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Vanessa Gomez (left) with her son Ezra, 2, and her friend Cristy Fernandez with her 9-month-old-son River, in the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami. At least 14 people likely caught Zika from mosquitoes in the neighborhood, health officials say. Gomez calls that news "scary," but adds, "we cannot stop living our lives." Marta Lavandier/AP hide caption

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With Zika in Miami, What Should Pregnant Women Across The U.S. Do?

Federal health officials are cautioning pregnant travelers to avoid a Miami neighborhood where at least 14 cases of the virus have been traced to local mosquitoes. What about the rest of Florida?

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How A Child's Gender May Affect Parents' Willingness To Bend The Truth

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Joshua Tree National Park is known for its iconic trees, but Joshua tree habitat is expected to shrink dramatically because of climate change. Lauren Sommer/KQED hide caption

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Planning For The Future Of A Park Where The Trees Have One Name

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Some homes have fallen into disrepair in the Midland Beach neighborhood in Staten Island, N.Y. Almost four years since the destruction caused by Superstorm Sandy, many are still dealing with the storm's consequences. Bryan Thomas for NPR hide caption

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N.Y. Attorney General: Nation's Flood Insurance Program Defrauding Taxpayers

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Vanessa Gomez (left) with her son Ezra, 2, and her friend Cristy Fernandez with her 9-month-old-son River, in the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami. At least 14 people likely caught Zika from mosquitoes in the neighborhood, health officials say. Gomez calls that news "scary," but adds, "we cannot stop living our lives." Marta Lavandier/AP hide caption

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With Zika in Miami, What Should Pregnant Women Across The U.S. Do?

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