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A massive manhunt is underway in New York for two convicted murders who escaped Saturday from a maximum security facility in upstate New York.

Search crews continue to look for three missing people after the Memorial Day weekend flood on the Blanco River. Meanwhile, those in Wimberley, Texas, are struggling to put their lives back together.

Rodney Carey has been on the other side of the street in New Orleans. He's trying to get his students to come back.

Renewed fighting in Eastern Ukraine marked an end to a tenuous cease-fire agreed to in February. Observers fear that a surge in violence could plunge the region into another full scale war.

While doing a profile of a transgender activist in Washington, D.C., NPR's Pam Fessler heard some touching personal stories from trans women trying to adapt to their new lives.

Farmers in New Mexico are worried about the future of the state's most beloved crop: green and red chiles. They're increasingly relying on salty groundwater, which damages the soil and the crops.

Homeless veterans are finding a new support system in the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center. A new building on the center's grounds will house a dozen homeless veterans.

Last year's battle for the Syrian town of Kobani and dissatisfaction with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's huge new palace are issues in Sunday's Turkish parliamentary elections.

It's a long road to November 2016, but there are already some bends in that road. NPR's Scott Simon talks to NPR's Ron Elving about where each of the candidates stands now.

The Triple Crown hopeful could beat the odds and win at Belmont Park on Saturday, but like so many other Kentucky Derby and Preakness winners, he'll have to beat a field of better-rested rivals.

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