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Narsaq, a town of 1,200 in southern Greenland, sits near the Kvanefjeld project, one of two major rare earth mineral deposits in Greenland. The Arctic island has a wealth of rare earth resources that the U.S. has labeled as essential to national defense. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Greenland Is Not For Sale. But It Has Rare Earth Minerals America Wants

The Arctic island has a wealth of rare earth resources that the U.S. has labeled as essential to national defense.

Migrant parents in the tent camps in Matamoros, Mexico, are sending their kids across the border and taking advantage of the rule that unaccompanied children can't be returned to Mexico. Here, Alexis Martinez holds a cellphone photo of his 7-year-old son Osiel. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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'I Want To Be Sure My Son Is Safe': Asylum-Seekers Send Children Across Border Alone

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Narsaq, a town of 1,200 in southern Greenland, sits near the Kvanefjeld project, one of two major rare earth mineral deposits in Greenland. The Arctic island has a wealth of rare earth resources that the U.S. has labeled as essential to national defense. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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The Pull Of The Arctic

Greenland Is Not For Sale. But It Has Rare Earth Minerals America Wants

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Greenland Is Not For Sale. But It Has Rare Earth Minerals America Wants

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Essex Farm differs from many large modern farms that focus on one or two cash crops. Instead, the Kimballs raise everything from sheep to cabbages, selling their food directly to customers. They've become national evangelists of the small farm, local food movement. Brian Mann/NCPR hide caption

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Author Kristin Kimball Wants To Persuade You To Become A Farmer

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Chad Spangler, co-owner and bartender at Service Bar in Washington, D.C., serves up one of his favorite fall drinks on the menu called The Golden Apple. It's made with homemade Jonah Gold apple juice, apple brandy and a spiced butter syrup. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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Author Interviews

'Last Call' Goes Behind The Scenes At Bars, Giving A Glimpse Of Post-Shift Rituals

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'Last Call' Goes Behind The Scenes At Bars, Giving A Glimpse Of Post-Shift Rituals

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