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Nigel Raine keeps a collection of wild bees in his laboratory at the University of Guelph, in Canada. Farmed honeybees can compete with wild bees for food, making it harder for wild species to survive. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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The Salt

Honeybees Help Farmers, But They Don't Help The Environment

Maybe honeybees get too much attention. They are agricultural animals, like sheep or cattle, and they sometimes make life harder for wild bees. In fact, the bees in true peril are the wild ones.

Eight-year-old Adele at Silver Stars in Maryland. "Gymnastics is her life," her mother Lowrey Redmond says. Courtesy of Lowrey Redmond hide caption

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'It's Up To All Of Us': Parents Of Young Gymnasts Respond To Nassar Abuse Scandal

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Stewart Walker attends a prayer vigil Tuesday for students killed and injured after a 15-year-old boy opened fire with a handgun at Marshall County High School. Harrison McClary/Reuters hide caption

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School Shootings Are Sad, But No Longer Surprising

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By mid-January, there had been nearly 5,000 reported cases of diphtheria in the camps and 33 deaths. Allison Joyce for NPR hide caption

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Rare Disease Finds Fertile Ground In Rohingya Refugee Camps

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A group of Yellowstone National Park bison are in a holding pen in March 2016. Park officials are now looking for 52 bison that made a run for it after someone cut a hole in their holding pen. Matthew Brown/AP hide caption

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Yellowstone Bison Release Launches Criminal Investigation

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Gauthier's ninth studio album, Rifles & Rosary Beads, is the singer's first co-written project. She calls it her best. Laura E. Partain/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Reworking Trauma: Mary Gauthier Tells Veteran Stories On 'Rifles & Rosary Beads'

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Nigel Raine keeps a collection of wild bees in his laboratory at the University of Guelph, in Canada. Farmed honeybees can compete with wild bees for food, making it harder for wild species to survive. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Honeybees Help Farmers, But They Don't Help The Environment

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Luis Pedrote-Salinas, seen at a July news conference, is suing the Chicago Police Department for including him in a gang database, an inaccurate designation that he thinks cost him the chance for protection under the DACA program. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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Activists: Gang Database Disproportionately Targets Young Men Of Color

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Photojournalist Matt Black has traveled about 100,000 miles across 46 states to document what poverty looks like across the country for his project The Geography of Poverty. This photograph was taken in Sunflower County, Miss. Matt Black/Magnum Photos hide caption

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'America From The Bottom': Documenting Poverty Across The Country

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