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May 30, 2015 | NPR · The region is expecting more rain and officials warn that the Colorado River at Wharton could crest today, causing even more flooding in what has been the wettest May on record for the state.
 

May 30, 2015 | NPR · Record rains and floods swept through Texas this week. NPR’s Scott Simon speaks to residents of a mobile home park in San Marcos, Texas, whose homes were severely damaged.
 

May 29, 2015 | NPR · The numbers are more than the Pentagon’s Thursday estimate of nine states and a U.S. Air Force base in South Korea. News organizations named Australia as the other country that received the samples.
 

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May 29, 2015 | NPR · Police cams have suddenly become a big business. But the real money is in selling departments a way to store each day’s video. Firms are offering easy uploads to the cloud but costs are bound to grow.
 

May 29, 2015 | NPR · Former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert was paying an individual from his past to conceal sexual misconduct, according to multiple news reports.
 

May 29, 2015 | NPR · More rain is forecast this weekend in North Texas after up to 7 inches fell last night across parts of the state, causing colonies of fire ants and snakes to take shelter in houses.
 

May 29, 2015 | NPR · Ross Ulbricht, creator of the website Silk Road, was sentenced to life in prison Friday. The website was a sophisticated criminal enterprise that specialized in selling illegal drugs.
 

May 29, 2015 | NPR · NPR’s Robert Siegel talks with Sharon Cohen Levin, a former federal prosecutor and now a partner at WilmerHale, about the federal law that triggered an investigation into J. Dennis Hastert.
 

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May 29, 2015 | NPR · Many workers like the programs, and employers say they help hold down health insurance costs. But there are legal questions about how far companies can go to encourage participation.
 

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May 29, 2015 | NPR · Both The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times are reporting that Hastert was paying a man to not reveal that Hastert had abused him years ago.
 

 

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News

May 30, 2015 | NPR · At a press conference Saturday, newly re-elected FIFA president Sepp Blatter was defiant, insisting he had nothing to fear from the ongoing investigation. NPR’s Scott Simon talks with AP’s Rob Harris.
 

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May 30, 2015 | NPR · The human rights organization says Hamas deliberately killed at least 23 Palestinians during the war with Israel last summer. Those killed were accused by Hamas of collaborating with Israel.
 

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May 30, 2015 | NPR · The region is expecting more rain and officials warn that the Colorado River at Wharton could crest today, causing even more flooding in what has been the wettest May on record for the state.
 

Arts & Life

May 30, 2015 | NPR · Bill Shirer brought stories of war in Europe into American homes. NPR’s Scott Simon talks with Ken Cuthbertson about his new book, A Complex Fate: William L. Shirer and the American Century.
 

May 30, 2015 | NPR · Dutch art detective Arthur Brand helped recover the pieces — including two bronze horses that used to stand outside the Reich Chancellery and which were thought to have been destroyed in the war.
 

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May 30, 2015 | NPR · When Will Hodgkinson was a kid, his father, a journalist, was hit with a bad case of food poisoning. Over the long recovery period, he rethought his life — and decided to join the Brahma Kumaris.
 

Music

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May 30, 2015 | NPR · Everything changes — except theme-park playlists, where REO Speedwagon, Journey and Supertramp have never gone out of style. Why is that, exactly?
 

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May 30, 2015 | NPR · The drummer is an NEA Jazz Master who’s played with everybody, including Miles Davis and Keith Jarrett. But for his new live album, DeJohnette called in some hometown pals.
 

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May 30, 2015 | NPR · As men went off to combat in World War II, a group of Southern college women took to the bandstand. Meet the Darlinettes — hear their music and stories from their leader and their drummer.
 

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