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In A Houston Emergency Room, It Was A Week Like No Other

At the only emergency department providing care in downtown Houston, staff stayed in the hospital throughout the week to care for patients. It was an emotional experience.

Andrew White helps a neighbor — and a dog — get to safety after their street was flooded by Hurricane Harvey. Scott Olson /Getty Images hide caption

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A Bipartisan Bill Helped Save Pets From Harvey, And Maybe Their Humans Too

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Dr. Winston Watkins, an internist at St. Joseph Medical Center in Houston, volunteered to do a shift in the ER to give his colleagues a break. Rachel Osier Lindley/KERA hide caption

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In A Houston Emergency Room, It Was A Week Like No Other

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Nathan Englander is also the author of What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank. Joshua Meier/Courtesy of Alfred A. Knopf hide caption

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Nathan Englander Says His New Book Is 'A Turducken Of A Novel'

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Brexit: The Musical, written by EU trade lawyer Chris Bryant and directed by Bronagh Lagan, debuted at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August in Scotland. Courtesy of Ian Vincent for "Brexit: The Musical" hide caption

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Who's Got A Plan For Brexit? This Hit Musical Does

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Modu Churi, who fled his village to escape the militant Boko Haram group last year, now earns a living by charging cellphones for displaced persons in northeastern Nigeria. Jide Adeniyi-Jones for NPR hide caption

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How To Succeed In Business After Fleeing For Your Life

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