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A homeless man in Denver draws heroin into a syringe. Treatment centers in the city say patterns of drug use seem to be changing. While most users once relied on a single drug — typically painkillers or heroin or cocaine — an increasing number now also use meth. Andy Cross/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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A Surge In Meth Use In Colorado Complicates Opioid Recovery

Last year, 280 Coloradans who died of a drug overdose had methamphetamine in the mix. That's up sharply from 2016 and more than five times the number in 2012.

A protester holds up a sign targeting Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff outside the company's headquarters in San Francisco on Monday. Laura Sydell/NPR hide caption

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Tech Workers Demand CEOs Stop Doing Business With ICE, Other U.S. Agencies

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Eight critically endangered black rhinos died following an attempt to move them from Kenya's capital, Nairobi, to a national park hundreds of kilometers away. Sayyid Abdul Azim/AP hide caption

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Critically Endangered Black Rhinos Die After Transportation To Kenya National Park

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A homeless man in Denver draws heroin into a syringe. Treatment centers in the city say patterns of drug use seem to be changing. While most users once relied on a single drug — typically painkillers or heroin or cocaine — an increasing number now also use meth. Andy Cross/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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A Surge In Meth Use In Colorado Complicates Opioid Recovery

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Aaron Yoder is training for the world championships for backward running, or retrorunning, in Bologna, Italy. Greg Echlin/KCUR hide caption

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This Coach Wants To Be The Next World Champion In Backward Running

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