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The Salt

Black Farmers Are Sowing The Seeds Of Health And Empowerment

More than nine of 10 farm owners in the U.S. are white. A movement to change that is selling farming to people of color as a healthy lifestyle — and a way to fight discrimination.

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Good Things Come To Those Who Wait In Line

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She Escaped The Shooter's Bullets In Las Vegas, But Her Mental Scars Remain

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Dog Days Are Over Florence + The Machine

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Black Farmers Are Sowing The Seeds Of Health And Empowerment

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Lose Yourself Eminem

As the permafrost thaws, Kongiganak's cemetery is turning into swampland. Community members are now laying their loved ones to rest on raised platforms above the ground. Teresa Cotsirilos/KYUK hide caption

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Cemeteries Turn To Swamps As Alaska's Permafrost Melts

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Qupex - Hydrus Kettel
Toen Kettel

Dana and Dawn Ceniceros stand amid the rubble of what is left of their Ojai, Calif., home after the Thomas Fire ripped through the Matilija Canyon. The fire is one of the largest in the state's history. The Ceniceros have not joined in a lawsuit filed by other residents claiming utility companies are to blame. Stephanie O'Neill hide caption

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Utilities Blamed For Contributing To California's Thomas Fire

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'They'll All Be Gone': Video Of Starving Polar Bear Highlights Effects Of Melting Ice

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Last Sunrise in the Wasteland At The End Of Times, Nothing
Arrival at Aslan's How [Score] Harry Gregson-Williams

Alejandro La Luz Rivera returned to Puerto Rico after going to Pennsylvania because he didn't want to leave the home he and his wife built together. Ryan Caron King/WNPR hide caption

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Thousands Of Puerto Ricans Have Left But This 90-Year-Old Is Staying Put

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The Dominican Sisters Of Mary Shares The 'True Beauty' Of Christmas With New Album

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Penthouse Serenade Nat King Cole