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Pesticide Police, Overwhelmed By Dicamba Complaints, Ask EPA For Help

Across the Midwest, millions of acres of farmland have been damaged by dicamba, an herbicide that can harm crops not engineered to withstand it. There are so many cases, regulators can't keep up.

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A Brightline train approaches a railroad crossing on Jan. 18, 2018, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. In its first two years, more than 40 people have been killed by Brightline trains on tracks and at rail crossings. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Florida's Brightline Railroad Is Nation's Deadliest After High Rate Of Track Deaths

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Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó applauds as President Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Venezuelan Opposition Leader Juan Guaidó Inspires Rare Bipartisan Moment

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Orthodox Jewish women are increasingly joining a custom called Daf Yomi, Hebrew for "daily page," which involves reading a page a day of the Talmud, a centuries-old, multivolume collection of rabbinic teachings, debates and interpretations of Judaism. Here women read the last pages of the cycle at their first women's mass Talmud celebration in Jerusalem in January. Tanya Habjouqa/NOOR for NPR hide caption

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Orthodox Jewish Women Take A New Lead In Talmud Study In Israel

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Nigerians make up one of the largest groups of African immigrants in the U.S. Some are worried that family members who've applied for visas won't be able to come now because of new travel ban restrictions. Carmel Delshad/WAMU hide caption

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Nigerians Shocked By Trump's New Immigration Restrictions

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Medicine Vox Freaks
Treat Her Right Roy Head and the Traits
Anthem Steelism
Goodbye, My Life, My Love - End Title Alex North
Spartacus Love Theme Alex North

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Youth Teaching Tech To Seniors Fosters Generational Connections

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Pesticide Police, Overwhelmed By Dicamba Complaints, Ask EPA For Help

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