March 23, 2017 | NPR · House Republicans are considering a deal that would remove the requirement that health insurance plans cover 10 essential health benefits, hoping to secure the votes of conservative lawmakers.
March 23, 2017 | NPR · The service delivers meals to homebound seniors and people with disabilities and could be facing big cuts in the Trump budget. Studies show the program improves health and saves money.
March 23, 2017 | NPR · Decades ago, an orchard in Washington state began producing “Aplets & Cotlets,” a version of a confection based on childhood memories and hard work — and still beloved in the Pacific Northwest.
March 23, 2017 | NPR · Jean Hanff Korelitz’s latest is set at a tony New England college rocked by racial unrest. It’s a suggestive exploration of tough issues, but lacks the nuance and intellect of the best campus novels.
March 22, 2017 | NPR · The new Fox show Shots Fired follows two investigators looking into a police shooting where a black cop kills an unarmed white man. It’s one of a handful of new network shows that are about policing.
March 23, 2017 | NPR · The gothy teens of Gothenburg, Sweden’s Agent Blå mix indie-pop and post-punk to make what they call “death pop.” The first single from the band’s debut album is sinister and sweet.
March 23, 2017 | NPR · A round of reissues for Mary Timony’s old band Helium comes with a cleaned-up version of the “XXX” video, proving that the art of the moody, attitude-filled music video peaked in the 1990s.