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The way cows digest food takes a lot of energy and generates a lot of heat. This makes them lose their appetite and produce less milk. Mose Buchele/KUT hide caption

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As Milk Production Cools In Summer, Farmers Try To Help Cows Take The Heat

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From fans and misting water to creating a whole new breed of cow, farmers and researchers are fighting rising temperatures to keep the dairy industry from losing millions of dollars to "heat stress."

As Milk Production Cools In Summer, Farmers Try To Help Cows Take The Heat

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President Trump drew widespread criticism for his remarks at a joint press conference in Helsinki on Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Xinhua News Agency/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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After Trump's Helsinki Comments, Ohio County GOP Chairman Resigns With 'No Regrets'

Chris Gagin, former chairman for the Republican Party in Ohio's Belmont County, stands by his choice to resign after President Trump appeared to back Russian President Vladimir Putin.

After Trump's Helsinki Comments, Ohio County GOP Chairman Resigns With 'No Regrets'

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In the White House briefing room, Sarah Sanders often moves quickly from one news outlet to the next, cutting off follow-up questions and ending press conferences with many reporters' questions unanswered. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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In The White House Press Room, Sarah Sanders Channels President Trump

Sarah Sanders is marking one year as White House press secretary, a job that requires her to understand and reflect Trump's combative style.

In The White House Press Room, Sarah Sanders Channels President Trump

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Daniel Wu plays the starring role in the TV series Into the Badlands, and also serves as one of its executive producers. Aidan Monaghan/AMC hide caption

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A Superstar In China, Daniel Wu Emerges In His Native California

The Chinese-American actor became an action movie mainstay abroad over the last 20 years. Thanks to his leading role in the TV series Into the Badlands, he's finally getting noticed in the U.S.

A Superstar In China, Daniel Wu Emerges In His Native California

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A member of the Russian protest-art group Pussy Riot is escorted by stewards during the Russia 2018 World Cup final football match between France and Croatia. Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: An Act Of Bravery At The World Cup

NPR's Scott Simon recounts an act of bravery in the World Cup championship game that happened in President Putin's Russia.

Opinion: An Act Of Bravery At The World Cup

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Emergency workers patrol an area of Table Rock Lake in Branson, Mo., on Friday, a day after a duck boat capsized and sank during a storm. Authorities say 17 people died in the accident. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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9 Of Those Killed In Duck Boat Capsizing Were Related, Report Says

The duck boat carrying 31 people capsized during a storm that produced gusts of at least 60 mph on Table Rock Lake near Branson. Divers worked through the night on rescue and recovery.

Zinzile Majola, 27-year-old singer of Friends Band, says it felt like a window opening when Mugabe left. "It actually gave us more confidence that things would change from now on, from the way they were, from the way they used to be," Majola says. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Politics In Zimbabwe Has A New Soundtrack

Ebba Chitambo, 66, made music during Zimbabwe's fight for independence. Now, he's giving advice to a new generation of musicians about writing political music.

Politics In Zimbabwe Has A New Soundtrack

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More than 100 former students have provided firsthand accounts that allegesexual misconduct by the now-dead Ohio State University team physician, Dr. Richard Strauss. Ohio State University via AP hide caption

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More Than 100 Former Ohio State Students Allege Abuse By School Doctor

Officials said the allegations of inappropriate touching and harassment date from 1979 to 1997. They include students who were varsity players in 14 sports and patients of Student Health Services.

Then-candidate Donald Trump onstage with his running mate, Mike Pence, and their families at the end of the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Republicans have chosen Charlotte, N.C., a city that hosted Democrats' convention in 2012, to host their 2020 convention. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Republicans To Hold 2020 Convention In Charlotte, N.C.

The city hosted the Democratic National Convention that renominated Barack Obama in 2012. President Trump won North Carolina in 2016, a swing state key to his victory.

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