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It’s an intriguing tale of secrets, class and motherhood. “Leaving Lucy Pear” tells the story of a baby who is abandoned under a pear tree in Gloucester, Massachusetts, by her Jewish 18-year-old mother. Bea hopes that an Irish family who steals the fruit in the dark of night will take the infant and raise her as their own.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will delay a vote on the Senate’s health care bill until after the July 4 holiday.

The Better Care Reconciliation Act would lead to 22 million more uninsured people by 2026, according to the Congressional Budget Office. The scoring has led some Senate Republicans to say they won’t vote for it.

Tim Westergren, the co-founder of Pandora who returned to the company's chief executive seat last year after the exit of Brian McAndrews, is leaving the company he started over 17 years ago, it was announced this morning. He will resign his position as chief executive and exit the company's board of directors.

Big Hush's first two cassettes are full of quiet songs played loud. With members from Pygmy Lush and Flasher, the D.C.-based band features (appropriately) hushed vocals from all four members, cooing over a messy, punk-sick shoegaze. It can, from songs that read as intimately as notes passed between friends, make for quite the harmony-riddled racket.

The European Union fined Google $2.7 billion Tuesday, the result of a seven-year investigation into whether the company manipulates its search results to benefit its own services.

Lacking votes, Senate GOP leaders have abruptly delayed a vote on their health care bill until after the July 4 recess.

NPR’s Scott Horsley (@HorsleyScott) joins Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson to discuss where the effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act stands.

With reporting from The Associated Press

Steve Earle moved to Nashville when he was 19 years old and fell under the spell of Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and other members of the so-called “Outlaw” movement. They chafed under the restrictions they felt were placed on country artists. So they started to make records the way they wanted to.

There's a big push in the U.S. from pediatricians to have mothers of newborns breast-feed exclusively for at least six months.

And many new moms want to. But only about 60 percent who start off breast-feeding keep it up for six months or more, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

A federal judge in Michigan has temporarily barred U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement from deporting a group of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals for at least two weeks, expanding an order that initially applied only to those in the Detroit area.

California has added Texas to its list of states with discriminatory laws. That means that no state employee can travel to Texas on taxpayer funds.

Businesses and convention planners in Texas are just starting to get their heads around the California ban. But as Jimmy Maas (@maasdinero) from Here & Now contributor KUT reports, it’s what comes next that really has them concerned.

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