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Rowan Jacobsen, in the canoe, and Pete McBride and Sam Walton, on stand-up paddleboards, travel through the upper limitrophe of the delta reach (the section marking the U.S.-Mexico border). Before the dam release, Jacobsen described this parched riverbed as a scene of "Mad Max misery." The temporary flow of water helped bolster native habitats that survive here. Courtesy Fred Phillips hide caption

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Environment

Well, I'll Be Un-Dammed: Colorado River (Briefly) Reached The Sea

This spring, the river's final stretch flowed freely for the first time in 50 years. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to writer Rowan Jacobsen about his paddling trip down the temporarily-restored delta.

Chrissie Hynde released her debut solo record, Stockholm, this June. Dean Chalkley/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

Chrissie Hynde Steps Out, But She's Not Alone

Hynde recruited a Swedish indie rocker, an American tennis star and a Canadian guitar hero to help make her new LP, Stockholm.

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Author Interviews

'Fightshark' Recounts His Struggles, In Kickboxing And Beyond

Mark Miller chose his nickname because when he smells blood, he attacks. His new memoir, Pain Don't Hurt, tells of the heart surgery and alcohol problems that temporarily derailed his fighting career.

One Day/Reckoning Song (acoustic version) Asaf Avidan

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Rowan Jacobsen, in the canoe, and Pete McBride and Sam Walton, on stand-up paddleboards, travel through the upper limitrophe of the delta reach (the section marking the U.S.-Mexico border). Before the dam release, Jacobsen described this parched riverbed as a scene of "Mad Max misery." The temporary flow of water helped bolster native habitats that survive here. Courtesy Fred Phillips hide caption

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You Or No One Chrissie Hynde 0:32

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