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Darlene Yazzie typically hauls water from a windmill 5 miles from her house for her sheep. Officials tell her it's unsafe for humans but OK for livestock. Laurel Morales/KJZZ hide caption

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Many Native Americans Can't Get Clean Water, Report Finds

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A new report from the U.S. Water Alliance found race is the strongest predictor of water and sanitation access. This has implications for public health.

Many Native Americans Can't Get Clean Water, Report Finds

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For Supporters Of Abortion Access, Troubling Trends In Texas

Three years after winning a big legal battle, abortion providers still find themselves losing the ground war when it comes to keeping clinics open across the huge, populous state.

For Supporters Of Abortion Access, Troubling Trends In Texas

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Months After Massive ICE Raid, Residents Of A Mississippi Town Wait And Worry

The biggest workplace immigration raid ever in a single state occurred on Aug. 7 in Mississippi. In Morton — a town that's about 25% Latino — the effects have rippled throughout the community.

Months After Massive ICE Raid, Residents Of A Mississippi Town Wait And Worry

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José's son, who has schizophrenia, recently got into a fight that resulted in a broken window — an out-of-control moment from his struggle with mental illness. And it could increase his chances of deportation to a country where mental health care is even more elusive. Hokyoung Kim for NPR hide caption

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A Young Immigrant Has Mental Illness, And That's Raising His Risk of Being Deported

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Behavioral problems, criminal arrests and limited access to health care leave a father worried that his 21-year-old son will be deported to Mexico.

A Young Immigrant Has Mental Illness, And That's Raising His Risk of Being Deported

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Sri Lanka's former Defense Secretary and presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa leaves a polling station after casting his vote in Embuldeniya, on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka on Saturday. Eranga Jayawardena/AP hide caption

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Gotabaya Rajapaksa Wins Sri Lankan Presidential Elections

The former defense secretary, who has been accused of human rights abuses during the country's civil war, campaigned on a platform of stability and national security.

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