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Women and children at the Dadaab refugee complex in Kenya line up Aug. 24 to receive iftar — a meal of rice, meat and vegetables to break the Ramadan fast. Somalis are fleeing across the border to Kenya to escape extreme poverty associated with the country's severe drought, famine and an Islamist insurgency. Ofeibea Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

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No Relief In Sight For Somali Refugees In Kenya

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This image shows the above-normal water temperature in the Pacific Ocean during the December 1997 El Nino. Green-blue colors represent normal temperatures; dark red indicates hotter water. NOAA hide caption

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El Nino Seen As Trigger For Violence In The Tropics

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A Libyan oil worker at a refinery inside the Brega oil complex, in eastern Libya, on Feb. 26. Production at Brega has dropped by almost 90 percent amid the country's crisis because many employees have fled, and few ships are coming to the port. Hussein Malla/AP hide caption

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Restarting Libya's Valuable Oil Exports Won't Be Easy

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High grain prices and increasing yields have been an economic windfall for farmers. Low stockpiles, the use in ethanol production and orders from China have driven up demand, and are expected to keep corn prices high. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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For Corn Farmers, There's Gold In Them There Fields

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Clyde Jackson (right) poses for a photo with his son, Clyde Jr., outside their new two-bedroom apartment in Greenbelt, Md. Jackson lost his three-bedroom home to foreclosure in December. Alex Kellogg/NPR hide caption

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Racial Gap In Homeownership Widens In U.S. Slump

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Paul Newman (center) as Murphy, a conflicted police officer, in the 1981 film Fort Apache, The Bronx. 20th Century Fox/The Kobal Collection hide caption

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On Location: 'Fort Apache,' A War Zone In The Bronx

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