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Bob Fitzgerald stands in a spot where frequent floods have killed 15 acres of soybean crops. Behind him is a row of phragmites, an invasive plant common in wetlands. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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Flooding And Rising Seas Threaten America's Oldest Farmland

Some of the oldest farmland in America is on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. But as sea levels rise, saltwater is killing crops and threatening a way of life.

Jose Javier Santana says this torn and frayed Puerto Rican flag is representative of the state of the island now — eight months after Hurricane Maria hit. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Study Estimates Hurricane Maria Killed Nearly 5,000, But Barely Makes News

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Former IDF undercover agent Lior Raz (right) is co-creator and star of the Israeli TV drama Fauda, which has produced a second season now available on Netflix. Courtesy of Netflix hide caption

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From Israel, A Hit TV Thriller Of War's Chaos — And Its Domestic Cost

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New Hampshire Mothers Struggling With Opioid Addiction Fight To Keep Their Children

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Natural Born Leaders released its first EP About Time independently in May. Michael-Jamar Jean Francois/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Natural Born Leaders Turn A Tiny Convenience Store Into A Tiny Desk Contest Entry

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Mai Khanh Tran, a Democrat seeking election to the U.S. House of Representatives to represent California's 39th Congressional District, canvasses in the historically Asian-American community of Rowland Heights. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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Asian-American Voters Could Become A Force In Historically Red Orange County

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Heath Phillips says the trauma of being sexually assaulted drove him to alcoholism and to go AWOL. Three decades later, the military has agreed to upgrade his discharge to honorable. Courtesy of Heath Phillips hide caption

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More Vets Who Are Coping With PTSD From Sexual Assaults Get Honorable Discharges

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Bob Fitzgerald stands in a spot where frequent floods have killed 15 acres of soybean crops. Behind him is a row of phragmites, an invasive plant common in wetlands. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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Flooding And Rising Seas Threaten America's Oldest Farmland

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In Frida Kahlo's home town of Coyoacán, near Mexico City, the artist's image — modeled off of her own self-portraits — has become the ultimate marketing tool. Emily Green hide caption

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As Mexico Capitalizes On Her Image, Has Frida Kahlo Become Over-Commercialized?

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