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It's a basement bar in Tokyo, but patrons of Little Texas say the place feels like it's part of the Lone Star State. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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Finding A Little Texas ... In The Heart Of Tokyo

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'Great Pause' Among Prosecutors As DNA Proves Fallible

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A car filled with bales of marijuana is seen at a police station in La Grulla, Texas, in 2013. A lot of drugs pass through the Border Patrol inspection station in Brooks County, where La Grulla is located; it, too, is refusing to take checkpoint cases. Eric Thayer/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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At 'Checkpoint Of The Stars,' Texas Sheriff Takes A Pass On Pot Cases

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None of the biocontainment treatment centers in U.S. hospitals were specifically designed for kids — until now. Texas Children's Hospital aims to fill that gap. Courtesy of Texas Children's Hospital hide caption

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Kids With Ebola, Bird Flu Or TB? Texas Children's Hospital Will Be Ready

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Ahmed Mohamed speaks during a news conference on Wednedsay in Irving, Texas. The 14-year-old was detained for building what a teacher thought was a bomb; it was an alarm clock. Ben Torres/Getty Images hide caption

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Mourners stand near the casket of Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth at Second Baptist Church in Houston, Texas, on Friday. Two people who were with the deputy on the night he was killed told his family Friday that he wasn't alone when he died. Aaron M. Sprecher/Getty Images hide caption

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Hereford, Texas, may have lovely vistas, but it's notably short of mental health care options. Kirk Kittell/Flickr hide caption

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Texas Strives To Lure Mental Health Providers To Rural Counties

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The tarantula hawk, undoubtedly eyeing its next hapless eight-legged prey. Fred Holley/Flickr hide caption

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For This Tarantula-Killing Wasp, Dinner's A Meal Best Served Living

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Mary Helen Flores (center) is the founder of Citizens Against Voter Abuse. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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In Rio Grande Valley, Some Campaign Workers Are Paid To Harvest Votes

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