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People take a look at Mississippi River floodwaters at the base of Beale Street in Memphis, Tenn. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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Memphis Prepares For Historic Flooding

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Memphis Prepares For Historic Flooding

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Victims of the 1927 Mississippi Valley flood camped on a levee in Arkansas City, Ark. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hide caption

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News

Army Corps Makes Tough Calls With Floods

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Army Corps Makes Tough Calls With Floods

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A photo taken on Aug. 22, 2010, and released by the International Iran Photo Agency shows a worker standing at the entrance of the reactor of Bushehr nuclear power plant, outside the southern city of Bushehr, Iran. Work was stopped on the reactor to ascertain whether it had been affected by the Stuxnet computer virus — apparently developed in Israel with the help of the CIA. Ebrahim Norouzi/AP hide caption

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Middle East

Inside The United States' Secret Sabotage Of Iran

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Inside The United States' Secret Sabotage Of Iran

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Claims that strawberries and other foods rich in antioxidants can reduce inflammation and pain aren't backed up by much research. Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Health

Can Diets Fight Chronic Pain? The Science Isn't There

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Can Diets Fight Chronic Pain? The Science Isn't There

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A tattoo artist prepares inks before working on a client. The FDA says it wants to learn more about what goes into tattoo inks. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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Health

Tattoo Ink Stained By Safety Concerns

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Tattoo Ink Stained By Safety Concerns

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In a town in South Korea, one out of every 38 children tested had autism. Two thirds of these were undiagnosed and untreated, and seemed to be doing okay in school. Lee Jin-man/AP hide caption

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Children's Health

Study: Autism Rate May Be Underestimated

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Study: Autism Rate May Be Underestimated

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The Beastie Boys' eighth album, Hot Sauce Committee Part Two, is out this month — along with a long-form music video that takes a comedic look back at the group's early days. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

Beastie Boys: Rap's Elder Statesmen Go Back In Time

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Beastie Boys: Rap's Elder Statesmen Go Back In Time

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