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Ryan Peck repossesses vehicles in Corpus Christi, Texas. His business is seeing the upside of the downturn in oil prices: a spike in the number of expensive trucks bought by oilfield workers during an earlier boom. Mose Buchele/KUT hide caption

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Oil Market Bust Yields Unexpected Boom For Texas Repo Men

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Palm trees bend and banners rip on Canal Street as Hurricane Katrina blows through New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005 — 10 years ago Saturday. Ted Jackson/The Times-Picayune/Landov hide caption

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3 Views On A Tragedy: Reporters Recall First Days After Katrina

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Cellists with the Playa Pops Symphony warm up before performing at Burning Man in 2014. Jaki Levy/Courtesy of Burning Man hide caption

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Beethoven, Flaming Tubas And 5,000 Kazoos: Classical Music At Burning Man

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Water spills into New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward through a failed floodwall along the Industrial Canal on Aug. 30, 2005, a day after Hurricane Katrina tore through the city Pool/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Billions Spent On Flood Barriers, But New Orleans Still A 'Fishbowl'

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Sen. Bernie Sanders in his office in 1981, shortly after becoming mayor of Burlington, Vt. He once said his tenure as a socialist mayor is evidence people are willing to accept radical change. Donna Light/AP hide caption

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Exactly What Kind Of Socialist Is Bernie Sanders?

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Joel Munguia (center), owner of Chino's, a barbershop in Kenner, La., sits with his nephew, Waldyn Munguia (left), as they have a laugh outside on the waiting benches at the shop. Munguia came to New Orleans from Honduras in 2005 after Katrina and opened his dream shop for Latino hairstyles in 2012. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Some Moved On, Some Moved In And Made A New New Orleans

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Susan Edmonson, a cattle rancher from Henryetta, Okla., with some of her cattle. Since last fall, cattle thieves have thinned her herd, one animal at a time — a major financial blow for her farm. Jacob McCleland for NPR hide caption

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Cattle Theft: An Old Crime On The Rise

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Traders signal offers Monday in the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange. Major market indexes tumbled around the world amid worries about China's slowing economy. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Don't Panic About Stocks. It's Not 2008 All Over Again, Economist Says

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A water tower in Marion, Ohio. The city has been gripped by heroin addition. Maddie McGarvey for NPR hide caption

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Ravages Of Heroin Addiction Haunt Friends, Families And Whole Towns

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Finn Miller Vaughan, 8, practices at the barre at Canyon Concert Ballet in Fort Collins. He is the only boy in his ballet class. Stacy Nick/KUNC hide caption

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Ballet Programs Look For More Boys To Step Up To The Barre

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New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu speaks about New Orleans' emergence as a model of urban renewal and economic recovery 10 years after Hurricane Katrina during a visit Tuesday to the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mayor Landrieu To Displaced New Orleanians: 'Y'all Can Come Home'

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Can Health Care Be Cured Of Racial Bias?

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In the years before the drought began, Australia carried out a giant reset of its water rights. First, the government put a cap on the total amount of water available for farmers. Then, farmers received shares of that total supply. Martin Benik/Corbis hide caption

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In Search Of A Drought Strategy, California Looks Down Under

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Clockwise from top left: Sophia Neciosup, 13, Natalia Cox, 13, Alexis Brooks, 13, and Tehya Ford, 16, all participated in a Black Girls CODE summer camp session in San Francisco. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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'Disrupting' Tech's Diversity Problem With A Code Camp For Girls Of Color

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When A Budget Motel Is 'Home,' There's Little Room For Childhood

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