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Historic Floodwaters Begin To Recede In Minot, N.D.

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Japanese Ask: What Kind Of Changes Do We Want?

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Egypt's State TV Has New Masters, But Old Habits

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Dr. Ray Dorsey video chats with his patient, Victor Jarzombeck, from his office at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore. Dorsey has been treating Jarzombeck, who lives nearly 350 miles away in New Hartford, N.Y., for three years. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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Dr. Mark Lachs says his older patients are like reliable cars. After a certain age, they are less likely to break down, and just keep rolling right along. Adrian Kinloch hide caption

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In Old Age, Illness And Dying Can Be Postponed

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Russian Women Prove It's Hip To Be A Babushka

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