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6:19 am
Wed June 17, 2015

French Postal Service Delivers Letter 138 Years Late

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The Two-Way
6:07 am
Wed June 17, 2015

Storm Pours More Rain On Drenched Texas

A weather radar map shows the position of Tropical Depression Bill in Texas, as of Wednesday morning.
National Weather Service

Originally published on Wed June 17, 2015 7:46 am

Flood watches have been issued for areas of central and northern Texas, since Tropical Storm Bill came ashore and makes its way up the state. Rainfall of 4-8 inches is forecast in a band stretching from Texas up to Missouri, with some areas receiving up to 12 inches, according to the National Weather Service.

"These rains may produce life-threatening flash floods," the service's forecasters say.

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Book Reviews
6:03 am
Wed June 17, 2015

'Modern Romance:' Love In The Age Of Demography

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Editor's note: There is some adult language in this piece that some readers may find offensive.

They say that all actors really want to direct. That all journalists dream of being novelists. That all babies want to grow up to be cowboys. And that all comedians want to become data analysts. Okay, maybe not all comedians. Maybe just one: Aziz Ansari. And with his new book, Modern Romance, he finally gets his shot at living the dream.

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NPR Story
4:04 am
Wed June 17, 2015

Russia To Beef Up Its Nuclear Arsenal

Originally published on Wed June 17, 2015 6:15 am

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NPR Story
4:04 am
Wed June 17, 2015

'3 ½ Minutes' Chronicles Florida Murder Over Loud Rap Music

Originally published on Wed June 17, 2015 6:15 am

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