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Louise Hastie, the shelter manager of Nowzad Dogs in Kabul, holds a stray puppy named Aki. Afghanistan has a large population of street cats and dogs. While there are no government programs to control the animals, foreigners have taken in some. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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British Marine's New Mission: Save All Of Kabul's Street Animals

Street dogs and cats find treatment and get linked up with foreign adopters at a clinic that's helping lower the rabies threat in Kabul.

Preschool students from Nikki Jones's class at Porter Early Childhood Development Center in Tulsa line up in the hallway on their way back from outside play. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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For Early Childhood Education, Tulsa, Okla., Stands Out

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Recent rains kept Suzanne and Mike Collins' orange grove alive, but the rainy season is ending. If they don't get federal irrigation water by this summer, their trees will start dying. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Fields And Farm Jobs Dry Up With California's Worsening Drought

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Morphine and oxycodone (the active ingredient in Oxycontin) are strong narcotic pain relievers on their own. Moxduo, a drug now up for FDA approval, would combine morphine and oxycodone in a single capsule. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Powerful Narcotic Painkiller Up For FDA Approval

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers a keynote address in San Francisco. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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'Ready For Hillary': Clinton's Campaign-In-Waiting

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Louise Hastie, the shelter manager of Nowzad Dogs in Kabul, holds a stray puppy named Aki. Afghanistan has a large population of street cats and dogs. While there are no government programs to control the animals, foreigners have taken in some. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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British Marine's New Mission: Save All Of Kabul's Street Animals

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Jason Molina performs in Barcelona with Magnolia Electric Co. in 2009. Jordi Vidal/Redferns hide caption

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Remembering Jason Molina, A Musician Who Refused To Look Back

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