The model of a DNA stands on a desk during a press conference to announce the winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015 on Wednesday at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm. Sweden's Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich of the US and Turkish-American Aziz Sancar won the Nobel Chemistry Prize for work on how cells repair damaged DNA. Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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3 Scientists Win Nobel Prize In Chemistry For DNA Repair Research

The work of Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar details how cells repair damaged DNA and preserve genes.

The city of Fort Bragg, Calif., has ordered restaurants to drastically reduce the amount of dishwashing by serving customers with disposable plates, cups and flatware. Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption

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California City Orders Restaurants To Use Disposable Plates, Cups

Officials in Fort Bragg also ordered restaurants to serve water to customers only upon request. As part of a stage 3 water emergency, things like washing cars using city water are prohibited, too.

Menelio Briones, 32, along with his wife Marinelis Sabillón, 33, and their five children arrive at the El Edén center in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. They were attempting to reach the U.S., but were picked up in Mexico and deported. Patrick Farrell/Miami Herald staff hide caption

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For Many Central American Migrants, The U.S. Border Is Now Beyond Reach

The wave of migrants trying to reach the U.S. hasn't stopped. But in a major change, Mexico is rounding them up and sending them home before they reach the U.S. border.

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Volkswagen board members Wolfgang Porsche (from left), Berthold Huber and Stephan Weil attend a news conference to announce Martin Winterkorn's decision to resign as Volkswagen CEO last month in Wolfsburg, Germany. Alexander Koerner/Getty Images hide caption

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What VW Needs To Do To Survive Its Biggest Scandal

After revelations that it cheated emissions tests, Volkswagen is vowing to win back the public's trust. But, experts say, it will take a long time. First, the automaker needs to let the crisis play out.

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Vice President Joe Biden is still contemplating getting into the presidential race, but he's getting a nudge with an ad from a group supporting him. Bernat Armangue/AP hide caption

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'Draft Biden' Group Launches Emotional Ad Urging VP To Run

Vice President Joe Biden is still weighing whether to run for president. But a superPAC is upping the ante with a TV ad set to run around the time of the first Democratic debate Tuesday.

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New Mix: Bob Dylan, Frank Turner, Daughter And More

Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share a few of their favorite things, from the week's best new music.

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Checker Brittney Bounds bags groceries Tuesday in Sacramento, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown signed an equal pay measure that lets female employees challenge pay discrimination based on the wages a company pays to male employees who do similar work. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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California Governor Signs Legislation Targeting Wage Gap

The law gives women new tools and protections if they believe they're being paid unfairly because of gender.

In Boston, Edmund Hassan, a deputy superintendent of emergency medical services, and his colleagues regularly revive people who have overdosed on opioids. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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Reversing Opioid Overdoses Saves Lives But Isn't A Cure-All

Having police, school nurses, drug users and family equipped with kits to reverse an overdose saves lives, doctors say. But reversing addiction requires follow-up care that many users aren't getting.

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne, left, and United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams talk back in July. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Amid Continued Negotiations, UAW Gives Fiat Chrysler A Strike Notice

If the United Automobile Workers union does strike, it would be the first against a Detroit automaker in eight years. Workers previously rejected a deal presented by union leadership and management.

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