Patients receive treatment at the Chest Disease Hospital in Srinagar, India. The country has one of the highest rates of drug-resistant tuberculosis in the world, in part, because antibiotics for the disease are poorly regulated by the government. Dar Yasin/AP hide caption

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Goats and Soda

As Antibiotic Resistance Spreads, WHO Plans Strategy To Fight It

The problem has gotten so bad that some doctors are pondering a "post-antibiotic world." The World Health Organization says countries need to boost surveillance for resistance and develop new drugs.

Jockey Victor Espinosa waves from the saddle atop American Pharaoh after winning the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Track on May 16 in Baltimore, Md. American Pharaoh will attempt to win horse racing's triple crown at the Belmont Stakes. Mark Abraham/UPI/Landov hide caption

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Sweetness And Light

For Sports Immortality, Third Or Fourth Time's The Charm

Tennis players Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic both have the potential to win Grand Slams, one of the rarest achievements in sports. But it's not an easy feat.

Los Angeles started offering a $3.75 rebate on every square foot of grass replaced with a drought-friendly landscape. The drought is a boost in business for local conservation entrepreneurs. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty hide caption

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U.S.

California's Drought Makes It Rain Big Bucks For Local Businesses

"Every crisis is an opportunity." That's exactly how some entrepreneurs are looking at California's worsening drought; the drier it gets, the more their business thrives.

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Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping May Benefit Children Years Later

Giving the newborn one last boost of blood from the placenta may help increase social and motor skills at age 4, a study finds. Earlier studies have found health benefits in infancy.

Part of Texas' congressional redistricting map from 2003. The lead plaintiffs in Evenwel v. Abbott are residents of a state Senate district in Texas who say their equal rights to representation are diluted because Texas equalized the districts in population terms and€” not in terms of eligible voters. Harry Cabluck/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

Test Of '1 Person, 1 Vote' Heads To The Supreme Court

Analysts have noted that dividing districts based on eligible voters rather than total population would tend to shift representative power to localities with fewer children and fewer immigrants.

Carrot pullers from Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas and Mexico. "We come from all states and we can't make a dollar in this field noways. [sic] Working from seven in the morning until twelve noon, we earn an average of thirty-five cents." California, February 1937 Dorothea Lange/Library of Congress hide caption

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The Salt

How Dorothea Lange Taught America To See Hunger And Humanity

Perhaps no one did more to show us the human toll of the Great Depression than Lange, who was born on this day in 1895. Her photos of farm workers and others have become iconic of the era.

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It's All Politics

Despite An Economy On The Rise, American Paychecks Remain Stuck

NPR's "Day 1" series looks at major issues the next president will face in office. One issue is that Americans still aren't seeing big raises, even though the job market is slowly recovering.

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All Tech Considered

Higher-Tech Fake Eggs Offer Better Clues To Wild-Bird Behavior

Faux eggs made with 3-D printers are better than sculpted versions, researchers say, because it's easier to systematically vary their size, weight and other features. Next goal: 3-D fragile shells.

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Blind Waiters Give Diners A Taste Of 'Dinner In The Dark' In Kenya

It's a worldwide chain that lets "the blind become our eyes." But there's a difference in the new Nairobi branch: The servers themselves had never eaten in a restaurant before.

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Heat Wave Claims More Than 750 Lives In India

Most of the deaths have occurred in southern Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states. But high temperatures persist across much of the country of 1 billion people.

Tiny Desk

Madisen Ward And The Mama Bear: Tiny Desk Concert

The mother-son duo's songs are memorable and singable even days after you hear them. This short set is a perfect introduction to a one-of-a-kind duo.

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Photographer Mary Ellen Mark Dies At 75

The influential photographer was known mostly for her humanist work. "From the very first moment I took pictures [on the streets of Philadelphia], I loved it," Mark told the Philadelphia Inquirer in 1988.

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