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Cape Town Executive Deputy Mayor Ian Neilson speaks at the press conference where he announced Thursday that, if appropriate water restrictions are maintained, there will be no Day Zero for 2019. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Cape Town Averts 'Day Zero' By Limiting Water Use

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"I used metaphor a lot in earlier work to hide what it was that I was actually trying to say," Florence Welch says. Vincent Haycock/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Florence Welch Is Thankful For Her Messy Teenage Years: 'It Formed Me'

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Savanna Madamombe rides on the back of her brother's truck in Harare. She says she wants to seize this moment in Zimbabwe to show people they can hold their leaders accountable. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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'A New Life': An Activist Comes Home To Zimbabwe, Hoping To Hold Leaders Accountable

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Zimbabwe Explosion Hits Presidential Rally

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The Band's Visit star Katrina Lenk performs at NPR's Tiny Desk on May 15, 2018. Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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The Cast Of 'The Band's Visit' On What Makes The Broadway Smash Relatable

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"I don't really have an interest in writing revolution, political songs," Matt Maltese says. "I like writing love songs." Scarlett Carlos Clarke/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Matt Maltese Writes Love Songs For The End Of The World

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In Lauren Groff's 'Florida,' Everything's Out To Get You

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(Above) Janet Folkerts, curator for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial museum collection, holds a container of unidentified cremains at the Museum Resource Center in Landover, Md. (Below) A 3-foot-tall model of a U.S. watercraft (left) and a traditional Vietnamese dress are among the artifacts left at the wall that have become part of the permanent collection. Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Human Ashes Left At The Vietnam Memorial Find A Not-Final Resting Place

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Zan (Elle Fanning), an alien, starts a romance with Enn (Alex Sharp), a British punk, in How to Talk to Girls at Parties. Dean Rogers/Courtesy of A24 hide caption

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John Cameron Mitchell On Punks, Aliens And The Queerness Of 'How To Talk To Girls'

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Mark Seliger says a sense of humor is what differentiates his portraits. Above, comedian Jerry Seinfeld as the Tin Man from The Wizard of Oz. Mark Seliger hide caption

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'Get Something That No One Else Has Gotten', Says Photographer Mark Seliger

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cover art to Come West and See by Maxim Loskutoff Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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The Vast And The Violent Rural Northwest, In 'Come West And See'

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MSU Settlement In Nassar Case 'A Great Victory,' Abused Gymnast Says

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Cristina Chase Lane (left) and WinnieHope Mamboleo recently graduated from North Carolina State University's College of Education. Leah Jarvis/NC State College of Education hide caption

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Before They Walk Into A Classroom, These New Teachers Will March On The N.C. Capitol

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Actress Jessie Buckley On Her Character's Dark Role In 'Beast'

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