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The Confitería del Molino, once a bustling pastry shop adjacent to the Argentine Capitol building, reopened recently for a few hours in a sneak preview of its full restoration. Carlos Schroder for NPR hide caption

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Architecture

In Buenos Aires, Crowds Line Up For A Taste Of Sweeter Days

The preview reopening of the Confitería del Molino, a long-shuttered art nouveau pastry cafe near the Argentine Capitol, prompted lines around the block — and, for some former patrons, good memories.

Abortion protesters attempt to hand out literature as they stand in the driveway of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Indianapolis on Aug. 16. Michael Conroy/AP hide caption

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Planned Parenthood Withdraws From Title X Program Over Trump Abortion Rule

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President Trump is downplaying the odds of a recession, but he's also calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates again. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Trump Dismisses Recession Fears, Saying Fed Must Help The Economy

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Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban's top political leader (second from left), has been involved in the group's negotiations with U.S. officials. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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National Security

U.S. And The Taliban May Be Near A Deal. What Does That Mean For Afghanistan?

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U.S. And The Taliban May Be Near A Deal. What Does That Mean For Afghanistan?

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A study conducted in six Canadian cities found a link between maternal consumption of fluoride during pregnancy and intelligence of their offspring. vitapix/Getty Images hide caption

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Can Maternal Fluoride Consumption During Pregnancy Lower Children's Intelligence?

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Locusts swarm over Yemen's capital. Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Maybe The Way To Control Locusts Is By Growing Crops They Don't Like

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The Confitería del Molino, once a bustling pastry shop adjacent to the Argentine Capitol building, reopened recently for a few hours in a sneak preview of its full restoration. Carlos Schroder for NPR hide caption

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In Buenos Aires, Crowds Line Up For A Taste Of Sweeter Days

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