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The mayor of Coral Gables, Fla., worries that the continued rise in sea levels could sink the property values of waterfront neighborhoods. PictureWendy/Flickr hide caption

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Rising Sea Levels Made This Republican Mayor A Climate Change Believer

Already, neighborhoods flood more often in Coral Gables, Fla., and water has seeped up from beneath low-lying buildings and yards. Mayor James Cason wants his city prepared for the economic fallout.

Worker Javier Alcantar tends to crops at the Monsanto Co. test field in Woodland, Calif., in 2012. Noah Berger/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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GMOs Are Safe, But Don't Always Deliver On Promises, Top Scientists Say

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Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump shout at the media prior to a rally at the Charleston Civic Center on May 5 in Charleston, W.Va. Mark Lyons/Getty Images hide caption

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It's Gotten A Lot Harder To Act Like Whiteness Doesn't Shape Our Politics

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On The Table Oddisee
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Who'll Stop the Rain Creedence Clearwater Revival
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Can Trump Turn Pennsylvania's Disaffected Democrats Into Believers By November?

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Never Catch Me (feat. Kendrick Lamar) (Instrumental) Flying Lotus
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Telephone Song Charles Bradley

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Russia's Jehovah's Witnesses Fight 'Extremist' Label, Possible Ban

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Black Grease The Black Angels
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Hillary Clinton, then secretary of state, greets troops in Kabul, Afghanistan, in 2012. She logged nearly a million miles visiting 112 countries in that position. Brendan Smialowski/AP hide caption

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4 Things To Know About Hillary Clinton's Approach To Foreign Policy

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Something Good (Alternate Version) Alt-J
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Chief Lettuce

A man in Mount Airy, Md., shakes Suboxone pills from a bottle in late March. Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Treating Opioid Addiction With A Drug Raises Hope And Controversy

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Catamaran Allah-Las

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President Obama Is Familiar With Finland's Heavy Metal Scene. Are You?

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I Want My Tears Back [Instrumental] [Instrumental] Nightwish
Have You Ever Seen the Rain? Creedence Clearwater Revival
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The Chinese company Fuling Plastic set up a plant in Allentown, Pa., last year. The company, which makes straws and other plastic products, supplies fast food chains. Chinese companies are expected to invest about $30 billion in the U.S. this year, doubling the record set last year. Jackie Northam/NPR hide caption

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China Ramps Up U.S. Investments, From Straws To Semiconductors

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Rising Sea Levels Made This Republican Mayor A Climate Change Believer

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Before Your Very Eyes Atoms For Peace
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Older Voters To Candidates: Don't Forget About Us

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The Cape Steve Earle, Guy Clark et. al.
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Two Face Ticklah & Victor Axelrod
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