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After the 2010 earthquake, NGOs dumped hundreds of thousands of gallons of raw sewage at the end of the Port-au-Prince city landfill, which borders the sea and is not lined with an impermeable material. Marie Arago for NPR hide caption

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Goats and Soda

You Probably Don't Want To Know About Haiti's Sewage Problems

What went wrong with Haiti's sanitation plan? The story involves the queen of Spain, the "sanitation champion" and the man with the worst job in the world.

The morning sun illuminates the Grand Tetons, in Grand Teton National Park, Wyo., Saturday, Aug 27, 2016. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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I've Been Everywhere: A Political Reporter's Landmark Moment

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Europe

Acid Attacks At 'Epidemic' Level In U.K.

3 min

Acid Attacks At 'Epidemic' Level In U.K.

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National

Preserving Route 66

3 min

Preserving Route 66

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Raul Malo with his beloved Gibson L-5 Studio, restored by luthier Joe Glaser. John Partipilo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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After Surviving A Nashville Flood, Raul Malo's Gibson Guitar Gets A New Lease On Life

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Politics

The GOP's Next Step

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The GOP's Next Step

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People watch as coverage of an ICBM missile test is displayed on a screen in a public square in Pyongyang on July 29, 2017. Kim Won-Jin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Analysts: North Korea Improves Its Capabilities With Each Missile Test

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After the 2010 earthquake, NGOs dumped hundreds of thousands of gallons of raw sewage at the end of the Port-au-Prince city landfill, which borders the sea and is not lined with an impermeable material. Marie Arago for NPR hide caption

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You Probably Don't Want To Know About Haiti's Sewage Problems

5 min

You Probably Don't Want To Know About Haiti's Sewage Problems

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At the Girls Build summer camps in Oregon, Araceli Eide, Kandyce Brown and Aleeyah Coleman learn how to pour concrete, shingle sandbox roofs and use power tools, but instructors say the real skills these young girls gain are increased confidence and fearlessness. Deena Prichep for NPR hide caption

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At Summer Camp, Girls Build Sandboxes And Confidence In Their Own Abilities

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