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Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad is set to become the first U.S. athlete to compete in the Olympics while wearing a hijab. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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The Torch

An American Muslim Fencer Lunges Into U.S. Olympic History In Rio

Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad is set to become the first U.S. athlete to compete in the Olympic Games while wearing a hijab.

When used in conjunction with counseling, Suboxone strips placed under the tongue can help ease opioid cravings and other withdrawal symptoms in people trying to quit a heroin or painkiller habit, doctors say. Jake Harper/Side Effects Public Media hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Insurance Rules Can Hamper Recovery From Opioid Addiction

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Insurance Rules Can Hamper Recovery From Opioid Addiction

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The 2016 Olympic and Paralympic mascots are named for iconic Brazilian musicians: Vincius (for Vincius de Moraes) and Tom (for Antonio Carlos "Tom" Jobim), respectively. Yasuyochi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As The Rio Olympics Get Underway, Alt.Latino Shares Its Love For Brazilian Music

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Florida Company Gets One Bureaucratic Step Closer To Landing On The Moon

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Stricter Voter ID And Other Voting Laws Rolled Back In Slew Of Court Decisions

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Hillary Clinton holds a press conference regarding her U.N. Woman's Day speech and the email server controversy at the United Nations on March 10, 2015, in New York City. Steve Sands/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Doesn't Hillary Clinton Have More Press Conferences?

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Savannah Phelan, 8, and her mom, Kellie, in front of a 77-foot mural they helped paint, which reflects the experiences of children and teenagers affected by incarceration. Emily Martinez for StoryCorps hide caption

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Born In Custody, A Girl Finds Answers With Someone Who Knows Best: Mom

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Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad is set to become the first U.S. athlete to compete in the Olympics while wearing a hijab. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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An American Muslim Fencer Lunges Into U.S. Olympic History In Rio

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