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Mike, the LSU Tigers mascot, is an 11-month old Siberian-Bengal mix. Courtesy of Eddy Perez, LSU hide caption

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Animals

The LSU Tigers' New Tiger Makes His Debut

Louisiana State University's live tiger mascot is an institution. Recently, the school got a new tiger — just in time for football season.

Consciousness Evil Needle
Past & Present Evil Needle
True North You. May. Die. In. The. Desert
Song of the Haze DJ Krush
Strange Light DJ Krush & Free the Robots

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center had 528 patients in the hospital as Harvey hit. A team of about 1,000 people tended to them and their families until reinforcements arrived Monday. Courtesy of MD Anderson Cancer Center hide caption

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An 'Army Of People' Helps Houston Cancer Patients Get Treatment

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Appalachian Rock (feat. Brandon Convery) Jon Burrell
Powerful Moment Jon Burrell
Carnivores Unite Blockhead
Angle of Loll Loscil
Sturgeon Bank Loscil

James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem. The band is back with a new album, American Dream, six years after they bid farewell with a huge show at Madison Square Garden. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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It's Happened: LCD Soundsystem Is Back With 'American Dream'

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I Used To LCD Soundsystem
pulse (v.1) LCD Soundsystem

The Neches River is overflowing its banks in downtown, Beaumont, Texas. The river has flooded this city's water system — with no clear timetable of when the pumps will be repaired. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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With Flooded Streets And No Tap Water, Unknowns Face Beaumont, Texas, Residents

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Comptine D'un Autre Été (From the Motion Picture Amelie) David Arkenstone
Evening Party Yann Tiersen
Chameleon Brendan Canning

Josh Hanagarne, 39, and his son Max, 9, recently sat down at StoryCorps to talk about Tourette's syndrome. Josh has dealt with Tourette's since he was Max's age and while Max hasn't been officially diagnosed, he has started to show symptoms, too. Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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A Father To His Son: 'I Know What It's Like' Living With Tourette's Syndrome

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Sunken Eyes (Instrumental) Weinland
Cups from "Pitch Perfect" Instrumental All Stars
Eye of the Tiger Survivor
Training Montage [Instrumental] Vince DiCola
My Only Swerving El Ten Eleven
Alberto Balsalm Aphex Twin
Acrid Avid Jam Shred Aphex Twin
Friday I'm In Love (Focus Mix) ST*RMAN

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