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Lethal Opiates Delivered By Mail From China, Killing Addicts In The U.S.

Carfentanil's a highly potent opioid. It is blamed for hundreds of lethal overdoses. Much of it reaches the U.S. from China, via the U.S. Postal Service. Now, China's announced a ban on the substance.

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Some Plaque To Build A Theory On: Did Humans And Neanderthals Kiss?

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Some Enchanted Evening Paul Robeson
In a Mellow Tone [#] Duke Ellington & Louis Armstrong

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Lethal Opiates Delivered By Mail From China, Killing Addicts In The U.S.

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Purple Rain [Long Version] Prince
Alfombra Magica The Bad Plus
Guru Bramha Jai Uttal & the Pagan Love Orchestra
Candles and Stones Peter Apfelbaum & The Hieroglyphics Ensemble
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South Korean demonstrators shoot off firecrackers in Seoul on March 11, 2017 to celebrate the impeachment of Park Geun-Hye during a candlelit rally demanding the arrest of the ousted president. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What's Next For South Korea After Ousting Its President

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Goodbyes Kelis
Olive Tree Wolfert Brederode Trio

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In 'Strangers Tend To Tell Me Things,' An Advice Columnist Comes Home

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Just What Is 'The Wild Heart Of Life'? Japandroids' Album Title, Explained

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Fire's Highway Japandroids