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The ground outside Sao Paulo is cracked and dry. It was the hottest January on record in parts of Brazil, and the heat plus a severe drought has fanned fears of water shortages and crop damage. Nacho Doce/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Drought Could Drain More Than Brazil's Coffee Crop

Brazilian cities are rationing water; farmers are facing dying crops. Scientists say the situation will only worsen — and that the government is ignoring warnings and failing to help those in need.

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Kissed In Shadow Fat Jon The Ample Soul Physician

Adam Bakri plays a Palestinian baker recruited as an informant by the Israeli secret service in the Oscar-nominated film Omar. Adopt Films hide caption

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Director Says 'Omar' Is A Love Story, Not A War Story

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Ela E Carioca Antonio Carlos Jobim & Friends

Mexican Marines escort Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to a helicopter in Mexico City on Saturday. Marco Ugarte/AP hide caption

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El Chapo's Arrest Punctures Drug Lord's Near-Mythical Status

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Author Melissa Anelli has to let the FBI know whenever she travels abroad, so that law enforcement in other countries is alerted to the possibility her stalker might show up. Jordan Edwards hide caption

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Fed Up With Harassment, Author Reveals Her Cyberstalker

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Keeper of Stories Untold Aydio

The ground outside Sao Paulo is cracked and dry. It was the hottest January on record in parts of Brazil, and the heat plus a severe drought has fanned fears of water shortages and crop damage. Nacho Doce/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Drought Could Drain More Than Brazil's Coffee Crop

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Linda Beckford (right) exercises as part of a walking group that tries to make their neighborhood a better place to live. If nothing else, the seniors feel more confident about going outside. Quoctrung Bui/NPR hide caption

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Can Exercising Seniors Help Revive A Brooklyn Neighborhood?

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The Competitors John Cameron