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Malaria parasites, spread by a mosquito's bite, have started to adapt so the go-to drugs won't knock them out. Daniel Heuclin/Nature Picture Li/Getty Images/Nature Picture Libr hide caption

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Volkswagen Overtakes Toyota As World's Largest Automaker

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An artist's impression of Saccorhytus coronarius, a sea creature that lived 540 million years ago. Jian Han, Northwest University, China hide caption

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Scientists Describe Ancient Bag-Like Sea Creatures From China

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Laotian Gen. Vang Pao, seen here calling in air strikes against suspected Communist positions from the Long Cheng Command Post in January 1972, led an army of Hmong tribesmen to fight against Communist insurgents backed by the North Vietnamese. A CIA-led effort that started in 1961 tried to help him in that fight. Bettmann/Bettmann Archive hide caption

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Elizabeth Manosca tends to her baby during a wake for her slain husband and 7-year-old son, who were killed when unidentified gunmen shot through the door of their home in Manila, Philippines, in December. Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images hide caption

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Japan Returns To Top Spot In Sumo Wrestling

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The last remaining street vendor in Rising Peace Lane before new year celebrations begin sells new year's decorations and calendars. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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As Chinese New Year Approaches, Shanghai's Bustling Streets Grow Quieter

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Journalist: Russia's Interference Is An 'Assault On The Western Liberal Order'

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Former North Korean deputy ambassador to London Thae Yong Ho speaks during a briefing on Wednesday in Seoul. NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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North Korean Defector: Information Flow Will Help Bring Down Kim Jong Un

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The fishtail palm tree grows all over South Asia. In Sri Lanka, its sap is refined into a syrup that is used as a sweetener in Sri Lankan cuisine. Dinesh Valke/Flickr hide caption

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President Trump, shown here in an ad for a Chinese magazine in Shanghai, continues to attack the integrity of reporters who challenge him — even as he keeps making false claims. Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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India Expands Ban On What Politicians May Not Say To Attract Voters

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