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Jim Holland says his memories of being raped as an adolescent were triggered by the 2002-2004 Boston Globe Spotlight investigation of sexual abuse by priests. He lives in Quincy, Mass. Kayana Szymczak for NPR hide caption

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Men Who Have Been Sexually Abused Have Trouble Getting Treatment

One man's struggle to get treatment for the abuse he suffered as a child serves as a lesson for others.

Men Who Have Been Sexually Abused Have Trouble Getting Treatment

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In this Friday May 19, 2017 file photo, Julian Assange greets supporters outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Britain's High Court on Wednesday July 7, 2021, has granted the U.S. government permission to appeal a decision that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange cannot be sent to the United States to face espionage charges. Frank Augstein/AP hide caption

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A Court In Ecuador Has Stripped Julian Assange Of His Citizenship

Assange spent seven years in Ecuador's London embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden to face allegations of rape and sexual assault. He's currently in a London prison for a separate legal matter.

Children and teachers from the KU Kids Deanwood Child Care Center complete a mural in celebration of the launch of the child tax credit on July 14 in Washington, D.C. Tens of millions of parents have received their first monthly child tax credit payment, but it might make sense to opt out of the rest of the payments and wait until next year to claim the credit in full. Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Community Change hide caption

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You Might Consider Opting Out Of The Child Tax Credit. Here's Why

The first monthly enhanced child tax credit payment has landed, but some families are now opting out. Here's how to decide whether it makes sense for you.

You Might Consider Opting Out Of The Child Tax Credit. Here's Why

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A female Anopheles mosquito, a common vector for malaria, feeds on human skin. In a landmark study, researchers showed that genetically modified Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes could crash their own species in an environment mimicking sub-Saharan Africa, where the malaria-carrying mosquitoes spread. Dunpharlain/Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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How An Altered Strand Of DNA Can Cause Malaria-Spreading Mosquitoes To Self-Destruct

For the first time, scientists have shown that a new kind of genetic engineering can crash populations of malaria-spreading mosquitoes.

How An Altered Strand Of DNA Can Cause Malaria-Spreading Mosquitoes To Self-Destruct

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Qin Gang fields questions during a news conference around the Six-Party Talks on North Korea's nuclear program in Beijing in 2005. He served as spokesperson for the Chinese delegation. China Photos/Getty Images hide caption

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China's New U.S. Ambassador Pioneered The Foreign Ministry's Brash Tone

Qin Gang brought a tougher style to China's foreign ministry pulpit. Now he is Beijing's man in Washington, inheriting a hard post amid the most fraught relations in years between China and the U.S.

China's New U.S. Ambassador Pioneered The Foreign Ministry's Brash Tone

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The Climate Change Link To More And Bigger Wildfires

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Researchers who study evidence of fires through the millennia say to expect more and bigger fires as the climate continues to warm. Fire season is already months longer than in the 1970s.

The Climate Change Link To More And Bigger Wildfires

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