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For Calif. Sikh Farmers, India Protests Cast 'Dark Cloud' Over Vaisakhi Festival

Central California is home to a large population of Sikh Punjabi farmers who say this year's harvest festival, Vaisakhi, holds complicated feelings amid months-long farmer protests in India.

Using fluorescent antibody-based stains and advanced microscopy, researchers are able to visualize cells of different species origins in an early stage chimeric embryo. The red color indicates the cells of human origin. Weizhi Ji/Kunming University of Science and Technology hide caption

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Scientists Create Early Embryos That Are Part Human, Part Monkey

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Clockwise from top left: Andra Day in The United States vs. Billie Holiday, Yuh-Jung Youn in Minari, Daniel Kaluuya in Judas and the Black Messiah, and Nomadland director Chloé Zhao with Frances McDormand. Takashi Seida/Hulu, A24, Glen Wilson/Warner Bros., Joshua James Richards/20th Century Studios hide caption

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Neither #OscarsSoWhite Nor #OscarsSoMale — What A Difference A Pandemic Makes

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Lawmakers Question U.S. Capitol Police Inspector General Michael Bolton About Jan. 6

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Unaccompanied minors wait to be processed by U.S. Border Patrol agents near the U.S.-Mexico border in La Joya, Texas on April 10. The Biden administration faces big challenges as it deals with the record-breaking surge of unaccompanied minors. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Fewer Migrant Children Held In Border Detention Facilities, But Challenges Remain

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For Calif. Sikh Farmers, India Protests Cast 'Dark Cloud' Over Vaisakhi Festival

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