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Yevhenia Podvoiska and Tatiana Kuznetsova, from left, both policewomen, steer and navigate a drone during class in Kyiv on Oct. 27. Students must learn to work in pairs: a pilot and a navigator. Julian Hayda/NPR hide caption

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Ukrainian women have started learning a crucial war skill: how to fly a drone

The Female Pilots of Ukraine is the first of its kind in the country at a time when the Ukrainian military has been using drones for reconnaissance and fighting against Russian forces.

Ukrainian women have started learning a crucial war skill: how to fly a drone

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Two anti-riot police officers wave the Iranian flags during a street celebration after Iran defeated Wales in Qatar's World Cup, at Sadeghieh Sq. in Tehran, Iran, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. Vahid Salemi/AP hide caption

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U.S. soccer federation briefly alters Iran's flag to show solidarity with protesters

The organization displayed Iran's national flag on social media without the emblem of the Islamic Republic, saying it supports protesters in Iran ahead of the two nations' soccer match.

Brothers Ian, Jahxiel and Isaac Rodríguez run the bases at the damaged baseball park in their neighborhood, Lajas Arriba, in Lajas, Puerto Rico. Erika P. Rodríguez for NPR hide caption

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A small town ballfield took years to repair after Hurricane Maria. Then Fiona came.

After repairs were completed this summer, a restored ballfield in one of Puerto Rico's poorest towns had become a symbol of progress in the face of tragedy. Hurricane Fiona dealt a setback.

The Treasury Department is allowing Chevron to resume "limited" energy production in Venezuela after years of sanctions that have dramatically curtailed oil and gas profits that have flowed to President Nicolás Maduro's government. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Biden eases Venezuela sanctions as opposition talks resume

The U.S. Treasury Department is allowing Chevron to resume "limited" energy production in Venezuela after years of sanctions have curbed oil and gas profits flowing to President Maduro's government.

Argentina's Lionel Messi, center, celebrates at the end of the World Cup group C soccer match between Argentina and Mexico, at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar, on Saturday. Argentina won 2-0. Moises Castillo/AP hide caption

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Lionel Messi's goal revives Argentina's World Cup hopes

Messi drove a low shot from 25 yards into the bottom corner in the 64th minute. He ran toward Argentina's fans with his arms outstretched before getting mobbed by his jubilant teammates.

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The Museum of Broadway reveals the show behind the show

A new museum celebrating the history of Broadway is now in New York's theater district.

The Museum of Broadway reveals the show behind the show

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Cartoonist Charles Schulz poses with a sketch of Snoopy in his office in Santa Rosa, Calif. Schulz, who died shortly after his retirement in 2000, would have turned 100 on Nov. 26. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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'Peanuts' still brings comfort and joy, 100 years after Charles Schulz's birth

While Schulz stipulated that the strip would end with him, his iconic characters live on. His widow, Jeannie Schulz, says people still get comfort from the comic because "it talks about humanity."

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