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Paradise, Calif., Water Is Contaminated But Residents Are Moving Back Anyway

Despite public health warnings about benzene contamination in the town's water supply, some Paradise residents say they have no choice but to return.

Field Trip Thomas Newman
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CRISPR gene-editing technology allows scientists to make highly precise modifications to DNA. The technology is now starting to be used in human trials to treat several diseases in the U.S. Molekuul/Getty Images/Science Photo Library hide caption

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First U.S. Patients Treated With CRISPR As Human Gene-Editing Trials Get Underway

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Paradise, Calif., Water Is Contaminated But Residents Are Moving Back Anyway

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Amphitrites Lost The Holydrug Couple
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A Rare Sight At Brigham Young University As Students Protest The Honor Code Office

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Long Neglected Words Benoit & Sergio
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Tremaine Smalls (center) attaches parts to an engine at Volvo's plant in Ridgeville, S.C. The automaker has shifted its exports to Europe as the result of the U.S. trade war with China. Camila Domonoske/NPR hide caption

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Trump's Trade War Forces Volvo To Shift Gears In South Carolina

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