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from local story: "Sickle cell pain has a mind of its own," said Anesha Barnes, who's had the disease since she was a baby. She says the longer she stays in a pain crisis, the harder it is to break out of it. Johnathon Kelso hide caption

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Effort To Control Opioids In An ER Leaves Some Sickle Cell Patients In Pain

People with sickle cell disease aren't fueling the opioid crisis, research shows. Yet some ER doctors still treat patients seeking relief for agonizing sickle cell crises as potential addicts.

Scientists are studying how some knots perform better than others, like this figure-eight knot tied using a special fiber that changes color under strain. Regions of high strain (green, yellow) can be easily distinguished from sections of the knot at low strain (red, orange). Joseph Sandt hide caption

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A Knotty Problem Solved

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Put the Love in It New Jackson
Beautiful Object [Instrumental] Glass Candy

from local story: "Sickle cell pain has a mind of its own," said Anesha Barnes, who's had the disease since she was a baby. She says the longer she stays in a pain crisis, the harder it is to break out of it. Johnathon Kelso hide caption

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Effort To Control Opioids In An ER Leaves Some Sickle Cell Patients In Pain

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That Night Carousel
Lay All Your Love On Me ABBA

Destin Daniel Cretton co-wrote and directed the film adaptation of Bryan Stevenson's book Just Mercy. He's now working on Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings — the first Marvel Studios movie centered on an Asian superhero. Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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Director Of 'Just Mercy' Depicts Characters 'In All Of Their Complexities'

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Light Through The Veins Jon Hopkins
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During a vigil this month for people who died while homeless in Los Angeles in 2019, organizers floated candlelit lanterns on Echo Park Lake. Anna Scott/KCRW hide caption

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In Los Angeles, Number Of Homeless Homicide Victims Rising

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Forest Air Gabrielle Chillmark
Saved By The Bell Miami Nights 1984
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O Detroit, Lift Up Your Weary Head! (Rebuild! Restore! Reconsider!) Sufjan Stevens
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Trump Will Win Again. No Way He'll Win. Be Wary Of 2020 Election Predictions

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Hey Maggy David Holmes
I Don't Know Her Diet Cig
Ambrosia A Reminiscent Drive
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Don't Change INXS
À Tout à L'heure Bibio
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Recover Chvrches
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Here Comes YouTube: 'Billboard' To Change How It Calculates Top Albums

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Branches Break GoGo Penguin
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Racing in the Streets Bruce Springsteen

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