Sep 20, 2017

09/20/2017: The saga to repeal Obamacare continues

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(Markets Edition) Yep, the effort to repeal Obama-era health care reform is back. We'll talk about a new bill from Republican Senators Bill Cassidy and Lindsey Graham that'll get rid of the mandate requiring you to buy health insurance. Afterwards, we'll take a brief look at the major stock indexes this morning, and then discuss how women are faring in the global workforce. Plus: A conversation with Americares' vice president of emergency response, Garrett Ingoglia, about how the nonprofit prepares in the event of a natural disaster.

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Berlin voters to decide: Should Berlin’s old Tegel airport stay or go?

Sep 20, 2017
A vote in Berlin on September 24 will decide the fate of the old Tegel airport, located six miles outside the city.
More than 21 million people a year pass through Berlin's Tegel airport. The fate of the airport could be decided by Berlin voters in an election Sept. 24. 
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How organizations prepare for natural disasters

Sep 20, 2017
Hurricane Maria has already starting bearing down on Puerto Rico.
Librada is seen at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum refuge in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on September 19, 2017, prior the arrival of Hurricane Maria. She left voluntarily of her house to take refuge.
HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images

(Markets Edition) Yep, the effort to repeal Obama-era health care reform is back. We’ll talk about a new bill from Republican Senators Bill Cassidy and Lindsey Graham that’ll get rid of the mandate requiring you to buy health insurance. Afterwards, we’ll take a brief look at the major stock indexes this morning, and then discuss how women are faring in the global workforce. Plus: A conversation with Americares’ vice president of emergency response, Garrett Ingoglia, about how the nonprofit prepares in the event of a natural disaster.

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