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Oklahoma Farms Grapple With Drought, Then Downpours

After years of drought, Oklahoma has been hit by torrential downpours causing severe flooding. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Tom Buchanan, a local farmer and president of the Oklahoma Farm Bureau.
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Mississippi's Beloved Blues-Playing Son Comes Home

B.B. King was buried Saturday at his museum in Indianola, Miss. Fans and friends came for a public viewing and memorial service to remember King's journey from the son of poor sharecroppers to an acclaimed musician.
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Who's Addicted To What? The First Worldwide Guide

Researchers have put together a comprehensive look at alcohol, tobacco and illegal drug use — and broken down the data by region.
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Does Your Neighborhood Doom You To An Early Death?

People living just a few miles from each other in American cities can have radically different chances of living a long healthy life.
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5 Things You Should Know About Lindsey Graham

Graham has never sent an email, and he catapulted onto the national stage because of his role in the Clinton impeachment proceedings.
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Beau Biden, Vice President Joe Biden's Son, Dies After Cancer Battle

Biden's older son has died after battling brain cancer, the vice president said Saturday. Beau Biden, a former attorney general of Delaware, was 46. He was running next year to be Delaware's governor.
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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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