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Friday, March 14, 2014

Nikko Landeros of the Colorado Avalanche sled hockey team chases a loose puck during the semifinals of the USA Hockey Sled Classic. (Marc Piscotty/Getty)

Ukraine Crisis Collides With Domestic Politics in the U.S. | Is Venezuela on The Road to Civil War? | As Deadline Looms, Can Obama Get Young People to Enroll in the ACA? | Rapper 'PI Diddy' Looks to Make Math Fun | U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team Ready to Take Home Gold | New Movie Releases of The Week | Living Longer Means Rethinking Social Structures

Can Obama Get Young People to Enroll in the ACA?

There are only two weeks left for Americans to sign up for the Affordable Care Act, and this week, President Barack Obama made a comedic appeal to young people by appearing on Zach Galifianakis’s web show, “Between Two Ferns.” Now web traffic at HealthCare.gov is up 40 percent. How many young people still need to enroll and why are so many still resistant? Mary Agnes Carey, senior correspondent for Kaiser Health News, and Josh Carpenter, explain.

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Inside the Paralympics: Ice Sled Hockey

It is finally a joyous day for the Americans in the U.S.-Canada hockey rivalry: The U.S. Paralympic sled hockey team defeated the Canadians 3 to 0 in yesterday's semifinals. Team USA's preparation and grit has certainly paid off. The Paralympic sled hockey players bring a fierce athleticism to the ice, with flips and turns that seem to defy nature. Nikko Landeros is a key player for the U.S.

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Living Longer Means Rethinking Social Structures

As science enables humans in today's world to live longer, how do we assess the value of years we weren't otherwise prepared to live out?

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Today's Highlights | March 14, 2014

Also on Today's Show: Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are experiencing a disagreement over what to do about the Ukraine crisis...It's been more than a month since protests broke out in Venezuela, with no signs of ending soon. With violent clashes taking place between opposition and government forces, some worry the country may be on the brink of an even bloodier battle...The Takeaway's Movie Date team reviews this weekend’s releases.

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News Quiz | Week of March 14

Are you a newsie? Do you know what's happening from Washington to Hollywood to Pyongyang? Are you one of those people who always need to know? Do you listen to the news religiously, convinced that what you hear will give you an edge? Be smarter than your pals. Prep your dinner party factoids. Gauge your knowledge about what happened this week, as heard on The Takeaway.

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