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It's All Politics

150 Now-Classified Messages In Latest Batch Of Clinton Emails

Hillary Clinton has said she neither sent nor received classified emails on her personal server. The State Department says 150 of the emails to be released Monday night have since been labeled "confidential."

"I would have thought the top drug kingpins in the country wouldn't be the beneficiaries of what we're trying to do here," Judge Royce C. Lamberth said, referring to sentencing reform efforts and guidelines that were designed to help nonviolent drug offenders secure early release. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

Notorious Cocaine Dealers' Release Requests Test New Sentencing Guidelines

A man who helped flood Washington, D.C., with drugs in the 1980s wants to reduce his sentence using guidelines that help drug offenders secure early release. A federal judge doesn't seem convinced.

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Rest In Peace, Wes Craven (We Sure Won't)

The horror master, who died on Sunday, disturbed the dreams of millions of moviegoers in A Nightmare on Elm Street, and he helped to revitalize the genre in the 1990s by directing the Scream movies.

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It's All Politics

When You See 'Trump' On A Building, It Might Not Be What You Think

Plenty of buildings still boast Donald Trump's name in Manhattan, where he became famous as a real estate developer. But he doesn't actually own most of them — and never has.

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Shots - Health News

A Neurologist At The 'Intersection Of Fact And Fable'

Oliver Sacks, who died Sunday, saw "infinitely moving, dramatic, romantic situations" during his decades studying the human brain. Fresh Air remembers Sacks with two interviews from 1985 and 2012.

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Tiny Desk

WATCH: Mitski's Heartfelt Set Sans Filters

Mitski's music is dark and even scary, but glimmers of beauty peek through. Watch the singer perform three of her songs in the NPR Music offices.

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What The U.N. Climate Talks And Middle School Have In Common

The United Nations hopes to have a new deal that will affect everything from energy production to agriculture to transportation by the end of the year. So it makes sense for countries with shared interests to negotiate in packs. And cliques rule.

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The Salt

If Fish Is Brain Food, Can Fish Oil Pills Boost Brains, Too?

Research suggests eating fish regularly over a lifetime is good for the brain. But to stave off cognitive decline, starting fish oil supplements late in life doesn't cut it, a study of seniors says.

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Investigators stand next to evidence markers in front of the house of Matthew Stewart, who was shot and injured by Ogden police during a drug raid, in Ogden, Utah, Jan. 5, 2012. One police officer was killed and five were wounded in the shootout that erupted as a narcotics enforcement team executed a search warrant at Stewart's home. George Frey/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Why Utah Is The Only State Trying To Track And Limit SWAT-Style Tactics

For all the talk of police militarization, no reliable statistics exist on the number of raids by SWAT or other heavily armed tactical teams. There are no federal or state tallies — except in Utah.

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Around the Nation

Through Soccer, Teen Migrants Rebuild Lives And Get Chance To Meet Pope

During his U.S. visit in September, the pope is set to meet with unaccompanied minors from Central America who have formed a youth soccer team co-sponsored by New York's Catholic Charities.

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Uchiya, 29, eight months pregnant, carries an empty jerry can from her mountaintop home to a source of water below. She'll fill it with five gallons and then climb back up. In sub-Saharan Africa, women spent 40 billion hours a year collecting water. Mustafah Abdulaziz hide caption

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Goats and Soda

Getting A Glass Of Water Can Be An Ordeal In Some Parts Of The World

In developing countries, folks may trek hours to fetch water — or turn on the spigot and wait endlessly for drops to flow. A new app offers a promising solution for the latter problem.

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