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How are young adults benefiting from U.S. health care reform?

Spring is graduation season, a time for flinging mortarboards to the sky and framing those hard-earned diplomas. But it's also a time for young people to goodbye to their parents' health insurance. Until now, that is.


Name That Fascist Dictator Quiz

Name That Fascist Dictator Quiz

Do you know a lot about fascist dictators? Test your knowledge with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Of Kings and Queens: The Modern Monarchy Quiz

Of Kings and Queens: The Modern Monarchy Quiz

How much do you know about the monarchies around the world? Test your knowledge with this modern monarchy quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Real POTUS Vs. Movie POTUS

Real POTUS Vs. Movie POTUS

Can you tell the real POTUS from the film POTUS? Prove it at HowStuffWorks. See more »

What does 'bread and circuses' mean?

What does 'bread and circuses' mean?

What does 'bread and circuses' mean? Learn the meaning behind the phrase at HowStuffWorks.com. See more »

How Think Tanks Work

How Think Tanks Work

Think tanks reign as the place where scholars, policy makers and other folks work to find solutions to public problems. Learn more about think tanks. See more »

10 Rights the First Amendment Absolutely Does Not Grant

10 Rights the First Amendment Absolutely Does Not Grant

Here are 10 rights the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution does not grant, contrary to popular belief, from HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Medicaid Works

How Medicaid Works

How does Medicaid differ from Medicare, and how is the program funded? Find out how Medicaid works and who benefits from it. See more »

10 Far-out Charismatic Leaders (and the Trouble They Caused)

10 Far-out Charismatic Leaders (and the Trouble They Caused)

Charismatic leaders have emerged and changed the world throughout history. Learn about 10 far-out charismatic leaders and the trouble they caused. See more »

What exactly is a right-to-work state?

What exactly is a right-to-work state?

What exactly is a right-to-work state? Find out about the controversial laws that constitute a right-to-work state. See more »

Most Humiliating Political Flubs in History

Most Humiliating Political Flubs in History

What are some of the most humiliating political flubs in U.S. history? Learn about some of the most embarrassing political gaffes ever. See more »