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States Offer Privacy Protection For Young Adults On Parent's Health Plan

NPR Top Stories - June 28, 2016 - 6:59am

When children up to the age of 26 can stay on the family health insurance plan, it can be difficult for them to keep their medical information private from Mom and Dad.

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Benghazi Committee Faults Military Response To 2012 Attack

NPR Top Stories - June 28, 2016 - 6:29am

The 800-page report follows a lengthy and politically contentious investigation that had thrust Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state into the spotlight.

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Money, Hate And Hard Feelings: Brexit Fallout Continues In U.K., Europe

NPR Top Stories - June 28, 2016 - 5:49am

The U.K.'s credit rating has been downgraded. British police say there's been a rise in reports of hate crime incidents. And passions ran high on the floor of the EU.

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Click For Fewer Calories: Health Labels May Change Online Ordering Habits

NPR Top Stories - June 28, 2016 - 3:00am

Will it be a hamburger or hummus wrap for lunch? When customers saw indications of a meal's calorie content posted online, they put fewer calories in their cart, a study finds.

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Pat Summitt, Legendary Tennessee Basketball Coach, Dies At 64

NPR Top Stories - June 28, 2016 - 2:08am

Summitt coached the University of Tennessee Lady Vols for nearly 40 seasons, winning eight national championships. She has the most wins by a Division I college basketball coach — men's or women's.

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What To Know About Brexit Today

NPR Top Stories - June 27, 2016 - 7:40pm

Britain's top political parties are scrambling to find new leaders as lame duck Prime Minister David Cameron heads to Brussels to attend European Commission meetings and reassure continental allies.

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First Brexit, Now This: Iceland Bounces England From Euro 2016 Tourney

NPR Top Stories - June 27, 2016 - 3:11pm

"This is done! This is done! We are never going home!" a commentator on Icelandic TV said. He added, "Live the way you want England. ... You can go home! You can go out of Europe!

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Obama's New Clean Energy Goal For North America: 50 Percent By 2025

NPR Top Stories - June 27, 2016 - 2:25pm

White House aides acknowledge that the plan, to be announced by President Obama and his counterparts in Canada and Mexico, is a "stretch goal." The commitment goes beyond the Paris climate agreement.

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To Change Police Practices, A Push For Liability Insurance In Minneapolis

NPR Top Stories - June 27, 2016 - 2:11pm

American cities pay out hundreds of millions a year to settle police misconduct complaints and lawsuits. An advocacy group in Minneapolis wants to require cops to pay for their own insurance.

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Democrats' Report on Benghazi Attack: Hillary Clinton Was 'Active And Engaged'

NPR Top Stories - June 27, 2016 - 2:08pm

Democrats on the panel unveiled their findings to get out in front of a Republican-led committee report that is expected to be far more critical of Clinton's handling of the Benghazi attacks.

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What Does Brexit Mean For The U.S.-U.K. 'Special' Relationship?

NPR Top Stories - June 27, 2016 - 1:19pm

Secretary of State John Kerry reiterated in London on Monday that the U.S. could not find "a better friend and ally" than the U.K. But the relationship is bound to change.

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No Motor(ized) Bikes: Tour De France Unveils New Plan To Catch Cheats

NPR Top Stories - June 27, 2016 - 1:17pm

"This problem is worse than doping," French Secretary of State for Sports Thierry Braillard tells a newspaper.

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In Quest For Happier Chickens, Perdue Shifts How Birds Live And Die

NPR Top Stories - June 27, 2016 - 1:09pm

Perdue Farms, one of the largest poultry companies in the country, says it will change its slaughter methods and also some of its poultry houses. Animal welfare groups are cheering.

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How FluMist Slipped From Preferred To Passe

NPR Top Stories - June 27, 2016 - 12:21pm

A CDC advisory panel concluded the nasal spray vaccine is so ineffective that it shouldn't be used by anyone during the 2016-2017 flu season. Until 2015, the spray was the top choice for kids.

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