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What Explains U.S. Mass Shootings? International Comparisons Suggest an Answer

November 10, 2017 9:32 pm

When the world looks at the United States, it sees a land of exceptions: a time-tested if noisy democracy, a crusader in foreign policy, an exporter of beloved music and film. But there is one quirk that consistently puzzles America’s…

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Multiple States Are Suing to Challenge Trump’s Cut to Healthcare Subsidies

October 13, 2017 4:36 pm

Several states are banding together to file a lawsuit challenging Donald Trump’s decision yesterday to kill off subsidies crucial to Obamacare, which help decrease medical expenses for millions around the country. Unable to wheedle Congress into repealing the Affordable Care…

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9 ways Trump is undercutting Obamacare without Congress

October 12, 2017 4:33 pm

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday aimed at expanding the availability of health plans that skirt Obamacare’s robust coverage requirements – a move that may make coverage more affordable for healthy people while also threatening to destabilize the…

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As ACA enrollment nears, administration keeps cutting federal support of the law

October 5, 2017 4:33 pm

For months, officials in Republican-controlled Iowa had sought federal permission to revitalize their ailing health-insurance marketplace. Then President Trump read about the request in a newspaper story and called the federal director weighing the application. Trump’s message in late August…