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High-speed tracking dogs have been a game-changer in the fight against rhino poaching in South Africa. Their success depends on their ability to work as a team, which means they sleep and eat in the pack-sized enclosures shown above. David Fuchs hide caption

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To Combat Rhino Poaching, Dogs Are Giving South African Park Rangers A Crucial Assist

Anti-poaching rangers have sophisticated resources at their command. But one of the most effective is strikingly low-tech. "Since we use dogs, the guys can't hide from us anymore," says a trainer.

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Blue Blue States

Carlos Garcia plays with six-month-old Evin Wilson, with Evin's mother, Jacqui Wilson. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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An Unlikely Friendship: An Immigration Attorney And A Border Patrol Agent

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Sixteen RAC
Schopsca Tosca
Kids in America Kim Wilde
Thorns II Grails

Engineers track progress of construction at a Toyota plant in Kentucky in 1986. It was one of several factories built in the 1980s by Japanese automakers in the U.S. as a result of voluntary limits on Japanese auto exports. AP hide caption

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Can A Reagan-Era Policy Offer An Alternative To Tariffs?

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Enemy of Time Hood
Freeway Jam Ben Sher

Emil Ferris and her semi-autobiographical creation Karen Reyes, the star of My Favorite Thing is Monsters. Courtesy of Fantagraphics hide caption

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'Every Full Moon We Can Howl At Is A Victory,' Says Emil Ferris

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Paths Seryn
For the Asking Will Ackerman

Democratic candidate for Senate and former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen attends a groundbreaking event for a new Tyson Foods chicken processing plant in May in Humboldt, Tenn. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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In Tennessee Senate Race, Democrat Tries To Show He Can Overcome Political Tribalism

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The Desert The Dead Tongues

High-speed tracking dogs have been a game-changer in the fight against rhino poaching in South Africa. Their success depends on their ability to work as a team, which means they sleep and eat in the pack-sized enclosures shown above. David Fuchs hide caption

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To Combat Rhino Poaching, Dogs Are Giving South African Park Rangers A Crucial Assist

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Herdman Ephraim Gumede
Garage Show Cloudkicker

Players from a Single-A minor league team in the West cast shadows across the dugout. The players here chase dreams of making it to the major leagues, but they are paid far less than their major league counterparts. Christopher Morris /Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Fight Against Low, Low Pay In Minor League Baseball Continues Despite New Obstacles

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