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This message comes from NPR sponsor xfinity. Some things are slow like a snail races. Other things are fast like Xfinity X. by get get fast speeds even when everyone is online working to make WIFI simple easy awesome more at xfinity dot com restrictions apply live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jeanine herbst. Healthcare was a major issue in last night's twenty twenty Democratic presidential debate in Texas the top ten candidates in polling data squared off at Texas Southern University in Houston in a debate hosted by ABC News and here's Scott horsely has more former former vice president. Joe Biden defended his incremental approach to overhauling health care while leading rivals like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders favor a single payer medicare for all approach approach. Biden prefers to build on the existing affordable care act. I know that the senator says she's for Bernie. I'm for Barack. I think the OBAMACARE Macaire worked. I think the way we add to replace everything that's been cut at a public option guaranteed that everyone will be able to have affordable assurance candidates candidates also mixed it up on prison reform gun control immigration and foreign policy but in a debate that stretched more than two hours. There was not one question about the the economy. Scott horsely. NPR News Washington the trump administration plans to disclose the name of an individual whose identity has long been sought by the families of some of those killed in the September eleventh attacks NPR's Ryan Lucas reports. The person's last name is tied to a lawsuit alleging. The Saudi government played a role in the attacks ax eighteen years ago the FBI and the Justice Department have agreed to release the name of the individual whose identity was redacted from two thousand twelve FBI document on the September knbr eleventh attacks lawyers nine eleven families believed the unnamed individual tasks others to assist some of the future hijackers upon their arrival in the United States the name will be released to the plaintiff's lawyers but not to the public at this time officials say Attorney General William Bar asserted the state secrets privilege over other classified information in the the FBI report sought by the plaintiffs still representatives of the nine eleven families welcomed the decision to disclose the name the Saudi government has denied any role in the September eleventh attacks. Wchs Ryan Lucas NPR news Washington. The Roman Catholic diocese of Rochester New York has filed for bankruptcy. This comes less than one month after dozens dozens of lawsuits were filed against members of its clergy bishops. Salvador McConnell says it was a difficult and painful decision litigation costs and settlements the jury awards will exceed our resources and the diocese will be unable to litigate or settle these these claims the diocese of Rochester is the twentieth nationwide filed for bankruptcy protection because of the decades long child sexual abuse allegations Wall Street is trading in mixed territory at this hour. The Dow is up fifty two points at twenty seven thousand two hundred thirty four the Nasdaq is down five points at eighty one eighty eight the S. and P. Five hundred two point thirty twelve. You're listening to NPR news from Washington. The actress Felicity Huffman will be back in court in Boston today to be sentenced for her role. In a sweeping college admissions bribery scandal the a desperate housewives actress admitted to paying emissions consultant fifteen thousand dollars to have a proctor correct daughters. Sat Test Answers. She pleaded guilty eighty to one count of conspiracy and fraud and may prosecutors want her sentenced to a month in prison. Her lawyers are asking for probation today marks fifty years since the debut of the cartoon character. Scooby Doo on CBS NPR's Andrew Limbaugh reports Warner Brothers is celebrating the day on its lot in Burbank California along along with new merchandise the first episode what a night for night introduced America to the gang of Teenage Anuj detectives and of course scooby himself or something fishy going on in that museum writes the show style of slapstick inspired aspired movies video games snacks vitamins and all sorts of other branding opportunities but the charm of the show still stands. We get it scooby. Doo Way. They didn't even now fifty years later. The gang still continues to solve mysteries and ruined the planes of scheming adults with the show Scooby Doo and guess S. who streaming online Angela Bong. NPR News crude oil prices are trading lower down about three tenths of a percent at fifty four dollars ninety three cents. Barrel Wall Street is still trading mixed territory the Dow up thirty nine Nasdaq down nine. I'm Jeanine herbst and you're listening to N._P._R. News from Washington.