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How Heroin Made Its Way From Rural Mexico To Small-Town America

With pizza delivery as a model, Mexican cartels revolutionized the heroin trade, making it easily available in smaller U.S. communities. Journalist Sam Quinones has the story in his new book.

A campaign poster in Dublin encourages voters to say no to same-sex marriage ahead of a referendum in Dublin on Friday. Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Conservative, Catholic Ireland Votes On Same-Sex Marriage

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Cherokee chief John Ross battled the U.S. government for decades on behalf of his people. The Art Archive hide caption

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Cherokee Chief John Ross Is The Unsung Hero Of 'Jacksonland'

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Researchers meet participants: (from left) investigator Jose Luis Roca; Dr. Ernesto Ortiz; study participants Rainer Leon and his mother, Rina Leon Chanbilla; and nurse Jennifer Rampas. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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They're Going Door To Door In The Amazon To See Why People Get Sick

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