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Elite Wildland Firefighters Are The Pride Of The Blackfeet Reservation

No drinking, no drugs, no tardiness, and they have to run a seven-minute mile. They're the Chief Mountain Hotshots, the all-Native firefighting crew from Montana's Blackfeet Reservation.

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Opinion: A Bond Beyond Politics

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With Rainy Eyes
Lionheart Emancipator

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After The Wildfires: Artist Captures Plight Of Napa's Undocumented Workers

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Something You Lost Melodium

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Transgender Killings Spur Calls For Police Reform

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Cloudy Morning
Glow

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Insulin's High Cost Leads To Lethal Rationing

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Dang Me Roger Miller
King Of The Road (Acoustic Instrumental Version) The Acoustic Guitar Troubadours
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Turk Northvia

Ericka Ames, center, of Nicaragua recites the Oath of Allegiance during a naturalization ceremony at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in Miami. The backlog of citizenship applications has increased dramatically under the Trump administration. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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The Wait To Become A U.S. Citizen Lengthens

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Year As Lift The Rooftops
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Elite Wildland Firefighters Are The Pride Of The Blackfeet Reservation

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My Sweet Lord [Instrumental] Aretha Franklin

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A Funeral Fit For A 'Queen'

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