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15 Dead, 118 Missing After Landslide In Southwest China

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Rescue crews found 15 bodies on Saturday, Chinese state news says. But 118 people remain missing, after a landslide of mud, rocks and boulders buried the town of Xinmo in Sichuan province.

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On Top Of Hong Kong's High Rises, Rooftop Gardens Take Root

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In one of the most densely populated cities on Earth, a gardening cooperative is helping residents rediscover farming — in the sky.

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Dozens Of People Killed In A Bloody Day Of Attacks Across Pakistan

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Between twin bombings at a Parachinar market, a car bombing near a police office in Quetta and a shooting in Karachi, Pakistan is reeling from attacks claimed by several extremist groups.

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Trump Asks 'Why No Action?' Amid Questions About Obama's Response To Russian Meddling

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The president tweeted Saturday evening questioning his predecessor's response after a bombshell Washington Post report about the previous administration's decision-making about how to counter Russia.

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Yemen Now Faces 'The Worst Cholera Outbreak In The World,' U.N. Says

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World health authorities say the war-torn nation now has upwards of 200,000 suspected cases, and that number is increasing at an average of 5,000 a day. A quarter of those who have died are children.

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From Country Kiss-Offs To Bummer Jams, 5 Songs For Summer

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We can't tell you what the song of the summer will be — but here are five new songs you should put on your barbecue playlist.

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Barbershop: Reflections On A Particularly Difficult Ramadan

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In anticipation for Eid, U.S. Representative André Carson, D-Ind., Buzzfeed News reporter Hannah Allam and CAIR Executive Director for the Cleveland chapter Julia Shearson look back at this Ramadan.

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Federal Medicaid Funding Cuts Under Senate Health Care Bill Puts Pressure On States

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NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Julie Rovner, Chief Washington Correspondent at Kaiser Health News, about the Senate GOP health bill and what it could mean for programs funded by Medicaid.

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Imagine Dragons On Catching Up To Rock Stardom

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Burnt out after years of hard touring, the "Radioactive" band hit the brakes. Now, it's bounced back with a new album, Evolve. Singer Dan Reynolds and guitarist Wayne Sermon tell Michel Martin more.

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'Interlaced Fingers' Traces Roots Of Racial Disparity In Kidney Transplants

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When Dr. Vanessa Grubbs fell in love with a man whose kidneys were failing, he'd been waiting for a transplant for years. Her book explores the ways racial inequity is embedded in the system.

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More Than Memory: Coping With The Other Ills Of Alzheimer's

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Many people with Alzheimer's suffer medical and mental health issues that have nothing to do with memory loss, including slow healing, incontinence, paranoia and depression.

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Unitarian Universalists Denounce White Supremacy, Make Leadership Changes

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The Unitarian Universalists are among the most liberal of all religious denominations in America. Activists have denounced what they see as white supremacy in the church and are changing leadership.

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What Medicaid Cuts Could Mean For The Opioid Epidemic

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NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Lynn Cooper, director of the Drug and Alcohol Division at Pennsylvania's Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association, about the Senate GOP healthcare bill.

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DeVos Appoints CEO Of A Student Loan Company To Head Federal Aid Agency

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Plus school district secession, student borrower complaints and more.

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PHOTOS: Meet Martha, World's Ugliest Dog

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At least that's the assessment of judges in Petaluma, Calif., where the mastiff took the crown at this year's World's Ugliest Dog Contest. And she defeated some formidable pupposition (also pictured).

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