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Last updated 4:35PM ET
July 25, 2017
World Headlines
Obamacare: US senators vote in favour of debating repeal Efforts to repeal and replace the flagship health policy of President Obama pass their first hurdle.
Brain cancer senator backs repeal efforts The Republican senator, who has been diagnosed with brain cancer, entered the chamber to applause.
Sperm count drop 'may lead to human extinction' Sperm counts in men from North America, Europe and Australia halve in less than 40 years, research warns.
Why consumer credit is a matter of "social trust"
The modern credit economy mostly works, author Josh Lauer says.
07/25/2017: A new New Deal
Some prominent Democrats in the House and Senate have banded together to launch a sort of mini-New Deal ? or "A Better Deal," as they're calling it ? to improve the lives of workers. On today's show, we'll chat with the Roosevelt Institute's president and CEO, Felicia Wong, about the plan. Afterwards, we'll look at the history of generic drugs, which weren't always so accessible for Americans.
Almost half of American households are unable to save for emergencies
And many don't have enough to cover basic needs for three months.
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