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This is one of 194 homes The Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority bought this year. The purchase is a first for the agency, which wanted to prevent investors from buying the homes and possibly increasing rent or evicting tenants. Jeff Dean for NPR hide caption

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It's harder to buy a house. This city fought back by outbidding corporate landlords

A Cincinnati agency says large investors are taking some of the most affordable homes off the market, exacerbating the racial wealth gap. It's now helping its new tenants buy the homes themselves.

Mamadou Thiam in Saint-Louis, Senegal on October 5. Ricci Shryock for NPR hide caption

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Saint-Louis is being swallowed by the sea. Residents are bracing for a new reality

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Jessica Israelsen (first from the left in the second row from bottom) in 2003, when she first joined the U.S. Air Force as a medical technician. In 2008, when she was struggling financially, her unit purchased Christmas gifts for her family. Jessica Israelsen hide caption

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How an Air Force unit looked out for their own, even after she left the service

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An art installation commemorates the novel Slaughterhouse-Five in the cellar of the former slaughterhouse where author Kurt Vonnegut, then an American prisoner of war, was held in Dresden, Germany. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Kurt Vonnegut would have turned 100 today — his war novels are relevant as ever

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This is one of 194 homes The Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority bought this year. The purchase is a first for the agency, which wanted to prevent investors from buying the homes and possibly increasing rent or evicting tenants. Jeff Dean for NPR hide caption

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It's harder to buy a house. This city fought back by outbidding corporate landlords

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Anna Mordiukova gave birth to her baby Victoria with a Russian doctor while her village was under occupation at the beginning of the war. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Meet the parents raising Ukraine's next generation, babies now as old as the war

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