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Tensions Continue High Over Kashmir, With 500 Arrests And A Communications Blackout

Indian-administered Kashmir is now in its fourth day of a communications blackout, following the government's decision to revoke its special status. Pakistan has downgraded diplomatic ties.

A goldenrod midge maggot begins to form a loop. Reproduced/adapted with permission of Journal of Experimental Biology, Farley, G. M., Wise, M. J., Harrison, J. S., Sutton, G. P., Kuo, C. and Patek, S. N., 2019, Journal of Experimental Biology, volume 222, doi:10.1242/jeb.201129 hide caption

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Reproduced/adapted with permission of Journal of Experimental Biology, Farley, G. M., Wise, M. J., Harrison, J. S., Sutton, G. P., Kuo, C. and Patek, S. N., 2019, Journal of Experimental Biology, volume 222, doi:10.1242/jeb.201129

Scientists Find Out How Leaping Maggots Leap

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The memorial for victims of the Dayton shooting outside of Ned Peppers, a bar in the city's Oregon District in which a gunman opened fire on Sunday and killed nine people. Bobby Allyn/NPR hide caption

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Dayton Victim Was An Intern Who Had Accepted A Full-Time Job Days Before Being Killed

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Renee Bach, 30, is being sued in Ugandan civil court over the deaths of children who were treated at the critical care center she ran in Uganda. She has left Uganda and is now living in Bedford County, Virginia, where she grew up. Julia Rendleman/for NPR hide caption

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American With No Medical Training Ran Center For Malnourished Ugandan Kids. 105 Died

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A trailer loaded with chickens passes a federal agent outside a Koch Foods plant in Morton, Miss., on Wednesday. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Chicken Plants See Little Fallout From Immigration Raids

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Tensions Continue High Over Kashmir, With 500 Arrests And A Communications Blackout

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