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Reveal is an investigative program hosted by Al Letson. It examines what's happening behind the scenes, hidden from public view. In this episode, we'll look at Virginia's over-prescription of opiates to addicted veterans; the attorney behind many of the worst for-profit charities; bodycams for cops; and how a reporter helped one man prove his brother had been abused at a state mental facility.
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Congress Quietly Extends The Budget — Past Election Day, Anyway

Since the GOP retook the House, the chamber once brought the country to the brink of a debt default and once shut down the government. But in election years, including this one, there's no such drama.
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Look, Mom, I Finally Made It To Broadway!

NPR's Michel Martin will sit down with a panel of award-winning playwrights to ask about diversity in theater. Follow here or join us on Twitter on Friday at 7 p.m. ET, using #NPRMichel.

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