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Published August 17, 2021 at 6:49 AM EDT
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A "bathtub ring" is visible at sunset during low water levels the Lake Mead reservoir due to the western drought on July 19, 2021, as seen from the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River at the Nevada and Arizona state border.

Good morning.

We're continuing to watch for developments out of Afghanistan this morning, as well as:

🎧 Also, on Up First, our daily podcast, what the Taliban want for the future of Afghanistan.

— The Morning Edition live blog team

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