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Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza in 2016. A referendum could extend his time in office for decades. Renovat Ndabashinze/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Tension Grows Around Referendum In Burundi

Rights groups accuse the government of intimidating and even killing opponents of the vote, which could extend the rule of President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Return to Blackness (For GB) The Acorn
Angels (Kygo Edit) The XX

Austin Steeves packages lobsters after hauling traps on his grandfather's boat in Casco Bay, Portland, Maine. Derek Davis/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images hide caption

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Warming Waters Push Fish To Cooler Climes, Out Of Some Fishermen's Reach

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Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M., speaks at a news conference calling for the passage of the Dream Act in January, along with House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi. Lujan Grisham is one of five Democratic lawmakers, along with nine Republicans, receiving praise over immigration, in the form of paid ads, by the Koch network. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Breaking With Trump's GOP, Koch Brothers Praise Democrats On Immigration

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Not Just Ballots: Tennessee Hack Shows Election Websites Are Vulnerable, Too

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Georgia's chicken prices were 30 to 50 percent higher than chicken prices elsewhere in 2015. Investors smelled a rat. Rob Lawson/Getty Images hide caption

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How Wall Street Brought Down Georgia's Suspicious Chicken Price Index

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Low Cut Connie's Rise Is 'The Essence Of Rock And Roll'

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Getting Worse T-Bone Burnett & The Civil Wars
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Tension Grows Around Referendum In Burundi

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