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The Salt

Beer, Drinking Water And Fish: Tiny Plastic Is Everywhere

Plastic trash less than 5 millimeters long is in the things we eat and drink, and the air we breathe. Scientists are just beginning to study where it comes from and how it might affect our health.

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Trump Administration Moves To Penalize Immigrants For Using Government Benefits

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Skin Cult Ghost Atlas
Farandole The Gentleman Losers

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The Eagles Have The Best-Selling Album Of All Time ... For Now

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Windowpane The Mild High Club
200 Du Sally Yeh
You Could Ruin My Day Four Tet
Manitas Tristeza

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'Like A Virgin' Lives On, A Winking Anthem For Women Getting Married

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Tabarin Cantoma

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As The President Tweets Attacks, Melania Trump Speaks Out Against Cyberbullying

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Tropic of Cancer Chris Christodoulou
Stark's Reality BadBadNotGood

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Activists Have A New Strategy To Block Gas Pipelines: State's Rights

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Waking Life Maybeshewill
She Jahan Hereid
Hearts Mind Saltland
Remnanats Alpha Wave Movement
Sea Journey Gary Burton Quartet
Tumbleweed 9 Lazy 9