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After Maria, One Of The World's Best Bioluminescent Bays Slowly Begins To Glow Again

Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on Vieques, an island 8 miles off the coast of Puerto Rico. Its bioluminescent bay, a lifeline for its vital tourism industry, is starting to show signs of recovery.

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After Maria, One Of The World's Best Bioluminescent Bays Slowly Begins To Glow Again

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Tuba and Cevheri Guven, both journalists, fled to Thessaloniki after being targeted by their own government. Turkey has imprisoned 262 journalists, making it the world's largest jailer of journalists. "If you write something on Twitter, you can go directly to prison," Tuba says. Joanna Kakissis/For NPR hide caption

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Turks Fleeing To Greece Find Mostly Warm Welcome, Despite History

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Kidnapped, Abandoned Children Turn Up At Mosul Orphanage As ISIS Battle Ends

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