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Lipitor, one of the world's top-selling drugs, sells for $125 in the United States, while in Canada it costs $33, according to Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). Scott Olsen/Getty Images hide caption

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Health Care Overhaul: Prescriptions For Change

Senate Democrats Split On Prescription Drug Imports

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Senate Democrats Split On Prescription Drug Imports

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About 80 percent of Tumaco's people live on or alongside the water, where they are highly vulnerable to any changes in the climate or water levels. The flooding in recent years has caught many of the locals by surprise. Tom Gjelten/NPR hide caption

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Environment

Climate Change Poses Threat To Colombian Coast

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Climate Change Poses Threat To Colombian Coast

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Infected Mushroom guitarist Tom Cunningham focuses on keeping pace with drummer Rogerio Jardim at a performance in Toronto. Nate Plutzik/NPR hide caption

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Infected Mushroom: 'Psy-Trance' From Israel

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Tracking The Overhaul

Democrats May Drop Medicare Expansion

3 min

Democrats May Drop Medicare Expansion

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