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Nick Fugate (center) with his parents, Julie and Ron, has been adjusting to life on Kansas' waiting list to get life-assistance services through Medicaid. Alex Smith/KCUR hide caption

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To Get Disability Help In Kansas, Thousands Face A 7-Year Wait

Nick Fugate has a cognitive disability, but held a job and was independent for years. Then he lost his dishwashing job and learned there are long delays getting help he needs from Medicaid in Kansas.

A caretaker examines a bear named Balou to be sure he's fully sedated before he's moved from a center near Amman, Jordan, to the al-Ma'wa wildlife reserve in northern Jordan on Oct. 2. The bear and other animals were released into the reserve run by the Princess Alia Foundation. The animals were rescued from abusive conditions. Thomas Hartwell/AP hide caption

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Abused Animals Find Refuge In A New Sanctuary In Jordan

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To Get Disability Help In Kansas, Thousands Face A 7-Year Wait

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Corey Ryan Forrester, Drew Morgan and Trae Crowder write and perform together. They wrote a book called The Liberal Redneck Manifesto, which challenges what readers might expect from Southern comedy. Robin Marchant/Getty Images hide caption

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'Liberal Rednecks' Are Killing Southern Stereotypes With Comedy

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Oliveros created the music theory known as "deep listening." "I found myself listening to long sounds and becoming more interested in what the sound did themselves than what I would do with them," she says. Vinciane Verguethen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Remembering Pauline Oliveros, Composer Known For 'Deep Listening'

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For her latest album, Georgian-British artist Katie Melua returned to her home country to record with the 23-piece Gori Women's Choir. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Katie Melua, A Georgian Voice Made Good In The West, Comes Home

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