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Allyson and Eddie, clients at the AAC Needle Exchange and Overdose Prevention Program in Cambridge, Mass., say they carry naloxone and try to never use drugs alone to reduce the risk of overdosing. Robin Lubbock for WBUR hide caption

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Fentanyl Adds A New Terror For People Abusing Opioids

People who abuse opioids are well aware of the risk posed by fentanyl, a powerful anesthetic that's increasingly slipped into heroin and other drugs. They're coming up with new tactics to survive.

Lesson 6: The Lecture Jurassic 5
Family and Genus Shakey Graves

Gen. John "Black Jack" Pershing visits Arlington National Cemetery in 1925. Pershing led the U.S. forces in World War I, the moment when the American military first displayed its might in a major foreign war. The U.S. military suffered heavy losses, but it also expanded dramatically, modernized and became more professional under Pershing's command. Library of Congress hide caption

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At A Hefty Cost, World War I Made The U.S. A Major Military Power

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We Will Become Silhouettes The Postal Service

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Fentanyl Adds A New Terror For People Abusing Opioids

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Superstition Future TOPS

Unsold cars, used and new, are unloaded from tractor-trailers into a parking lot south of Madrid. It's one of the biggest sales areas for used cars and scrap metal near the Spanish capital. Vendors say they're anticipating difficulty selling diesel cars, now that Madrid and other European capitals have announced plans to ban them. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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In Madrid, A Plan To Fight Pollution By Shifting Away From Diesel-Run Cars

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Goth Star Pictureplane
Despicable Dogs [Washed Out Remix] Small Black
Cappuccino The Knux
Marching Song [DVD] Barney
Be Brave The Strange Boys
Redbone Childish Gambino

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Comedian Don Rickles, Merciless 'Merchant Of Venom,' Dies At 90

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Sleepwalk Santo & Johnny
In Between Days [RS Home Demo 12/84][#][Instrumental] The Cure
Acid Raindrops People Under the Stairs feat. Camel MC
Love Comes Close Cold Cave

In 2003, Acanthamoeba polyphaga mimivirus, also known as mimivirus, was the first giant virus to be described. It's larger than many bacteria, and was found in a water sample from a hospital cooling tower in England. Didier Raoult/Science Source hide caption

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In Giant Virus Genes, Hints About Their Mysterious Origin

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