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Vashti Cunningham, 18, practices the high jump at the University of Nevada Las Vegas' Sheila Tarr Track on June 21. She set a world junior record in March and is expected to make the U.S. Olympic team this weekend. Bridget Bennett for NPR hide caption

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A Gifted High Jumper Gets Set To Leap Onto The World Stage

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Doctors At Southern Hospitals Take The Most Payments From Drug, Device Companies

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Looking For Change, Teachers Hit The Campaign Trail

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Perdue will study the effects of features such as perches in chicken houses. It hopes to double the activity levels of its chickens in the next three years. Business Wire hide caption

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In Quest For Happier Chickens, Perdue Shifts How Birds Live And Die

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People watch stock prices on a digital broadcast outside the Bombay Stock Exchange on Friday. Currency, equity and oil markets around the world are feeling the effects of the British vote to leave the EU. Punit Paranjpe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Intelligence officer Tory Garcia, who has a background in gymnastics and diving, works through the obstacle course on American Ninja Warrior, which airs on NBC and Esquire Network. Brandon Hickman/NBC hide caption

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'If It Were Easy, It Wouldn't Be Interesting,' Say 'Ninja Warrior' Producers

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Like many small towns, Bridgton, Maine, had few resources for people seeking treatment for opioid abuse. Susan Sharon/MPBN hide caption

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A Small Town Bands Together To Provide Opioid Addiction Treatment

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Medical residents training to be OB-GYNs in Texas don't have many places where they can learn how to perform abortions. Carrie Feibel/Houston Public Media hide caption

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Can Doctors Learn To Perform Abortions Without Doing One?

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Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., joins Senate Democrats in calling for stricter gun control legislation in the aftermath of the mass shooting in Orlando last week. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Senate Rejects 4 Gun Proposals Inspired By Orlando Attack

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Tourists walk past the flag flying at half-staff at Disney's Epcot theme park in Orlando on Monday. Dewayne Bevil/Orlando Sentinel/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Orlando's Tourism Industry Hopes To Overcome A Nightmarish Week

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Jimmy Stewart in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. Herbert Dorfman/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Gun Control Speeches Recall An Old-School Filibuster

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Under Pressure, Lawyer For Uber Drivers Slashes Her Fees

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Waze is a traffic app that relies on users' feedback about road conditions to find the quickest possible route. Ruby Wallau/NPR hide caption

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The Road Less Traveled? Not Since Waze Came To Los Angeles

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Investors See Big Opportunities In Opioid Addiction Treatment

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Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton address supporters at a Florida rally in October 2008. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Bitter Rivals To Allies: How President Obama Evolved On Hillary Clinton

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