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The Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate after defeating the Milwaukee Brewers in Game 7 to win the National League Championship Series at Miller Park on Saturday, in Milwaukee. Dylan Buell/Getty Images hide caption

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LA Dodgers Defeat Milwaukee Brewers To Reach World Series

Los Angeles held off Milwaukee 5-1 in Game 7 of the National League Championship Series. The Dodgers will go to the World Series for the second year in a row, this time facing the Boston Red Sox.

Leon Hakobian shows on his mobile phone a preliminary draft of a logo for a new Jewish grouping within Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany party, during the Jewish group's founding event on Oct. 7 in Wiesbaden, a city in Germany's western state of Hesse. Frank Rumpenhorst/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Meet The Jews Of The German Far Right

Fellow Jews in the country are baffled by a small Jewish faction within the Alternative for Germany, a party accused of racism and of downplaying the Nazis.

Meet The Jews Of The German Far Right

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President Trump arrives at a campaign rally in Mesa, Ariz., Friday. He has been holding events around the nation in the final weeks of the midterm campaign, but most of his stops are in states that he won in 2016. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Trump Sticks To Trump Country As He Pushes For GOP Wins In The Midterms

The president goes to places where he can make the biggest impact for Republicans, which has largely meant avoiding suburban swing districts and focusing his attention on places he won in 2016.

Trump Sticks To Trump Country As He Pushes For GOP Wins In The Midterms

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Thirty-year-old Madelyn Linsenmeir, pictured on one of her routine walks with son Ayden. "Her addiction didn't define her, but it did define the way she lived," Linsenmeir's sister, Kate O'Neill, wrote in an obituary that moved readers nationwide this week. Courtesy of Maura O'Neill hide caption

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The Viral Obituary Of An Opioid Addict: 'She's Just One Face' Of The Epidemic

An obit for a young mother who died after struggling with addiction gained national attention this week. Her sister wants to remind readers: "So many people with addiction don't resemble the photo."

The Viral Obituary Of An Opioid Addict: 'She's Just One Face' Of The Epidemic

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Donna Walker blows kisses to the crowd as her husband, Gov. Bill Walker, announced he was suspending his re-election bid and supporting Democrat Mark Begich. He has been far behind in the polls, and his lieutenant governor resigned for an "inappropriate overture" three days earlier. Mark Thiessen/AP hide caption

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Nation's Only Independent Gov. Drops Re-Election Bid In Alaska And Backs Democrat

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Three days after his lieutenant governor resigned for an "inappropriate overture," Bill Walker, polling far behind the Republican candidate, dropped out of the race to endorse Democrat Mark Begich.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks to the media during her weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol on September 6, 2018, in Washington, D.C. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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The Russia Investigations: Why Are Democrats Avoiding The Russia Imbroglio?

Democrats have placed their chips as they try to unseat Republicans — but not on Russia red. Meanwhile, a liberal billionaire outsider has built a massive organization intent on impeaching Trump.

In May, Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered a "zero tolerance" policy aimed at people entering the United States illegally for the first time on the Mexican border. Over 1,000 immigrant detainees were housed in five federal prisons across the West. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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ICE Appears To End Use Of Federal Prisons For Immigrant Detainees

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In June, Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced they would house 1,600 immigrant detainees in federal prisons. But now nearly all detainees have been moved elsewhere, deported, or released.

A message displayed on a window of a motel room in Panama City, Fla., where survivors continue to live amid the damage from Hurricane Michael. Family and friends are still trying to locate loved ones who survived the storm. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Crowdsourcing To Find Survivors Of Hurricane Michael

According to one website, at least 300 people are still unaccounted for on the Florida panhandle in the wake of Hurricane Michael.

Crowdsourcing To Find Survivors Of Hurricane Michael

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In this November 1936 photo from the U.S. Farm Security Administration, a mother, originally from Oklahoma stands with her five children near Fresno, Calif., where she works as a cotton picker. The Dust Bowl led to a massive migration of Midwestern farmers out of the region, many of whom traveled to California in search of jobs. Dorothea Lange/AP hide caption

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What Migrants Displaced By The Dust Bowl And Climate Events Can Teach Us

The World Bank predicts climate change may displace 143 million people by 2050. Environmental shifts have caused migration on smaller scales throughout the history of North America, historians say.

