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Panama's economy, while cooling in recent years, is still growing at astonishing rates compared to its neighbors. But environmental damage and huge government debt are part of the package.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, right, appears with Rob Corddry in the HBO series...
As a flood of at least 120 new and returning series come to TV this summer, NPR's TV critic picks four shows most worth binge watching by the pool.
On her way to the hospital, a pregnant Amber Pangborn ran out of gas after getting lost in the woods. She gave birth to a baby girl. Two days later, she started a wildfire fire. Help came.
Advocates concede it may be more challenging to rally public support and dollars for causes that may be less obvious or visceral than marriage.
James Montano was crossing a drawbridge in Florida, when he failed to notice the crossing arm was down. Police say he was distracted by his GPS, and the SUV crash-landed on the bridge's other side.
There is an extra "leap" second in Tuesday's clock. The second is designed to keep the clocks in synch with earth's rotation, but some people would like to take it away.