Thirty years ago, when the grass grew tall, cashmere goats made up 19 percent of all livestock in Mongolia. Since then, their numbers have skyrocketed to make up 60 percent today.
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Police officers stand in front of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C. Jurors on Thursday saw horrific photos of the church basement at the trial of Dylann Roof, accused of hate crimes in the killings of nine black people at the church last year.
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Protesters carry a portrait of South Korea's President Park Geun-Hye during a rally against Park in central Seoul on Saturday. Hundreds of thousands of protestors marched in Seoul for the sixth straight week on December 3, to demand the ouster and arrest of scandal-hit President Park Geun-Hye ahead of an impeachment vote in parliament.
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Andrew Puzder, chief executive of CKE Restaurants, exits after his meeting with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump International Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., last month.
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Members of the Iraqi forces watch Donald Trump giving a speech after his election win. They are part of the ongoing military operation to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from ISIS, which Trump has vowed to destroy.
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President-elect Donald Trump tours the Carrier Corp. in Indianapolis on Dec. 1. The president of the union representing Carrier workers has challenged Trump's claims about how many of the plant's jobs will remain in the U.S.
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The remains of a business in Gatlinburg, Tenn., smolder on Nov. 29, after a devastating wildfire damaged or destroyed more than 2,000 buildings and killed at least 14 people.
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U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks to members of the media Sept. 9 at the Capitol. Reid is retiring after this Congress; he'll be succeeded as minority leader by Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. (right).
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