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A crude oil storage tank lies on its side in floodwaters along the South Platte River, in Weld County, Colo., on Sept. 17. Hundreds of natural gas and oil wells along with pipelines are shut down by flooding, as state and federal inspectors gauge the damage and look for potential contamination from inundated oil fields. John Wark/AP hide caption

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In Wake Of Colo. Floods, A Scramble To Clean Up Spilled Oil

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Biologists Laura Herren and Brian Lapointe bag red sea grass at Shorty's Pocket, a site in the Indian River lagoon. Manatees have died from eating the toxic macro algae. Courtesy Brian Cousin/FAU Harbor Branch hide caption

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With Murky Water And Manatee Deaths, Lagoon Languishes

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Susan Mull is a substitute teacher in Lancaster County, Pa. She's lived with HIV for 21 years, the past 13 without health insurance. She says an expansion of Medicaid in Pennsylvania would be "life-changing." Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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A Medicaid Expansion In Pennsylvania May Take Time

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Milwaukee Bucks first-round draft pick Giannis Antetokounmpo speaks at a news conference in Milwaukee on June 28. Morry Gash/AP hide caption

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NBA Rookie Wants To Bring Hope To Greece, And To Milwaukee

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Homeless people rest on a public sidewalk early this year in downtown skid row area of Los Angeles. The United Way of Greater Los Angeles is attempting to end "chronic homelessness" by 2016 with a model that identifies the neediest cases and provides them with permanent homes. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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L.A. Puts Chronically Homeless In The Front Of Housing Line

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Smoke from heavy shelling rises above buildings in Dara'a, Syria, on Aug. 28. Ugarit News/AP hide caption

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Syrian Rebels: U.S. Distracted By Focus On Chemical Weapons

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Alan Jackson's The Bluegrass Album combines new originals with some staples of the genre. Russ Harrington/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'You Can Always Come Home': Alan Jackson On Family And Bluegrass

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