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Tankers are berthed beside the Fawley oil refinery on Jan. 7, in Southampton, England. With low oil prices, some traders are buying oil and storing it in tankers, hoping the price will rise soon so they can sell it at a profit. Matt Cardy/Getty Images hide caption

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Where Is All That Excess Oil Going?

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Coleen Schaefer (left) and Doni Sprague display a tiger pelt that was confiscated and is being stored at the National Wildlife Property Repository on the outskirts of Denver. Some 1.5 million items are being held at the facility. The Trans-Pacific Partnership, which is still under negotiation, would punish wildlife trafficking. Jackie Northam/NPR hide caption

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Tiger Skins And Rhino Horns: Can A Trade Deal Halt The Trafficking?

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2 Americans Face Charges Over Gambia Coup Attempt

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Obama Considers Listing North Korea A 'Sponsor Of Terrorism' After Sony Hack

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New Cuba Relationship Could Be A Boon For American Farmers

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An employee displays a gold bar at a gold refining workshop of the plant of Uralelektromed Joint Stock Company (JSC), the enterprise of Ural Mining and Metallurgical company (UMMC) in the town of Verkhnyaya Pyshma, outside Yekaterinburg, Oct. 17. Maxim Shemetov/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Oil Prices Go Down, Russia's Gold Buying Goes Up

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A sculpture of oil workers in Caracas, Venezuela. The country is heavily dependent on oil exports, and falling oil prices have had a ripple effect on the country's already troubled economy. Ariana Cubillos/AP hide caption

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For World's Oil Exporters, Falling Prices Have A Domino Effect

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks with Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud as the Saudi ambassador to the United States, Adel al-Jubeir, listens before a meeting at the Royal Palace in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, on Sept. 11. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Does Saudi Arabia Seem So Comfortable With Falling Oil Prices?

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After Shootings, Canada Takes Steps To Balance Security With Tradition

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Canada Re-evaluates Security After Shooting In Ottawa

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Parliament Attack Shakes Otherwise Quiet Ottawa

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In Canada, Investigation Continues After Shooting Near Parliament

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U.S. And Japan Hit Snag In Major Trade Pact Negotiations

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Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf visited West Point in August, when the impoverished neighborhood was quarantined to prevent the spread of Ebola. Tommy Trenchard for NPR hide caption

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Three Forlorn Presidents Bring Ebola Wish List To The World Bank

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Ebola Protective Suits Are In Short Supply

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