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Filipino Catholic priests (seated from left) Albert Alejo, Robert Reyes and Flavie Villanueva are prayed over by nuns and religious leaders after talking to reporters in Quezon City, north of Manila, Philippines, on March 11. The three priests say they and other clergy who have criticized the president's crackdown on drugs, have received death threats from unknown people. Aaron Favila/AP hide caption

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Asia

Philippine Clergy Reports Death Threats As President Duterte Rails Against Church

Catholic Church officials who have criticized the Philippine president's deadly drug war say they are receiving threats and government surveillance.

Just three crops — wheat, corn and rice — make up nearly 60 percent of the plant-based calories in most diets, according to a new report. Above, a farmer inspects a plant in her dry maize field on March 13 in Zimbabwe. Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Salt

For A Healthier Planet, Eat These 50 Foods, Campaign Urges

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For A Healthier Planet, Eat These 50 Foods, Campaign Urges

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History

A History Of Opioids In America

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A History Of Opioids In America

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Filipino Catholic priests (seated from left) Albert Alejo, Robert Reyes and Flavie Villanueva are prayed over by nuns and religious leaders after talking to reporters in Quezon City, north of Manila, Philippines, on March 11. The three priests say they and other clergy who have criticized the president's crackdown on drugs, have received death threats from unknown people. Aaron Favila/AP hide caption

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Philippine Clergy Reports Death Threats As President Duterte Rails Against Church

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National Security

Mar-A-Lago And Security

3 min

Mar-A-Lago And Security

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National

ICE Arrests 280 In Texas Raid

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ICE Arrests 280 In Texas Raid

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Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory speaks during a Mass to repent clergy sexual abuse and to pray for molestation victims, in Indianapolis, in June 2017. Pope Francis has named him as the new archbishop of Washington D.C. Darron Cummings/AP hide caption

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Religion

Pope Names New D.C. Archbishop

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Pope Names New D.C. Archbishop

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The Democratic additions to the Violence Against Women Act exposed fault lines within the GOP as it wrestles with how to regain support among women. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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House Passes Bill Protecting Domestic Abuse Victims; GOP Split Over Gun Restrictions

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