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In The Heat Of The Moment, Drones Are Getting In The Way Of Firefighters

At least five times this summer, firefighting pilots have been grounded because of drones nearby. With wildfires blazing, officials are trying to figure out the best way to save space in the sky.

"This elevator is a gift from the disability community and the ADA to the nondisabled people of New York," says Attorney Wolinsky, who co-founded Disability Rights Advocates. The elevator at the Dyckman Street Subway Station in Inwood, Manhattan, helps people of all abilities reach the platform. Michael Rubenstein for NPR hide caption

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In Helping Those With Disabilities, ADA Improves Access For All

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In The Heat Of The Moment, Drones Are Getting In The Way Of Firefighters

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Obama's Roots A Source Of Pride — And Discord — In Kenya

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House To States: Don't You Dare Demand GMO Labels

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Egypt's Military Struggles To Quell Growing ISIS-Linked Insurgency

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