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      • Coping In A Drier World: California's Drought Survival Strategy

        The dearth of water in this state is showing no signs of easing. Officials have introduced plans to revamp the water rationing and distribution systems until the rains come. If they ever come.

      • How Did 'Good Girls' From Colorado Get Recruited By ISIS?

        Three Denver-area teenaged girls were arrested after leaving the U.S. and seeking to join militants of the Islamic State in Syria. The teenagers were arrested in Germany over the weekend and returned home by the FBI on Monday. Robert Siegel talks to Megan Verlee of Colorado Public Radio.

      • Broadcaster Luther Masingill Was A Fixture In Chattanooga

        Broadcaster Luther Masingill was on the air during the Pearl Harbor attack as well as the Sept. 11 attacks. When he died this week at age 92, he'd been working at the same radio station in Chattanooga, Tenn., for more than seven decades. Audie Cornish talks about Masingill's legendary radio career with his morning show co-host, James Howard.

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      • Drones Are Taking Pictures That Could Demystify A Malaria Surge

        How is a rare strain of malaria spreading near cities in Southeast Asia? That's the question that's been puzzling a team of scientists. And they're using drones to find the answer.

      • How Did 'Good Girls' From Colorado Get Recruited By ISIS?

        Three Denver-area teenaged girls were arrested after leaving the U.S. and seeking to join militants of the Islamic State in Syria. The teenagers were arrested in Germany over the weekend and returned home by the FBI on Monday. Robert Siegel talks to Megan Verlee of Colorado Public Radio.

      • Soldier, Gunman Dead After Ottawa Shooting

        Audie Cornish talks to Kim Mackrael, Parliamentary reporter for the Globe and Mail in Ottawa. She went to the scene of Wednesday's shooting and talked to people who believe they saw the suspect.

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      • Renee Zellweger Looks Different — So What?

        When celebrities appear in public looking drastically different, people talk. And that talk is especially critical if it's a woman. This week, it was Renee Zellweger.

      • Listeners Share Their Own 'Letters Of Note'

        Audie Cornish and Robert Siegel read stories about the memorable letters listeners have stored and savored over the years. The call-out was inspired by last week's series on "Letters of Note."

      • Six Words: 'Must We Forget Our Confederate Ancestors?'

        The Confederate flag is a sign of bigotry to some. For others, says reporter Jesse Dukes, it symbolizes family heritage and defiance — but also what he calls a "willful innocence" about U.S. history.

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