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The fallout continues from President Trump’s decision to end subsidies to health insurance companies to help lower-income Americans pay for their health insurance. But it’s still unclear what the exact impact will be in New York.

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Professor George Lopez has devoted his career to resolving conflicts. He is an expert on international sanctions and has worked to develop strategies to deal with Iraq and North Korea. Lopez serves as the Hesburgh Professor of Peace Studies Emeritus at the Kroc Institute at the University of Notre Dame.

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Puerto Rican residents in Bridgeport have been meeting with Connecticut’s U.S. senators, sharing their uncertainty about relatives on the island and its future after Hurricane Maria.

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Connecticut-based Save the Children is calling on the Trump administration to intensify its relief efforts in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.  

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The tax overhaul plan proposed by President Trump and now being considered in Congress would end the deduction on federal income tax forms for state and local property taxes. Governor Cuomo says it would disproportionately harm New Yorkers, where property taxes are among the highest in the nation, and he’s taken opportunities at public events recently to make the case against the plan.

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