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Campaign Ads On Overhaul And Medicare Give Some Seniors Heartburn

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Two trucks crashed on a road toward Saint-Marc in Haiti. One truck was carrying Coke bottles, the other was full of people. The head-on collision knocked the bed off the back of one truck, killing several and injuring many more. Christopher Joyce/NPR hide caption

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Sick cholera victims and families wait at St. Nicolas Hospital in Saint-Marc, north of Port-au-Prince. Saint-Marc residents burned down nearby tents Wednesday that were supposed to relieve pressure on the hospital. Thony Belizaire/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Chaos At Haiti Hospital As Cholera Patients Seek Treatment

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The Milky Way fills the night sky, and, if you look carefully, the Andromeda Galaxy is visible as the slightly brighter patch in the upper right corner. Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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