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Deep In The Amazon, An Unseen Battle Over The Most Valuable Trees

For generations, the rubber tappers of the Amazon have gone about their business in a way that preserves the rain forest. Today, they are increasingly in conflict with criminal logging gangs.

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Deep In The Amazon, An Unseen Battle Over The Most Valuable Trees

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Jacob LaLoush poses beside bougainvillea flowers outside his kosher restaurant in Sidi Bou Said, outside Tunis, in 2012. He says his is the only kosher restaurant left in all of Tunis. John Poole/NPR hide caption

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Amid Security Threats, Tunis' Only Kosher Restaurant Shutters

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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick signals from the sideline in the second half of an NFL game against the Miami Dolphins on Thursday in Foxborough, Mass. Michael Dwyer/AP hide caption

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Bill Belichick: Love Him, Hate Him, But Don't Deny He's An Original

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Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (right) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize along with his foreign minister Shimon Peres (center) and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in 1994. Rabin signed an agreement with the Palestinians that launched negotiations between the two sides, though they've never reached a peace deal. Government Press Office via Getty Images hide caption

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20 Years After Rabin's Assassination, Israelis Still Debate His Legacy

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Critics have been hard on Ken Jeong's new sitcom, Dr. Ken, but ratings are solid and ABC has ordered a full season. Danny Feld/ABC hide caption

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Fall TV: The Good, The Bad And The Inexplicable

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Sanctuary, Not Just Shelter: A New Type Of Housing For The Homeless

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