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Five Injured After Car Collides With Fire Truck

A civilian has been transported to a hospital with life threatening injuries after a fire engine and another vehicle collided.

Four firefighters were also injured in the collision and three have been transported to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

A spokesman for the fire department says it appears the fire engine was leaving a scene when it was struck by the other vehicle. The incident occurred at Drake Place and 53rd street in Southeast DC.

Emergency responders were called to the scene around noon.

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Colombia's La Momposina Sings A Tangled Social History

On this week's Alt Latino, we spend time with an album from Colombian singer Totó la Momposina. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Felix Contreras about Tambolero.
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'Oleogustus' Is The Newly Discovered Taste, And Boy, Is It Bad

There's a new, sixth taste for humans: the taste for fat. But Rick Mattes of Purdue University tells NPR's Rachel Martin to think less yummy ice cream, more rancid food.
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Obama To Detail Tougher Plan To Fight Climate Change

President Obama will unveil climate change regulations Monday, expected to set tougher limits on coal than previously proposed. NPR's Scott Horsley previews the announcement with host Rachel Martin.
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Despite Host Controversy, Amazon Takes A Chance On 'Top Gear'

The trio that made Top Gear the world's biggest car show will return to the small screen in a new show for Amazon Prime. The BBC canned one of its hosts last year after a fight with a producer.

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