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Cleanup Crews Roll Through Baton Rouge After Louisiana Flooding

In flood-ravaged Louisiana, a cleanup contractor who specializes in disaster recovery operations helps Baton Rouge clean up debris. Cleanup crews say the destruction is much worse than reported.

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Shante, He Stays: RuPaul Reflects On Decades Of Drag — And 2 Emmy Nominations

RuPaul is the most recognizable drag queen in America. His hit show, RuPaul's Drag Race is up for two Emmy Awards as it begins filming its ninth season. But drag, he says, will never be mainstream.

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Shante, He Stays: RuPaul Reflects On Decades Of Drag — And 2 Emmy Nominations

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For Some Older Adults In Japan, A Chance To Stay In The Workforce

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Discounts Aren't Enough to Halt Outrage At High EpiPen Prices

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Cleanup Crews Roll Through Baton Rouge After Louisiana Flooding

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The Aztecs Once Revered It. Will You Fall For Amaranth, Too?

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Tracing The People's Republic Of Beethoven

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