBA star who played for the Los Angeles Lakers for 20 years was killed Sunday morning in Southern California, along with four others on board.

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Through her deal with Apple, Oprah Winfrey was set to back a documentary about alleged rapes committed by Russell Simmons, but she pulled out shortly before the film’s debut at…

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Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is underway.

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Health officials said the state has 30 days to repeal the requirement or some of its federal funds might be in jeopardy. The threat comes on the same day Trump addressed an anti-abortion rights march.

Trump administration threatens California over mandate that insurers cover abortion

Health officials said the state has 30 days to repeal the requirement or some of its federal funds might be in jeopardy. The threat comes on the same day Trump addressed an anti-abortion rights march.

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Democrats continued making their arguments in the impeachment trial of President Trump. Florida Congresswoman Val Demings said, “A violation of public trust.

Highlights from day 3 of Trump’s impeachment trial

Democrats continued making their arguments in the impeachment trial of President Trump. Florida Congresswoman Val Demings said, “A violation of public trust.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and Washington Post owner, wrote a Medium post in 2019 about how his phone was hacked and he was being blackmailed by the National Enquirer’s parent company,…

The phone hacking of the world’s richest man, Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and Washington Post owner, wrote a Medium post in 2019 about how his phone was hacked and he was being blackmailed by the National Enquirer’s parent company,…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The House managers are making the case that President Trump violated his oath of office and should be removed. Republicans are apparently unconvinced.

Impeachment trial day 3 recap; EPA rolls back water protections

The House managers are making the case that President Trump violated his oath of office and should be removed. Republicans are apparently unconvinced.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Billie Eilish’s rise to fame has put the spotlight on her eastside Los Angeles roots.

The girl from Highland Park

Billie Eilish’s rise to fame has put the spotlight on her eastside Los Angeles roots.

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The Environmental Protection Agency is stripping protections for streams, wetlands, and groundwater nationwide.

Trump rolls back Obama-era water protections. How will that affect California?

The Environmental Protection Agency is stripping protections for streams, wetlands, and groundwater nationwide.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On Thursday, House Democrats are expected to outline how the law applies to what they see as the president's "corrupt scheme" with Ukraine to tilt the 2020 election in his favor.

Impeachment trial day 3: Democrats continue their case for removing Trump from office

On Thursday, House Democrats are expected to outline how the law applies to what they see as the president's "corrupt scheme" with Ukraine to tilt the 2020 election in his favor.

from NPR

It’s day two of President Trump’s impeachment trial, with opening arguments underway. We get in-depth analysis.

Impeachment trial analysis; classic film gets new music

It’s day two of President Trump’s impeachment trial, with opening arguments underway. We get in-depth analysis.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand