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What Do Amazon, JPMorgan Chase And Berkshire Hathaway Have Planned For Health Care?

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase announced a joint company that will use technology to lower health care costs. NPR’s Steve Inskeep talks with Kevin Schulman of Duke University.

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FACT CHECK: Trump’s State Of The Union Address

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

President Trump listens to applause before delivering his State of the Union address Tuesday night at the Capitol in Washington.

President Trump made his pitch for the nation’s agenda in Tuesday night’s address. Read the full speech, with context and analysis from NPR journalists.

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Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway And JPMorgan Tackle Health Care Costs

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Some of the biggest names in business are aligning to launch a new health care venture for their U.S. employees. Scott Hensley, editor of NPR’s Shots health blog, has an overview.

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All The Rules, None Of The Voting Rights: EU Lays Out Plan For Brexit Transition

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Britain must accept all EU laws during a post-Brexit transition period, including those made after it leaves, says European Union Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier, under rules issued to him by the other European Union countries.

Instead of immediate U.K. independence in March 2019, European powers have agreed to a “transition period” until the end of 2020 — in which Britain would be bound by EU rules without an EU vote.

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Panera Bread Recalls Cream Cheese Across U.S. Over Listeria Fears

Monday, January 29th, 2018

People walk by a Panera Bread in Manhattan in 2015.

Citing “an abundance of caution,” the fast-casual chain announced Sunday it is recalling its cream cheese products after one variety tested positive for the bacteria.

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