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FARC rebels met at a conference in September to endorse a peace deal with the Colombian government. A subsequent rejection of the deal by voters has left them in limbo. Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Peace May Be On Hold, But Colombia's Rebels Are Eager To Become Civilians

FARC rebels are awaiting the day when they can put down their weapons. In the meantime, they've become more sedentary. Some guerrillas have gained weight from inactivity. Others are expecting babies.

Photos taken before Hurricane Matthew (Sept. 6, 2014, above) and after (Oct. 13, 2016, below) show that the storm cut a new inlet between the Atlantic Ocean and the Matanzas River near St. Augustine, Fla., stripping away a 12-foot dune and carrying sand into the estuary. USGS hide caption

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Hurricane Matthew Took A Big Bite Out Of Southeastern States' Beaches

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FARC rebels met at a conference in September to endorse a peace deal with the Colombian government. A subsequent rejection of the deal by voters has left them in limbo. Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Peace May Be On Hold, But Colombia's Rebels Are Eager To Become Civilians

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Teacher Sarah Ross and students (from left to right) Ximena, age 4, Yareli, age 3, and Kendra, age 2 at the Indiana Migrant Preschool Center, a free preschool for migrant children ages 2 to 5. The school teaches students in English and Spanish with the goal of preparing migrant children for kindergarten, wherever it may be. Peter Balonon-Rosen/Indiana Public Broadcasting hide caption

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Schools Hustle To Reach Kids Who Move With The Harvest, Not The School Year

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Virginijus Siksnys' large research team at the Vilnius University Institute of Biotechnology in Lithuania. Arunas Silanskas/Vilnius University Institute of Biotechnology hide caption

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Science Rewards Eureka Moments, Except When It Doesn't

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(Left) Donald Trump signs are displayed outside a residence Oct. 22, in Abbottstown, Pa. (Right) English flags and a 'Vote Leave' poster are displayed on a house in Redcar, north east England on June 27, after Britain voted to leave the European Union. Mark Makela/Getty Images and Scott Heppell/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In The U.S. And U.K., Anti-Establishment Voters Sound Similar Themes

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Khaldoun Barghouti (left) and Abdul Rahman Rahim al-Bibi (right), behind the counter at their food truck. The two men say they met behind bars in an Israeli prison, where they worked in the canteen. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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In An Israeli Prison, 2 Palestinians Found A Future: A Food Truck

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Prisoners sleep inside one of the overcrowded jails in the Tondo district in Manila, Philippines. More than 700,000 suspected narcotics users and dealers have been arrested or turned themselves in since President Rodrigo Duterte announced his war on drugs four months ago. The suspects have overwhelmed the country's jails. Alecs Ongcal hide caption

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The Nightmarish Conditions For Drug Suspects In Philippine Jails

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Cartons of cigarettes on shelves at Discount Smoke Shop in Ballwin, Mo., in 2012 were much cheaper than cigarettes in most other states. Missouri's tobacco tax is still only 17 cents per pack, but will rise if either of two state ballot measures passes this month. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Why Tobacco Companies Are Spending Millions To Boost A Cigarette Tax

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