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Wes Craven's most memorable creation may have been knife-fingered nightmare Freddy Krueger. The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Remembrances

Rest In Peace, Wes Craven — The Rest Of Us Sure Won't

The horror master, who died Sunday, disturbed the dreams of millions of moviegoers in A Nightmare on Elm Street, and he helped to revitalize horror in the 1990s by directing the Scream movies.

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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Dr. David Burkons holds the licensing certificates that allowed him to open a clinic that provides medical and surgical abortions. It took about 18 extra months of inspections, he says, to get the approval to offer surgical abortions. Sarah Jane Tribble/WCPN hide caption

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Bucking Trend, Ohio Doctor Opens Clinic That Provides Abortion Services

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Donald Trump owns this Trump Tower building at 725 Fifth Ave. in New York City. It's one of only a handful he owns in the city, though 17 buildings there bear his name. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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When You See 'Trump' On A Building, It Might Not Be What You Think

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Indian police in plain clothes walk past vehicles damaged during a clash after the Aug. 25 rally led by Hardik Patel. Ajit Solanki/AP hide caption

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An Angry Young Man Leads Protests Against India's Affirmative Action

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Line-sitters waited for hours outside Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas, on July 3. Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon/KUT hide caption

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5-Hour Line Turns Barbecue Pilgrims Into Cash Cow For Locals

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Rest In Peace, Wes Craven — The Rest Of Us Sure Won't

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