Kuba women decorating woven cloth in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, photographed in 1970. In the past, women were the main creators of the legendary Kuba textiles. Eliot Elisofon/Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of African Art hide caption

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A Great African Kingdom Tells Its History In Fabulous Royal Clothes

An exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art finds political power in dizzying patterns from the Kuba Kingdom — located in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Amandla Stenberg stars as Starr Carter in the film adaptation of Angie Thomas' young adult novel The Hate U Give. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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'The Hate U Give' Star Says The Novel Was Like 'Reading My Own Diary'

Like protagonist Starr Carter, Amandla Stenberg grew up in a black neighborhood, but attended an overwhelmingly white school. She stars in the adaptation of the novel about a fatal police shooting.

'The Hate U Give' Star Says The Novel Was Like 'Reading My Own Diary'

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Glenn Close plays Isabelle (right), the mother of Joan of Arc (left, played by Grace van Patten), in the play Mother of the Maid. Joan Marcus/Public Theater hide caption

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She's Mom To A Headstrong Teen — Who Happens To Be Joan Of Arc

In Mother of the Maid, Glenn Close returns to the New York stage to portray a 15th-century peasant woman with a remarkable adolescent daughter she loves — and can't protect.

She's Mom To A Headstrong Teen — Who Happens To Be Joan Of Arc

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Russian honor guards perform during an international military and music festival on the Red Square in Moscow on August 24, 2018. Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Spy Bosses Warn Of Foreign Interference As Feds Unseal New Russia Charges

The intelligence agencies said the threat of foreign interference persists; DOJ unsealed a criminal case against a Russian accused of being the top accountant for Moscow's disinformation effort.

Some 70,000 women in August gathered in central Seoul, holding signs saying, "My life is not your porn." It was the fourth protest this year condemning the prevalence of hidden-camera crimes. Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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South Korean Women Fight Back Against Spy Cams In Public Bathrooms

Microcameras installed in public bathrooms for surreptitious filming are an everyday concern for women. Police say the number of "illegal filming" crimes sharply increased between 2011 and 2017.

South Korean Women Fight Back Against Spy Cams In Public Bathrooms

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Protesters on both sides of the abortion debate demonstrated in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in July concerning Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation. It is thought that challenge to Roe v. Wade could have a chance of passing now that he's confirmed. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption

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Legal Battle Over Missouri Clinic Could Foretell Abortion Fights In Other States

Two rules have forced closure of all but one Planned Parenthood center in the state. Abortion-rights supporters say it is an example of an "abortion desert" that could result if Roe is overturned.

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This 'Halloween,' Jamie Lee Curtis Reckons With 40 Years Of Trauma

Michael Myers is back and, so is Laurie Strode. Jamie Lee Curtis was 19 when she starred in the original Halloween. This sequel ignores the others to focus on what has happened to Laurie since 1978.

This 'Halloween,' Jamie Lee Curtis Reckons With 40 Years Of Trauma

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Load Trail has had a hard time hiring welders to fabricate its trailers since Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested about a quarter of its workforce in August. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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After ICE Raid, A Shortage Of Welders In Tigertown, Texas

In August, immigration officials hauled off 150 workers from a northeast Texas plant — one of ICE's largest operations in a decade. Now the employer is pushing back.

After ICE Raid, A Shortage Of Welders In Tigertown, Texas

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Dick Fosbury set an Olympic record as he cleared the bar in the high jump event at 7 feet, 4 1/4 inches in the 1968 Olympics in Mexico. Bettmann/Bettmann Archive via Getty Images hide caption

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Dick Fosbury Turned His Back On The Bar And Made A Flop A Success

Fifty years ago, a lanky Oregonian stunned the sports world with a backwards flop over the high jump bar at the Mexican Olympics. He won gold, and invented a new jumping style still used today.

Dick Fosbury Turned His Back On The Bar And Made A Flop A Success

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This October 2008 photo shows Mercury during the Messenger spacecraft's second flyby of the planet. NASA, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington via AP hide caption

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A Slow Trip To A Hot Planet: Spacecraft Launches For Mission To Mercury

The European Space Agency's BepiColombo will take seven years to reach the innermost planet in our solar system, where temperatures at the surface can reach 800 degrees Fahrenheit.

When the mines in the North Fork Valley started laying off employees, Eric and Teresa Neal hired and retrained former coal miners to learn how to work with fiber optic cable. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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A Rural Colorado Coal County Was Struggling. Then A Tech Company Brought New Jobs

For the first time in years, Delta County in western Colorado is experiencing population growth, one indicator that rural Americans are increasingly feeling optimistic about their economic future.

A Rural Colorado Coal County Was Struggling. Then A Tech Company Brought New Jobs

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