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Charging station for electric cars in Glasgow, Scotland. With new models aimed at the mass market going on sale, Americans will be hearing a lot more about electric cars. John Guidi/Getty Images/Robert Harding Worl hide caption

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So You Want To Buy An Electric Car? It Requires Some Planning

With new models aimed at the mass market going on sale this fall, Americans will hear a lot more about electric cars. Here's what you should know if you're on the market for one.

Way of the Samurai Deceptikon
Lionheart Emancipator
Can't Stop Now White Arrows
Shimmer Tracey Chattaway

Union workers and their families listen to Vice President Joe Biden and Democratic vice presidential candidate, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., speak before the annual Labor Day Parade, Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, in Pittsburgh, Pa. John Heller/AP hide caption

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Labor Movement Faces Challenges Amid Growing Public Support For Unions

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Circling Four Tet

Sam Clovis, a conservative talk radio host who ran President Trump's campaign in Iowa, has been nominated to a top scientific post at the Department of Agriculture even though he lacks a science background. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Trump's Nominee To Be USDA's Chief Scientist Is Not A Scientist

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Atlantis STRFKR
End Credits Michael Boddicker

Charging station for electric cars in Glasgow, Scotland. With new models aimed at the mass market going on sale, Americans will be hearing a lot more about electric cars. John Guidi/Getty Images/Robert Harding Worl hide caption

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So You Want To Buy An Electric Car? It Requires Some Planning

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Midnight City M83
Swing 1 Jacob Bain, Samantha Boshnack et. al.
Vibe Bignic
Easy Muffin Amon Tobin
Chilean Sunset LKRK
Bullet Girl John Butler Trio

The Highlands Acid Pit Superfund site remained flooded on August 31. The water has since receded, and some residents are concerned that toxins from the site could have spread into the nearby neighborhood. Jason Dearen/AP hide caption

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In Texas, Concerns About Damage To Flooded Toxic Waste Sites

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Kanye West Saint Pablo
What Goes Around... Comes Around Justin Timberlake
Ainda Mais Lindo Deodato

Amy Walters from Copperas Cove, Texas, with a horse she rode as she rounded up lost cattle and brought them to the makeshift shelter in Beaumont, Texas. Brian Mann/North Country Public Radio hide caption

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From Pets To Livestock, Lost Animals Rounded Up In Beaumont's Makeshift Shelter

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These days, a radiologist at UCSF will go through anywhere from 20 to 100 scans a day, and each scan can have thousands of images to review. xijian/iStockphoto hide caption

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Scanning The Future, Radiologists See Their Jobs At Risk

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Layers Ryan Helsing, Matthew Setz
Camp Yabassi Echoes Manu Dibango