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People in their mid-40s to mid-60s are more likely than any other group to be prescribed opioids with benzodiazepines. Both kinds of drugs can hamper breathing and mixing them is especially risky. Erwin Wodicka/iStock hide caption

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In Prince's Age Group, Risk Of Opioid Overdose Climbs

Most of the millions taking prescription painkillers are older than 45, research shows, and there's been a recent increase in drug overdose deaths among people over 55. Drug mixing is partly to blame.

Geophysicists announced this week that they have successfully collected key samples from the site of the asteroid strike that likely wiped out the dinosaurs. Joe Tucciarone/Science Source hide caption

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Geologists Find Clues In Crater Left By Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid

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It's the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine) REM
Don't Stop the Dance The Bryan Ferry Orchestra
Down Down Down The Expendables
Moussaka [DJ Click Version] Gnawa Njoum Experience

A man in South Korea watches a news broadcast Friday showing file footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Speaking at a major gathering in North Korea, Kim declared "great success" in the country's recent nuclear test and a rocket launch. JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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This Weekend, Kim Jong Un Will Be Heard, Unlike His More Elusive Father

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Age of Consent New Order
Eastern Glow The Album Leaf
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Lionheart Emancipator

Neil Leifer took this photograph of sprinter Carl Lewis during the 1984 Olympics. Lewis won four gold medals that year. Photo from Relentless: The Stories behind the Photographs, by Neil Leifer with Diane K. Shah (University of Texas Press, 2016) Neil Leifer/ Courtesy of Sports Illustrated Content Management hide caption

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A 'Relentless' Sports Photographer Explains How He Got His Shots

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Rio Ancho [Rumba] Paco de Lucía
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Awake Tycho
Caminos The New Gary Burton Quartet

Just like his character Dheepan, Antonythasan Jesuthasan was a separatist fighter in Sri Lanka's civil war. He fled the country and eventually came to France illegally. He's pictured above with Claudine Vinasithamby (Illayaal). Paul Arnaud/Sundance Selects hide caption

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'I Don't Think We Really See Migrants,' Says Creator Of New Film 'Dheepan'

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Solar East Temple of Sound & Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali

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In Prince's Age Group, Risk Of Opioid Overdose Climbs

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Capturing Something The Secret Whistle

Software coders (from left) William Stevens, Michael Harrison and Brack Quillen work at the Bit Source office in Pikeville, Ky., in February. The year-old firm has trained laid-off coal workers to become software coders. Sam Owens/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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From Coal To Code: A New Path For Laid-Off Miners In Kentucky

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Eitheror Little People
Very Special [#] Charles Mingus
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Grazing in the Grass Hugh Masekela
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