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The price tag on universal health care is in, and it’s bigger than California’s budget

The cost for California to create publicly funded, single-payer, universal health care is $400 billion a year, $200 billion of which would be new revenue, according to legislative analysis.

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10 Things to Know for Thursday

Among 10 Things to Know: Congressional Budget Office weighs in on GOP health care plan; British authorities explore bomber's possible ties to larger network; women CEOs pocketing more pay.

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California lawmakers debate raising smoking age to 21

Much of the California Assembly's debate over raising the smoking age to 21 focused on how it compared with the drinking age. Raising the age to buy tobacco would not be unprecedented. New York City and Hawaii have all made the age 21
Alexei Koseff The Sacramento Bee
California lawmakers debate raising smoking age to 21 1:36

California lawmakers debate raising smoking age to 21

'Daily Show's' Hasan Minhaj roasts Trump at White House Correspondents' Dinner 2:50

'Daily Show's' Hasan Minhaj roasts Trump at White House Correspondents' Dinner

This is how NASA fared in Trump's first hundred days 1:18

This is how NASA fared in Trump's first hundred days

Protestors erect a 'Wall of Shame' outside Rep. Valadao's Hanford office 1:34

Protestors erect a 'Wall of Shame' outside Rep. Valadao's Hanford office