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The Salt

Drought Is Driving Beekeepers And Their Hives From California

A lack of crops for bees to pollinate has California's beekeeping industry on edge. Some are feeding their colonies pricey processed bee food or moving their hives out of state to forage.

President Obama and Vladimir Putin met for 90 minutes after the Russian president's Monday speech at the United Nations. MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Putin, Obama Meet On Syria, But Sharp Disagreements Remain

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Cool Sanson Low in the Sky
Time Is the Enemy Quantic
Pour Me One Joe Beats
Cocoa Buter Statik Selektah, Action Bronson et. al.
[Bonus Material] Snarky Puppy
Dick & Jane Prolyphic/Reanimator, Macromantics et. al.
Old Recordings Reanimator
In the Morning of the Magicians The Flaming Lips
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Galactic brings the bounce to Portland's Crystal Ballroom, which has one of the few remaining spring-loaded dance floors in the country. Kathleen Nyberg/Courtesy of McMenamins hide caption

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If The Floor's A-Rockin', Just Keep A-Bouncin'

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Wild Blue Yonder Carl Matthews and Joe Bevan
Hawaii Five-O The Ventures

In 1954, Dr. Frederick C. Robbins, then chief of pediatrics and contagious diseases at Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital, was one of three winners of that year's Nobel Prize in medicine. The scientists' work, which led to a vaccine against polio, was performed in human fetal cells. AP hide caption

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Research On Fetal Tissue Draws Renewed Political, Scientific Scrutiny

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Spitting out the Demons Gorillaz
Matterapat Smith, Dr. Lonnie
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'The Daily Show' Introduces A New Host — And A Familiar Feel

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Atlanta is earning the nickname Silicon Valley of the South, joining spinoffs Silicon Alley in New York and Silicon Prairie in the Midwest. Greg Williams/Flickr hide caption

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Atlanta Tries To Carve Out A Niche In Tech

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50 Yards of Soul Poets of Rhythm
Relax El Dela Sensei
Mali Cuba AfroCubism
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20 Questions [Instrumental] Youngblood Brass Band

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Drought Is Driving Beekeepers And Their Hives From California

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Africastle Battles
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