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Mylan CEO Claims EpiPens Aren't As Profitable As Everyone Thinks

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In testimony prepared for a congressional hearing, Mylan CEO Heather Bresch says the company makes about $50 in profit on each EpiPen. Analysts say it's still a hefty margin.

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New York Bombing Highlights Ease Of Making Homemade Explosives

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The federal complaint against alleged New York bomber Ahmad Khan Rahami underscores how easily obtained household items can be turned into a powerful bomb by someone who knows what they're doing.

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Planet Money's Oil Ends Its Journey In A Gas Tank

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NPR's Planet Money team follows the oil they bought on the final part of its journey — into someone's gas tank.

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Religious Voters May Lean Republican, But Feel Conflicted About The Candidates

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"I've always felt that the Republicans align with my beliefs," said Judith Martinez, 51, a naturalized U.S. citizen born in Mexico.

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U.N. Holds Special Meeting On Syria After Collapse Of U.S.-Russia Deal

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As the UN Security Council holds a special meeting on the Syrian civil war, Secretary of State John Kerry says it's a moment of truth but there's little progress.

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'Washington Post' Finds Trump Used Charity Money To Settle Lawsuits

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NPR's Robert Siegel follows up with Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold about his latest reporting on the Trump Foundation. Fahrenthold found that Donald Trump allegedly used $258,000 from his legal charity to settle lawsuits involving his for-profit businesses.

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A Musical History Of The U.S., With An Extra Dose Of Glitter

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In an extravagant, 24-hour journey through American popular music, performance artist Taylor Mac tells the story of communities who have built themselves through falling apart.

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American Cancer Society Changes Mammogram Guidelines

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For years, it's been saying women should get annual mammograms starting at age 40. Now it says they can start at 45 — and then cut back to every other year starting at age 54.

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Why Some Of India's Surrogate Moms Are Full Of Regret

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They're often poor women, lured by the money they'll receive. But are they being exploited? The government is considering a law that would end commercial surrogacy.

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From Trash To Triumph: The Recycled Orchestra

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Young musicians from a Paraguayan slum have toured the world with instruments made of garbage. They've played with Stevie Wonder and for the Pope. Now they're in a documentary.

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Life After Iconic 1976 Photo: The American Flag's Role In Racial Protest

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A Pulitzer Prize-winning photo taken during the busing desegregation protests captured a nation. The photographer and subject of "The Soiling of Old Glory" talk about its significance 40 years on.

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'Juniper': The Story Of A Premature Baby Girl Who Grew To Be 'Perfect'

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Kelley Benham French and husband Tom French tell the story of the tough decisions they made after the premature birth of their daughter in the memoir Juniper: The Girl Who Was Born Too Soon.

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Update On Explosion In New York

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New York City mayor Bill de Blasio briefed the press on the ongoing investigation into the explosion in New York City Saturday night.

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New York Mayor Holds News Conference On Explosion

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio holds a press conference on the explosion last night in New York City.

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After Switching To Judo, Blind U.S. Paralympian Wins Bronze In Rio

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The Paralympics wrap up on Sunday. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with blind athlete Dartanyon Crockett who won a bronze medal in Rio in Judo.

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