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Erin Rehm receives the American flag from Vice Adm. Jan Tighe during the graveside service for her husband, U.S. Navy Fire Controlman 1st Class Gary Rehm Jr. at Arlington National Cemetery on Aug. 16. He was one of seven sailors killed on June 17 when the USS Fitzgerald collided with a cargo ship off the coast of Japan. A Navy report says Rehm helped rescue one of his shipmates. U.S. Army photo by Elizabeth Fraser/Arlington National Cemetery hide caption

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Parallels

A Hero's Story From The Scramble To Survive On The USS Fitzgerald

On June 17, sailors were jolted awake as seawater surged in after a collision. They had minutes to escape. Seven didn't make it. One of them, Gary Rehm, saved a shipmate before he became trapped.

Hyperion Tom Barfod
Whiplash Hank Levy
Paola Ease My Mind
Uncle Ace Blood Orange

Rice farmer John Gaulding wades through the roughly 8 inches of water still filling his fields in rural Hamshire, Texas. At its worst, he says, the water was as high as 30-36 inches. Carrie Kahn/NPR hide caption

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Texas Farmers Suffer Extensive Crop Losses In Wake Of Harvey

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Workin' Woman Blues Valerie June

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke talks to reporters in Kanab, Utah, after visiting the state to talk with officials about the status of their monuments. George Frey/Getty Images hide caption

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Hunters Sour On Trump's Interior Secretary Over Public Lands Review

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Layers Ryan Helsing, Matthew Setz
Halfway Home Tommy Emmanuel

Harvey's housing prospects got a big boost in 2005 with the Greenview Manor subdivison. The tri-level homes on Harvey's west side have 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and 2-car garages. Cheryl Corley/NPR hide caption

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Once A Blue-Collar Powerhouse, A Chicago Suburb Now Faces A Dim Future

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Unfinished Sympathy Massive Attack
Beautiful Otherness Bent
Drum Drum The Redneck Manifesto
Say My Name ODESZA & Zyra

Erin Rehm receives the American flag from Vice Adm. Jan Tighe during the graveside service for her husband, U.S. Navy Fire Controlman 1st Class Gary Rehm Jr. at Arlington National Cemetery on Aug. 16. He was one of seven sailors killed on June 17 when the USS Fitzgerald collided with a cargo ship off the coast of Japan. A Navy report says Rehm helped rescue one of his shipmates. U.S. Army photo by Elizabeth Fraser/Arlington National Cemetery hide caption

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A Hero's Story From The Scramble To Survive On The USS Fitzgerald

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Wake Up Rage Against the Machine
Crimewave Crystal Castles
Emkay Bonobo
Wash The Dusk With Silver Tom Caufield
Beat Me 'Til I'm Blue Alan Hawkshaw & The Mohawks
Surprise Hotel Fool's Gold
Some Kinda Mean Joshua Breakstone

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