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Seeing What Isn't There: Inside Alzheimer's Hallucinations

Sometimes Greg O'Brien gets a tingling in the back of his brain that tells him a hallucination is coming. Lions. Spiders. Birds. Sometimes the creatures are friendly. Too often, they're not.
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Examining Gang Enhanced Sentences In California's Legal System

NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates talks to Daniel Alarcon about his reporting on gang enhanced charges and sentencing. California law gives the prosecution the chance to increase the penalty in gang cases.
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Ceaseless Rain Hinders Search For Missing Flood Victims

More than two dozen people are confirmed dead in flooding that's inundated parts of Texas and Oklahoma. Emergency workers are continuing to search for the missing, but more rain is expected.
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O'Malley Joins Democratic Presidential Race, Touts Executive Experience

Ex-Md. Gov. and Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley is the latest challenger to Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination. O'Malley offered himself as a progressive choice for Democrats.
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Manhattanhenge Set To Wow New Yorkers Tonight

The semi-annual phenomenon in late May and mid-July each year occurs when the Sun aligns with the street grid in Manhattan, casting a shaft of light between the skyscrapers.
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Hastert Due To Be Arraigned Next Week

The Los Angeles Times reports that the FBI spoke with two individuals who made accusations of sexual abuse against the former Speaker of the House.
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Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley Seeks Democratic Nomination

O'Malley, also a former Baltimore mayor, has made no secret of his desire to run, despite his lack of a national profile. He faces an uphill battle against front-runner Hillary Clinton.

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Death Toll In Texas, Oklahoma Floods At 28

The region is expecting more rain and officials warn that the Colorado River at Wharton could crest today, causing even more flooding in what has been the wettest May on record for the state.
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Devastating Floods Alter Lives In A Texas Mobile Home Park

Record rains and floods swept through Texas this week. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to residents of a mobile home park in San Marcos, Texas, whose homes were severely damaged.
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For California Swimming Pools, This Is Hardly A Dry Spell

Despite the severe drought, Californians built more backyard swimming pools in 2014 than in any year since the peak of the housing boom. And this year the state is on pace to shatter last year's mark.

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